Emily Chappell

Writer

Emily Chappell is education reporter for the Carroll County Times. She came to the Times in June 2016 after a year working on the Eastern Shore. She is originally from northeastern Pennsylvania, and graduated from Penn State in May 2015.

Recent Articles

  • Herd mentality: Goat yoga is gaining popularity in Maryland

    Herd mentality: Goat yoga is gaining popularity in Maryland

    A cool breeze rippled through the grass as baby pygmy goats roamed inside a fenced-off field in Carroll County one recent Saturday. The gentle call of birds floated overhead, occasionally mixing with the goats' bleats, as yogis laid out mats among the pygmies. That back-to-nature feel — and the...

  • Maryland handgun purchases move from paper to online applications

    Maryland handgun purchases move from paper to online applications

    To buy a handgun legally in Maryland, you'll now have to go online first. Beginning New Year's Day, all handgun purchase applications must be submitted through the Maryland State Police Licensing Portal. The old handwritten forms will no longer be accepted. "We wanted to improve customer service,"...

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