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Surviving COVID-19 in a Small Town: What the Frostburg Community has Accomplished During the Pandemic

Surviving COVID-19 in a Small Town: What the Frostburg Community has Accomplished During the Pandemic

As we approach the one-year mark of the first positive COVID-19 cases in Maryland, it is important to reflect on some of the positives in our lives. This year has not been without its challenges. We have faced illness and uncertainty, as well as new regulations and mandatory quarantines. It has been a difficult time, especially for small businesses. Despite this, the city of Frostburg has continued to thrive. Our community has adapted quickly and efficiently. Restaurants remained open with takeout, delivery and outdoor dining. With some creative fine tuning, we were still able to host many of our annual activities. It is all thanks to the strong sense of community here in Downtown Frostburg!

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Feel the Love in Frostburg Valentine’s Day 2021!

Feel the Love in Frostburg Valentine’s Day 2021!

Elton John once asked us all, "can you feel the love tonight?", and this Valentine's Day 2021, we here at FrostburgFirst are making sure that you feel the love in Downtown Frostburg! Because, even though we are focused on spreading love around Frostburg all the time,...

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FrostburgFirst Welcomes New Intern: Olivia Howard

FrostburgFirst Welcomes New Intern: Olivia Howard

Hello! My name is Olivia Howard and I am very excited to serve as an intern at FrostburgFirst during the Spring 2021 semester. During my time at Frostburg First, I hope to gain some valuable career experience, meet new people in the community, and learn more about the...

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Welcome Back FSU!: A New Year and A New Semester

Welcome Back FSU!: A New Year and A New Semester

Welcome back FSU! It's time for another semester! The time has come for you to return to our small mountain town here in Western Maryland! Wherever you are returning from, or if it's your first year, we want to welcome you to our community and ensure that you are...

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Pop-Up Frostburg Welcomes Home Before Dawn!

Pop-Up Frostburg Welcomes Home Before Dawn!

FrostburgFirst’s Pop-Up Frostburg Program is celebrating Shop Small Season by hosting a rotating pop-up retail shop through the early winter season. The Pop-Up Frostburg program brings together entrepreneurs, artists, makers, and small businesses with local property...

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Welcome to a New Year with FrostburgFirst!

Welcome to a New Year with FrostburgFirst!

If you're like me, it's impossible not to feel some relief that 2020 is in our rearview mirror! And yet, despite all of the unexpected challenges, Frostburg has not only survived but thrived. The pandemic has largely guided activities this year, and yet Frostburg...

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Frostburg ‘Deck the Meters’ – A Review and Gallery

Frostburg ‘Deck the Meters’ – A Review and Gallery

Thanks to the Storybook Holiday Committee the 2020 holiday season had some extra help: the parking meters on Main, Water, and Broadway streets were festively and cheerfully decorated by our very own community in a celebration titled, ‘Deck the Meters’!

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Overcoming Big Challenges in a Small City – Frostburg Keeps Its Cool!

Overcoming Big Challenges in a Small City – Frostburg Keeps Its Cool!

Frostburg, like many small cities around the country, may be experiencing higher infection rates and increased concern about spreading the virus. And yet, Frostburg continues to thrive. Perhaps it’s the long history of neighbors helping neighbors, the supportive small businesses that look out for each other or the sense of community that shared history and idyllic natural beauty engenders. Most likely? It’s all of the individuals striving in concert, fighting for each other, and collaborating to make a difference in their community that just makes Frostburg cooler.

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Join Pop-Up Frostburg for #ShopSmallSeason!

Join Pop-Up Frostburg for #ShopSmallSeason!

FrostburgFirst’s Pop-Up Frostburg Program is celebrating Shop Small Season by hosting a rotating pop-up retail shop throughout the holidays and into the New Year. The Pop-Up Frostburg program brings together entrepreneurs, artists, makers, and small businesses with...

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