Expungement Fair Scheduled by MD Legal Aid Bureau

The Maryland Legal Aid Bureau will hold an Expungement Fair on October 30th in Cumberland. Attendees can receive free assistance to expunge their criminal records.

Oct 15, 2019 at 3:27pm

GLAF partners with Dancing Classrooms of the Alleghenies on School Program

The current project will be written to accommodate any age group or level, but for the 2020-21 proposed project, Ballet Theatre was asked to gear it toward the fourth grade.

Oct 11, 2019 at 10:13am

Mountain Haven Wellness & Recovery Center Plans Open House on October 17th

At Mountain Haven Wellness and Recovery Center in Oakland, individuals with behavioral health issues can gather daily for meals and workshops to promote wellness and recovery efforts free of charge.

Oct 11, 2019 at 10:01am

Garrett County, Maryland

 

LUKE MILL (VERSO) PLANT CLOSURE INFORMATION

 
Garrett County is a progressive community that welcomes business. The westernmost county in Maryland, Garrett County offers a central location to many major markets, an interstate, available community-owned business parks, one of Maryland’s best K-12 school systems, a variety of housing options, and an excellent workforce. 
         
Work in Garrett County - The Department of Economic Development works to attract, retain, and expand businesses to our area. Our workforce, location, and affordable community-owned business parks have attracted some of the best business that Maryland has to offer. We’re an attractive location for manufacturing, distribution, back office, call center, energy, agricultural, and recreation firms.
         
Learn in Garrett County - Our public schools consistently rank as one of Maryland’s best. The STEM curriculum, within both our public schools and Garrett College, prepares graduates for career achievement and skilled local jobs. We provide an opportunity to all students to achieve higher education. The Garrett County Commissioners Scholarship Program makes post-secondary education within reach of area high school students and their families. Yet educational efforts do not end there, Garrett College actively seeks private employers to partner with to provide enhanced job skills for area workers.
 
Play in Garrett County - With 90,000 acres of parks, trails, and lakeside amenities, Garrett County has many entertainment options. We offer year-round recreation from ski slopes to lake shores, as well as many public spaces to swim, ski, golf, and relax. Our county festivals, farmers’ markets, and cultural celebrations provide year-round enjoyment.
         
In Garrett County, we continue to define what it means to live, work, and play. We invite you to see what we have to offer. Please call us at 301-334-1921 or email us at economicdevelopment@garrettcounty.org.
 
 
Interested in Garrett County's current economic development priorities?  Please click on the links below:
 
 
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