Retail packaging is getting out of hand. I'll bet it's easier to break into Fort Knox — or out of Shawshank — than it is to get into most products these days.
North Carroll Middle School was flooded with phone calls Tuesday after an erroneous news report that a student had shot and killed herself inside the Hampstead school.
The Men's Wearhouse plans to end the contract that supplies tuxedo rental inventory to Hampstead-based subsidiary Jos. A. Bank, the Houston-based men's retailer said Wednesday.
By now I should be offering people bumper crops of homegrown vegetables. Sadly, my success with outdoor plants is no better than my aptitude with houseplants. Basically, if it's green, I will kill it....
When Rene Sykes envisioned her two daughters going off to college, she didn't imagine them in basic training, getting room inspections and parachuting out of airplanes at half-time for shows across...
While drivers continue to ignore the stop arms on school buses at an alarming rate in the state, those in Carroll County are getting slightly better, according to a Maryland State Department of...
When Westminster was first laid out by William Winchester in 1764, it was located on one of the three main routes west in what we now know as Carroll County. Today these routes are known as Route 30,...
Going to visit your child at school this year?
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.
Life is finally starting to settle down for Brooke Bianchetti, who graduated from college, accepted a full-time job and moved to Finksburg all within a few weeks this spring.
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.
A trash truck and a sports utility vehicle collided on Md. 140 in Baltimore County near the Carroll County line Wednesday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
Most high school students aren't interested in understanding state budget documents, reviewing policy or improving education systems.
Since 1985, July has been declared National Parks and Recreation Month by the National Recreation and Park Association.
"This is nice," Doug sighed, settling himself into the restaurant booth. "This is really nice."
Maryland State Police ruled Saturday that a man whose body was found Friday in a rural part of Carroll County was murdered.
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