Annual Peep Show attracts art fans and candy company

Annual Peep Show attracts art fans and candy company

Christian Twamley is a sugar artist.

Meet Carroll County candidates before June 24 primary election

Meet Carroll County candidates before June 24 primary election

The Carroll County League of Women Voters will be hosting a series of candidate forums around the county in preparation for the June 24 primary election.

Carroll commissioners vote to halt sectarian prayers

Carroll commissioners vote to halt sectarian prayers

A divided Carroll County board of commissioners voted Tuesday to no longer invoke Jesus Christ in prayers before government sessions, a measure one commissioner said “binds me to an act of...

Hampstead man sentenced to 30 years in sexual assault on former girlfriend

Man sentenced in Howard Co. to 30 years in sexual assault on ex-girlfriend

The Carroll County man who was convicted of kidnapping and assault in the August 2012 sexual assault on his former girlfriend in her Marriottsville home has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in...

Carroll commissioners reject drone resolution

Carroll commissioners reject drone resolution

While his colleagues debated the legal implications and necessity of a resolution restricting the use of drones, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), in Carroll County, Commissioner Dave Roush waited until...

Plaintiffs in Carroll prayer case file for contempt against commissioners

Plaintiffs in Carroll prayer case file for contempt against commissioners

Challenging a judge's restrictions on prayer at Carroll County government meetings, a resident invoked the name of Jesus Christ before the county commissioners this week — raising new...

Provisions to recoup state education funding for Carroll schools falter in House

Provisions to recoup state education funding for Carroll schools falter in House

A pair of proposals that would have limited the amount of state funding lost by Carroll County Public Schools over the next three years was approved by the county's state senators, supported by the...

Jos. A. Bank earnings slip on costs related to takeover

Jos. A. Bank earnings slip on costs related to takeover

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers saw its earnings slide in the fourth quarter as the menswear retailer attempted to fight off a takeover by Men's Wearhouse.

State approves of Carroll schools' snow day waiver request

State approves of Carroll schools' snow day waiver request

As long as the weather cooperates, Carroll County students no longer need to worry about going to school past June 13.

Men's Wearhouse hires advisory firm to help merge Jos. A. Bank chain

Men's Wearhouse hires advisory firm to help merge Jos. A. Bank chain

The Men's Wearhouse Inc. hired a business advisory firm to help it merge with Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. once it acquires the rival retailer in a $1.8 billion deal announced earlier...

As Carroll debates prayer, founding fathers' faith comes into focus

As Carroll debates prayer, founding fathers' faith comes into focus

Despite a federal judge's order that the Carroll County commissioners stop praying to Jesus at their meetings, Commissioner Robin Bartlett Frazier reached into history and summoned George Washington...

'Saturday Night Live' literally burns Jos. A. Bank with brutal parody

'Saturday Night Live' literally burns Jos. A. Bank with brutal parody

"Saturday Night Live" skewered Jos. A. Bank...

Westminster to host bimonthly Veterans Job Club

Westminster to host bimonthly Veterans Job Club

More than 20 veterans from the mid-Maryland region attended the inaugural Veterans Job Club in Carroll County Friday and LeRoy Thomas has no doubt that attendance will grow in future events.

Finalists named for Carroll County Teacher of the Year

Finalists named for Carroll County Teacher of the Year

From a field of more than 300 teachers in Carroll County public schools who were recognized Wednesday, eight finalists for the 2014 Carroll County Public Schools Teacher of the Year Award have been...

Carroll commissioner 'willing to go to jail' over right to pray

Carroll commissioner 'willing to go to jail' over right to pray

A day after a federal judge barred Carroll County commissioners from invoking Jesus Christ in their pre-meeting prayers, Commissioner Robin B. Frazier did just that — twice — saying she...

Judge bars Carroll commissioners from invoking Jesus

Judge bars Carroll commissioners from invoking Jesus

The Carroll County commissioners must stop opening their meetings with prayers to Jesus Christ, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, a decision that comes amid a national debate over the limits of...

Carroll County proposes ban on synthetic drugs

Carroll County proposes ban on synthetic drugs

Joining local municipalities and cities around the state, Carroll County commissioners are looking to prohibit the sale and possession of synthetic drugs in the county.

Construction underway on Hampstead drainage project

Construction underway on Hampstead drainage project

The Maryland State Highway Administration has started construction on a $325,000 drainage and outfall enhancement project in Hampstead, according to an SHA news release.

Carroll BOE adjusts two early dismissals to make up for snow days

Carroll BOE adjusts two early dismissals to make up for snow days

The Carroll County Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday to convert two scheduled early dismissal days into full days to put the school system in compliance with state laws.

Jos. Bank chairman to get up to $5.8 million payout in sale to Men's Wearhouse

Jos. Bank chairman to get up to $5.8 million payout in sale to Men's Wearhouse

The chairman of Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. will receive a payout of up to $5.8 million as part of the chain's acquisition by Men's Wearhouse in a $1.8 billion deal.

Jos. A. Bank and Men's Wearhouse to retain identities in business marriage

Jos. A. Bank and Men's Wearhouse to retain identities in business marriage

They both sell suits to the American middle class, but in consumers' minds, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers and the Men's Wearhouse occupy distinctive niches.


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