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  • 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...
  • Schaefer Award honors legacy of service to the county by Shepherd's Staff [Eagle Archives]

    Schaefer Award honors legacy of service to the county by Shepherd's Staff [Eagle Archives]
    On April 30, The Shepherd's Staff, in Westminster, received the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award from Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot. Franchot created the annual award to honor the legacy of public service exemplified by the former...
  • Dowd Award honors outstanding county school administrators

    Martin Tierney, principal of Manchester Elementary School, and Troy Barnes, assistant principal at Westminster High School, were named winners of the annual Rita Board Dowd Award for Outstanding Carroll County School Administrators during the Board of...
  • Celebration of historic oak tree a recognition of Westminster's deep roots

    Several weeks ago, just as spring was beginning to finally appear, several City of Westminster workers joined City Arborist Eric Schlitzer to dig up a 6-foot oak sapling growing under the huge historic white oak tree in front of the Babylon-Shriver...
  • High water closes nearly 20 roads in Carroll County

    High water closes nearly 20 roads in Carroll County
    As rain continues to fall throughout the region, Carroll County officials were reporting that as of 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, 19 roads were closed across the county due to flooding. Roads affected by closures included Johnsville and Hoods Mill in the...
  • Patricia R. Amass, educator

    Patricia R. Amass, educator
    Patricia R. Amass, a retired Carroll County educator and volunteer who focused her efforts on those living in Third World countries, died Monday of abdominal cancer at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. She was 78. "Pat defined the statement of...
  • Powell joins distinguished club of former Carroll County Chiefs of Staff

    The recent resignation of Steve Powell, chief of staff for the Board of Commissioners for Carroll County, brought back memories of other distinguished individuals in county history who have endured that arduous position: Richard "Pat" Hill, Robert A....
  • Traffic: I-83 reopens after fatal crash near Cold Spring Lane

    Traffic: I-83 reopens after fatal crash near Cold Spring Lane
    As of 9:50 a.m., all lanes have reopened on southbound Interstate 83 near Cold Spring Lane after a fatal crash near the Pepsi sign, the Maryland Department of Transportation said. A driver was ejected amid the crash, which had shut down I-83 earlier...
  • Maryland vs. Pennsylvania boys basketball showcase slated for Saturday in Harrisburg

    Maryland vs. Pennsylvania boys basketball showcase slated for Saturday in Harrisburg
    The Maryland vs. Pennsylvania boys basketball all-star game, which features Maryland seniors from various local leagues, is set for 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Harrisburg Christian Athletic Center. Last year, the Maryland squad came away with a 117-105...
  • No. 2 Maryland beats Towson, 19-8, in women's lacrosse

    No. 2 Maryland beats Towson, 19-8, in women's lacrosse
    Towson kept the game close for nearly a quarter before No. 2 Maryland went on a 7-0 run and won, 19-8, Wednesday night. Kelly McPartland had a game-high six goals for the host Terps (12-0). Gabby Cha (Mount de Sales) gave the Tigers (5-5) a 1-0 lead 2:...
  • Finalists named for Carroll County Teacher of the Year

    Finalists named for Carroll County Teacher of the Year
    From a field of more than 300 teachers in Carroll County public schools who were recognized Wednesday, eight finalists for the 2014 Carroll County Public Schools Teacher of the Year Award have been chosen. Those eight are: • Teresa Adkins:...