| Jul 6, 2014
Since 1985, July has been declared National Parks and Recreation Month by the National Recreation and Park Association.
For residents of Carroll County, the designation is another signal that it's a great time to take advantage of the many outdoor...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:29 PM
It was either Fourth of July fireworks or nature's own pyrotechnics.
For the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Country Club and the towns of Mount Airy and Manchester, Thursday's threat of lightning, hail and heavy downpours was enough to...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 6:17 AM
The theater is dark and cool on a sweltering recent afternoon, the colored wigs, stepladders and old furniture in the aisles remnants of a just-ended community play.
Handbills in a glass case recall a 1905 musical. The ceiling is antique tin. The...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:01 AM
The state Department of Transportation reported weather-related road closures in Carroll County on Wednesday morning due to Tuesday night's storms.
All traffic is shut down on MD 30 in Manchester due to debris on Bachmans Valley Road at 12:03 a.m. on...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 4:37 PM
A Westminster man was arrested and charged with first- and second-degree assault for allegedly pointing a gun at a woman during an apparent road rage incident in Arbutus on June 18, according to Maryland court records.
Derrick James Jackson, of the...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Charles A. Powell, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. electrical engineer, died of a stroke Saturday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Cockeysville resident was 89.
Born in Beaverdam, Va., he moved to Baltimore in 1937 and was a 1941...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:05 AM
In stark contrast to the reported throngs of spectators, who, according to newspaper accounts, were in Carroll County for a "great Bicycle Race Meet under the supervision of the Cycling Ramblers of Westminster" more than 100 years ago, my wife and I...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Thirty-one local players were honored when US Lacrosse announced its girls All-Americans from the Chesapeake, Greater Baltimore and Western Maryland chapters Monday.
Across the country, 400 players from 46 US Lacrosse chapters and 24 states were honored...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:52 PM
The Hammond Park Stingrays hosted at the Westminster Riding Club Saturday in the first meet of the Central Maryland Swim League season. Triple-winners for HP were Cristina Barrett, Meredith Beck, Samuel Devroye, Ryan Harding, Jenna Kim, Carter Nogle,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Ellicott City's historic district has its first Main Street manager in more than two decades, the group charged with preserving and promoting the old town announced Wednesday.
Debra W. Korb has been hired for the position, which was created by the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:45 PM
Capitals sign Orpik, Niskanen and Peters
On the first day of free agency, the Washington Capitals signed defensemen Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen and goaltender Justin Peters. Orpik received a five-year, $27.5 million deal. Orpik is the...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:41 AM
Studying the history of Westminster during the celebration this year of our community's 250th (sestercentennial) provides a great opportunity for insight into Carroll County's personality.
In 1731, Dr. Charles Carroll, a signer of the Declaration of...