| 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 19, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Westminster High School Senior Chris Scott's distorted portrait project from art class this year will be hanging in Comptroller Peter Franchot's Annapolis office for the next two months, but if the comptroller has his way, he may end up owning Scott's...
| 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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:10 AM
A three-vehicle collision with injury in Elkridge on MD 100 West past U.S. 1 has closed the westbound right traffic lane and westbound right shoulder at 8:47 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
DOT also reported at around...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:00 AM
I read with interest the recent article "Carroll conservatives clash with Van Hollen" (Nov. 12). I could readily relate to Carroll County Republican Bill Schroeder's statement — "We have nothing in common with Montgomery County — absolutely...