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  • Carmel Quinn, volunteer

    Carmel Quinn, volunteer
    Carmel Quinn, a homemaker and volunteer, died of a heart attack Sunday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 83. Born Mary Katherine Carmel Fay in Belturbet, in County Cavan, Ireland, she moved to Baltimore in...
  • Carroll parents file complaint after teacher placed on leave

    The Maryland State Department of Education plans to launch an investigation into a complaint filed by the parents of nine New Windsor Middle School students earlier this week, department spokesman Bill Reinhard said Wednesday. Parents filed a...
  • Commissioners get earful on 'official English' proposal

    Residents of Carroll County filled the public hearing room at the County Office Building on Dec. 11 to voice opposition, support or in some cases indignation over the county's proposal to render English as the official language of the county. "It's...
  • Mount Airy light display benefits foster children

    Mount Airy light display benefits foster children
    Glenn Zior's neighbors in Mount Airy have never been bothered by lights flashing four hours every night and traffic filling the narrow street as car after car stops to watch and maybe leave a donation, he said. In fact, many have asked him when his...
  • Howard farm board recommends against bid to end preservation

    Howard farm board recommends against bid to end preservation
    A Howard County board comprised of local farmers has voted unanimously to recommend the County Council and the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation deny the easement termination sought by the Mullinix Brothers Partnership, a west county farm...
  • For tree farms, excitement for the holidays is evergreen

    For tree farms, excitement for the holidays is evergreen
    For many people, finding the perfect Christmas tree and cutting it down is a family tradition, and one that puts them in the holiday mood. In Carroll County, local farms are happy to help spread that Christmas cheer, and bring in a little green as well....
  • Dry Md. town of Damascus prepares to get wet after vote

    Dry Md. town of Damascus prepares to get wet after vote
    At the Music Cafe on Ridge Road, the restaurant local residents call the hippest in town, owner Randy Anderson says he's thrilled he'll soon be able to add beer and wine to his menu for the first time. A few blocks away, at the down-home Red Rooster...
  • Woodbine/Lisbon: Ham and oyster feast at Lisbon United Methodist

    The Lisbon United Methodist Church will hold its semi-annual Ham and Oyster Supper on Oct. 20 from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served family-style. Carry outs will also be available. The dinner menu includes fried oysters, ham, green beans, corn,...
  • John L. Walz, egg producer

    John L. Walz, egg producer
    John L. Walz, a former typesetter who later ran a Carroll County farm that produced eggs, died of cancer Sunday at his son's Mount Airy home. He was 82. John Louis Walz was born and raised in Baltimore and was a 1948 graduate of City College. A pitcher,...
  • William E. 'Ned' Eakle, Howard County executive and administrator

    William E. 'Ned' Eakle, Howard County executive and administrator
    William E. "Ned" Eakle, former Howard County executive and county administrator, died Tuesday of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice in Columbia. The former West Friendship resident was 86. "We lost a part of our Howard County family — a great...
  • Farmers, homeowners spar over preservation

    Residents and farmers in western Howard County sparred Thursday night over whether three farm families should be allowed to reclaim the development rights on their farmland — the first-ever attempt to defect from Maryland's agricultural land-...
  • Boutique forms fashionable partnership at South Carroll

    South Carroll High School recently formed a new business partnership with DejaVu Boutique in Mount Airy. Through the agreement, Jamie Sauro, the company's director of operations, and Veronica Cello, general manager, will be business representatives...