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Thirty Years on Main Street: Main Street Books Anniversary Blogpost

Thirty Years on Main Street: Main Street Books Anniversary Blogpost

Thirty Years on Main Street On November 22nd, a staple Frostburg downtown business is celebrating the start of their 30th anniversary year! They sell comics, biographies, children’s stories, puzzles, classic fictions… Any guesses? It’s Main Street Books! MSB has been a part of Frostburg life since 1989 when Fred Powell moved to Frostburg with plans… Read More »
Western Maryland Scenic #1309 Reaches Milestone In Restoration!

Western Maryland Scenic #1309 Reaches Milestone In Restoration!

Immediate Release from: Diversified Rail Services & Western Maryland Scenic Railroad 10/8/2018 If you heard the sweet sounds of a steam whistle echoing across the hills in Cumberland, Maryland last Wednesday, it wasn’t a dream.   It was the deep melodious voice of Western Maryland Scenic Railroad’s newest steam locomotive coming to life across the Potomac… Read More »
Find Frostburg: Tips for Teams

Find Frostburg: Tips for Teams

Are you and your teammates prepared for Find Frostburg?  Having a wealth of Frostburg knowledge is only half the prep work in this interactive city-wide scavenger hunt!  Here are some ways to further prepare yourself to rack up points and win fabulous prizes!   Know the Rules You can’t play any game if you don’t… Read More »
Volunteers invest over 15,000 hours into downtown Frostburg in 2016

Volunteers invest over 15,000 hours into downtown Frostburg in 2016

Volunteers invest over 15,000 hours into downtown Frostburg in 2016   FrostburgFirst would like to thank the scores of community members, volunteer organizations, the City of Frostburg, and Frostburg State University faculty, staff, and students who volunteered their time towards beautifying and enhancing the quality of life in downtown Frostburg this year.  In 2016, FrostburgFirst… Read More »
Frostburg Shortlist Finalist for $500,000 Main Street Makeover!

Frostburg Shortlist Finalist for $500,000 Main Street Makeover!

Frostburg, MD was announced as one of eight shortlist finalists for the Small Business Revolution $500,000 Main Street Makeover, out of almost 14,000 nominations. In January 2017, Small Business Revolution will visit Frostburg to tour the town, talk with business owners, and film a short promotional video. Top finalists will be announced on February 9,… Read More »
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

Watching Steam Locomotive 734 turn on the turn-table is a favorite for train passengers, train enthusiasts, and community members! Steam engine 734 made its last trip in December 2015 before a federally mandated 15 year inspection and maintenance effort. To take its place in the meantime, Western Maryland Scenic Railroad will run the Chesapeake and Ohio… Read More »