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West Virginia poised to make wearing masks mandatory

West Virginia Governor  Jim Justice announced Thursday afternoon that  he is considering imposing mandatory mask-wearing in public... Read Full Story

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No bus service in Allegany County Friday

Allegany Transit will be closed and no transportation services will not be provided on Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence... Read Full Story

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Governor Announces Additional Steps to Further Expand COVID-19 Testing

As state health officials continue to call for caution and vigilance in the fight against COVID-19, Governor Larry Hogan today announced... Read Full Story

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Highway Worker Killed, Two Others Injured In I-70 Crash

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One new COVID case recorded in Allegany County

The Allegany County Health Department reports one new case of COVID-19 in a male community member in his 20s.  He has not required... Read Full Story

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Police Investigate Indecent Exposure Complaint

On July 1st, 2020, officers of the Cumberland Police Department responded to a Canal Street business for a reported indecent exposure complaint.... Read Full Story

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State Board cuts budget by $413 Million, more cuts expected

The Maryland Board of Public Works cut $413 million from the state budget Wednesday morning. The cuts are less than the $672 million initially... Read Full Story

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Justice Says WV on Track for Economic and COVID Recovery

COVID-19 continues to present a delicate balance for governors as they try to reopen the economy without putting citizens at risk. West Virginia... Read Full Story

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Hogan Urges Vigilance During Holiday Weekend

Big crowds are expected at beaches for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, leading to more concerns about people potentially spreading the... Read Full Story

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CEDC/Economic Development Dept Merger Still Possible

Although negotiations designed to merge the Cumberland Economic Development Corporation with Allegany County’s economic development... Read Full Story

Garrett Nursing Home Staff Has Five New COVID-19 Cases

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ACPS announces summer conditioning plans for athletics

Summer conditioning for ACPS athletics will begin on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Guidelines for outdoor conditioning and weight room... Read Full Story

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West Virginia Rest Areas Open for Holiday Travelers

With travel expected to be busy over the July 4th weekend, the West Virginia Division of Highways is pleased to announce that all rest areas and... Read Full Story

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Frostburg Police cracking down on distracted driving

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State Board delays action on budget cuts that could impact state workers

The Maryland Board of Public Works cut $413 million from the state budget Wednesday morning. The cuts are less than the $672 million initially... Read Full Story

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State Police gearing up for Fourth of July weekend

Maryland state troopers will be extra vigilant looking for impaired, distracted and aggressive drivers this Independence Day weekend to ensure... Read Full Story

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Cumberland man arrested on animal cruelty charges

On June 30, 2020 at 6:44 pm CPD officers were dispatched to a West Industrial Boulevard residence for a report of a disturbance.  Upon... Read Full Story

ACPS to Offer Two Online Summer Camps to Elementary, Middle School Students

The Allegany County Public School System will offer two online summer camps beginning in July. Online Coding for students entering fourth or fifth... Read Full Story

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State Police make park rescue

On Tuesday, June 30th at approximately 4:20 pm, Maryland State Police Helicopter Trooper 3, based at Frederick Municipal Airport, was dispatched... Read Full Story

MVA Expanding Appointment Availability

The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) is moving forward with its phased reopening plan, and is... Read Full Story

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Two Arrested on Gun Charges After Disturbance

On Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 the Cumberland Police Department responded to the area of Blaul Avenue for the report of an assault with a... Read Full Story

Criminal Summons Served on Fireworks Violation

On Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 the Cumberland Police Department served a criminal summons on Chad William Turner.  The summons was issued in... Read Full Story

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Woman Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

On Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 the Cumberland Police Department responded to a Columbia Avenue residence for the report of a disturbance between... Read Full Story

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MD Assisted Living Facilities Prepare for Reopening to Visitors

A week after allowing outdoor visits to resume at assisted living facilities that met certain criteria, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced a... Read Full Story

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