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Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission Selects Dispensaries

The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (“MMCC”) today announced the names of 102 Dispensary entities who have... Read Full Story

The Kane Co., Elkridge-based commercial mover, to close and lay off 900 workers in Md. and Va.

he Kane Co., a second-generation commercial moving company based in Elkridge, is closing and laying off 900 workers in Maryland and Virginia, its... Read Full Story

Morrisey Warns of Christmas Scammers

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warns consumers to be selective and cautious with holiday gift card purchases as... Read Full Story

Maryland’s National Harbor Casino Opens

MGM Resorts International opened its $1.4 billion ­casino at National Harbor on Thursday night amid jackpot-level excitement and... Read Full Story

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Edwards to Push Rural Economic Development Legislation in General Assembly

When the 2017 session of the Maryland General Assembly opens next month, State Senator George Edwards once again will push for legislation... Read Full Story

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City of Cumberland to End 2016 Fiscally Stable

After approving some end of the year budget transfers- it appears as though the city of Cumberland will end the year with a relatively stable... Read Full Story

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Fentanyl Deaths Continue to Rise in Maryland

Overdose deaths from the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl increased 83 percent in Maryland last year and those numbers are on the rise this year... Read Full Story

Former business owner passes

Bobby Delozier passed away Thursday. Mr Delozier started the original hoagie shop Delozier's Subs on Maryland Avenue in the late 60's.... Read Full Story

UPDATE: Two injured in three vehicle accident

Allegany County Emergency Management reports a three  vehicle accident on McMullen Highway near Arnel Avenue this afternoon saw two people... Read Full Story

Governor Larry Hogan Announces First Round of Byrne Justice Assistance Grants

Governor Larry Hogan today announced the first round of recipients of the 2016 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants, or BJAG awards.... Read Full Story

Garrett officials request lawmakers to do away with payment to rescue squads

The Cumberland Times News reports that since Garrett County is now offering 24-hour emergency medical services, county commissioners are... Read Full Story

Kamenetz to lead Maryland counties’ association

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz was elected president of the Maryland Association of Counties on Thursday.

Kamenetz, a Democrat,... Read Full Story

Appeals Court Hears Case Over Cross Memorial On State Land

The constitutionality of a Maryland war memorial in the shape of a cross is being challenged in federal court.

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New and Improved Sheetz store now open on Greene Street

The rebuilt Sheetz convenience store on Greene Street will open Thursday. The 4,772-square-foot store will offer front seating for customers... Read Full Story

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Cumberland Police Serve Warrants, Make Assault Arrest


Cumberland City Police served an arrest warrant on Virgil Webb, age 33 of Cumberland.  On November 30, 2016, at 12:23... Read Full Story

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Cardin Says Trumps Treating Secretary Of State Nomination Like A Reality TV Show

The office of Maryland Senator Ben Cardin released this USA Today Op Ed to WCBC News…

By Ben Cardin and Dianne Feinstein | December... Read Full Story

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Mikulski Reflects on Career After Four Decades

Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski called for a return to civility in politics and vowed to continue serving Maryland as a private citizen during an... Read Full Story

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District One Holds Pre-Season Meeting with School Boards

The District 1 Legislative Delegation held its annual pre-session meeting with the school boards of Allegany and Garrett Counties at the Center... Read Full Story

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City Council Approves Phase One of Sewer Project

The Cumberland Mayor and City Council this week approved two actions which will begin phase one of the Combined Sewer Overflow project this winter... Read Full Story

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PACE Reception Plans Being Finalized with Hogan as Keynote

Final plans are being completed for  the 2017 Mountain Maryland PACE Reception to be held January 26 and 27 at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. The... Read Full Story

Bear killed on Interstate 68, driver injured

The Cumberland Times News reports a motorist was injured early Wednesday when her vehicle struck a bear on eastbound Interstate 68 near the... Read Full Story

Retired businessman passes

Wally Harper, a long time pharmaceutical representative in the Cumberland area has passed away. A sports enthusiast and member of the Cumberland... Read Full Story

Hogan proposes requiring larger employers to offer paid sick leave

Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday he will introduce legislation in the upcoming General Assembly session that would require businesess with more... Read Full Story

Mikulski bids farewell

Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski called for a return to civility in politics and vowed to continue serving Maryland as a private citizen during an... Read Full Story

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Gun Applications To Go Online January 1

As part of Maryland State Police efforts to improve customer service, the process of applying to purchase a regulated firearm is moving from paper... Read Full Story

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Mayor Grim Remains Adamant That Maryland Ave Redevelopment Project Is The Right Thing To Do

Although about a dozen holdouts remain, Cumberland Mayor Brian Grim remains adamant that the city is doing the right thing in moving forward with... Read Full Story

Obamacare Could Take Years To Replace

When it comes to dismantling Obamacare, repeal and replace is looking more like repeal and delay. But repealing Obamacare before a replacement... Read Full Story

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MD Immigration Advocates Bracing To Protect Undocumented Immigrants

In the wake of the Nov. 8 election, immigration advocates in Maryland have been bracing themselves to protect the rights of the Latino... Read Full Story

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Potomac Edison Crews Battle Outages In Mountain Maryland

The icy conditions have resulted in several hundred people without power, mainly in Garrett County.

At 7 PM, Potomac Edison reported over... Read Full Story

Rocky Gap Casino revenue on the Rise

Maryland's five casinos brought in nearly $92 million in state revenue in November, its 12th straight month of year-over-year gains, the... Read Full Story

Mineral County residence destroyed by fire

An unoccupied residence in the Nancy Hanks subdivision was destroyed by fire Tuesday morning, according to the Mineral County 911 emergency... Read Full Story

W.Va. buck harvest declines

The Cumberland Times News reports the buck kill during the two-week firearms season in West Virginia was down by 25 percent compared to one... Read Full Story

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Icy Weather Concerns Result In Early Closing At Garrett College

Garrett College and the CARC will close at 4:30 PM today (Tuesday), due to icy weather conditions.

$15 Million in Federal Funding To Expand High-Quality Preschool Programs

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski, together with U.S. Representatives Steny H. Hoyer,... Read Full Story

Trump To Attend Army-Navy Game Saturday

 President-elect Donald Trump is slated to attend the annual Army-Navy football game this Saturday in Baltimore.

Transition officials... Read Full Story

Governor Hogan confirmed as keynote speaker at PACE Breakfast

The Cumberland/Allegany County Industrial Foundation, Inc. (CACIF) and the Garrett County Development Corporation are the hosts of the upcoming... Read Full Story

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Driving On Short Rest At Greater Risk For A Crash

Drivers who miss between one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep in a 24-hour period nearly double their risk for a crash,... Read Full Story

CPD Serves Summons And Responds To Fort Hill For Marijuana Possession

This summons was obtained as a result of traffic stop conducted on 11-18-16 in the 600 Blk. of Maryland Ave.  Davis was the operator of a... Read Full Story

Former Kelly Springfield Corporate Manager For Human Resources Passes Away

Raymond F. "Ray" Schoch, 82, of Bel Air, Cumberland, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. 
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Update: House Fire On Mt. Savage Rd

Date: December 6, 2016

Time: 7:06 am

Location / Address:  17604 Mt. Savage Road NW, Frostburg, Allegany... Read Full Story

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Sen. Cardin Introduces Resolution Calling On President-Elect Trump To Follow Precedent

Maryland US Senator Ben Cardin has introduced a resolution which calls on President elect Donald Trump to follow precedent and convert his assets... Read Full Story

Rural Medicine Gets A Victory And Fight Continues For Coal Miner Benefits

While a lot of the focus in Washington is on the incoming Trump Administration, there are still battles going on in both the House and the... Read Full Story

DDC Promotions Director Emphasizes Importance Of Shopping Locally

With a couple of very successful Christmas events under the belt, Downtown Cumberland is hoping to keep the momentum going through the entire... Read Full Story

Greater Cumberland Committee Holds Annual Meeting

The Greater Cumberland Committee held it’s annual meeting Friday, and set the table for a busy 2017 in which it will bring economic... Read Full Story

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New Home Construction Burglarized In Grantsville

Troopers from the Maryland State Police McHenry Barrack are investigating a burglary of a new home construction, in the area of River Road in... Read Full Story

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Winter Weather Advisory In Effect Beginning At 7AM


Multi Vehicle Crash Reported On Industrial Boulevard

Eyewitnesses are reporting a multi-vehicle crash on Industrial Boulevard near McDonald's in South Cumberland.

Units are responding.

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Fire Marshal Warns Of Holiday Hazards

State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci reminds all... Read Full Story

BW Announces Homeschooling Pathway

Bishop Walsh School has started accepting homeschooled middle and high school students to its academic and co-curricular activities.  The new... Read Full Story

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Gas Survey Sees Local Price Remaining Steady

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Cumberland Man Arrested On Assault Charges

On Sunday December 4, 2016, at 5:20 am, Cumberland City Police Officers responded to a private residence in the 400 block of Columbia Street for a... Read Full Story

CPD Responds To Disturbance Call & Make CDS Arrest

On Sunday December 4, 2016 at 1:00 am, Cumberland City Police Officers responded to a disturbance call at a business in the 700 block of Greene... Read Full Story

Former Football Official Passes Away

Robert Michael Broadwater, 58, of Westernport, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center in... Read Full Story

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Maryland Budget Makers Head Into Deliberations With $800 Million Revenue Gap

Maryland budget makers will head into deliberations on next year's spending plans with about $800 million less than they had previously... Read Full Story

Increased Interest In First Floor Restaurant Space At Footer Dye Works Building

In what was likely the last public project update of the year, officials close to the $9 million Footer's Dye Works Building renovation say... Read Full Story

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Encouraging News On Plans To Construct New MSP Barracks In LaVale Says McKay

District 1C Delegate Mike McKay reports there is some encouraging news to report on plans to construct a new Maryland State Police Barracks in... Read Full Story

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Commissioners Vote To Accept Rural Legacy Program Funding

The Allegany County commissioners voted last week to accept a state grant that will provide protection against future development... Read Full Story

Washington Co. Woman Charged With Arson After Setting Car On Fire

Deputy State Fire Marshals have concluded their... Read Full Story

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Jeep Keyed On Oldtown Road

On Saturday December 3, 2016, between 1:30 and 2:45 pm, person(s) unknown keyed... Read Full Story

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DNR Releases Deer Numbers For Opening Weekend

The opening weekend of Maryland firearms deer season was rather... Read Full Story

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City Woman Charged With Resisting Arrest After Elder Street Incident

On Saturday December 3, 2016 at 4:55 pm, Cumberland City Police Officers... Read Full Story

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MSP Busy Over Thanksgiving Holiday

The Maryland State Police made 93 Driving While Impaired arrests... Read Full Story

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Cumberland Police Arrest Three At ACM Game

On Saturday December 3, 2016, at 3:03 pm, Cumberland City Police Officers... Read Full Story

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