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I must take issue with a recent letter to the editor slamming the sheriff of Garrett County for his stand against enforcing the new gun law ("The booboisie emerges victorious," June 10). First, I'm a registered Democrat. Second, I never owned a gun...
Given what's been going on in Washington, it's good to see the sheriffs of three Maryland counties standing up for the rights of their citizens ("Sheriff won't enforce gun law," June 6). The framers of the Constitution would be proud of these men for...
Volunteers from area Mennonite churches have been working year-round to prepare items to be sold on the Silent Auction and Live Auction of the 15th annual TriState Relief Sale Festival & Cruise-In July 19-20. Quilters have been working at their...
I was intrigued by your recent article about the Garrett County sheriff's refusal to enforce the state's new gun control law ("Sheriff won't enforce gun law," June 6). The really interesting part of the article was the quote from H. Scott Curtis,...
A judge has ordered a new trial for a man convicted of murdering a Garrett County sheriff’s deputy in 1979. Defense attorney Michael Lytle said Thursday the ruling offers 65-year-old Roberto Rezek of Fairmont, W.Va., another chance to argue he had...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Trials, Judges, Justice System
Walter E. Woodford Jr., a state highway engineer and executive who supervised road construction projects from Ocean City to Garrett County and headed the building of the second span of the Bay Bridge in 1973, died of congestive heart failure May 22 at the...
A freight train smacked into a truck carrying garbage and careened off the tracks in Rosedale Tuesday afternoon, triggering an explosion felt throughout the region and sending up a plume of black smoke visible for miles. Authorities identified the driver...
The Grantsville Community Museum has opened for the summer season. The hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. There are many local historical artifacts on exhibit from the northern Garrett County area. Residents are encouraged to bring in...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Museums, Arts
Gladys Elizabeth Garlitz, 80, of 10807 Oak Valley Drive in Hagerstown, Md., died Thursday, May 30, 2013, at her home. Born Sept. 1, 1932, in Garrett County, Md., she was the daughter of the late John L. and Rose Smith Carey. She was a member of St....
A freight train smacked into a truck carrying garbage and careened off the tracks in Rosedale Tuesday afternoon, triggering an explosion felt throughout the region and sending up a plume of black smoke visible for miles. Authorities identified the...
A growing revolt in rural counties against the state's new gun control law has spread to far Western Maryland, where the Garrett County sheriff declared the measure unconstitutional this week and said he would enforce only the provisions he believes are...
Visit the Spruce Forest Artisan Village at Penn Alps in Grantsville, Md., for Family Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 15. This free event will feature interactive and hands-on activities for children and families. Spruce Forest Artisan Village and...
Tags: Allegany County, Arts and Culture
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