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  • 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...
  • Maryland Wineries Association to host mead and cider event

    Maryland Wineries Association to host mead and cider event
    This could be the big summer of cider. We've fallen hard for the crisp dry hard ciders coming out of Millstone Cellars in Monkton, which are so refreshing for hot-weather dining. The Maryland Wineries will host Locapour - Drink Local, a tasting event at...
  • Arbutus the place to enjoy July Fourth parade

    Arbutus the place to enjoy July Fourth parade
    For baseball pitchers as well as real estate agents, the key is location, location, location. That mantra also held true for the hundreds who lined the parade route through the heart of Arbutus to enjoy the town's annual Fourth of July celebration...
  • Bethany United Methodist opens doors to Korean congregation

    Bethany United Methodist opens doors to Korean congregation
    Members of the newly formed Bethany Korean United Methodist congregation, the first of its denomination in Howard County, gather weekdays at 5 a.m. for a dawn prayer service and on Sundays at 11:30 a.m. to worship. For a group that held its first...
  • Dooby's to open The Hatch on new space in Mount Vernon

    Don't worry, Dooby's will be here soon. That's the word from Dooby himself. Dooby's is the long-long-awaited Mount Vernon cafe from Phil Han, the Gilman alumnus whose childhood nickname is now plastered on the Park Plaza building, which has been without...
  • Earthquake detected in Carroll, Frederick counties

    The U.S. Geological Survey Saturday reported an early-morning earthquake of 2.1 magnitude in parts of western Carroll County and eastern Frederick County. The USGS said the epicenter was about three miles from Linganore, in Frederick County, and about 11...
  • Thousands attend 29th annual Maryland Wine Festival

    Thousands attend 29th annual Maryland Wine Festival
    John and Cindy Stevenson had the perfect set-up Saturday at the Maryland Wine Festival: topped-off glasses of vino, a cadre of friends and family, blankets and chairs spread out under a shade tree, crusty bread, caprese salad and two kinds of cheese. The...
  • 'A Culinary Experience' benefits Rape Crisis Intervention Service

    WESTMINSTER - Advance tickers are on sale for the 13th annual "A Culinary Experience," scheduled for Monday, Oct. 8, 6 to 9 p.m., at Martin's Westminster in the 140 Village Shopping Center. The event is a fundraiser for the Rape Crisis Intervention...
  • Doris W. Wagner, registered nurse

    Doris W. Wagner, a former registered nurse who helped plan and design Carroll County's first adult day care center, died Sept. 11 of meningioma at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The longtime Mount Airy resident was 86. The daughter of a wallpaper...
  • Roberta L. Nevitt, social worker

    Roberta L. Nevitt, a retired social worker who had worked for the Baltimore County Department of Aging, died July 27 of cancer at the Hospice of the Piedmont in Charlottesville, Va. She was 64. Roberta Lee Nevitt was born in Atlanta and later moved...
  • Power grid operator to consider canceling major transmission line projects

    Power grid operator to consider canceling major transmission line projects
    The state's power grid operator does not need a $3.3 billion pair of transmission line projects built through Maryland because the weak economy has slowed demand for electricity, the staff of operator PJM Interconnection has concluded. The staff will...