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Westminster (Carroll, Maryland)

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  • Robbers, gunfire and groundhogs under the influence during Prohibition in Carroll County

    It was March 30, 1923, and Carroll County, like the rest of the nation, was in the depths of Prohibition. Prohibition, known as the Volstead Act, did not go into effect throughout the nation until Jan. 20, 1920. But Carroll Countians had voted to outlaw...
  • Westminster to host bimonthly Veterans Job Club

    Westminster to host bimonthly Veterans Job Club
    More than 20 veterans from the mid-Maryland region attended the inaugural Veterans Job Club in Carroll County Friday and LeRoy Thomas has no doubt that attendance will grow in future events. "I'm very confident it will grow," said Thomas, a local...
  • Maryland boys basketball All-Stars top Pennsylvania

    Maryland boys basketball All-Stars top Pennsylvania
    Led by a 28-point performance from Woodlawn's Victor McDermott, Maryland came away with a 118-114 double overtime win against their Pennsylvania counterparts in the Maryland-Pennsylvania senior all-star game at Harrisburg Christian Athletic Center on...
  • Random House to expand Westminster operations

    Random House to expand Westminster operations
    Random House will soon be expanding its Westminster operations, which will lead to a "significant number of new jobs" being added, according to a Carroll County news release. The 1.2 million square-foot operations center will be receiving a multi-year...
  • State lacrosse: Towson men upset No. 18 UMass, 6-5

    Sophomore goalkeeper Tyler White made 16 saves as Towson took a narrow lead late in the first quarter and kept ahead of No. 18 Massachusetts for a 6-5 win Saturday. The visiting Tigers (8-3, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association) scored their last goal with...
  • Barbara Santamaria, nurse practitioner

    Barbara Santamaria, nurse practitioner
    Barbara M. Santamaria, a retired Veterans Administration nurse practitioner and a past president of the Maryland Nurses Association, died of congestive heart failure Wednesday at Franklin Square Medical Center. The Oak Crest Village Retirement Community...
  • 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...
  • 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 —...
  • 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'...
  • Map shows breakdown of Orioles fans by ZIP code

    Map shows breakdown of Orioles fans by ZIP code
    A New York Times interactive map posted yesterday could settle the debate about which Baltimore-area communities show the most support for the hometown O's. The outstanding infographic uses a team’s Facebook "Likes" in a given area to determine...
  • 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...
  • 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...