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Drug Prevention, Enforcement and Treatment Forum Scheduled

Westminster, MD
08/16/2017 12:13 PM
Carroll County Drug Prevention, Enforcement and Treatment Forum Scheduled
Today, Commissioner Stephen Wantz announced the next steps in the aggressive initiative to attack the drug addiction and overdose crisis in Carroll County. A Carroll County event, entitled, “Not in Carroll Forum: Drug Prevention, Enforcement and Treatment in Carroll County” will be Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at Carroll Community College.... Read more

RCIS of Carroll County Announces “Jane Doe” Training

Westminster, MD
08/15/2017 04:38 PM

Flags at Half Staff on August 16, 2017

Westminster, MD
08/15/2017 12:37 PM
This is to advise you that Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag flown at half-staff on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 from sunrise to sunset.  
This is in memory of U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant William J. Kundrat,... Read more

Board of Education Work Session – August 23

Westminster, MD
08/10/2017 11:46 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will be holding a work session on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Board offices, located at 125 North Court Street in Westminster. The topic of the work session will be the FY19 Capital Improvement Plan.... Read more

Expanded Back-to-School Program

Westminster, MD
08/10/2017 11:41 AM
The Shepherd’s Staff is excited to announce our partnership with the Westminster Rescue Mission. We will be working at their location at 658 Lucabaugh Mill Rd in Westminster to distribute clothing for our Back-to-School (BTS) program.... Read more


Westminster, MD
08/10/2017 11:31 AM
The Westminster Police Department and the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office are partnering with The Shepherd’s Staff to host their 2nd annual “Shop with a Cop – Back to School” event on Tuesday, August 15th in Dutterer’s Park in Westminster. Members of the media are invited to attend. The details are provided below:... Read more

Shop Maryland Tax-free Week Aug 13th-Aug 19th

Westminster, MD
08/10/2017 11:25 AM
We are quickly approaching the time of year when many are preparing to send our children back to the classroom for the new school year. The State of Maryland designates each year the second Sunday through the following Saturday of August as Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week.... Read more

Liberty Student’s Photograph Selected Magazine’s Finalist/Top 100 Image

Westminster, MD
08/09/2017 09:20 AM
Emerson Scheerer, a senior at Liberty High School, submitted an image that was selected as a Finalist/Top 100 image in a contest sponsored by Photography Forum magazine’s photo contest. More than 9,000 entries were submitted.... Read more

Bohde’s Place Playground Dedicated at Krimgold Park

Westminster, MD
08/09/2017 08:15 AM
Carroll County Commissioners Richard Rothschild, Dennis Frazier and Stephen Wantz helped dedicate the new Bohde’s Place Playground at Krimgold Park.... Read more

Let’s do the Time Warp….Again!

Westminster, MD
08/08/2017 03:10 PM
The Carroll Arts Center will be hosting its popular annual screening of “Rocky Horror Picture Show” with two showings on Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 pm and 10 pm.  Halloween weekend is the perfect time to don your fishnets and stiletto heels and brush up on your “Time Warp” steps as Dr. Frank ‘N’ Furter and his motley crew seduce sweethearts Brad and Janet.... Read more

Security Advisory Council Meeting – Thursday, August 10, 2017

Westminster, MD
08/08/2017 09:47 AM
The Security Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, August 10, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street in Westminster.... Read more

REVISED Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Westminster, MD
08/07/2017 11:04 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will meet on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street in Westminster. There will be time for citizen participation at this meeting. The public is encouraged to attend.... Read more

Strategic Factory Eyes Expansion by Centralizing Business Operations

Owings Mills, MD
08/07/2017 10:30 AM
Owings Mills company streamlines production and increases efficiencies by absorbing offsite storefronts

OWINGS MILLS, MD - August 4, 2017 – Strategic Factory is once again streamlining their production capabilities by moving its offsite storefronts in Baltimore, Towson, Hunt Valley and Westminster into their central headquarters and production facility in Owings Mills.... Read more

Enter Exit Escape Now Open

Mount Airy, MD
08/03/2017 08:36 AM
Enter Exit Escape is now open and ready to deliver you an unforgettable escape room adventure!... Read more

Engraving available at TownMall

Westminster, MD
08/01/2017 10:43 PM
Lasered Edges Engraving has moved their store next to Chick-Fil-A at the TownMall. They offer laser and diamond tip engraving, plus they engrave photos, names and dates,  on products created at the store, purchased at the store, or brought in by customers. On-the-spot engraving depends on laser tech availability.... Read more

August LegalMatch Newsletter

South San Francisco, CA
07/31/2017 04:22 PM
Cold Weather is Coming/ Are Parents Responsible/ When a Tree Falls/ Dangers of Underage Drinking... Read more

Andrew Wilcox Graduates from Renowned Space Academy

Westminster, MD
07/27/2017 03:36 PM
Andrew Wilcox of Sykesville, MD, recently attended Space Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center. The weeklong educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), while training students and adults with hands-on activities and missions based on teamwork, leadership and problem solving.... Read more

Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, August 9

Westminster, MD
07/27/2017 11:01 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street, Westminster. The public is encouraged to attend. There will be time for citizen participation at this meeting.... Read more

Superintendent Guthrie Announces Future Retirement

Westminster, MD
07/25/2017 03:06 PM
At the July 25, 2017 meeting of the Board of Education, Stephen Guthrie announced his decision to retire on July 1, 2018 at the conclusion of his second full term as Superintendent of Schools.... Read more


Westminster, MD
07/25/2017 01:59 PM
Donation supports experiential learning opportunities for students and faculty, as well as Student Academic Support Services (SASS) for students with documented disabilities... Read more

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