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Westminster (Carroll, Maryland)

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  • Freeze watch issued with cold front to pass through Tuesday

    Freeze watch issued with cold front to pass through Tuesday
    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...
  • Vehicle license plates long a topic of interest [Column]

    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'...
  • Patriotism travels throughout Westminster for Memorial Day parade, service

    Patriotism travels throughout Westminster for Memorial Day parade, service
    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....
  • Tribute to Western Maryland College professor who died in Vietnam War [Eagle Archives]

    Tribute to Western Maryland College professor who died in Vietnam War [Eagle Archives]
    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...
  • Man struck by car and killed in Westminster

    Man struck by car and killed in Westminster
    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...
  • Edythe E. Evans, dental instructor

    Edythe E. Evans, dental instructor
    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...
  • Westminster warming up for birthday celebration

    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 —...
  • No. 3 Century boys, No. 7 Liberty girls repeat as Carroll County track and field champions

    No. 3 Century boys, No. 7 Liberty girls repeat as Carroll County track and field champions
    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...
  • Ober S. Herr Jr., banker

    Ober S. Herr Jr., banker
    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...
  • Baltimore region home sales dipped in April

    Baltimore region home sales dipped in April
    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,...
  • County chief of staff to join Carroll Lutheran Village

    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...