In the midst of Carroll County’s legal dispute with the Maryland Department of the Environment, Commissioner Stephen Wantz said he is setting up a meeting with state officials to possibly avoid facing off in the U.S. Supreme Court.
The manager of Carroll County Regional Airport expects a new, longer runway will allow aircraft with heavier loads to land more safely in adverse conditions, as part of the $80 million expansion project that could begin construction as early as 2022.
A smoke alarm alerted two sleeping Sykesville residents to a fire burning inside their home, giving them and their dog enough time to escape the house before it went up in flames early Wednesday, according to a local fire chief.
A 16-year-old charged in the alleged assault that led to the death of a Mount Airy resident at the Great Frederick Fair in September will not be charged as an adult, a Frederick County judge announced Tuesday.
Even as Maryland Democrats move to make collaboration between federal immigration officials and local law enforcement agencies more difficult, a Carroll County state senator has filed legislation to do the opposite.
A Frederick man charged with possessing drugs with intent to distribute after a traffic stop in Woodbine pleaded guilty and was sentenced to serve three years with all but six months suspended for possession with intent to distribute earlier this month.
Although an EF1 tornado with winds around 90 miles per hour ripped roofs off buildings and downed trees across the Westminster area, county officials say locals escaped bodily injury in Friday morning’s storm.
Carroll County Board of Commissioners approved enhancements to the police pension plan that will improve disability benefits for officers who retire from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office due to injuries sustained in the line of duty.
A fast-moving storm that charged through Carroll County on Friday morning was indeed a tornado, the National Weather Service said, adding that it damaged buildings, downed trees and caused “erratic damage.”
Carroll County wants to take a permit dispute with the Maryland Department of the Environment to the U.S. Supreme Court, and in a recent court filing the state asserts the case should not be heard at the federal level.
Carroll County was told it would not have to provide additional local education funding if the Kirwan Commission’s recommendations became law, but the county’s legislative liaison said other possibilities that would cost Carroll money aren’t out of the question.
Law enforcement and correctional officers employed by Carroll County could soon gain disability benefits they did not have before, but top officials at the sheriff’s office think there is still room for improvement.