| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:40 AM
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.
| 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"...
| 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 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...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 12:35 PM
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.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:35 AM
Children in Carroll County can spend Black Friday learning about Native Americans or engaging in athletic activities while their parents are occupied with shopping or working.
Charlotte's Quest Nature Center in Manchester is hosting a Fall Fun Day Nov....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:35 AM
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...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Donna L. Hansen, a former congressional staffer whose lifelong struggle with diabetes led her to become an advocate for diabetes and cardiac research, died Nov. 15 from heart and kidney failure at Carroll Hospice's Dove House. The Sykesville resident...
| 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...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:44 AM
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.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:29 AM
There are plenty of ways to celebrate the season locally. Here are just a few festive occasions.
Main Street, Ellicott City, visitellicottcity.com
On Dec. 6, shops in Historic Ellicott City will stay open until midnight and the...