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Garrett County hospital expansion proposed

Thursday - 1/31/2013, 11:28am  ET

OAKLAND, Md. - State lawmakers from far western Maryland are asking the General Assembly to approve a funding plan to expand Garrett County Memorial Hospital in Oakland.

The Cumberland Times-News ( http://bit.ly/VvX37T) reported in its Friday edition that the bills would enable the county to borrow up to $15 million for the project.

The hospital is proposing a four-story addition and 42,000 square feet of major renovations. The total cost of the project is $23.5 million.

Hospital officials say they hope to break ground in the spring.

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Information from: Cumberland (Md.) Times-News, http://www.times- news.com/timesnew.html


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