| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Haven Shoemaker, a member of the all-Republican Board of Carroll County Commissioners, will announce his intentions for the 2014 election Monday at noon in front of the Westminster Branch Library on Main Street.
In a press release Thursday, Shoemaker...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Patricia E. Sadowski, a retired Baltimore County public schools reading specialist and music lover, died Sunday from congestive heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Oak Crest Village resident was 76.
"Pat worked with children who were...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Steven M. Smith, a respiratory therapist and outdoorsman, died Saturday from cancer at the Golden Living Center in Westminster. He was 56.
The son of a United Methodist minister and a social worker, Steven Montgomery Smith was born in Laurel. He was...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Residents of Baltimore were naturally jittery as news swept through the city 150 years ago that Confederate and Union forces were about to meet in an epic battle unfolding in Gettysburg, a small Pennsylvania farming village.
And when it was over, it...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:05 AM
If Mount Airy residents wanted to see fireworks on July 4, they had to drive to Columbia, Frederick or Westminster.
Not this year.
A group of business owners in the town have come together to fund the first Celebrate Independence Day event that will...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 10:44 PM
The bites were coming for anglers on the Susquehanna Flats in a Bass Federation tournament in September 2010. But they weren't from fish.
“It was so salty, they were catching crabs up in the flats,” Baltimore angler Donald Haskins said....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Carroll County Commissioner Haven Shoemaker announced his candidacy for state delegate in 2014 Monday in front of about 25 people outside of the Westminster Branch Library.
Shoemaker, a Republican serving his first term on the Board of County...
| Jun 11, 2013
Maryland Wine Week is back. The 11-day celebration of the state's wine industry begins Friday and runs through June 24.
Organized by the Maryland Wineries Association, the third annual promotional event has restaurants and wine shops throughout the state...
| May 21, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Linganore Winecellars in Mount Airy is kicking off its 2013 schedule of two-day concert events on Saturday and Sunday with the Caribbean Wine, Music and Art Festival. The event includes tastings of Linganore wines and performances from Pan Masters and the...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Century High School's junior class, in partnership with Deja vu Boutique in Mount Airy, will host a Prom Fashion Show on Saturday, Jan. 5, 6-9 p.m., at Century High School, 355 Ronsdale Road, Sykesville.
Students will be able to view the latest prom...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 4:51 PM
Students at Parr's Ridge Elementary School, in Mount Airy, recently raised $1,351 to donate to the American Red Cross in support of victims of Superstorm Sandy victims.
Students raised the money by participating in "Penny Wars," which had grade levels...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:05 PM
It's a sunny morning in Westminster, and the pulleys are squeaking, the weights clinking as a half-dozen members of a small gym give the equipment a workout.
Bouncy music comes though a stereo's speakers. A trainer encourages a client on a treadmill....