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357 New COVID Cases in Allegany County; 2 Additional Deaths

The Allegany County Health Department reports that Allegany County’s cumulative total number of COVID-19 cases is now at 3,161, with 357 new... Read Full Story
Posted 10 hours ago

Boyd Rutherford
Lt Governor Says COVID Vaccine in Maryland by Mid December

Maryland’s lieutenant governor says the state could get a small amount of a coronavirus vaccine as soon as mid-December. Lt. Governor Boyd... Read Full Story
Posted 13 hours ago

COVID-19 Update
MD Reports Another One-Day Jump in Statewide Positivity Rate, 42 Deaths

Maryland’s COVID-19 positivity rate continued its rapid climb on Wednesday, as the state reported more than 2,200 new cases and 42... Read Full Story
Posted 13 hours ago

UPMC Western MD Responds to Hogan’s New Hospital Mandates; CEO to Discuss with WCBC Thursday

In response to a series of directives issued by Governor Hogan Tuesday for all hospitals in Maryland, UPMC Western Maryland issued the... Read Full Story
Posted 16 hours ago

Cumberland Man Charged with Assaulting Mother

On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020 the Cumberland Police Department responded to an Ascension Street residence for the report of an assault. ... Read Full Story
Posted 23 hours ago

Hogan Announces Death of Youngest COVID Victim in MD 

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, his voice cracking with emotion, announcing... Read Full Story
Posted 23 hours ago

Ray Morriss
Morriss Favors Adding Virtual Tree Lighting as Ongoing Holiday Tradition

Friday’s first ever virtual holiday tree lighting ceremony in downtown Cumberland went so well, Mayor Ray Morriss said he thinks the... Read Full Story
Posted 23 hours ago

BOE Member Farrell Voices Criticism of Virtual learning

Allegany County Board of Education member Robert Farrell says he wants to see kids return to the classroom, suggesting that virtual learning is... Read Full Story
Posted 23 hours ago

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Hoarding and Fire Risks

Six Marylanders lost their lives to fire in recent weeks, with hoarding conditions discovered in three during the course of the investigations.... Read Full Story
Posted 2 days ago

Cumberland City Hall
City of Cumberland Offering Surplus Properties for Sale

Earlier this year, the City of Cumberland made available for purchase 20 City-owned real estate parcels through a Sealed Bid Sale Process. The... Read Full Story
Posted 2 days ago

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