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Local Chamber takes positions on current bills

The Allegany County Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday positions on a series of bills with local impacts currently being considered by... Read Full Story
Posted 8 hours ago

Missing Elderly Woman Found

Local authorities were on alert this morning for a 70 year old missing female, with dementia, who left the area of 301 Virginia Avenue just after... Read Full Story
Posted 12 hours ago

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Decatur Street Shooter Held On $2.5 Million Dollar Bond

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Posted 12 hours ago

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Police Log – February 26, 2015

Criminal Summons Served

On February 25, 2015 the Cumberland Police Department served a criminal summons on Matthew Ryan Thomas.  The... Read Full Story
Posted 14 hours ago

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Chief Mechanical Officer At WMSR Fired

A major shake-up at the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, with the abrupt termination of a longtime key member of the administration, and a new... Read Full Story
Posted 18 hours ago

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City Implementing Recommendations From Economic Development Strategic Plan

The city of Cumberland is moving forward with implementing the recommendations contained within the economic development strategic plan recently... Read Full Story
Posted 18 hours ago

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Coal Tax Credit Under Fire Again This Year

Another year and yet another effort by some down state lawmakers to repeal the coal tax credit. The annual battle over the state’s mined... Read Full Story
Posted 18 hours ago

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Plan To Fight Heroin Crisis Outlined

Gov. Larry Hogan said this week that Maryland’s heroin crisis is an emergency demanding a major response.  Hogan outlined a plan... Read Full Story
Posted 18 hours ago

Mineral School Board to reconsider downsizing

The Mineral County Board of Education voted Tuesday night to scrap plans to close the Mineral County Alternative School, reducing the impact of an... Read Full Story
Posted 1 day ago

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School Calendar For Next Year Under Review

The Allegany County Public School System is currently accepting comments from parents, staff and the community regarding the adoption of a... Read Full Story
Posted 1 day ago



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