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  • North Carroll High in select company as Green Ribbon School

    North Carroll High in select company as Green Ribbon School
    It began with a simple bluebird house Gina Felter built on the North Carroll High School campus in her first year as assistant principal at the school. On April 22, Felter and the rest of the Panther community learned their environmental awareness had...
  • Westminster home damaged in fire Thursday

    Westminster home damaged in fire Thursday
    The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of a house fire on Washington Lane in Westminster that caused severe damage to a home Thursday. Between 40 and 50 firefighters responded to the fire, which was reported at 11:40 a.m.,...
  • Carroll Biz Challenge winner searching for farm location

    Carroll Biz Challenge winner searching for farm location
    Since winning the second annual Carroll Biz Challenge in November, the ensuing months have been "very hectic, to say the least," according to Dawn Pritchard. "Starting any business is really difficult and stressful," said Pritchard, the founder of...
  • Police: Threat at South Carroll High School promised 'shooting and chaos'

    Police: Threat at South Carroll High School promised 'shooting and chaos'
    South Carroll High School reopened on Friday after being on lockdown for about 4 1/2 hours Thursday after police said numerous threats were made by phone that there would be "shooting and chaos." After surrounding the school with a police presence...
  • Jeffrey F. Bayliss, chemical engineer

    Jeffrey F. Bayliss, chemical engineer
    Jeffrey F. Bayliss, a chemical engineer who was the president and owner of Spray Drying Systems Inc., died April 2 of complications from cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 52. The son of Ronald W. Bayliss, a chemical engineer,...
  • 'Commissioners' Meeting Held Up by Storm' [History Matters]

    March 1965 Howard gets hip "Folk Center for Howard youth: The organization of a 'folk center' in Howard County for young adults in their late teens will be the subject of a meeting this Saturday at 1:30 P.M. at Bethany Methodist Church on Bethany...
  • The need for a new diplomacy [Letter]

    The need for a new diplomacy [Letter]
    In the 21st century there is no need for geographic borders to separate nations. According to United Nations resolutions, people have a human right to nationality, and in Crimea the majority want to be Russian. The world needs to accept that reality....
  • Dramatic finish for Sykesville composting meeting

    A Sykesville community meeting to mobilize neighbors against a proposed composting facility ended dramatically Feb. 27, when the owner of the site in question announced she would not be selling her farm to be used for composting after all. Ashley Royle,...
  • Gracie Scheaffer a poster girl for making posters [North Laurel/Savage]

    Congratulations to Gracie Scheaffer. Gracie created a poster in her religion class for world peace. She was recognized about this time a year ago, but apparently, she won again and was recognized by the Lions Club and the City of Laurel for her poster...
  • Church leadership changing in Hampden area

    Church leadership changing in Hampden area
    As Sandra Carnes, 77, walked up Roland Avenue to attend Sunday services at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Hampden, the Rev. Bonnie McCubbin, 27, the new pastor, was there to greet her with a hearty "Hello there!" "She's a lot younger" than...
  • Liberty High junior arrested in Exxon armed robbery

    Liberty High junior arrested in Exxon armed robbery
    A Liberty High School junior was arrested Monday after an early morning armed robbery at the Exxon gas station on Liberty Road in Sykesville, according to a Maryland State Police news release. Sykesville resident John Francis Gallagher III, 16, is...
  • 'Stop-and-frisk' will never pass constitutional muster

    'Stop-and-frisk' will never pass constitutional muster
    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,"...