Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

December 2015

U.S. Route 219 Public Informational Workshop Scheduled
MD SHA, PennDOT, and FHWA will conduct a public workshop on January 6, 2016, to introduce the PEL study and to obtain feedback on the study alignments.
Congressman Delaney to Host Job Fair
Congressman John K. Delaney will be hosting a Job Fair on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Kaplan University in Hagerstown.
Hogan Announces Reopening of Youghiogheny Overlook Welcome Center
Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday announced that the Youghiogheny Overlook Welcome Center will reopen in spring 2016.
Local Farms to be Featured on MPT
Two Garrett County farms will be featured in upcoming episodes of “Maryland Farm & Harvest” on Maryland Public Television.
Mini-Grants Help Attract Heritage Tourists
Communities in Garrett County have been named as recipients of Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West mini-grants for projects that attract cultural and heritage tourists to the region.
Garrett, Allegany Students to Compete in Robot Performance
A FIRST LEGO League Robotics Competition will be held at Northern Garrett High School on December 12th.
Garrett Regional Medical Center Recognized as Top Performer in Surgical Care
Garrett Regional Medical Center received recognition as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of hospital organizations in the United States.