| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:10 PM
A modernization project for Charles Carroll Elementary School in Westminster tops the list of capital improvement project funding sought by Carroll County Public Schools for fiscal year 2015.
Facilities planner Bill Caine presented the school system's...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:12 PM
The race car — what's left of it — sits in a yard in Middle River, a rusty hulk entombed by weeds. The engine's gone; the tires rotted.
"It ain't very pretty to look at," Pete Kantorsky, Jr. said of the 1937 Ford. But one man's junk is...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:11 PM
The Right Rev. David Keller Leighton Sr., the former Episcopal bishop of Maryland who ordained his diocese's first woman priest and led other church reforms, died of respiratory complications Wednesday at Fairhaven Retirement Community in Sykesville, an...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:10 AM
Sykesville Main Street is gearing up for its fall activities. Registration has ended for the contest portion of the Sykesville Chili Cook-Off and Beer Festival, but the event needs participants to enjoy the fun!
Come out between noon and 4 p.m. on...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:51 AM
The State Fire Marshal's Office is seeking information on who placed "soda bottle bombs" in front of three Sykesville area homes over the weekend.
Between 2 and 4 a.m. Sunday, unknown suspects placed the devices on sidewalks in front of three Sykesville...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:45 AM
In response to Dan Rodricks' recent column on New York's "stop-and-frisk" policing policies, I have one suggestion: Move to North Korea or Iran. Once there, you can eagerly support their lack of constitutional rights ("We want your guns, not your drugs,"...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Before plunging into a sample of chili at the second annual Historic Sykesville Main Street's Chili Cook-off and Beer Festival Sunday afternoon, there are several things to consider, according to Ivy Wells, Historic Main Street economic director.
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Joseph G. "Bodie" Finnerty Jr., a highly regarded trial lawyer who headed DLA Piper's litigation department and oversaw expansion of the firm to Philadelphia and New York City, died Thursday of Alzheimer's disease at Copper Ridge assisted-living...
| 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...
| 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....