Deep Creek Lake, Garrett County offer Spring 3-2-1 promotion

 

“The 3-2-1 promotion is a terrific way to save on your spring trip to the Deep Creek Lake area and Garrett County,” said Sarah Duck, director of tourism and marketing for the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce. “With discounts on both lodging and area activities, visitors will be sure to find a discount offer to suit their vacation.”

The 3-2-1 promotion includes lodging offers from Carmel Cove inn at Deep Creek Lake, Haley Farm Inn & Retreat Center, Railey Mountain Lake Vacations, Savage River Lodge, Ski Cove #3, Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacations & Sales, and The Lodge at Wisp. Discounted activity offers are available from Fun Unlimited and Garrett Lakes Arts Festival.

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Deep Creek Lake Boating

SAFETY TIPS
• Know and obey the rules.
• Display required dock number plate and use the nearest
number to identify your location in an emergency event.
• Be attentive and look out for others.
• Control your speed and dock slowly—boats have no brakes.
• Navigate carefully into narrow coves and watch for restrictions.
• Watch your wake. You’re responsible for damage it may cause.
• Never swim near a running engine.
• Always sit in a moving boat—never on it.
• Be respectful of Natural Resources Police officers, who are
there for your safety.
• Control personal watercraft speed safely—jet drives have
no steering when you cut power. Keep required distances
from other boats, docks and the shore.
• When overtaking another boat from behind, the boat in
front has the right of way.
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New Listing 285 Cherry Heights Lane

Big views of the ski slopes and Deep Creek Lake from this 4BR 3.5BA chalet! Private setting, yet centrally located to Wisp resort and area activities. Features include multiple fireplaces (one propane and one wood burning), multiple decks, eat-in kitchen, open living area, game room, spacious master suite/loft and hot tub. Established vacation rental with Taylor-Made DCV&S – “Tranquility”

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New Listing 139 Oak Hall Drive

Renovated 3 BR, 1.5 BA home, walking distance to high school, dining & grocery store. Over 2100sf, this home has plenty of space and has been lovingly cared for. Too many features to mention! Modern eat-in kitchen, hardwood floors, multiple living areas, remodeled bathrooms, fenced-in backyard, covered porch area and attached garage/workshop, efficient hot water baseboard heat, low heating bills!

 

 

Annual Winter Fest in Oakland this weekend

OAKLAND — Oakland’s annual Winter Fest will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 17 and 18, featuring expert ice sculptor Bill Sandusky.
With his ice carving company, Erie Ice Works, Sandusky has been a member of the National Ice Carvers’ Association since 1999. He worked in Western Pennsylvania for 18 years, lived in Colorado for a time, and has returned to Erie, Pa.

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209 Heron Cove West Price Improvement

4/5 BR ‘split-lakefront’ chalet with 200ft of waterfront and 2 single dockslips through the HOA. Small, unused common area separates the 2 lots. Well-maintained home features wood floors, exposed beams, gas fireplace, private yard space, paved driveway & over-sized garage. Lakefront lot #20 can be built on. Owner has ATV trails on his property, as well as an outdoor fire-pit!

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Hearings scheduled for State Lakes Protection Fund bills

ANNAPOLIS — The Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee has scheduled a public hearing for Senate Bill 501, “State Lakes Protection and Restoration Fund — Purpose, Use, and Funding — Alterations,” for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, in Annapolis.

SB 501 calls for the governor to include $3 million for the fund in the annual budget, beginning with Fiscal Year 2020 and each fiscal year thereafter.

Deep Creek Lake is the largest of Maryland’s 16 owned/operated lakes.

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‘Adorable Adoptables’ available at animal shelter

OAKLAND — Felines Star and Mr. Gray are still available at the Garrett County Animal Shelter. They were last week’s “Adorable Adoptables.”

Star is an older tabby who was given up by her owner.

“She is friendly, a good mouser, and has been spayed,” said Lisa Baker, Garrett County Humane Society president. “She would like to live in a quiet home.

Mr. Gray is a neutered male who was picked up as a stray on Crook’s Crest in Oakland.

“He likes to curl up in your lap,” Baker said.

For more information, call the shelter at 301-334-3553. Located along Oakland Sang Run Road, the county-operated facility is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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New Listing 234 Lake Pointe Drive

The ultimate location for a vacation home – right on the water and near the base of the ski slopes and golf course! This 4BR/3BA log home is in desirable Lake Pointe community. Chalet style with inviting fireplace & a spacious upper and lower deck areas. Deep Creek Lake & dock slip in the front & HUGE views of Wisp Resort out the back! Successful vacation rental property “Mountain Memories”.

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