New security measures balance keeping schools welcoming and safe

New security measures balance keeping schools welcoming and safe

Going to visit your child at school this year?

Newcomers add to flavor of Restaurant Week in Carroll County

Newcomers add to flavor of Restaurant Week in Carroll County

Diane Hale was mulling what to do to attract attention to her winery, Galloping Goose, in Hampstead, when she started thinking about Carroll County's annual Restaurant Week promotion.

Carroll County bands getting warmed up for fall season

Carroll County bands getting warmed up for fall season

August means one thing for many teens around the county.

Oil from wormseed plants a cash crop for Carroll County farmers [Eagle Archive]

Oil from wormseed plants a cash crop for Carroll County farmers [Eagle Archive]

This Tuesday's topic for the monthly Box Lunch Talk presented by the Historical Society of Carroll County will be the history of the production of wormseed in Carroll County.

Customer service for new cellphone is never a direct line [For Better or Worse]

Customer service for new cellphone is never a direct line [For Better or Worse]

Originally, mobile phones were the size, shape and heft of your average brick. People would walk down the street yelling, "Guess where I'm calling from!" into the mouthpiece.

Mt. Airy club offers early start to young triathletes

Mt. Airy club offers early start to young triathletes

On a beautiful sunny evening, approximately 20 kids wearing bathing suits and swimming caps tear into Lake Linganore, swim feverishly and then bound out of the water.

Mini Cow Tri Club Youth Triathalon Team [Pictures]

Mini Cow Tri Club Youth Triathalon Team [Pictures]

Pictures of the Mini Cow Tri Club as they practice at Lake Linganore on Tuesday, July 29, preparing for the Youth Nationals in Ohio.

Tour of Westminster trees taps roots of city's history [Column]

Tour of Westminster trees taps roots of city's history [Column]

On Aug. 14, the University of Maryland Extension-Carroll County agent for home horticulture, Steve Allgeier, will again conduct a walking tour of Westminster trees.

Cycling's connection to Carroll County includes clubs and races in 1800s [Eagle Archives]

Cycling's connection to Carroll County includes clubs and races in 1800s [Eagle Archives]

According to the website for the Le Tour de France (Letour.com), the final, 21st stage of this year's 101st edition of the famed European bicycle race will take place on July 27. For the riders, it...

Two additional vaccinations required for students in Carroll County

Two additional vaccinations required for students in Carroll County

Although it's still mid-summer, the first day of school is not far off. In addition to choosing a backpack in which to carry their new pencils and notebooks, some Carroll County students also have...

Mikey Wynne scores in OT to lift South to 17-16 win at Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic

Mikey Wynne scores in OT to lift South to 17-16 win at Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic

The North and South squads entered Saturday afternoon's Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic tied at 4 wins all-time.

Liberty Reservoir Day celebrates local watershed [Eagle Archives]

Liberty Reservoir Day celebrates local watershed [Eagle Archives]

On July 26, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works will again celebrate Liberty Reservoir Day in the recreation area right above the reservoir dam on the North Branch of the Patapsco River.

Park designation for July a signal for Carroll residents to get out and move

Park designation for July a signal for Carroll residents to get out and move

Since 1985, July has been declared National Parks and Recreation Month by the National Recreation and Park Association.

Dinner out for anniversary sets the table for married couple [Column]

Dinner out for anniversary sets the table for married couple [Column]

"This is nice," Doug sighed, settling himself into the restaurant booth. "This is really nice."

Sykesville man seriously hurt after boating accident in Ocean City

Sykesville man seriously hurt after boating accident in Ocean City

Two incumbents ousted in Carroll commissioners race

Two incumbents ousted in Carroll commissioners race

With school funding one of the top issues in the Carroll County Commissioners’ race, Republican candidates who received the backing of the local teachers’ union won in four of the five...

Sykesville nets accreditation for Main Street program

Sykesville nets accreditation for Main Street program

Sykesville’s Main Street Association has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by a...

Primary election turnout slow and steady in Carroll

Primary election turnout slow and steady in Carroll

After record numbers during the weeklong early voting period, turnout was slow and steady Tuesday morning for the primary election.

Playing the numbers game when changing cellphone plans [Column]

Playing the numbers game when changing cellphone plans [Column]

You can't swing a dead charging station anymore without hitting a cellphone plan that claims it's better than the one you've already got ... or so it seems at first glance.

Humanist group asks judge to order 'permanent injunction' against Carroll prayer

Humanist group asks judge to order 'permanent injunction' against Carroll prayer

The group battling with Carroll County commissioners over Christian prayers at their meetings asked a judge Tuesday to order a "permanent injunction" on the practice, which they say alienates some...

Liberty High Class of 2014 Graduation [Pictures]

Liberty High Class of 2014 Graduation [Pictures]

Liberty High School's Class of 2014 commencement ceremony at McDaniel College in Westminster on Thursday, June 5.


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