Carroll County Public Schools asked the Carroll County delegation to pay attention to school construction funding issues, proposed a local bill to defining a roles for JROTC instructors at the annual meeting Nov. 6 to discuss the school system’s legislative positions.
The week of Nov. 11 will be one of homecoming, remembrance and promise for James “Tip” Tipton. The 1984 graduate of North Carroll High School and 22-year veteran of the United States Air Force will arrive in town from his home in Panama City, Florida on Veterans Day, speak at an American Legion Post 31, in Westminster on Tuesday and hold court at a special fundraiser at Greenmount Station restaurant in Hampstead, Wednesday evening.
Carroll County received the highest credit rating possible two years back-to-back and, as a result, secured a historically-low interest rate in this year’s bond sale, saving the county $5 million in the process, according to a county news release.
Linas Saurusaitis is the Emergency Medical Services Captain at the Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Fire Rescue Department. He’s also a life member and past chief of the Lineboro Volunteer Fire Department. And he’s also a volunteer with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
At the beginning of the Spanish-American War, the very first ground military action occurred on June 10, 1898, when Marines were sent in to establish a base at Guantánamo Bay. It was on the second day of military operations that a Carroll countian, Sgt. Charles H. Smith, was one of five Marines killed in that battle.
Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman is considering a development moratorium along the Route 3 corridor, and is hosting a town hall to ask county residents to weigh in on the situation. The moratorium legislation would have to be approved by the county council, and would have to be for a fixed amount of time with measurable goals and solutions.