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Petersburg and Franklin Community Based Outpatient Clinic Open Houses

The Petersburg Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), and Franklin CBOC will host open houses on Tuesday, May 10. The Petersburg CBOC open... Read Full Story

Students honor Haley House

 Northeast Elementary School on Monday held a ceremony to dedicate a tree planted in memory of Haley House.  Haley attended Northeast... Read Full Story

Allegany student charged with “threat of mass violence”

On Monday, the 15 year old 9th grade student from Allegany High School who was responsible for the threat which occurred at the school last week... Read Full Story

Police investigate fight at Allegany College

Allegany College of Maryland has released the following statement regarding an incident that occured on campus Monday afternon,

On Monday,... Read Full Story

Delaney to Host Veterans One-Stop-Shop Saturday in Frederick

Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) will host a Veterans One-Stop-Shop Workshop Saturday in Frederick. The event will take place at the Mount St.... Read Full Story

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Opens New Store in LaVale

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store officially  opened  a new location Monday, at 6 a.m. in LaVale.  The 10,000 square-foot... Read Full Story

Maryland State Police
UPDATE: Community Mourns Crash Victims


Authorities are still waiting for confirmation of the identities of two of the three victims of Saturday... Read Full Story

CPD Issues Scam Warning

The Cumberland Police Dept would like to make citizens aware of a scam circulating around the Cumberland area. Several residents have been made... Read Full Story

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Commissioner Valentine Doesn’t Believe Job Picture Is Bleak Locally

The yearend statistics provided by the state of Maryland shows Allegany County with a 7.1% unemployment rate- however County Commissioner Bill... Read Full Story

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Payment In Lieu Of Taxes Program Fails To Get Approval

A bill that would require the state to begin making annual revenue payments to any county in which it owns property once again failed to get... Read Full Story

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County Provides Overview Of Proposed FY 2017 Budget

Among the highlights of the Allegany County Commissioners proposed FY 2017 budget include a 2% raise for county employees; another incremental... Read Full Story

Larry Hogan Official
Gov. Hogan Still Waiting On “Thank You” From Baltimore Mayor

It’s been over a year since the unrest in Baltimore that saw fires and rioting in the streets- and while the state largely is responsible... Read Full Story

Earl Ray Tomblin
Tomblin Endorses Clinton

West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin this week announced his endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President.

Tomblin says he does have... Read Full Story

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Pawn Shop Raided In Hagerstown

Maryland State Police conducted a raid on Pawn Depot in Hagerstown late in the week, looking for evidence that the company was... Read Full Story

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Head On Collision Injures One

One person was Medevac-ed to Western Maryland Regional Medical Center after a 1 PM head on crash on Bane... Read Full Story

Cumberland Police Patch
Warrants Served By Cumberland PD

On 04/30/16 The Cumberland Police Dept served three bench warrants on 52 year... Read Full Story

Maryland State Police
Triple Fatal On North First Street In LaVale

Just before 2 AM Saturday morning, troopers from the Maryland State Police Cumberland Barracks responded to the area of 703 N. First Street,... Read Full Story

Police Investigating Hit and Run

 Officers with the Cumberland Police Dept on Friday responded to the area of Davidson St near Henderson Ave in reference to a hit and run... Read Full Story

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Three Men, Two Juveniles Arrested After Breaking And Entering

On Friday night at around 10:30 officers with the Cumberland Police Dept responded to a vacant residence located in the 200blk of Emily St in... Read Full Story

Circus Coming To Keyser In May

The Keyser Wee Care Daycare Center has signed a contract with the Kelly Miller Circus for the exhibition of an all-new 2016 show next month. The... Read Full Story

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New Cracker Barrel To Open In LaVale Monday

A ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and Restaurant in LaVale was held Friday with the Grand Opening set for... Read Full Story

State Lawmakers To Revisit Replica Gun Ban

Some state lawmakers say they plan to renew a push to ban replica guns in Maryland after Baltimore police shot a 14-year-old boy who was holding a... Read Full Story

Steady rise in gas prices

Relatively cheap gas prices are boosting driving demand, and 2016 remains poised to be a record year for both gasoline consumption and annual... Read Full Story

Hampshire voters to consider ambulance levy on May 10 ballot

The Cumberland Times News report the Hampshire County Commission is looking to establish a county-based EMS organization that would assist... Read Full Story

Governor Hogan won’t support Trump

 Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Friday that he still won’t support Donald Trump’s campaign for the White House, despite the... Read Full Story

Successful Roll-Out of Maryland’s New Voting System

Almost 1.6 million voters – or about 46% of those eligible to vote in the primary election – voted during... Read Full Story

Five Hagerstown Residents Convicted in Federal Court for Cocaine Trafficking Offenses

U.S. District Judge George L. Russell III sentenced Eric Christopher Smallwood, a/k/a “Big Baby” and “E,” age 40, of... Read Full Story

Dump Truck loses load in Corriganville

A cleanup is underway in Corriganville this afternoon after a dump truck lost in load. WCBC will have further details once they are made... Read Full Story

Governor Hogan addressing Zika prevention plans

Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to outline Zika virus prevention and awareness efforts in Maryland.

Matt Clark, a spokesman for the governor,... Read Full Story

Maryland panel considers how to build a better school building

Aging schools, population shifts and changing educational needs — not to mention changes in the economy — present new challenges as... Read Full Story

State Board won’t allow student opt out of state assessments

WHAG TV reports the Maryland State Board of Education submitted an opinion to the Frederick County School Board that states that parents and... Read Full Story

Allegany County Public Schools Hold 27th Annual Envirothon Competition

Allegany County Public Schools hosted the 27th Annual Envirothon Competition on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Rocky Gap State Park.  Teams... Read Full Story

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Awards New $2 Million Grant

The Maryland Department of Disabilities and its partners, the Department of Housing and Community Development and the Department of Health and... Read Full Story

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City Police Arrest Two on Heroin Charges


On Thursday April 28, 2016, at 11:53 am, a Cumberland City Police Officer on patrol observed a vehicle blocking the roadway on... Read Full Story

Hampshire High School Teacher Arrested For Inappropriate Relationship With Student

During the late afternoon of April 26, 2016, members of the Hampshire County Sheriff’s Office received information of a male teacher at... Read Full Story

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With A $600K Budget Shortfall City To Look At Cost Of Police And Fire Operations

The cost of police and fire operations in Cumberland is more than $11 million annually- and with the city looking at a $600,000 budget shortfall... Read Full Story

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Additional Water Line Repairs To Occur In Mid May

Now that repairs to water lines in front of the Kensington at the intersection of Greene and Washington streets have been completed- some... Read Full Story

Return Of State Highway User Revenues Fell Apart In Conference Committee

Under Governor Larry Hogan’s plan, state highway user revenues would have been coming back to Western Maryland this year to go toward local... Read Full Story

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