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Washington Street Bridge Shut Down

The City of Cumberland Engineering Department has announced that the CSX vehicular bridge on Washington Street will close indefinitely to traffic... Read Full Story

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MSP Investigating Carroll County Drive Thru Crash

Maryland State Police are investigating a single vehicle crash in the drive through lanes of a fast food restaurant in Carroll County.

The... Read Full Story

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Thousands View Eclipse In WCBC Listening Area

Well over 100 people viewed the Solar Eclipse on the Downtown Cumberland Mall this afternoon, with over a thousand gathering at a Eclipse Watch... Read Full Story

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WCBC Eclipse Coverage, FSU Link Noted

WCBC AM 1270 will provide coverage of the 2017 Solar Eclipse with an expanded Special Report beginning at 2;06 PM.

The eclipse will reach... Read Full Story

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Great American Eclipse Today

The temptation during Monday afternoon's solar eclipse is to look in the sky, see something unusual, and continue to stare at it. And... Read Full Story

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City Police Serve Two Criminal Summonses

Officers from the Cumberland Police Department served two criminal summonses on David Martin Boyd. Boyd had been charged in connection with an... Read Full Story

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Rumor Mill Working Overtime Concerning Local Elections

Although it’s still more than six months until the deadline to file to run for political office in Maryland, locally the rumor mill- as... Read Full Story

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Opioid Epidemic Hampering Efforts To Focus On Other Criminal Activity

The growing heroin and opioid epidemic has become the single biggest issue dealt with on a daily basis by area law enforcement- and Allegany... Read Full Story

City First Responders Recognized By Grand Chapter of Maryland’s Order of the Eastern Star

During the most recent meeting of the Cumberland Mayor and City Council, the city’s first responders- fire, police and EMS- received... Read Full Story

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City Approves Rolling Mill Block Party Request

There has been no love lost between the Cumberland Mayor and City Council and the Institute for Justice Group that is representing those residents... Read Full Story

Frostburg State To Offer Online Eclipse Coverage

To complement the Great American Eclipse Watch Party on the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 21, at Frostburg State University's Gira Center, FSU... Read Full Story

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Water Leak Affects Traffic In North End The City of Cumberland Water Department would like to report road closures to repair a water leak on Henderson Avenue.   Henderson Avenue is... Read Full Story
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Hogan Orders New Development Plan Governor Larry Hogan Saturday delivered the closing address of the annual Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) Summer Conference at the... Read Full Story
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Interstate Stop Leads To Marijuana Citation On Saturday, City Police initiated a traffic stop on Interstate 68 and the driver of the vehicle, Brady Allen Folk was contacted. While... Read Full Story
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Man Apprehended After Missing Court Date On Saturday, Cumberland Police officers made contact with 35 year old Alan Kareem Young. Upon running his information it was found he was... Read Full Story
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UPDATED: One Injured In Winchester Road Collision

UPDATED:  The road was reopened after about 20 minutes.  One person was transported to Western Maryland Regional Medical Center for... Read Full Story

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UPDATED: Water Main Break Leads To Outage In Cresaptown


As of late Saturday evening, repairs had allowed water service to be restored in all areas other than those in the direct vicinity... Read Full Story

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UPDATED: Vehicle Rollover Reported On Washington Street


There were no transports of injured during the mishap, which occurred near the Washington Street intersection with Baltimore... Read Full Story

Train Damages Washington Street Bridge

Allegany County 911 reports the sidewalk on the Washington Street Bridge has been closed to pedestrians after it was struck by a CSX Train midday... Read Full Story

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Cumberland Police Detail Arrest Log

On Friday, August 18th, 2017 officers made contact with Anthony Rondell Lucky. After running his information it was found he had an open arrest... Read Full Story

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Judges of Orphans Court discuss Register of Wills post

The Judges of Orphans Court met in session Friday morning, and for the first time publicly outlined the process they will use in naming a... Read Full Story

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Maryland adds 800 jobs in July

Maryland added 800 jobs in July as the state’s unemployment rate continued to tick downward. Maryland gained 11,500 private sector jobs, but... Read Full Story

Gas Prices steady in Cumberland

Throughout Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region, gas prices can’t seem to make up their mind. Some areas are down on the week, while others... Read Full Story

WVU Freshman Numbers down at Potomac State

Freshmen enrollment at the West Virginia University system has hit a record 6,224 as classes started at its three campuses. The university said... Read Full Story

Playground upgrade planned for Westernport

Commissioner Tim Jackson is spearheading the efforts for construction of a new playground in the Westernport community and an updated report was... Read Full Story

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