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  • Mount Airy students take a virtual trip to Philadelphia

    Mount Airy students take a virtual trip to Philadelphia
    Students at Mt. Airy Middle School visited with staff at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Thursday to discuss the use of medieval armor and weaponry. But they didn't have to travel far to see the museum's medieval exhibits. Instead, seventh-graders...
  • Mount Airy man facing murder charges in connection with father's death

    Mount Airy man facing murder charges in connection with father's death
    A Mount Airy man has been charged with first- and second-degree murder in the death of his father Monday afternoon, according to Greg Shipley, a spokesman for theĀ  Maryland State Police. Joseph W. Pine, 31, was charged early Tuesday morning after police...
  • Mt. Airy ready for weeklong display of town's historic roots

    Mt. Airy ready for weeklong display of town's historic roots
    Ten years ago, merchants along Mount Airy's historic Main Street hoping to drum up more business looked for something different. "What it was decided to do was to learn about the history of our community," said Ellie Bonde, chairwoman of the promotion...
  • Carroll's Krebs to seek reelection to House of Delegates

    Carroll's Krebs to seek reelection to House of Delegates
    Delegate Susan Krebs, an Eldersburg Republican, formally announced her plans to seek reelection to the House of Delegates in District 5 through a news release Thursday. Krebs, a three-term delegate, stressed her leadership, business experience and...
  • Mount Airy library, senior center to close Wednesday

    The Mount Airy library and senior center will be closed Wednesday for electrical upgrades. Electrical power to the building will be temporarily shut off in order to allow Pepco personnel to connect a new emergency panel, according to a county government...
  • Mount Airy man in critical condition after hit-and-run

    Mount Airy man in critical condition after hit-and-run
    An 18-year-old Mount Airy man is in critical condition after a hit-and-run accident Saturday night in Taylorsville that the Maryland State Police is investigating. Michael Hatfield is in critical condition at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma...
  • Dr. Jocelyn A. Farrar, nurse

    Dr. Jocelyn A. Farrar, nurse
    Dr. Jocelyn A. Farrar, who realized a childhood dream of becoming a nurse and then spent nearly four decades in the field, died Saturday of mesothelioma at a second home in Isle of Palms, S.C. The longtime Mount Airy resident was 61. "She was a nurse's...
  • Carroll Restaurant Week starts Sunday

    Carroll Restaurant Week starts Sunday
    Carroll County’s third annual Restaurant Week starts Sunday, Aug. 18, with 28 restaurants participating countywide. The event showcases county eateries by offering patrons the opportunity to visit a new restaurant or try an old favorite at an...
  • Traffic: All travel lanes reopened on I-95 North in Elkridge

    Traffic: All travel lanes reopened on I-95 North in Elkridge
    The State Highway Administration said on Tuesday that all traffic lanes are have been reopened on Interstate 95 North at MD 100 after the clearing of a two-vehicle accident involving an overturned truck that had blocked traffic in both directions. The...
  • Falling test scores? Fix the tests, of course

    Falling test scores? Fix the tests, of course
    I'm sure the school system will "fix" the declining test scores within two years ("State's test scores decline," July 24). The solution is obvious, as any politician and teacher knows. Just make the tests easier! Then our administrators, teachers and...
  • Traffic: No unscheduled road closures at 9 a.m.

    Traffic: No unscheduled road closures at 9 a.m.
    Local traffic moved without unscheduled road closures at 9 a.m. Monday after the clearing of a collision in Towson on Interstate 83 North at the Ruxton Road exit, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland Transit Administration...
  • For some students, a fresh start at new schools

    For some students, a fresh start at new schools
    School was poised to start in several area jurisdictions Monday, but Howard County officials got a head start Sunday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new $34 million Ducketts Lane Elementary School in Elkridge. "It's truly a 21st-century...