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...

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."

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...

Carroll Hospital Center CEO to retire

Carroll Hospital Center CEO to retire

John M. Sernulka, CEO of Carroll Hospital Center, plans to retire July 1 after 26 years at the facility, according to the hospital's board chairman. Leslie Simmons, hospital president, will become...

Special Olympics torch run heading across Carroll County on Wednesday

Special Olympics torch run heading across Carroll County on Wednesday

Law enforcement officers representing the agencies throughout Carroll County will hits the road Wednesday, June 4 beginning at 8 a.m. in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics...

County office building's delayed opening 40 years ago [Eagle Archive]

County office building's delayed opening 40 years ago [Eagle Archive]

This summer will mark the 40-year anniversary of the construction of the Carroll County Office Building on a 9-acre track of fallow farmland at 225 N. Center St. in Westminster.

No contempt findings in Carroll County prayer case

No contempt findings in Carroll County prayer case

Carroll County Commissioner Robin B. Frazier will not face punishment for contempt of court after she uttered a prayer to Jesus at a recent meeting, a federal judge ruled Thursday.

More the merrier as Mt. Airy May Fest moves to carnival grounds May 17 and 18

More the merrier as Mt. Airy May Fest moves to carnival grounds May 17 and 18

Mount Airy's May Fest will take place at a new location this year that will allow it to triple in size and offer more than 200 vendors, in addition to three stages of entertainment, food and more.

After school running program for girls in Carroll County offers lessons for life

After school running program for girls in Carroll County offers lessons for life

Jillian Casey, 9, tried to sum up her thoughts about Girls on the Run as she jogged around the field at Freedom Elementary during a recent practice.

Carroll commissioners resume practice of sectarian Christian prayer

Carroll commissioners resume practice of sectarian Christian prayer

A member of the Carroll Board of County Commissioners opened the panel's meeting Tuesday with a prayer "in Jesus' name," resuming the controversial practice a week after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled...

Carroll commissioners say they'll return to sectarian prayer before meetings

Carroll commissioners say they'll return to sectarian prayer before meetings

Carroll County commissioners said Thursday they will resume giving each commissioner a turn opening meetings with a prayer of his or her choice — including those that name Jesus Christ —...

Schaefer Award honors legacy of service to the county by Shepherd's Staff [Eagle Archives]

Schaefer Award honors legacy of service to the county by Shepherd's Staff [Eagle Archives]

On April 30, The Shepherd's Staff, in Westminster, received the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award from Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot.

Carroll commissioners to discuss handling of sectarian prayers Thursday

Carroll commissioners to discuss handling of sectarian prayers Thursday

On the day after the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a ruling that paved the way for Carroll County Commissioners to reinstate their practice of sectarian prayer before meeting, the board decided it...

Supreme Court decision allows Carroll Co. commissioners to pray

Supreme Court decision allows Carroll Co. commissioners to pray

A divided U.S. Supreme Court upheld Monday the right of local governments to offer sectarian prayers at public meetings, a decision that clears the way for the Carroll County board of commissioners to...

Baltimore Sun Media Group buys The Capital in Annapolis and the Carroll County Times

Baltimore Sun Media Group buys The Capital in Annapolis and the Carroll County Times

The Baltimore Sun Media Group announced Thursday it has purchased The Capital in Annapolis, the Carroll County  Times and other area...

High water closes nearly 20 roads in Carroll County

High water closes nearly 20 roads in Carroll County

As rain continues to fall throughout the region, Carroll County officials were reporting that as of 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, 19 roads were closed across the county due to flooding.


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