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  • Sewage leak reported in Sykesville

    The Carroll County Bureau of Utilities has repaired a sewage leak in Sykesville, but not before an estimated 77,500 gallons of effluent leaked from a pipe each day over the past 12 days, according to a Carroll County government press release. The bureau...
  • Alexander R. "Ruffie" Holmes, accountant

    Alexander R. "Ruffie" Holmes, accountant
    Alexander R. "Ruffie" Holmes, a retired certified public accountant who later became treasurer of the old Church Home and Hospital in East Baltimore, died Sunday of complications from dementia at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville. He was...
  • Lavender Farm wins Carroll Biz Challenge

    Lavender Farm wins Carroll Biz Challenge
    A trip to England inspired Dawn Pritchard to pursue opening a lavender farm in Carroll County and now with the help of the Carroll Biz Challenge, she may be open one year sooner than expected. Pritchard, founder of Silver Linings Lavender Farm, a...
  • Sykesville hosts a holiday shopping extravaganza [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Happy Thanksgiving, and welcome to the holiday season! Sykesville Main Street will lead off with a holiday shopping extravaganza, 12 Hours of Christmas, on Friday, Dec. 6, from noon until midnight. Stores will offer special sales during this extended...
  • Water main break disrupts service in Sykesville

    Water main break disrupts service in Sykesville
    A water main break has disrupted service for some Sykesville residents, Carroll County officials say. The break is affecting residents in the area of Jeroby Road and Village Road, they said. Service should be restored by 6 p.m. alisonk@baltsun.com...
  • After Thanksgiving, many Carroll families turn appetite to Christmas trees

    After Thanksgiving, many Carroll families turn appetite to Christmas trees
    The weekend after Thanksgiving not only signals the official start of the Christmas season, but also the start of the Christmas tree hunting season.  For many families, holiday traditions include a visit to a cut-your-own tree farm the weekend of...
  • 'First area to be acquired in Howard County Parkland Plan approved' [History Matters]

    50 Years Ago A park is born In a Times article: "The first area to be acquired in the Howard County Parkland Plan, the Bethany area, has been approved by the park board and the commissioners and steps will be soon underway toward purchase. "The...
  • Howard school system retirees angry over health care change

    Medicare-eligible retirees in the Howard County Public School System will have a new insurance plan come Jan. 1, but significant concerns have been expressed by some retirees that the plan isn't accepted by their health care providers. For $6.47...
  • Howard County crash kills man, 91, on U.S. 40

    Howard County crash kills man, 91, on U.S. 40
    A 91-year-old Pikesville man died in a head-on car crash on U.S. 40 in Howard County Saturday evening, police said. The man, identified by police Monday as Joseph Kryszpel, 91, of Pikesville, drove a Lincoln Town Car the wrong way on the westbound lanes...
  • St. Barnabas Episcopal begins building a new hall [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    St. Barnabas Episcopal Church has good news to share. On All Saint's Sunday, Nov. 3, the Sykesville parish broke ground on a new hall, designed to accommodate growth and better serve the community. Interim Rector Carol Bustard-Burnside kicked off the...
  • Artists, you can help conservancy put on art show [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Calling all artists! The Howard County Conservancy seeks submissions for its fourth annual Art of Stewardship juried art show, which will run from Wednesday, March 12, until Saturday, April 9. During the opening reception on Thursday, March 13, a round...
  • Dr. Kathy A. McGovern, cell researcher

    Dr. Kathy A. McGovern, cell researcher
    Kathy A. McGovern, who had conducted cell research and was also an educator, died Dec. 1 of complications from a stroke at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. She was 55. The daughter of John McGovern, a civil engineer, and Gloria "Saunders"...