| 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...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The property tax controversies that engulf City Hall certainly raise the issue of administration accountability, but the equity issue goes beyond the taxpayers involved ("Condo owners stunned by unexpected end to tax break," Nov. 21).
If the condo...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 7:14 PM
A Mount Airy man was arrested Monday on suspicion that he might have fatally stabbed his father after a violent fight spilled onto the lawn of the home that the pair shared.
Joseph W. Pine, 31, of 706 Bridlewreath Way, was expected to be charged Tuesday...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Representatives from the Maryland Health Connection will be visiting Carroll County CVS stores and libraries over the next three weeks to discuss health care options for uninsured residents.
The Maryland Health Connection, established through the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Bill Schroeder, owner of a bustling Italian grocery on Westminster's Main Street, doesn't know Rep. Chris Van Hollen's voting history or many of his positions. But he knows his Democratic congressman lives in Montgomery County.
And he finds it...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:15 AM
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 the Maryland State Police.
Joseph W. Pine, 31, was charged early Tuesday morning after police...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:55 AM
In the 1970s, South Carroll High School's marching band was in the Macy's Parade. Throughout the '80s and '90s, the band won multiple competitions and traveled around the country participating in parades.
By 2004, it was gone.
The time has come,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:05 AM
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...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:25 AM
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...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:02 AM
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...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:40 AM
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...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:49 PM
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...