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Westminster (Carroll, Maryland)

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  • Strong winds, severe storm threat raise power outage concerns

    Strong winds, severe storm threat raise power outage concerns
    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...
  • Drop box for unwanted prescription drugs available at Westminster Barrack

    Drop box for unwanted prescription drugs available at Westminster Barrack
    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...
  • Westminster man in serious condition after Route 140 accident

    Westminster man in serious condition after Route 140 accident
    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...
  • Tracing the roots of Carroll County 4-H and FFA Fair [Eagle Archive]

    This week's annual Carroll County 4-H and FFA Fair is in full swing at the Carroll County Agriculture Center on Ag Center Drive in Westminster. The fair moved to Westminster in 1954, to the Ag Center, which was established as a private organization on...
  • [Commentary] These are a few of my less-favorite things

    Instead of one coherent column, I thought I would write about a bunch of things that have been bugging me lately. So here is a compendium, if you will, of random pet peeves (some more serious than others): 1. The anti-texting-in-the-car law. Starting...
  • Westminster moves forward with fiber network pilot program

    While Carroll County is completing its fiber optic network, the City of Westminster is entering the engineering phase of its pilot program to provide broadband access to residential areas. The long-anticipated Carroll County Fiber Network, including 112...
  • Recalling the ceasefire of an inconvenient war [Eagle Archives]

    Saturday, July 27, was the 60th anniversary of what is known as National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day. Never heard of it? You are not alone. It was 60 years ago that, according to my 1970 edition of "A Concise History of The United States Marine...
  • 'Carroll's going to be a leader in our wine industry'

    'Carroll's going to be a leader in our wine industry'
    The Baker Family thought the Old Westminster Winery could be a Carroll County hidden gem located on the gravel-covered Old Westminster Road when it opened for wine tastings June 8. But things have gone far better than the family ever could have...
  • Carroll welcomes new teachers for 2013-14 school year

    Carroll welcomes new teachers for 2013-14 school year
    When Carroll County Public Schools Superintendent Steve Guthrie started in the school system as a social studies teacher 33 years ago, he was caught off guard when he was evaluated by an administrator four times in his first three weeks. "I felt like...
  • Conneely, first man to lead Notre Dame, steps down

    Conneely, first man to lead Notre Dame, steps down
    James F. Conneely, the first man to lead Notre Dame of Maryland University as president in the school's 116-year history, announced Friday that he is stepping down for family reasons. Conneely, who has served as the school's president since July 2012,...
  • Move of oversized load through Westminster is delayed

    Move of oversized load through Westminster is delayed
    Maryland State Highway Administration officials say the planned move of a large transformer through Westminster on Sunday and the closure of parts of Route 97 from Westminster toward the Pennsylvania line have been postponed. Officials had set up...
  • Transformer travel stalled in Westminster

    Transformer travel stalled in Westminster
    About 18 months after leaving Mexico en route to Hunterstown, Pa., a 440,000-pound power transformer has found its journey north stalled in Westminster. The transformer, which is expected to snarl traffic in Carroll County when it leaves Westminster...