Deep Creek Lake Real Estate
Change is good

It is with some sadness – and some excitement – that I am announcing that I am no longer an agent with Railey Realty. I have been blessed to work with many amazing people and I have enjoyed my time there. However, I am taking a huge step in a different direction as of today. There are some legalities to work out and some paperwork that has to be filed, but stay tuned, a BIG announcement will be…

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#1 in Sales in Garrett County & Railey Realty 1st Quarter 2014 – Jay Ferguson!

I received some exciting news this week - I am the Railey Realty office Top Producer thus far in 2014 as of Q1.

#1 in Sales in Garrett County & Railey Realty 1st Quarter 2014 – Jay Ferguson!

I received some exciting news this week - I am the Railey Realty office Top Producer thus far in 2014 as of Q1.

The Sap Says It’s Spring!

The Sap Says It’s Spring!

The Steyer Brothers maple syrup company is abuzz with activity this week, as the sap is running in the maples, and that can only mean that winter is truly on its way out. Jessica Steyer, daughter of company owners Randall and Kay Steyer, knows exactly what she’s doing in the photo above, as her family has operated the farm for many years, and she grew up witnessing the process – and helping with…

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Complete List of Maryland Wildlands

Complete List of Maryland Wildlands

Western Region Savage Mountain 2691 acres Savage River State Forest Type 1 Garrett Bear Pen 1517 acres Savage River State Forest Type 1 Garrett Middle Fork 1916 acres Savage River State Forest Type 1 Garrett High Rock 650 acres Savage River State Forest Type 1 Garrett Savage Ravines 2427 acres Savage River State Forest Type 1 Garrett South Savage 1934 acres Savage River State Forest Type 2…

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DNR Urges Western Marylanders to Be Mindful of Bears

DNR Urges Western Marylanders to Be Mindful of Bears

Bears are beginning to leave their winter dens and search for food now that their long winter slumber has come to an end.  Since natural foods are scarce in the early spring, they often seek out human-provided sources. Those living in, or visiting bear country can help keep Maryland’s black bears wild by being proactive and exercising good judgment.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources…

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Hands-Only CPR Equipment Donated to Garrett County

Hands-Only CPR Equipment Donated to Garrett County

Property Owners’ Association of Deep Creek Lake Donates Life Saving Training Equipment to Garrett County

According to statistics from the Garrett County Board of Health, Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) accounted for 25% of the deaths in the County in 2011.  Studies have shown that very few bystanders stop to offer assistance to victims of SCA. Many people say they are afraid they may do something…

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Committee asks public for ideas on energy development

Committee asks public for ideas on energy development

Angie Brant

Cumberland Times-News

OAKLAND — The Mountain Maryland Energy Advisory Committee is soliciting ideas from the public.

“Great ideas fuel our future,” said committee chairman Mike Koch at Tuesday’s Garrett County Commission meeting. Koch also serves as the county’s executive director of Community Planning & Development. “Energy development is an important part of our economic future,…

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Exelon to begin work soon for Fourmile Ridge

Exelon to begin work soon for Fourmile Ridge

Sixteen wind turbines to be constructed

Elaine Blaisdell

Cumberland Times-News

OAKLAND — Exelon will begin moving dirt soon for the Fourmile Ridge project, Mike Koch, executive director of Garrett County’s Department of Community Planning and Development, told the county commissioners during their public meeting Tuesday.

Jim Torrington, assistant director of the Garrett County Permits and…

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Garrett schools likely to get added funding

Garrett schools likely to get added funding

Ex officio bill moves on to governor’s desk

Matthew Bieniek

Cumberland Times-News

CUMBERLAND —  A conference committee has approved $464,103 in additional funding for the Garrett County Public School system for the coming year, said Sen. George Edwards on Wednesday morning.

Both the House and Senate committee members have agreed on the figure, so Edwards expects passage in the final budget.…

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