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Carroll Humane Society shifts hours to save lives

Lucinda Curfman and Lucy got to know each other Thursday in a little room built for just that purpose at the Humane Society of Carroll County. Lucy, a rambunctious, 2-year-old German shepherd mix; and Curfman, a Westminster woman looking for a big dog she could train to replace Buster, her great...

Carroll Humane Society shifts hours to save lives

Westminster

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Robert E. Warfield Sr., Ocean City real estate firm co-owner

Robert E. Warfield Sr., Ocean City real estate firm co-owner

Robert E. Warfield Sr., a former co-owner of an Ocean City real estate firm and a McDaniel College trustee, died of an aneurysm Jan. 23 at his Ocean City home. He was 75. Born in Silver Spring, he was the son of Lt. Col. William Edwin Warfield, who died in the invasion of Normandy in 1944, and...

Hampstead/Finksburg

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Sykesville/Eldersburg

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  • Elinor L. 'Ellie' Hartwig, author and longtime Glyndon resident, dies

    Elinor L. 'Ellie' Hartwig, author and longtime Glyndon resident, dies

    Elinor L. "Ellie" Hartwig, who started a publishing firm dedicated to the field of special education, died Dec. 15 of complications from Parkinson's disease at Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville. The former Glyndon resident was 82. Elinor Ann Linn was the daughter of Arthur Linn, a farmer...

  • Learn from past when deciding fate of old school buildings

    Learn from past when deciding fate of old school buildings

    If you think that our present day public discourse regarding the various education issues in Carroll County is interesting, researching the contentious history of education in Carroll County is even more so. On May 4, 1923, the Democratic Advocate ran an article about a political war of words that...

  • Md. 32 reopened after jackknifed tractor-trailer cleared

    Md. 32 reopened after jackknifed tractor-trailer cleared

    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...

  • Police investigating Eldersburg bank robbery

    Police investigating Eldersburg bank robbery

    The Carroll County Sheriff's Office is investigating a bank robbery that occurred Tuesday morning in Eldersburg and prompted six area schools to go into modified lockdown, according to a Sheriff's Office news release.   The suspect stole an undisclosed amount of money and fled on foot toward Ridge...

Manchester/Lineboro

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Mount Airy

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  • Union Bridge man dies in Md. 31 crash

    Union Bridge man dies in Md. 31 crash

    A Union Bridge man died after losing control of his vehicle and crashing on Md. 31 Tuesday morning, according to Maryland State Police. Jacob Harris Fleming, 38, of the 13000 block of New Windsor Road in Frederick County, was traveling east on Md. 31 near Coopermine Road, just after 9 a.m. Thursday,...

  • Islamic group, allies to protest Rothschild remarks

    Islamic group, allies to protest Rothschild remarks

    A coalition of advocacy groups will hold a news conference in Carroll on Thursday to ask the County Board of Commissioners to repudiate an opinion piece written by Commissioner Richard Rothschild, R-District 4, saying they believe it contains "irresponsible," "hate-filled" and "un-American" rhetoric....

  • Police investigating robbery at Mt. Airy bank

    Police investigating robbery at Mt. Airy bank

    Maryland State Police are searching for the person involved in a robbery Monday afternoon at the Capital One Bank in Mount Airy. At roughly 3:45 p.m., police received a phone call from the bank alerting them of the robbery, which resulted in no injuries, according to a spokeswoman at the Maryland...

  • Carroll State's Attorney warns about BGE bill scams

    Carroll State's Attorney warns about BGE bill scams

    The Carroll County State's Attorney's Office is warning residents about a utility bill payment scam targeting both businesses and individual residents. The Economic Crimes Unit of the state's attorney's office has received information about several recent incidents in which a caller tells the victim...

Taneytown/West Carroll

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