| Dec 1, 2013
| 10:12 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:10 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 11:19 AM
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"...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:58 PM
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...
| 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...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:52 AM
An excursion train to transport passengers between Ellicott City and Baltimore via existing railroad tracks is one of the ideas being considered by a revamped Main Street organization.
Uncovering the portion of the Tiber River that currently flows under...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Harford runners captured two second-place finishes in the Charm City Run 5K Trail Race at Boordy Vineyards Sunday in Hydes.
Adam Bosley of Bel Air finished second in the men's race in 17:21 and Courtney Waldhauser of Fallston took second in the women'...