April 2014

Cooperation Helps Farmers Grow: Expanding Options for Customers to Buy Local Produce
Garrett County Economic Development is excited to promote local food initiatives.
The Community Development Block Grant Program at Work: A Glass Manufacturing Firm in Western Maryland
A CDBG grant awarded to Garrett County in 1998 assisted with the opening of the Simon Pearce, Inc. manufacturing facility.
Calling All Business Owners
Potomac Edison representatives want to buy you a cup of coffee and tell you about their Business Energy Efficiency Program.
New Resource Guide Assists Veterans in Agriculture
The Farmer Veteran Coalition recently published a resource guide for Veterans.
Wolf named 2014-15 Garrett Teacher of the Year
Southern Garrett High School teacher Ryan Wolf has been named the 2014-15 Garrett County Teacher of the Year.
Fourmile Ridge Wind Project Moves Forward
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the Fourmile Ridge wind project in eastern Garrett County and site preparation started April 7.
Mountain MD Energy Advisory Committee Seeks Public Solutions
The Mountain Maryland Energy Advisory Committee (MMEAC) solicited energetic ideas from the public at today's meeting of the Garrett County Board of Commissioners.
County Tax Sale Scheduled
Garrett County's tax sale for delinquent properties to be held on Friday, May 2nd, beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Shark Tank to Hold Open Casting Call
Shank Tank will hold an Open Casting Call on May 9th in Salisbury, MD.
Garrett County to Receive Program Open Space Funding
The Maryland Board of Public Works last week approved move than $55,500 in Program Open Space funding for recreational upgrades in Garrett County.