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Carroll County (Maryland)

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  • 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. March 31 and June 13 had been scheduled as a 2 hour and 45-minute...
  • Success in robotic competition a first for girls at Century High

    Success in robotic competition a first for girls at Century High
    Members of the all-girls Century High School robotics team that qualified for the VEX Robotics World Championship in Anaheim next month don't like to brag about beating teams of all boys. But asked twice about how it feels to advance in a field...
  • Traffic: Accident in Mount Airy cleared

    Traffic: Accident in Mount Airy cleared
    As of 9:20 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation reported that an accident in Carroll County that closed Route 27 during the morning rush hour had been cleared. The accident had been on northbound Route 27 in the Twin Arch Road area of Mount...
  • Traffic: Roadwork may cause delays

    Traffic: Roadwork may cause delays
    As of 8:50 a.m., a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 695 has closed two of three outer loop traffic lanes and a shoulder at Loch Raven Boulevard. Roadwork is also causing several lane closures in the Baltimore metro area. Patching and resurfacing...
  • With hope of ending the year June 12, Harford school officials seek state waiver for five missed days

    With hope of ending the year June 12, Harford school officials seek state waiver for five missed days
    Harford County Public Schools will request the maximum of five state waivers for instructional days missed for inclement weather, school officials say, and if they are approved, the school year will end on June 12. Neighboring Cecil County Public Schools...
  • As snow falls, state school board allows way out of 180-day rule

    As snow falls, state school board allows way out of 180-day rule
    A Maryland school superintendent wouldn't ordinarily give local systems a pass on the requirement that public school students go to school for 180 days a year. But these have not been ordinary times. The seemingly endless winter, with its unusual number...
  • Crunch time comes for Harford legislation in Annapolis

    Crunch time comes for Harford legislation in Annapolis
    It's less than seven days and counting until the 2014 session of the Maryland General Assembly ends at midnight Monday, and the fates of a number of Harford County-centered bills remain to be decided in those waning days. As of Tuesday afternoon, a...
  • 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. "I'm very confident it will grow," said Thomas, a local...
  • Fuchs Group Baltimore Spice to move to Hampstead

    Fuchs Group Baltimore Spice to move to Hampstead
    A global company that manufactures spice concoctions for the food industry is building a new North American headquarters in Hampstead, relocating its operations from Baltimore County. The German-based Fuchs Group, which bought Old Bay creator Baltimore...
  • Mount Airy library to close for one month

    Mount Airy library to close for one month
    The Mount Airy Branch Library will close for a month beginning in mid-February for interior renovation. The renovation project, which started Jan. 6, will include a new layout with additional study areas, more flexible meeting spaces, and a combined...
  • Former Carroll delegate files for District 5 seat

    A former delegate and Maryland parole commissioner has filed her candidacy for District 5 of the Maryland House of Delegates. Carmen Amedori, 58, announced her intention to run in a news release Monday. She is the sixth Republican and seventh...
  • Baffling Common Core question [Letter]

    Baffling Common Core question [Letter]
    Regarding the new Common Core standards Maryland is adopting, I have a granddaughter in the fourth grade in Carroll County and the following is an example of a problem she was given to solve: "Tyler made 36 total snowflakes which is a multiple of how...