The lawsuit challenging the past practice of Carroll County commissioners leading prayers at their meetings came to a close today when a U.S. magistrate judge signed a consent decree, nearly two weeks after the board voted to settle.
Carroll County Board of Commissioners took steps to tighten security by voting Thursday to make way for new cameras at the detention center and accepted a state grant that will help cover the cost of body armor vests for local law enforcement.
After the Carroll County Board of Commissioners voted to settle a lawsuit that will end commissioner-led prayer at public meetings, citizens protested outside the county office building and others called the commissioners’ office to voice their dissent.
A teen on a skateboard collided with a vehicle at the intersection of Pleasant Plains and Cedarhurst drives in Reisterstown on Thursday, sending the boy to the hospital with minor injuries, officials say.
Two cyclists were struck by vehicles in Carroll County and flown to shock trauma centers this month, and spokespersons from two local bicycle shops say it’s the duty of motorists and cyclists to share the road and look out for one another.
Carroll County Commissioners joined county government officials from across the state at the Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) Summer Conference last week and got the chance to sit down with the governor and other top tier officials face-to-face in Ocean City.
In the state that has the highest number of minority and women owned firms, three local businesses run by women received governor’s citations and joined dozens of other businesses in a business development workshop Tuesday at Carroll Community College.
More than 150 Carroll County students will go back to school carrying backpacks stuffed with school supplies, thanks to police officers who volunteered to “shop” with students last week at Dutterer’s Park and community members who made donations.
Carroll County Sheriff Jim DeWees accused Walmart last week of having “poor” security policies. Data from local law enforcement agencies shows police spend a considerable amount of time responding to Walmart stores, especially for theft.
After the Carroll County sheriff lambasted Walmart’s security policy after the Eldersburg store was robbed at gunpoint Friday, he and other local law enforcement representatives plan to meet with corporate Walmart officials Thursday to try to find solutions
Cops and doughnuts often go hand in hand, and they will this weekend, when local law enforcement officials will sit on the rooftop of Dunkin’ Donuts in Westminster to raise funds for Special Olympics Maryland.
When Scott Hollenbeck, president of the South Carroll Republican Club, read the Anne Arundel County Democratic Central Committee’s Facebook post that blamed Republicans for mass shootings, he didn’t take it well.