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Man Charged After Decatur Street Disturbance Early Sunday, Cumberland Police Department served an arrest warrant on 27 year old Joshua Scott Wright. The warrant was issued by District Court for... Read Full Story
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Council Sets Agenda For Tuesday

The Mayor and City Council of Cumberland will meet Tuesday at 5:30 in Executive... Read Full Story

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Pair Arrested After Breaking & Entering Investigation On Saturday, Cumberland Police responded to a Baltimore Street business for the report of a breaking and entering in progress. The caller gave... Read Full Story
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Goose & Waterfowl Hunts Scheduled in Garrett County

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Mountain State Sets Regional Substance Use Meetings

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DNR Warns Drivers of Wildlife Dangers

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Local Rangers Note Fall Colors as Autumn Continues

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Eight served with warrants

On Friday 2019 the Cumberland Police Department served several arrest warrants issued by District Court for failures to appear for trial. ... Read Full Story

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52nd Annual Autumn Glory Festival

The 52nd Annual Autumn Glory Festival, presented by the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce, runs through this Sunday in Garrett County. The... Read Full Story

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Fall weather leads to falls gas prices in Cumberland

As temperatures continue to cool across Maryland, so do prices at the pump. From the Eastern shore to Western Maryland, prices have dropped as... Read Full Story

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New transit service starts in Keyser Monday

The Potomac Valley Transit Authority’s Keyser Ready Ride program begins service on Monday, Oct. 14. Unlike the current Keyser Loop, which is... Read Full Story

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Fall Festival in Downtown Cumberland

Burgmeier’s Hauling Discover Downtown Cumberland is  hosting the 4th Annual Fall for Downtown Cumberland Festival this weekend and it... Read Full Story

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Interim Superintendent Announces Administrative Staffing Appointments

Interim Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Jeffrey Blank, has announced two administrative staffing appointments effectively immediately. Mr. Joseph... Read Full Story

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Maryland governor supports impeachment inquiry into Trump

Maryland Republican Gov. Larry Hogan says he supports an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, because he doesn’t see any other... Read Full Story

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Attorney General Frosh to Host Prescription Drug Take-Back

In support of National Drug Take-Back Day, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and the Office of Attorney General are partnering with the... Read Full Story

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Victims of early Thursday accident identified, no charges have been filed

     On, Thursday,  at approximately 5:09 am, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Cumberland Barrack were... Read Full Story

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Three ACPS Students Win Scholarships at Tri-State College Night

On Tuesday,  Allegany College of Maryland hosted the annual Tri-State College Night.  More than 60 colleges, universities, technical... Read Full Story

Construction worker killed in vehicle accident

A construction worker hit by an SUV that had been involved in a crash in Hagerstown has died.  News outlets report three construction workers... Read Full Story

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Cumberland Police Serve Arrest Warrant & Issue Criminal Citation

On Friday, October 11, 2019, the Cumberland Police served an Arrest Warrant on Anthony Horn Jr., age 21 of Cumberland, Maryland.  The Warrant... Read Full Story

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Total Funding Package Close To Being Fully Identified For Downtown Renovations

A preliminary estimate on the renovations planned for the downtown Cumberland pedestrian mall has the project costing $8.7 million- but there is... Read Full Story

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Fiscal Concerns Continue With Implementation Of Kirwan Commission Reccomendations

Earlier this year the General Assembly passed The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, an act that implements many of the Kirwan Commission on... Read Full Story

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City Work Session Scheduled To Address Issue Of Downtown Panhandlers

While it has been viewed as an inconvenience and a nuisance for many years- the number of panhandlers, vagrants and so called... Read Full Story

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SCBA Meets To Discuss Proposed River Park

A crowd of about 70 people showed up for the South Cumberland Business Association meeting at the Outdoor Club last evening for a presentation on... Read Full Story

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WV AG Urges College-Bound Students to Safeguard Data in Applying for Financial Aid

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey urges college-bound students to not overlook the word “free” as they prepare to... Read Full Story

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Maryland Employment First Summit for National Disability Employment Awareness Month

To celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), the Maryland Department of Health’s (MDH) Developmental Disabilities... Read Full Story

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$168,000 for Allegany County First Responders

Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Representative David Trone (all D-Md.) announced $168,000 in federal funding for fire... Read Full Story

Two Pedestrians Critical After Being Struck on National Highway in LaVale

Early this morning, at approximately 5:09 am, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Cumberland Barrack were dispatched to the area of US Route... Read Full Story

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Cumberland Man Arrested On Arson & Other Charges

On Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at 8:02 am, Cumberland Police and Cumberland Fire Units were dispatched to the 200 block of Pear Street for a... Read Full Story

Teens Charged With Attempted First Degree Murder Of Deep Creek Lake Man

Shortly before 10:30 PM on Tuesday, October 8th, the Garrett County Sheriff's Office was notified to respond to a residence in the 20,000... Read Full Story

Timing Of Superintendent Decision Raises A Few Questions

Tuesday’s surprise decision by the Allegany County Board of Education to name interim superintendent Jeff Blank as the permanent- choosing... Read Full Story

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BoE Requests Budget Amendment To Allow For Hire Of Additional Security & Mental Health Professionals

In an effort to enhance school safety and security, the Allegany County Board of Education this week voted unanimously to request a budget... Read Full Story

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City Meets With CEDC Representatives & Discusses Concerns

The Cumberland Mayor and City Council met with CEDC representatives during a work session held this week. During the session, some city concerns... Read Full Story

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Slow Progress On Cumberland Bridges Being Attributed To Prior Administration

Even with talks finally progressing between the city of Cumberland and CSX Transportation to replace the West Side bridges- there are many in the... Read Full Story

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ALERT: Water Main Break Reported on Elder Street

Cumberland City water crews are enroute to Elder Street for a large water main break in the area of Frito Lay.

Cumberland Police were first... Read Full Story

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$652,500 for Infrastructure Improvements in Garrett County

U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressman David Trone (all... Read Full Story

Maryland panel focuses on helping students in poverty

Some members of a Maryland panel on education funding say the state should cover the costs of a proposal aimed at helping students who live in... Read Full Story

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Md. woman accused of abusing 310 dogs gets 60 days in jail

A woman accused of keeping 310 dogs in awful conditions at a Maryland puppy mill has been sentenced to 60 days in jail.

News outlets report... Read Full Story

School Board President discusses Superintendent decision on WCBC

Allegany County Board of Education President Robert Farrell joined WCBC’s ‘Dave Norman Show’ the morning... Read Full Story

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Maryland Panel Votes To Remove Confederate Flag On Plaque

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Drug Bust in Cumberland

On Monday, members of the Allegany County Narcotics Task Force, with the assistance of the Cumberland Police Department, Allegany County... Read Full Story

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Traffic Stop Leads to Multiple CDS Arrests

On Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 a Cumberland Police Officer stopped a vehicle on W/B I-68 at Greene Street exit for speeding.  The officer made... Read Full Story

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Board of Education Votes to Appoint Blank as Permanent Superintendent

In a stunning development Tuesday night, the Allegany County Board of Education voted 3-2 to appoint interim superintendent Jeff Blank as the... Read Full Story

Maryland work group on education funding to meet

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Comptroller making stops in LaVale, Lonaconing and Oakland

Comptroller Peter Franchot is spending the day in Western Maryland, beginning this morning at High Mountain Sports in Oakland where he presented... Read Full Story

Maryland Health Department confirms season’s first flu cases; urges all Marylanders to get flu shots

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) urges Marylanders to get vaccinated against influenza, as the flu season has already begun, with 11... Read Full Story

Maryland Department of Planning Distributes $5 Million for Census Outreach

Following input from the Complete Count... Read Full Story

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Cumberland Police Serve Criminal Summons

On Monday October 7th, 2019 Officers of the Cumberland Police Department served criminal summons on Angelique Nicole Stewart. The summons was... Read Full Story

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PA Representative Objects To Proposal To Implement Electronic Health Records System For Illegal Immigrants

John Joyce represents Pennsylvania’s 13th District, which is the district just to the north of Cumberland.  Recently, he went to the... Read Full Story

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Cumberland Police Chief Retiring November 1st

Cumberland Police Chief Charles Hinnant will retire on November 1st, ending a 47 year career in law enforcement, with the last 13 as chief in the... Read Full Story

TGCC Driving Force Behind Push For North/South Corridor

The Greater Cumberland Committee has been a driving force behind the push for plans and increased funding for a North South Corridor through the... Read Full Story

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Lawmakers Cautious With Increase In Education Funding

As the financial panel of the Kirwan Commission deliberates over how to increase funding to education in the proposal, lawmakers are a bit... Read Full Story

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Tractor Trailer Crashes Through I-68 Guard Rail Overnight

The westbound lane of I-68 was shutdown for nearly 5 hours Monday evening due to a tractor trailer crashing through a guard rail near the Beall... Read Full Story

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