| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Meteorologists and utility officials cautioned of possible power outages Wednesday night as wind gusts up to 50 mph blow through the region, along with possible thunderstorms and then a burst of cold air.
The combination of high winds and saturated soil...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:16 AM
The Maryland State Police announced in a news release Thursday that it will offer a secure drop-off site at the Westminster Barrack for unwanted or expired prescription medications.
The drop box is located within the main lobby of the Westminster...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:15 PM
A 26-year-old Westminster man was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center Monday night after an accident on Route 140 near the Baltimore County line between his motorcycle and a pickup truck, according to a Maryland State Police news...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The United Way of Central Maryland ensured that 100 Carroll County families will have a hearty Thanksgiving meal next week.
Volunteers on Friday distributed 100 Thanksgiving meals, including a 14-pound turkey and a variety of side dishes, outside of the...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 11:24 AM
While Patterson’s Sherrod Hawkes and Milford Mill’s Jamaal Morant were playing in Friday night’s regional championship games, they were among eight local high school football players added to the Maryland Crab Bowl roster.
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Maryland State Police said a Carroll County man was taken into custody Sunday after he allegedly fired a shot in the early morning hours and initially refused to come out of his house.
At about 3:45 a.m., troopers from the Westminster Barrack...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:32 AM
While Carroll County students were leaving school Friday and beginning their weekend, Westminster High School junior Jeremy Price was in Washington discussing college affordability and ratings with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:44 AM
While the Board of Carroll County Commissioners has waged a battle with the state on whether it needs to implement a stormwater fee, more commonly known as a "rain tax," the county's municipalities have felt left out of the discussion.
After a meeting...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:58 PM
The tail end of a winter storm brought some sprinkles of sleet and snow to Maryland on Wednesday on top of heavy rains, but few travel disruptions were reported outside of New England despite concerns of chaotic pre-Thanksgiving transportation.
| Nov 29, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Westminster's annual celebration of the holidays begins on Saturday with a "Miracle on Main Street" holiday electric parade, jingle bell run, tree lighting and Santa's arrival.
The festivities begin with a mile-long Jingle Bell Run at 4:45 p.m. on...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:50 AM
For its 16th year, Carroll County's Festival of Wreaths is shaking things up a little. Once held on the first floor of the Carroll Arts Center, the popular fundraiser is moving to the second floor, allowing the center to open its annual Gallery of Gifts...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:05 AM
In spite of sticky fingers, chocolate smudges and frequent laughter, the eight students managed to complete the class taught by Leo Rebetsky, park manager at Cromwell Valley Park on the fourth Saturday of November. The subject was holiday candy making....