| May 20, 2014
| 9:00 PM
| Apr 14, 2014
| 1:19 PM
The National Weather Service issued a freeze watch for Central Maryland, with a cold front expected to drop temperatures by 30-40 degrees Tuesday into Wednesday.
Lows could reach the upper 20s in outlying suburbs and at higher elevations, and the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:52 AM
On April 12, 1946, Maryland Gov. Herbert O'Conor "announced his decision to provide permanent automobile registration tags for motor vehicles in the State," according to a local newspaper.
The Westminster newspaper, the Democratic Advocate, reported O'...
| May 26, 2014
| 1:08 PM
The assistant adjutant general of the Army National Guard Maryland on Monday said the sons and daughters of America who have given their lives in military service are “beacons of hope” to the world that freedom and democracy can prevail....
| May 26, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Etched in the black granite memorial of the Carroll County Vietnam Memorial Park on Willis Street are the names and faces of the county's 18 fallen heroes from the Vietnam War.
The likeness of Lt. Col. James B. Moore, who was born on Jan. 6, 1931, in...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:15 AM
A 66-year-old man was fatally struck by a car while crossing a road in Westminster late Wednesday, Maryland State Police said.
The man, identified as Harry Wesley Dowden Jr., had been struck near the intersection of MD Route 140 and MD Route 27...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Edythe E. Evans, a retired University of Maryland dental clinic instructor who was active in her church, died April 9 of Alzheimer's disease at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. She was 83.
The daughter of Ernest Evans, a Baltimore & Ohio...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 12:04 PM
As the city emerges from an unusually hard winter, Westminster officials have begun turning their attention toward celebrating the city's sestercentennial (250 years) birthday this year.
Winters such as the one we just endured are hard on a city —...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:05 PM
The No. 3 Century boys and No. 7 Liberty girls turned in dominant performances Thursday night as both repeated as team champions in the Carroll County track and field title meet at Winters Mill.
Both teams overwhelmed the competition on their sides of...
| May 11, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Ober S. Herr Jr., a retired Carroll County banker and community activist, died Thursday of renal failure at his Westminster home. He was 87.
Ober Samuel Herr Jr. was born and raised in Westminster, where he grew up in a home on Ridge Road.
He was a...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Home sales in the Baltimore region dipped slightly last month amid concern about a relatively weak housing market nationwide.
The number of sales in Baltimore city and the five surrounding counties fell by 23, or 1 percent compared with April 2013,...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Carroll Lutheran Village has named Steve Powell as vice president of finance to succeed Darrell Duggins, who will retire from full-time employment at the end of June, according to a release from Lutheran Village.
Powell has served Carroll County...