| Aug 10, 2013
| 2:39 PM
The Episcopal Church in Maryland celebrated the life of its 11th bishop with all the formality and ceremony of a cathedral funeral Saturday, while remembering a man known as a fierce champion for society's outsiders.
"Bishop David Leighton knew the...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 7:55 AM
The beginning of the Carroll County school year is less than two weeks away. Stores are advertising back-to-school sales as folks prepare for the end of summer vacation and the first day of school on Aug. 26.
This news is greeted with sadness for...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Ivy Wells doesn't believe in ghosts.
But, she admits, a couple of odd occurrences at Sykesville's Town House have piqued her interest.
"A faint hint of cigar smoke permeates the Town House," Wells said on the lingering aroma at the facility on Main...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:22 AM
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...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Carroll County Public Schools joined with local law enforcement agencies Friday to announce the Adopt-A-School Program, which aims to increase school security and enhance health and safety instruction with the participation of police officers....
| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Mechanicsville Elementary School's celebration of the opening of two new playgrounds on Saturday will be both a joyous and sad occasion.
The event will also honor Nathan Chris Baker, 5, who had just entered kindergarten at Mechanicsville when he died...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:14 PM
An infant child was found next to her dying mother just before dawn Tuesday after police say a man broke into a Pigtown home, killed a young couple and shot two others — a grisly scene that brought to 20 the number of people shot in the city in a...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 10:14 AM
An electrical fire at the Martin's grocery store in Eldersburg Wednesday morning is expected to close the store for a couple of days.
The two-alarm fire, reported at 8:55 a.m., caused the store to be evacuated, but no employees or customers were...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:27 PM
A 15-year-old Liberty High School student and two passersby are being credited with helping a woman pull her three young children from a burning vehicle Tuesday afternoon in Marriottsville.
"We are grateful for the driver's quick reaction in removing her...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:01 AM
A collision on MD 32 North in Sykesville, just north of West Friendship Road, has closed the northbound shoulder at 8:42 a.m. Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
In other local incidents, a water main break in the Perry Hall...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Since we're on the cusp of Halloween, better beware of the possible return of the dreaded snallygaster, which has periodically been scaring the dickens out of Marylanders since the mid-1700s.
The snallygaster is a half-bird, half-reptile...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 3:42 PM
The state Department of Juvenile Services plans to replace its rundown detention center for girls with a new, 48-bed facility in Carroll County — a size that is raising questions among advocates for troubled youths.
Juvenile Services Secretary Sam...