Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

September 2014

Northern High School Named 2014 National Blue Ribbon School
Northern Garrett High School was named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School today by the U.S. Department of Education.
Parade Road Closings Announced for 47th Annual Autumn Glory Festival
Several Oakland roads will be closed before and during the 47th Annual Autumn Glory Festival Grand Feature parade, which begins at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 11th.
Online Access to Shale Gas Public Health Study Meeting Available
Join the meeting online from your computer, tablet, or smartphone on September 25th.
Jessica Fox Completes Historic Double at World Championships
Watched by her parents, Fox wrote herself into the history books with the double Gold.
Spectators Flock to Western Maryland for Olympic Atmosphere
Deep Creek 2014 had an Olympic-feel.
Casselman Bridge One of Oldest of Its Kind in Nation
The Casselman River Bridge turns 201 years old this month, making it one of the oldest surviving bridges in the nation.
What Happens When Schools Can't Get Online?
The community built a new barn, right next to their elementary school.
Office of Economic Development Releases Annual Report
Great things are happening in Garrett County, and we are excited to share them with you!
Public Meeting Scheduled on Route 219 Expansion Project
A public meeting on the U.S. Route 219 expansion project will be held on Tuesday, September 23rd, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Grantsville Elementary School.
Shale Gas Public Health Study Meeting Set
A public meeting to discuss the Final Report: Potential Public Health Impacts of Natural Gas Development and Production in the Marcellus Shale in Western Maryland is scheduled for September 25th.