March 2015

CSA Legal Issues Webinars Scheduled
CSA operators or those thinking about starting a CSA are invited to attend one of the featured webinars focused on drafting better membership agreements and addressing common labor law issues.
Businesses to Discuss Fracking at Commissioners' Meeting in Friendsville
Concerned businesses in Garrett County will hold a presentation on Marcellus shale drilling in the county during the County Commissioners' publoic meeting on Monday (April 6th) in?Friendsville.
ARC Names New Program Manager for Western MD
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) recently named Bill Atkinson as the new ARC Program Manager for the Western Maryland Region.
Western MD SBDC Schedules Seminar
"Ready, Set, Go!" Are you ready to start a business?
Director of Department of Economic Development Announced
The Board of Garrett County Commissioners has appointed Alexander McCoy, MBA, CEcD as Director of the Department of Economic Development.
Tiny Houses Starting To Make a Big Impact On Housing Market
How much space do you need to live? If you’re a tiny house enthusiast, not a whole lot.
Free Energy Information Event Scheduled for March 28th
The City of Frostburg is hosting Energy Matter$ 2: $avings through Conservation & Efficiency on Saturday, March 28th, from 9 AM - Noon at Frostburg City Place, 14 South Water Street, Frostburg.
Garrett, Allegany, Mineral Could Benefit From National Heritage Area Designation
If Congress passes a bill to designate an Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area, Garrett and Allegany counties in Maryland, and 18 counties in West Virginia could benefit.
2015 Garrett County Job Fair Open to All Job Seekers
Job seekers will be able to speak with employers seeking to hire now and in the near future at the upcoming Garrett County Job Fair, scheduled for Thursday, March 26th, 3 to 6 p.m., in the CARC.
Terri Stonesifer's Second Chance Bottles
For most people, empty wine and liquor bottles are something to toss in the recycling bin. For Terri Stonesifer, whose art form is recycled bottle art, they're a source of artistic inspiration.
A Step 2 Success - Taco Bell Owners Give Back
For the past decade, A Step 2 Success, founded by the Aarsand Family, owners of the Oakland Taco Bell, has helped young people throughout the region by offering a "step up" through education and skill
GaCo Wins 2015 Pittsburgh Regional as Captains of the Number 6 Seeded Alliance 
GCPS High School FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team 1629, the Garrett Coalition (GaCo) won the Greater Pittsburgh Regional tournament held during March 5, 6, and 7th at California University of PA.
Garrett College to Offer Free Cyber-Security Workshop
The Garrett College Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is offering a FREE cyber-security workshop for small business.
Garrett County Commissioners Form Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Advisory Group
The Garrett County Commissioners expressed concerns that proposed regulations on Marcellus shale drilling will severely limit the possibility of gas exploration and production.
Garrett County Commissioners Form Marcellus Shale Advisory Group
The Garrett County Commissioners expressed concerns that proposed regulations on Marcellus shale drilling will severely limit the possibility of gas exploration and production.
Deep Creek 2014 Final Report Now Available
The final report for the Deep Creek 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships held September 17-21, 2014 at the Adventure Sports Center International (ASCI) in McHenry, Maryland is now available.