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Carroll County (Maryland)

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  • Carroll County faced threat of war in first month of new year [Eagle Archives]

    In January of 1942, the big news in the county was taxes, government debt, Japanese bombs and paratroopers ... oh, and parking meters. A Jan. 2, 1942, article in The Baltimore Sun reported, "The Board of County Commissioners paid off $25,000 to make...
  • Two arrested in Westminster ice cream shop robbery

    Two arrested in Westminster ice cream shop robbery
    Two people have been arrested in the robbery of an ice cream shop in Westminster, in which a shop employee reported having her life threatened. Police officers and a canine unit responded to Hoffman's Ice Cream in the 900 block of Washington Road...
  • Four to 10 inches of snow possible in Tuesday's snowstorm

    Four to 10 inches of snow possible in Tuesday's snowstorm
    As snow started to fall across Maryland, highway officials urged people to stay off the roads, schools and offices closed, and flights were delayed. By early afternoon, multiple accidents and backups were reported throughout the area. The National...
  • Carroll commissioners to discuss ruling on release of email lists

    Carroll commissioners to discuss ruling on release of email lists
    Carroll County commissioners have lost their case against several media organizations and now must decide whether to comply with a judge's order to turn over email lists or appeal. The five commissioners plan to meet in closed session Thursday to...
  • Westminster IT company recycles computers for charity

    Westminster IT company recycles computers for charity
    Instead of spending more than $3,000 on pizza over the past three years, Westminster-based NoWorriesIT has put that money toward another use. NoWorriesIT is in the midst of its sixth Recycling Computers for Charity drive, which collects used computers...
  • U.S. senator's former aide facing child porn charges found dead in Sykesville

    U.S. senator's former aide facing child porn charges found dead in Sykesville
    A former congressional aide facing federal child pornography charges was found dead at his Sykesville family's home in an apparent suicide, Carroll County sheriff's officials said Friday. Jesse Ryan Loskarn, 35, former chief of staff to Republican Sen....
  • New Windsor firefighter injured when hose bursts

    New Windsor firefighter injured when hose bursts
    A Carroll County volunteer firefighter was flown to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center after a hose burst and struck him Friday afternoon at a fire scene, officials said. The injuries are not life-threatening, said Byron Welker, assistant chief of the...
  • Rep. Harris talks data collection, Benghazi and ObamaCare in Bel Air

    Rep. Harris talks data collection, Benghazi and ObamaCare in Bel Air
    Data collection, Benghazi and ObamaCare were the chief concerns of Bel Air residents when they met with Maryland Congressman Andy P. Harris for a town hall meeting Friday evening. The Bel Air town hall was standing room only as attendees wrote down...
  • Carroll Farm Museum accepting entries for Wine Festival poster contest

    Carroll Farm Museum accepting entries for Wine Festival poster contest
    The Carroll County Farm Museum is now accepting entries for the annual Maryland Wine Festival poster design competition. The winning design will be reproduced on posters, T-shirts, brochures and other promotional materials for the 2014 Maryland Wine...
  • Glenwood neighborhood on Harford's first 'Parade of Homes' [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, January 30, 1964: The Home Builders Association of Maryland staged its first "Parade of Homes" in Harford County. The Glenwood sub-division, just south of the town of Bel Air, was chosen because it...
  • Medical marijuana still beyond reach in Maryland

    Medical marijuana still beyond reach in Maryland
    Barry Considine still has to buy marijuana illegally, as he has since he first asked around a biker bar for it to help treat his post-polio syndrome. Ken Kopper still fears another possession arrest for using it to ease chronic pain resulting from a...
  • Maryland graduation rate rises to 85 percent

    Maryland graduation rate rises to 85 percent
    Maryland's high school graduation rate has been climbing steadily for the past four years and reached nearly 85 percent — far above the national average — this past June, according to data released Tuesday. More students from every corner...