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Westminster

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Rogers named to Edward Jones task force

Rogers named to Edward Jones task force

Ben Rogers, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Westminster, was appointed to the firm's Grassroots Legislative Task Force. The group is dedicated to voicing the concerns of individual investors to local, state and national lawmakers. As a task force member, Rogers will travel to Washington, D.C.,...

Hampstead/Finksburg

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  • Krystal Burford and Brett Ford

    Krystal Burford and Brett Ford

    Krystal Burford and Brett Ford were married June 3, 2017, at Fairhill Tea Barn in Elkton. The outdoor, double-ring ceremony was officiated by Britt Burford Jackson, aunt of the bride. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Maid of honor was Jenna Georgia, of New Jersey. Bridesmaids were...

  • Main Street revitalization project begins in Hampstead

    Main Street revitalization project begins in Hampstead

    Delayed one day because of rain, the Hampstead Main Street revitalization project finally began on Wednesday. The revitalization project will add sidewalks, pedestrian lighting, accessibility ramps, crosswalks and better stormwater management, among other improvements, to Hampstead’s Main Street,...

  • Hampstead Main Street construction to begin Tuesday

    Hampstead Main Street construction to begin Tuesday

    A long-awaited project to revamp Hampstead’s Main Street, Md. 30, will commence work on Tuesday, Aug. 15. The Hampstead Urban Construction Project will begin in earnest at 7 a.m. at North Woods Trail on the southern end of Hampstead. The $25.6 million State Highway Administration project will add...

  • Cross-continental care: Westminster man founds charity after mission trip to Ecuador

    Cross-continental care: Westminster man founds charity after mission trip to Ecuador

    A little more than a year ago, Robert Harris started feeling restless. So when members of his church announced they would be joining a mission trip to Ecuador to set up an eyeglass clinic, it seemed like just the kind of adventure the Westminster resident needed. The nine-day trip was "life-changing,"...

Sykesville/Eldersburg

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  • Lacrosse equipment drive for Eagle Scout project

    Lacrosse equipment drive for Eagle Scout project

    Gavin Davies, a life Scout with Troop 719, will be collecting new and used boys lacrosse equipment from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at Hodges Park, 5630 Hodges Road, Eldersburg. He will refurbish and donate the equipment to Charm City Boys Lacrosse program, a non-profit lacrosse program in...

  • Willey joins Carroll Health Group OB/GYN

    Willey joins Carroll Health Group OB/GYN

    Certified nurse practitioner Victoria Willey has joined Carroll Health Group OB/GYN. Carroll Health Group is Carroll Hospital's affiliated multi-specialty practice and a LifeBridge Health partner. She specializes in treatment of perimenopause and menopausal symptoms, medical management of urogynecological...

  • St. Joseph Catholic Community raising funds to start FM radio station

    St. Joseph Catholic Community raising funds to start FM radio station

    Hoping to spread the Catholic message, members of the St. Joseph Catholic Community have started fundraising to launch an FM radio station in Eldersburg. The organization will host a Local Fare and Libations fundraiser 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 23. “The Catholic Church as a whole is called...

  • Meaghan Conlon and Ronnie Yates

    Meaghan Conlon and Ronnie Yates

    Meaghan Malia Conlon and Ronnie Christopher Yates are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mike and Therese Conlon, of Eldersburg. She is a 2012 graduate of Mount St. Mary's University with a Bachelor of Science in biology. She is an embryologist at Shady Grove Fertility, Towson....

Manchester/Lineboro

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Mount Airy

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  • The first day of the Mount Airy Police Department

    The first day of the Mount Airy Police Department

    At around 12:55 p.m. Sunday, Officer J.D. Brooks answered the radio in his patrol car. Someone on Main Street had reported a group of children throwing rocks at town property. At any other time, this would not be a newsworthy occurrence within the realm of rural town police work. But Sunday, Oct....

  • Mount Airy tradition honors service members

    Mount Airy tradition honors service members

    For Mount Airy residents, Monday evening was a time to honor service members in a tradition they have held fast to every year since 2002, when the first memorial was held. Organized this year by the Marine Corps League, the annual memorial honors two Mount Airy service members who were killed in...

  • Mount Airy man charged with second-degree assault

    Mount Airy man charged with second-degree assault

    A Mount Airy man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly punched a woman and threw her to the ground. Jonathan Thomas Green, 26, of the 300 block of Dorsey Ave., was charged with one count of second-degree assault. He was released on his own recognizance the same day, according to electronic court...

  • Mount Airy man charged with first-degree assault

    Mount Airy man charged with first-degree assault

    A Mount Airy man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly choked a woman. Patrick John Sporer, 54, of the 1300 block of Scotch Heather Ave., was charged with one count each of first- and second-degree assault. He was released Monday on $20,000 bail after a Monday bail review, according to electronic...

Taneytown/West Carroll

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  • Valerie Roach and Matthew Schwertfeger

    Valerie Roach and Matthew Schwertfeger

    Valerie Roach and Matthew Schwertfeger were married May 27, 2017, at Stone Manor Country Club, Frederick. Angelo Ciccolella performed the outdoor ceremony. Maid of honor was Amanda Jenkins, of San Francisco, California. Bridesmaids were Carly Stambaugh, sister of the bride; Julie Roach, sister...

  • Kelsey Crouse and Samson Fowler

    Kelsey Crouse and Samson Fowler

    Kelsey Crouse and Samson Fowler, of Skaneateles, New York, are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Kathy Crouse, of Keymar. She is a 2011 graduate of Francis Scott Key High School and a 2015 graduate of Lebanon Valley College, where she received a degree in early...

  • Two confirmed dead after house fire near Taneytown

    Two confirmed dead after house fire near Taneytown

    The remains of two people have been recovered following a house fire, with a reported explosion, outside of Taneytown early Friday morning, but the cause and origin of the fire remain unclear. Senior Deputy State Fire Marshal Oliver Alkire said the bodies are believed to be the elderly occupants...

  • Taneytown family promotes kindness with painted rocks

    Taneytown family promotes kindness with painted rocks

    Creativity was flowing as Eli, Wyatt and Lilyana Potts painted rocks at their dining room table Tuesday afternoon. “It’s fun because we get to paint and it’s helping other people because we add messages that are inspiring,” said Eli, 9. “I like to make people happy,” added Lilyana, 5. Painted,...

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