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  • Westminster's Ready makes re-election bid official

    Del. Justin Ready, a Westminster Republican, announced his intentions to seek a second term in the House of Delegates Sunday at a campaign kick-off event at Sandymount Park in Finksburg. In a news release sent Monday morning, Ready stressed his...
  • Winning $189 million Mega Millions ticket sold in Maryland

    Winning $189 million Mega Millions ticket sold in Maryland
    When Sukhwinder Singh got the call at 6 a.m. Wednesday that his Dash In convenience store in Severn had sold a winning $189 million Mega Millions jackpot ticket, his reaction was understandable. "I thought it was somebody joking with me," said the...
  • Mt. Airy fall festival welcomes guests to more spacious carnival grounds Oct. 5 and 6

    Mount Airy's popular fall festival will celebrate its 28th year on Oct. 5 and 6 with a major change. Due to the construction on new sidewalks on Main Street, the festival has been moved from its Main Street location to the Mt. Air Volunteer Fire...
  • Former South Carroll teacher facing sex offense charges

    Former South Carroll teacher facing sex offense charges
    A former South Carroll High School English teacher has been charged with sexual abuse of a minor after he kissed a 17-year-old student in a Mount Airy park this summer, according to charging documents. Hampstead resident Wade Thomas Kemper, 38, has been...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cruise mapping wind prospects off Maryland

    Cruise mapping wind prospects off Maryland
    OCEAN CITY — The high-rise towers of Maryland's Atlantic beach resort were blips on the horizon from 13 miles offshore. Except for a distant container ship coming out of Delaware Bay, the Scarlett Isabella was practically alone as it cruised...
  • Van Hollen opens satellite office in Mount Airy

    Van Hollen opens satellite office in Mount Airy
    Rep. Chris Van Hollen will celebrate the grand opening of his Mount Airy satellite office with a meet and greet for constituents tonight at 6 p.m. Van Hollen, a Democrat, represents the state's 8th Congressional District, which includes portions of...
  • Carroll opens cooling centers around county

    The Carroll County Department of Citizen Services will operate six cooling centers around the county this week in anticipation of high temperatures and humidity. Residents who are vulnerable to extreme heat and who do not have air-conditioning in...
  • 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...
  • 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...