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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Election - Notice of Action

Notice of Action:  At its November 3, 2021 board meeting, the Allegany County Board of Elections will discuss finding new polling places for locations who indicated on their polling place agreement that they are not willing to serve as a polling ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

The National 9/11 Memorial Trail

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Allegany County’s trail system now includes a federally recognized trail system! The 911memorialtrail became the National 9/11 Memorial Trail yesterday after President Biden signed it into law. The Senate passed the 9/11 Memorial Trail legislati...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

National Cardiology Award Winners Commended

UPMC Western Maryland Citation

The American College of Cardiology recognized the impressive, life-saving, complex medical work and exceptional high performance of personnel who care for cardiac patients in Allegany County. Working together, the Allegany County Department of Emergency S...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

2021 Mountain Maryland Photo Contest Announces Panel of Judges and Closing Reception Date

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October 7, 2021 - CUMBERLAND, MD - The 2021 Mountain Maryland Photo Contest closes at the end of this month on October 31, 2021. For the fourth year in a row, Allegany County Tourism has invited visitors and community members to celebrate our region&r...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Hell’s Kitchen – Young Guns National Competition: Top Three Finisher

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Allegany County native and Barelville resident Kiya Wilhelm had a stellar performance in an intense food and beverage competition and was solely responsible for bringing positive national recognition to Allegany County. Accompanied by her mother, Kila Wil...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Allegany College of Maryland 60th Anniversary

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Allegany County is fortunate to have ACM. The Allegany County Commissioners commended all individuals, past and present, involved with our community college. 

Left to right are David J. Caporale, County Commissioner, David R. Jones, Vice President...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Frostburg Road Closure: Begins Monday Morning, September 20

Welsh Road Detour Map to Accompany News Release from Allegany County Government

The Allegany County Department of Public Works is starting a bridge replacement project on Welsh Hill Road SW in Frostburg on Monday, September 20, 2021, at 7:00 a.m. Local traffic only will be permitted on Welsh Hill Road SW between the Route 936 and Map...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Fiscal Year 2022 Utility Rate Increase

Effective July 1, 2021 water and sewer rates will be increasing. The last rate increase was on July 1, 2019. The Utilities Division has worked diligently to control our costs during this two-year period; however, our operating and maintenance costs have c...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Providing Service by Appointment

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All Allegany County Department of Planning and Growth Offices are now providing all services exclusively by appointment. This will apply to:

  • Permits;

  • Planning;

  • Zoning;

  • Building Safety;

  • Code Enforcement; and

  • GIS (Geographic Information Systems/Mapping). ...

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