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Teachers and administrators of Carroll County Public Schools will soon have access to student assessment data in just a few short clicks.
Through three days this week, 27 community cases have been announced, putting Carroll on pace for a week similar to the last four. The health department announced 63 community cases (64 total) last week after seeing 60 the previous week, 70 the week prior to that and 63 the week beginning Sept. 27.
The state’s approval Monday of the Dec. 7 start delighted those within Carroll who have adamant about their position to get athletics back on the county’s calendar as soon as possible.
Early voting began Monday morning at 7, and the line stayed steady for the first few hours of the day. Carroll has two sites available for early voting through Nov. 2, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. ― the senior center in Westminster, and South Carroll Swim Club in Taylorsville.
Maryland will feel the lingering effects later in the week of Tropical Storm Zeta, which is expected to redevelop into a hurricane as it hits the Gulf Coast on Wednesday, according to a National Weather Service meteorologist.
A Hampstead man is being held without bond after the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department accused him of throwing knives at his girlfriend’s son and threatening to kill him Saturday morning.
The Westminster Volunteer Fire Department, along with volunteer and career firefighters from seven other fire companies, responded to the blaze, spokesperson Kevin Dayhoff said Monday.
The Carroll County Health Department is partnering with Carroll County Public Schools and Maryland Partnership for Prevention (MPP) to host free drive-thru flu vaccine clinics for children from 6 months old to 18 years old on Oct. 21 and Oct. 28.

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Carroll County 911 dispatchers aren’t visible in public the way that police officers, firefighters, paramedics and emergency medical technicians are, but they also play a crucial part in emergency services — and the COVID-19 pandemic has affected how they operate as well.
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