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South Mechanic Street Closure Thursday

The City of Cumberland Engineering Department, on behalf of First Energy, would like to notify the public that South Mechanic Street will be... Read Full Story

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Accident with Injuries on Winchster Road

Allegany County Emergency Services reports a vehicle accident with injuries on Winchester Road near the Sheetz store, 

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Maryland Delegation Announces $2.9 Million for Local Foods in School Meal Programs

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Jamie B.... Read Full Story

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Frostburg working to create additional Parking

The City of Frostburg has acquired properties in the downtown area to develop a new parking lot to serve the community by providing additional... Read Full Story

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Passenger arrest for CDS and removed from Amtrak train

On Monday, January 30, 2023 at approximately 7:04 PM, officers of the Cumberland Police Department responded to the Amtrak Station on E. Harrison... Read Full Story

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Cumberland man arrested for Disorderly Conduct on Virginia Ave

On Monday, January 30, 2023 at approximately 9:22 PM, officers of the Cumberland Police Department responded to a business in the 400 block of... Read Full Story

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BENCH WARRANT SERVED

On Monday, January 30, 2023, the Cumberland Police Department served a bench warrant on Troi Hines.  The warrant was issued as the result of... Read Full Story

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Locust Grove Pump Station improvements will provide a long term solution for the region

Although not subject that usually grabs a great deal of attention-   perhaps the most important news to come of the recent PACE... Read Full Story

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Maryland Blueprint for the Future seeking local community feedback

In sessions held at the three local high schools this month- Allegany County Superintendent of Schools Jeff Blank and Wendy Main, blueprint... Read Full Story

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Gov. Moore says state vacancies shortages are impacting everything from unemployment to parole violations

Maryland legislative leaders are making a new priority to fill vacancies across state government. Some state agencies have anywhere from 10% to... Read Full Story

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U.S. Senator Ben Cardin a Democrat says it’s important for Republicans to literally get their house in order

With a total of 15 votes and... Read Full Story

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Deadline to apply for Senator George Edwards Legacy Fund is today

Today is the deadline to apply... Read Full Story

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West Virginia advances school mandate on ‘In God We Trust’

Public schools in West Virginia may soon be... Read Full Story

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Vehicle Rollover on Route 51

Allegany County Emergency Management reports a single vehicle rollover on Route 51 near Bible Hill Lane. No injuries reported. 

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Governor to deliver State of the State address Wednesday

Maryland Governor Wes Moore will deliver his first "State of the State" address Wednesday afternoon at 12 noon. WCBC will broadcast the... Read Full Story

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Comptoller will attend Gun Safety rally

Tuesday, January 31 at 9:30 AM ET, Maryland Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action volunteers, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s... Read Full Story

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Governor Moore, Cardin and Van Hollen Announce $3.9 Million to Expand Broadband Access

Today, Governor Wes Moore joined U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, Congressman Kweisi Mfume, and U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy... Read Full Story

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CurveFest Slated For February 25th Kicks Off 2023 Season

The Altoona Curve are pleased to announce the return of CurveFest, presented by Ravine, on Saturday February 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A... Read Full Story

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Maryland leaders express outrage over fatal beating of man by police in Memphis

WBAL reports that almost eight years after the police in-custody death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, leaders in Maryland expressed... Read Full Story

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President Joe Biden scheduled to visit Baltimore on Monday

President Joe Biden is scheduled to travel to Baltimore on Monday to address replacing the B&P Tunnel. The president is set to discuss how... Read Full Story

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Fatal Weekend Fire in Hampshire County

The West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office has confirmed that one  person was killed Saturday in a fire in Hampshire County. The... Read Full Story

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Cumberland man charged with Kidnapping, False Imprisonment and Assault

On January 29th, 2023 officers of the Cumberland Police Department were contacted by a victim who advised that Timothy Hart Winkler had held them... Read Full Story

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Columbia Street fight arrest

On January 29th, 2023 officers of the Cumberland Police Department responded to the area of the 300 block of Columbia Street for a reported fight.... Read Full Story

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Embassy Theater expects to lose considerable revenue during Downtown Construction

The Embassy Theater is one of the downtown businesses expected to take a fiscal hit as a result of the construction set to begin to redesign the... Read Full Story

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Allegany County officials looking for a new race track promoter

Allegany County officials are... Read Full Story

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Mayor expects to see real progress in 2023 on Rolling Mill project

The  Maryland Avenue... Read Full Story

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State Senator Mike McKay is confident Western Maryland will have a voice

Although a new Democrat... Read Full Story