Fall not dormant season for Miss Carroll County Farm Bureau

Fall not dormant season for Miss Carroll County Farm Bureau

Her life became a little bit busier soon after the summer started, and it does not appear that her schedule will get less hectic now that the fall is here.

Future plans up in the air for acrobatic gymnasts

Future plans up in the air for acrobatic gymnasts

Performing on NBC's "America's Got Talent" was exciting. Meeting the panel of celebrity judges was cool.

Life of country doctor part of late morning repast after church service [Eagle Archives]

Life of country doctor part of late morning repast after church service [Eagle Archives]

While enjoying a pot-luck lunch served at the Taylorsville United Methodist Church after a Sept. 14 Homecoming service, the subject of the life and times and history of Dr. J. Francis Crawford came up...

Early days of autumn signal start of festival season in Carroll County

Early days of autumn signal start of festival season in Carroll County

With summer's official end this week and the first day of autumn on Tuesday, Sept. 23, numerous festivals and events are planned throughout the county to take advantage of the season's sunny, cool...

Roles with spice company season life for Carroll couple

Roles with spice company season life for Carroll couple

The crabs piled on a table for a backyard crab feast, hot and spicy, are probably sprinkled with a unique taste many in the area associate with summer in Maryland.

Garden bounty snuffed by a kiss-of-death thumb [Column]

Garden bounty snuffed by a kiss-of-death thumb [Column]

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....

Experience worth the effort for volunteers at annual Maryland Wine Festival

Experience worth the effort for volunteers at annual Maryland Wine Festival

This September will mark 22 years that Pat Bussard has been working the gates at the annual Maryland Wine Festival.

Carroll parents discuss sending children to military academies

Carroll parents discuss sending children to military academies

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...

Violations of school bus stop law in Carroll decrease slightly

Violations of school bus stop law in Carroll decrease slightly

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...

A tradition of Greek restaurants in Carroll County [Eagle Archive]

A tradition of Greek restaurants in Carroll County [Eagle Archive]

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,...

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.

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...

Taneytown veterinarian named to Horse Industry Board

Taneytown veterinarian named to Horse Industry Board

Michael Odian was first drawn to horses at the age of 5, after a pony ride at a friend's birthday party.

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.


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