| Feb 3, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Carroll County Public Schools were closed Monday because of a snowstorm that belted the county.
Liberal leave was in effect for employees, according to a message on the school system website. East Middle School students are scheduled to go to Outdoor...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:00 PM
I don't understand why liberals and progressives think that President Obama is so wonderful. His State of the Union Address was empty of serious proposals, disappointing and unresponsive to the real problems Americans face and disturbing in its tendencies...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 8:04 AM
Mount Airy resident Jake Zamostny broke his own McDaniel College program record in the 1,000-meter to lead McDaniel at the Naval Academy in Annapolis on Saturday in men's indoor track and field action.
The Green Terror finished fourth at the five-team...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:24 PM
The field of candidates vying to represent Carroll County in the House of Delegates just became more crowded.
Westminster Mayor Kevin Utz is the latest candidate to file for one of three District 5 seats.
Utz, who filed Jan. 31, is now one of seven...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:24 AM
Carroll County Public Schools will be closed Wednesday due to inclement weather, according to a message on the school system website.
Offices, including Central Office, will be closed.
Carroll County remains under a winter storm warning until 1 p.m....
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Off the cuff obstetrics
"Mr. and Mrs. Joe Shinnault of Catonsville are receiving congratulations on the birth of a daughter, Linda Carolyn, on Thursday, January 21. Mr. Shinnault is especially being congratulated because he delivered...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:33 AM
At a Sunday morning press conference, Howard County police said customers who were in the Mall in Columbia at the time of yesterday's fatal shootings can retrieve items left at common areas of the mall from noon to 5 p.m. at PNC Center, 30 Corporate...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:05 AM
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...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:30 AM
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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 11:00 AM
As time marches on, it is getting clearer that Obamacare is a disaster and will eventually fall on its own weight. On November 13, 2012, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sibelius said that delaying Obamacare is not an option. On Monday, the...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:50 AM
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...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:23 AM
Even in frigid weather, Ginger Myers' pigs are happy.
"As cold as it gets, the pigs are out there, snorting and playing like kids bundled up and running around," says the owner of Evermore Farm, a family-owned livestock and produce farm in Westminster....