Media Releases

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Nominate a School Counselor for Maryland School Counselor of the Year

Westminster, MD
06/15/2018 01:16 PM
The Maryland School Counselor Association (MSCA) is currently accepting nominations for Maryland School Counselor of the Year.... Read more

Outdoor School Receives Sustainable Green Center Award

Westminster, MD
06/14/2018 11:01 AM
The Carroll County Outdoor School received a Sustainable Maryland Green Center award from the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE).... Read more

DLLR July 2018 workshop schedule is here!

Westminster, MD
06/08/2018 10:47 AM
DLLR presenting the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act (MHWFA) as part of the Wage and Hour Workshop.... Read more

Pleasant Valley Water System

Westminster, MD
06/08/2018 09:45 AM
Pleasant Valley Water System Leak Repaired and Residents asked to conserve... Read more

Redistricting and School Closure Committee Meeting – June 14

Westminster, MD
06/07/2018 12:36 PM
The Redistricting and School Closure Committee will hold its next meeting on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street, Westminster. The meeting is open to the public. There will be no time for citizen participation.... Read more

Pfaff Receives Adjunct Faculty Award from McDaniel College

Westminster, MD
06/07/2018 09:03 AM
Dr. Margaret Pfaff, Director of Curriculum and Instructional Resources for Carroll County Public Schools, has received The Shelton Adjunct Faculty Award from McDaniel College.... Read more

Velnoskey Wealth Management Group Welcomes Amanda Jones Derby

Westminster, MD
06/06/2018 04:18 PM
Amanda Jones Derby
Registered Private Client Associate... Read more

Feral cat in rural southern Westminster found positive for rabies

Westmnster, MD
06/06/2018 04:15 PM
The Carroll County Health Department announced that a young feral cat found near Frizzell and Bloom Roads in a rural area of southern Westminster was found to be positive for the rabies virus... Read more

County Staff to Pursue Rezoning North Carroll Property

Westminster, MD
06/06/2018 09:06 AM
The Board of County Commissioners voted (4-1, Commissioner Weaver dissenting) to direct the county attorney and county planning staff to pursue rezoning Parcel Two of the former North Carroll High School to Restricted Industrial (I-R) with the Town of Hampstead.... Read more

Transit Routes Proceed to Public Hearing

Westminster, MD
06/06/2018 09:04 AM
New Hampstead/Manchester and Westminster Transit Routes Proceed to Public Hearing... Read more

Piney Ridge Elementary School Named National School of Character

Westminster, MD
06/06/2018 09:02 AM
Piney Ridge Elementary School has been named a National School of Character by Character.org. Only 4 schools in Maryland and 73 in the nation received this designation.... Read more

Century Junior Named The Baltimore Sun’s Male Athlete of the Year

Westminster, MD
06/05/2018 09:39 AM
Jalen Stanton, a junior at Century High School, has been named The Baltimore Sun’s Male Athlete of the Year.... Read more

Rape Crisis Intervention Services Announces a Support Group

Westminster, MD
06/04/2018 03:48 PM
RAPE CRISIS INTERVENTION SERVICE OF CARROLL COUNTY ANNOUNCES A SUPPORT GROUP FOR LOVED ONES OF SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE... Read more

CCPS to Participate in Summer Food Services Program

Westminster, MD
06/04/2018 10:39 AM
Carroll County Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.... Read more

CCPS Receives Turnip the Beet Award for Summer Meals Program

Westminster, MD
06/04/2018 10:36 AM
Carroll County Public Schools was one of three school systems in Maryland to receive the 2017 United States Department of Agriculture Turnip the Beet Award.... Read more

Important Election Information for the 2018 Primary Election

Westminster, MD
06/04/2018 09:33 AM
For the 2018 Primary Election, voters can vote in person or by absentee ballot.... Read more

Fiore Named Maryland PPW of the Year

Westminster, MD
06/01/2018 09:42 AM
Lavonne “Vonnie” Fiore has been named Pupil Personnel Worker (PPW) of the Year by the Maryland Association of Pupil Personnel.... Read more

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Event on June 11th

Westminster, MD
06/01/2018 09:06 AM
Join us in kicking-off World Elder Abuse Awareness Week at a GO PURPLE event on Monday, June 11, 2018. Carroll County Bureau of Aging & Disabilities is partnering with the Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office, Sheriff’s Office, and Carroll Lutheran Village to GO PURPLE in our community by raising awareness on the different forms of elder abuse.... Read more

Tar and Chip in Carroll County, MD

Westminster, MD
06/01/2018 09:03 AM
Keeping roads safe and passable are an important service Carroll County Government provides for its citizens. The Bureau of Roads Operations of Carroll County, MD maintains approximately 988 miles of roads.... Read more

Message from Special Secretary Rhee

MD
06/01/2018 08:56 AM
It is impossible for us to truly comprehend what Ellicott City's visitors, residents, and merchants felt on May 27th when flash flooding struck the Main Street district for the second time in less than two years.... Read more

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