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Maryland Applying for Disaster Relief

Maryland Emergency Management Agency’s (MEMA) Executive Director Russell Strickland has sent a letter of intent for the State of Maryland to pursue federal disaster assistance and to request that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) begin the coordination for joint damage assessments following the winter storm that covered Maryland in snow this past weekend. While response efforts, including snow removal, are continuing, Maryland agencies are also focusing on a comprehensive recovery effort. “Our administration is committed to accelerating the recovery process in every way possible following this historic snowstorm,” said…

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Blizzard Clean-Up and Aftermath Continues

Glade Valley and the entire region continue to suffer the costs and burdens of the historic blizzard that dumped 35 inches of snow in Walkersville. Many neighborhoods in the county have not seen snow plows, at all. Frederick County, The City of Frederick, and Frederick County Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Walkersville crews and contractors have been hard at work trying to make all of its roads accessible. The Town of Walkersville thanked residents for their continued patience as the community continues to dig out from this…

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Governor Closes I-70 and I-270

Effective immediately, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan declared I-70 from I-695 to I-81 and I-270 from I-495 to I-70 closed until Sunday morning at 7 a.m. These highways continue to be completely covered in snow. Pavement is not visible. The immediate closure of the entire 34.7-mile length of I-270 and I-70 from I-81 in Washington County to the Baltimore Beltway includes to all motorists except for emergency personnel. The closures follow snow related traffic incidents involving several tractor trailers and other vehicles on both interstates. “As the state continues to fiercely…

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