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Westminster (Carroll, Maryland)

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  • Carroll teen starts new social group to meet special needs

    Carroll teen starts new social group to meet special needs
    Disability Express is steadily becoming everything Brian Nobles hoped it could be. The 18-year-old wanted a group that offered a variety of social activities for those with disabilities: Both he and his twin brother, Bob, have autism. By creating...
  • United Way distributes 100 Thanksgiving meals in Carroll

    United Way distributes 100 Thanksgiving meals in Carroll
    The United Way of Central Maryland ensured that 100 Carroll County families will have a hearty Thanksgiving meal next week. Volunteers on Friday distributed 100 Thanksgiving meals, including a 14-pound turkey and a variety of side dishes, outside of the...
  • Abey, Hawkes, Morant lead latest additions to Crab Bowl roster

    Abey, Hawkes, Morant lead latest additions to Crab Bowl roster
    While Patterson’s Sherrod Hawkes and Milford Mill’s Jamaal Morant were playing in Friday night’s regional championship games, they were among eight local high school football players added to the Maryland Crab Bowl roster. Also added...
  • Police say Manchester man taken into custody after firing shots

    Police say Manchester man taken into custody after firing shots
    Maryland State Police said a Carroll County man was taken into custody Sunday after he allegedly fired a shot in the early morning hours and initially refused to come out of his house. At about 3:45 a.m., troopers from the Westminster Barrack...
  • Westminster junior discusses college ratings with U.S. Secretary of Ed

    Westminster junior discusses college ratings with U.S. Secretary of Ed
    While Carroll County students were leaving school Friday and beginning their weekend, Westminster High School junior Jeremy Price was in Washington discussing college affordability and ratings with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. "It was...
  • Carroll commissioners, municipalities seek consensus on stormwater funding

    Carroll commissioners, municipalities seek consensus on stormwater funding
    While the Board of Carroll County Commissioners has waged a battle with the state on whether it needs to implement a stormwater fee, more commonly known as a "rain tax," the county's municipalities have felt left out of the discussion. After a meeting...
  • Light wintry precipitation brings few travel disruptions in Md.

    Light wintry precipitation brings few travel disruptions in Md.
    The tail end of a winter storm brought some sprinkles of sleet and snow to Maryland on Wednesday on top of heavy rains, but few travel disruptions were reported outside of New England despite concerns of chaotic pre-Thanksgiving transportation. State...
  • Westminster fun run and parade on Nov. 30 set stage for Santa's arrival

    Westminster fun run and parade on Nov. 30 set stage for Santa's arrival
    Westminster's annual celebration of the holidays begins on Saturday with a "Miracle on Main Street" holiday electric parade, jingle bell run, tree lighting and Santa's arrival. The festivities begin with a mile-long Jingle Bell Run at 4:45 p.m. on...
  • Carroll's Festival of Wreaths is moving up

    Carroll's Festival of Wreaths is moving up
    For its 16th year, Carroll County's Festival of Wreaths is shaking things up a little. Once held on the first floor of the Carroll Arts Center, the popular fundraiser is moving to the second floor, allowing the center to open its annual Gallery of Gifts...
  • A sweet time is had by all in candy-making class at Cromwell Valley Park [Loch Raven]

    A sweet time is had by all in candy-making class at Cromwell Valley Park [Loch Raven]
    In spite of sticky fingers, chocolate smudges and frequent laughter, the eight students managed to complete the class taught by Leo Rebetsky, park manager at Cromwell Valley Park on the fourth Saturday of November. The subject was holiday candy making....
  • Attorney named to Circuit Court for Carroll County

    Gov. Martin O'Malley has appointed Fred Scott Hecker to serve on the Circuit Court for Carroll County, according to a news release from the governor's office. Hecker has worked as a partner with the Westminster-based firm of Miller & Hecker since 2005,...
  • Police investigate reported incident at Westminster bus stop

    Police investigate reported incident at Westminster bus stop
    The Carroll County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report that a man in a "construction-type work van" approached a male student near his Westminster bus stop Tuesday and asked if he would like a ride to school. Police said in a news release...