| 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 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...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Taneytown resident Tammy Holibaugh has participated in the Special Olympics for 17 years, competing in basketball, bowling, soccer, swimming, and track and field.
The 24-year-old said the games have introduced her to friends and experiences she...
| May 30, 2013
| 4:55 AM
Carroll County will open six cooling centers throughout the county Thursday and Friday in anticipation of high temperatures and humidity, according to a county news release.
"Code Orange" level air quality, unhealthy for sensitive groups such as...
| May 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
On Monday, Carroll County will mark its 146th annual observance of Memorial Day with a parade and ceremonies at the Westminster Cemetery.
The annual tradition was first organized by Mary Bostwick Shellman on May 30, 1868.
In past Eagle Archives...
| 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...
| May 21, 2013
Get ready to roll.
Baltimore and Washington's fleets of food trucks are squaring off again. Some 40 trucks, 20 from each city, are expected to attend the second Taste of Two Cities event on June 1, which is relocating from the Westport waterfront to Rash...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Carroll County's downtown communities are joining together in an effort to encourage residents to shop local. "Shopping local isn't just in your neighborhood, it's in the county's neighborhoods," said Missie Wilcox, owner of Marketworks, a marketing and...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:35 AM
A collision between a car and a motorcycle sent the motorcyclist to shock trauma in critical condition Sunday, Howard County police said.
Traffic Enforcement is investigating the incident, which occurred at approximately 2:39 p.m. Sunday, May 12, on...
| May 15, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Carmel Quinn, a homemaker and volunteer, died of a heart attack Sunday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 83.
Born Mary Katherine Carmel Fay in Belturbet, in County Cavan, Ireland, she moved to Baltimore in...