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  • Building on Zepp Farm destroyed by fire 75 years ago [History Matters]

    100 Years Ago Who's visiting who Social news in the Times: "Mr. and Mrs. Jack spent Thursday at Pen Mar. "Miss Lewis of New York is spending some time with her uncles Messrs Thomas Lewis and Frank Engle.   "Miss Bessie Hutchins is visiting her...
  • Bishop David Leighton

    Bishop David Leighton
    The Right Rev. David Keller Leighton Sr., the former Episcopal bishop of Maryland who ordained his diocese's first woman priest and led other church reforms, died of respiratory complications Wednesday at Fairhaven Retirement Community in Sykesville, an...
  • Bishop Leighton remembered as feisty shepherd

    Bishop Leighton remembered as feisty shepherd
    The Episcopal Church in Maryland celebrated the life of its 11th bishop with all the formality and ceremony of a cathedral funeral Saturday, while remembering a man known as a fierce champion for society's outsiders. "Bishop David Leighton knew the...
  • Carroll County school system has come a long way in 148 years [Commentary]

    The beginning of the Carroll County school year is less than two weeks away. Stores are advertising back-to-school sales as folks prepare for the end of summer vacation and the first day of school on Aug. 26. This news is greeted with sadness for...
  • Westminster fire displaces family of three

    A house fire in Westminster Monday afternoon caused about $60,000 in damages and has displaced a family of three, according to a notice of investigation from the Maryland State Fire Marshal. The fire started in the basement of a two-story home in the...
  • Talent from five schools play one big concert [Marriottsville Sykesville Woodstock]

    How does Marriotts Ridge High School end up with so many award-winning vocalists and vocal ensembles? One explanation may lie in the partnership between the high school and its feeder schools (Burleigh Manor Middle, Mt. View Middle, Manor Woods...
  • No harm, no fowl in Howard County case of the missing chickens

    No harm, no fowl in Howard County case of the missing chickens
    The stranger showed up Tuesday morning at the Jacob family home in Sykesville in a black car with six chickens and a bundle of apologies. The mystery of the Sykesville chicken heist was solved. "I swear to you, you couldn't make this up," said Karen...
  • Washington man sentenced to life in prison for 2012 Eldersburg shooting

    Washington man sentenced to life in prison for 2012 Eldersburg shooting
    A Washington state man found guilty of first-degree murder and other charges in September stemming from a 2012 Eldersburg shooting was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility for parole Tuesday in Carroll County Circuit Court. Jacob Bircher,...
  • Pair to serve 20 years in string of Howard Co. burglaries

    Pair to serve 20 years in string of Howard Co. burglaries
    Two men charged in connection with a string of daytime burglaries that occurred across the county last March were sentenced to serve 20 years in prison in Howard County Circuit Court last week. Christopher Michael Kelly, 40, of the 10700 block of...
  • With changed attitude, North County singer-songwriter feels 'Unbeatable'

    With changed attitude, North County singer-songwriter feels 'Unbeatable'
    Ruut was destined to become a singer/songwriter. One of four daughters born in Finland to parents who were classical musicians, Ruut DeMeo — who goes professionally by her first name, Finnish for Ruth, pronounced "Root" — spent her childhood...
  • Sunday 1/26

    Chili cook off Access Carroll's eighth annual Chili Cook Off will be held Jan. 26 at 1 p.m., at the Shipley Arena at the Ag Center, 706 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminster. Admission is $10; $5 for students; free for children ages 4 and under. 443-952-...
  • Katie Tich's video project earns Girl Scout Gold Award [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Did you know that only 5 to 6 percent of eligible Girl Scouts receive their Gold Award each year? This exclusive leadership award represents the highest level of achievement for Girl Scouts, who must complete at least 80 hours of work towards a service...