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Westminster High School FFA Wins State Career Development Event

Westminster, MD
04/24/2018 10:52 AM
On Saturday, April 7, 2018, members of the Westminster High School FFA Chapter won the Maryland FFA Agricultural Technology and Mechanical Systems (ATMS) Career Development Event at Maryland FFA Spring Judging.... Read more

The Public is invited to County Commissioner Candidate Forums

Westminster, MD
04/20/2018 12:20 PM
The Community Media Center has partnered with the Carroll County Times to hold a series of Candidate Forums prior to the 2018 Primary election.... Read more

Board Work Session – Strategic Plan Measures of Success

Westminster, MD
04/19/2018 10:33 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold a work session on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 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 topic of the work session will be the Strategic Plan Measures of Success. The public is encouraged to attend. There will be no time for citizen participation at this meeting.... Read more

Special Board Meeting to Appoint New Superintendent

Westminster, MD
04/19/2018 10:31 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 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 purpose of the meeting is the appointment of the new Superintendent of Schools. The public is encouraged to attend. There will be no time for citizen participation at this meeting.... Read more

Westminster Elementary Students Named Finalists in NASA Challenge

Westminster, MD
04/19/2018 10:27 AM
Wyatt Sharp and Landyn Mansfield, students in Tracey Cavey’s fifth grade class at Westminster Elementary School, are finalists in the national 2018 NASA Optimus Prime Spinoff Promotion and Research Challenge. They were the only team from Maryland to be selected as finalists.... Read more

Redistricting and School Closure Committee

Westminster, MD
04/17/2018 12:56 PM
Redistricting and School Closure Committee Community Listening Sessions... Read more

Commission on Aging & Disabilities Welcomes New Members

Westminster, MD
04/17/2018 12:51 PM
Commission on Aging & Disabilities Welcomes New Members and Thanks Outgoing Members... Read more

Special Olympics event scheduled for April 18 has been postponed.

Westminster, MD
04/17/2018 12:48 PM
The Special Olympics event scheduled for tomorrow, April 18, has been postponed due to standing water and poor field conditions. It has been rescheduled for Friday, April 20, at Westminster High School.... Read more

The Public is invited to a Board of Education Candidates Forum

Westminster, MD
04/16/2018 01:57 PM
The Community Media Center has partnered with the Carroll County Times to hold a series of Candidate Forums prior to the 2018 Primary election.... Read more

Redistricting and School Closure Committee Meeting – April 12 and 19

Westminster, MD
04/13/2018 09:26 AM
The Redistricting and School Closure Committee will meet on Thursday, April 12, and Thursday, April 19, 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 topic for both meetings will be educational presentations. The meeting is open to the public.... Read more

Spring Season Brings Chances for Hazardous Weather in Carroll Co

Westminster, MD
04/10/2018 01:47 PM
April 8-14 is Severe Storms Awareness Week
Although it doesn’t quite feel like spring yet, now is the time to begin thinking about the upcoming severe storms season. This is Severe Storms Awareness Week, and the Carroll County Department of Public Safety – Emergency Management is teaming up with the National Weather Service and the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to promote citizen awareness and preparedness.... Read more

Pre-order 2018 Celebrating Am Summer Adventure Passport & Travel Guide

Westminster, MD
04/10/2018 09:32 AM
On May 20, 2018 the Celebrating America Summer Adventure program will begin for kids entering 1st through 9th grades.... Read more

SDAT Annual Reports and Personal Property Tax Returns Due in One Week

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04/09/2018 11:14 AM
SDAT Annual Reports and Personal Property Tax Returns Due in One Week
File Documents or Request an Extension by April 16 Deadline... Read more

Commissioners Proclaim April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Westminster, MD
04/06/2018 11:39 AM
Sexual Assault Awareness Month is intended to raise awareness for the widespread sexual violence, and its public implications to every community member of Carroll County. Rape and sexual assault affect our community according to statistics indicating that one out of every 6 American women and 3% of American men have experienced an attempted or completed rape in their lifetime (RAINN.org).... Read more

“READY? SET? GOOD!”

Westminster, MD
04/05/2018 12:40 PM
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS CAMPAIGN
STRESSES AT-HOME PLANNING... Read more

Award Recipients Announced from Environmental Advisory Council

Westminster, MD
04/05/2018 12:38 PM
The Carroll County Environmental Advisory County (EAC) announced the winners of the 2018 Environmental Awareness Awards.  The EAC will join the Board of County Commissioners during its open session on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. to present the awards.... Read more

Carroll Students Named Carson Scholars

Westminster, MD
04/04/2018 02:10 PM
Ninety-eight students from Carroll County Public Schools have been selected as Carson Scholars for 2018. Each year the Carson Scholars Fund recognizes a select group of high achieving students in grades 4-11 who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and humanitarian qualities.... Read more

Students to Participate in Tournament of Champions at McDaniel College

Westminster, MD
03/29/2018 01:17 PM
More than 100 elementary, middle, and high school students with special needs will participate in the 29th annual Tournament of Champions on Friday, April 6, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Gill Gym at McDaniel College.... Read more

Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Outstanding Teachers

Westminster, MD
03/29/2018 11:23 AM
The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce recognized 461 teachers at the 29th annual Outstanding Teacher Awards program held Wednesday evening, March 28, 2018, at Winters Mill High School.... Read more

Health Department to Host Open House for Public Heath Week

Westminster, MD
03/29/2018 11:00 AM
The Carroll County Health Department invites the public to an open house to celebrate Public Health Week.... Read more

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