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Carroll County (Maryland)

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  • One dead, eight injured by falling trees at Carroll County summer camp during storm

    One dead, eight injured by falling trees at Carroll County summer camp during storm
    One child was killed and eight others were injured by falling tree branches at a Christian summer camp in Carroll County during Tuesday night's storm, a fire department spokesman said. The children were on their way inside at River Valley Ranch in the...
  • Carroll's Venturing Crew 202 captures Maryland Envirothon

    Carroll's Venturing Crew 202 captures Maryland Envirothon
    A five-member team of students from Carroll County's Venturing Crew 202 won the 24th annual Maryland Envirothon — an outdoor natural resources competition that challenges students to identify and categorize living resources, perform soil surveys and...
  • Harris opposes Carroll County immigrant shelter

    Harris opposes Carroll County immigrant shelter
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Andy Harris, the state's sole Republican in Congress, vowed Friday to use his position on the House Appropriations Committee to block any effort by the federal government to set up a shelter for immigrant children in Carroll County....
  • Carroll's revealing 'illeagle' graffiti [Editorial]

    Carroll's revealing 'illeagle' graffiti  [Editorial]
    We thank the nameless graffiti artist in Carroll County who spray painted a denunciation of an aborted plan to house some of the thousands of unaccompanied minors who have crossed the southern U.S. border in recent months at a military facility near...
  • 'No illeagles here' painted on building considered for immigrant children's shelter

    'No illeagles here' painted on building considered for immigrant children's shelter
    A vandal painted the words "No illeagles here," on a Carroll County building that had been under consideration as a temporary shelter for undocumented immigrant children. "No undocumented Democrats," continued the message painted on Westminster's former...
  • World's refugee crisis comes to U.S. and Maryland

    World's refugee crisis comes to U.S. and Maryland
    Humanity faces its biggest refugee crisis since World War II, and Rep. Andy Harris, the Republican congressman from Maryland's 1st District, pledges to do everything in his power to keep a tiny fraction of Central American children out of a shelter in...
  • 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 to get additional immunizations before they can start...
  • Two incumbents ousted in Carroll commissioners race

    With school funding one of the top issues in the Carroll County Commissioners' race, Republican candidates who received the backing of the local teachers' union won in four of the five districts, ousting two incumbents in the process. But conservative...
  • Two incumbents ousted in Carroll commissioners race

    Two incumbents ousted in Carroll commissioners race
    With school funding one of the top issues in the Carroll County Commissioners’ race, Republican candidates who received the backing of the local teachers’ union won in four of the five districts, ousting two incumbents in the process. But...
  • New faces eager to join Howard State House delegation as results come in

    New faces eager to join Howard State House delegation as results come in
    With four retiring legislators and three more running for different seats this election cycle, Howard County’s State House delegation will be filled with fresh faces when session starts in January. With more than 90 percent of precincts...
  • High school rodeo saddles up for inaugural ride at Howard fair

    High school rodeo saddles up for inaugural ride at Howard fair
    Forget what you think you know about a mule being an obstinate creature, given to sitting down with a frustrated rider on its back if the impulse strikes. Madison and Miranda Iager of Woodbine say they will be working to debunk the "stubborn as a mule"...
  • Board gives preliminary approval for Carroll's first charter school

    Board gives preliminary approval for Carroll's first charter school
    A public charter school is well on its way to becoming a reality in Carroll County. After having its first charter school application rejected by the Carroll County Board of Education last year, Sustainable Futures Inc. reworked the application and...