| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:23 AM
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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:00 AM
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.,...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:36 AM
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...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:45 AM
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...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:34 PM
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,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:25 AM
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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:00 PM
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....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:54 AM
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.
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:55 AM
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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:35 AM
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...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:23 AM
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...
| 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,"...