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US Winter Forecast: Cold, Snow to Seize Northeast; Wintry Blasts to Slick South

US Winter Forecast: Cold, Snow to Seize Northeast; Wintry Blasts to Slick South

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Though parts of the Northeast and mid-Atlantic had a gradual introduction to fall, winter will arrive without delay. Cold air and high snow amounts will define the season.

Farther south, ice storms and snow events will threaten the Tennessee Valley and parts of the southern Plains. Much of the South can prepare for a wet winter, with some severe weather encroaching on Florida.

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POA opposes vertical drilling for Marcellus shale

POA opposes vertical drilling for Marcellus shale

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DEEP CREEK LAKE — The Garrett County Property Owners’ Association has voted to oppose vertical drilling for Marcellus shale gas within the boundaries of the Deep Creek Watershed as defined by the map included in the Deep Creek Watershed Zoning Ordinance.

In a position letter, the POA encourages the Garrett County Commissioners to amend the ordinance to prohibit vertical drilling and associated…

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Black Bear Activity Increases in the Fall

Black Bear Activity Increases in the Fall

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Cooling fall temperatures signal black bears to begin a period of increased feeding activity to prepare for hibernation. During this time bears may be attracted to human-provided food sources ─ such as trash, pet food and birdfeeders ─ and lose their natural fear of people, which can lead to dangerous encounters and conflicts.

Keeping trash and pet food in a place where bears can’t get to it is…

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Autumn Glory Parade @ 1 pm

Have a great day and enjoy the Garrett County weather!!

Autumn Glory Parade @ 1 pm

Have a great day and enjoy the Garrett County weather!!

47th Annual Autumn Glory Festival - Schedule of Events

47th Annual Autumn Glory Festival – Schedule of Events

Friday October 10

High Mountain Sports Annual Autumn Glory Ski & Snowboard Swap
9 am – 6 pm @ Trader’s Landing.  Stop in during Autumn Glory Weekend to find that perfect pair of used skis or a kickin’ snowboard to start junior snowboarding.  Drop off used equipment Friday 9am-7pm and Saturday morning.  Antique wooden skis & snowshoes welcomed.  This is a perfect time to outfit the entire family…

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Fireman’s Parade Tonight!

Oktoberfest Dinner and Celebration 4 pm - 7 pm - Dinner will be served at the Oakland Fire Hall Featuring German style food, drink and live “Oom-pah” band.

Fireman’s Parade Tonight!

Oktoberfest Dinner and Celebration 4 pm - 7 pm - Dinner will be served at the Oakland Fire Hall Featuring German style food, drink and live “Oom-pah” band.

Watershed plan seeks to limit hydraulic fracturing for gas near resort lake

Watershed plan seeks to limit hydraulic fracturing for gas near resort lake

OAKLAND, Maryland — A management plan for the Deep Creek watershed seeks to limit hydraulic fracturing for natural gas near Maryland’s largest freshwater lake.

The plan prepared for presentation Tuesday to the Garrett County Commissioners would prohibit wellheads within more than 41,000 acres around Deep Creek Lake. The watershed comprises about 10 percent of the county.

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Capitol Cup Mountain Bike Race

Capitol Cup Mountain Bike Race

DEEP CREEK LAKE, MDWisp Resort announces the Capitol Cup Mountain Bike Race to be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 4 – 5, 2014.  Four race disciplines will define this race as an all-mountain challenge including downhill, enduro, dual track and pump track. 

The Capitol Cup Mountain Bike Race will take place on a variety of terrain all over Wisp Mountain including Smooth Operator and High…

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Road Closings Announced for the 47th Annual Autumn Glory Festival

Road Closings Announced for the 47th Annual Autumn Glory Festival

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Several Oakland roads will be closed before and during the 47th Autumn Glory Grand Feature Parade, which begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 11.

Second Street will be closed to traffic from Liberty Street to Center Street at 9:30 am. Both Second and Third Streets, from Omar Street to Alder Street, will be closed to all vehicles at 11:00 a.m. Traffic needing to bypass Oakland will be directed to…

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Garrett County Chamber of Commerce Announces 2014 Autumn Glory Fall Foliage Tours

Garrett County Chamber of Commerce Announces 2014 Autumn Glory Fall Foliage Tours

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The Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area, a program of the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce the 2014 Autumn Glory Fall Foliage Tours.

Travel along some of Garrett County’s most scenic routes. Enjoy spectacular fall foliage, panoramic vistas, historical landmarks, museums and stunning natural features. This year, the Chamber is offering two Fall Foliage…

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