Published: Thu, 14 Apr 2016 11:17:40 GMT
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 09:29:00 GMT
Looking for a way to educate youngsters about Civil War history, re-enactor Bill McElwee approached the Carroll County Farm Museum to help organize a School of the Soldier. The inaugural event, for children ages 10 to 13, will be held Saturday, April 30, at the museum in Westminster.
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 02:01:00 GMT
Nicole Rutherford, a McDaniel senior from Westminster, has dreamed of opening her own wellness center since she was 16. That dream just got $10,000 closer to becoming a reality after she took first place at the inaugural McDaniel College Innovation Challenge Finals on Monday evening.
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 01:24:00 GMT
A 26-year-old man was sent to Shock Trauma at University of Maryland Medical Center after he was stabbed Monday morning in New Windsor.
Police have not released the name of the victim. He was taken to shock trauma as a precaution, but his injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, said...
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 23:13:00 GMT
No one was injured in a garage fire in the 3700 block of Stone Road that caused more than $125,000 in total damages Sunday night.
The fire is under investigation by the Office of the State Fire Marshal. It took about 40 firefighters roughly 45 minutes to control the blaze. Taneytown was the primary...
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 19:36:34 GMTRyan Matthew Brown accused of stealing money and copper
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 19:36:32 GMTUpgrade includes built-in flashlight; funded by federal grant, seized asset forfeiture
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 19:36:30 GMT
Sandymount Elementary School third-grader Logan Parizer carefully punched a hole into colored construction paper and threaded yarn through the opening, creating a three-dimensional bow on a paper mitten that read, "Warm Holiday Wishes."
The project, which demonstrated assembly lines, was part of...
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 01:40:00 GMT
Expertly mounting his horse, 16-year-old Kyle Hayward, of Joppa, began his first drill as a member of the 1st Maryland Cavalry Company E Sunday morning at the Union Mills Homestead in Westminster. The company, also know as the Winder Cavalry, is a horse mounted unit that has re-enacted Civil War...
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 01:24:00 GMTSewer costs also going up, but rate expected to hold steady this year
Sun, 10 Apr 2016 10:06:00 GMT
Three county fire companies are holding events Sunday as part of a statewide initiative to recruit more volunteer firefighters.
Union Bridge, Sykesville and Gamber fire companies are participating in the Maryland State Firemen's Association's second annual Statewide Volunteer Recruitment Open House...
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 19:51:03 GMTHSP board believes unique government/nonprofit experience a boon
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 19:51:01 GMTStudents at South Carroll High School learn to code
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 06:00:09 GMTMembers of North Carroll community want meeting to be held in an 'objective' space
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 06:00:07 GMT
Md. 32 reopened around noon after be closed for more than three hours after a tractor-trailer jackknifed Thursday afternoon on the northbound side near Springfield Ave.
Sykesville Police Chief Michael Spaulding said no one was injured and there was no damage to other vehicles or property. The crash...
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 06:00:06 GMTPossibility of reassigning public transportation
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 06:00:04 GMT
Most of the Baltimore region's high school students aren't on track to be ready for college courses or jobs when they graduate, based on the first round of scores on new state tests.
District and school results from the Partnership for Assessment of College and Career Readiness tests in math and...
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 06:00:03 GMTEighth-graders from New Windsor Middle learn about local government
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 06:00:03 GMT
Standing at the pulpit Sunday afternoon in the sanctuary at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Westminster, UCC president the Rev. Dr. John Dorhauer lectured on what led him to study "white privilege" and become a "white ally."
Dorhauer, who in his lecture described a white ally as someone who...
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 06:00:01 GMT
Laptops out, with outlines nearby, Carroll County writers gathered at Birdie's Café in Westminster to get their thoughts on the page, racing to complete an entire novel in just 30 days.
Each year, November becomes National Novel Writing Month, better known as NaNoWriMo, a challenge to complete...
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 05:59:59 GMT
The cost of groceries was of no concern for Westminster resident Chris DeGasperi on Saturday morning as he zipped through the aisles of Kennie's Market in Taneytown, grabbing as many groceries as he could.
In the span of five minutes DeGasperi, who describes himself as competitive, was able to...