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  • Thirteen freed because of faulty jury instructions demonstrates need for reform

    Thirteen freed because of faulty jury instructions demonstrates need for reform
    It is good news that the Maryland Court of Appeals used common sense regarding the unfair trials that occurred as a result of the faulty instructions given jurors prior to 1980 ("13 Killers go free after court decision," July 11, 2013). In most European...
  • John G. 'Jack' Cuthbert, decorated veteran

    John G. 'Jack' Cuthbert, decorated veteran
    John G. "Jack" Cuthbert, a decorated World War II veteran who stormed the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, died July 5 from a heart attack at his Rodgers Forge home. He was 93. John Graham Cuthbert Sr. was born in Baltimore and raised on Barrington Road...
  • Van Hollen opens satellite office in Mount Airy

    Van Hollen opens satellite office in Mount Airy
    Rep. Chris Van Hollen will celebrate the grand opening of his Mount Airy satellite office with a meet and greet for constituents tonight at 6 p.m. Van Hollen, a Democrat, represents the state's 8th Congressional District, which includes portions of...
  • Sykesville farm on the market 100 years ago [History Matters]

    100 Years Ago Lost and found In the For Sale column: "Farm of 108 acres located on the Triadelphia pike and Sykesville road, 4 miles from state road to Sykesville, fine dwelling, six rooms, good water, never failing spring 30 yards from house, 10...
  • Liberty Reservoir Day puts spotlight on shimmering asset

    It was 60 years ago this summer that Baltimore City began plans to fill what we now know as Liberty Reservoir. The 9,200 acres of the Liberty Reservoir tract are owned by Baltimore City and on July 27, Baltimore's Department of Public Works will hold...
  • Charity motorcycle ride benefits Hampstead girl

    Charity motorcycle ride benefits Hampstead girl
    For the family of Hampstead 7-year-old Carmen Chanaud, Saturday's third annual Mitchell Ride was even more than they anticipated. The Mitchell Ride, organized by the Finksburg-based Unchained Few motorcycle club, raises money for children with...
  • St. James United Methodist welcomes its new pastor [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    The congregants of St. James United Methodist Church recently welcomed a new pastor, Katie Saari, who graduated from Wesley Theological Seminary in 2012. Saari hails from Bloomington, Ind., but is excited to be part of this community and eagerly...
  • St. Charles College site advertised for sale 100 years ago [History Matters]

    100 Years Ago Carroll's college "St. Charles College Land Will Be Sold; Final Decision of Court Of Appeals Sustains Contention Of Mr. Harper Carroll, and Valuable Tract Reverts To Heirs Of  The Signer." "In this issue of The Times will be seen an...
  • DUI checkpoint planned in Finksburg

    The Maryland State Police Westminster Barrack will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Saturday on Baltimore Boulevard at Bethel Road in Finksburg in conjunction with Checkpoint Strikeforce, a multi-state campaign to combat drunk driving. State police will be...
  • August is last hurrah for some free outdoor entertainment [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Tunes under the Main Street Moon concert series will conclude on Friday, Aug. 9, 7-10 p.m., with the Royal Phonics, a Maryland-based cover band. The next evening, Saturday, Aug. 10, marks the final date for the Sykesville Cinema Outdoor Movies at South...
  • John R. Graybeal, farm employee

    John R. Graybeal, farm employee
    John R. Graybeal, a Howard County farm employee, was killed July 26 in a single-car crash in Woodbine. He was 22. Mr. Graybeal was driving a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta southwest on Daisy Road in Woodbine when he failed to negotiate a curve. His car left the...
  • National Night Out at Freedom Fire Department Aug. 6

    National Night Out at Freedom Fire Department Aug. 6
    The Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department and the Carroll County Sheriff's Office will sponsor a Night Out event 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the Fire Department, 6680 Sykesville Road. More than 70 exhibits and tables — including...