- The Carroll County Public Schools community’s appreciation for its school resource officers was demonstrated once again when Century High School students chose its SRO to be the keynote speaker for graduation. But just a few days prior and 30 minutes away from Century, students at Wilde Lake High in Howard County participated in a walkout to support the removal of school resource officers.
The Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission heard the public’s view on redrawing the state’s legislative and congressional districts Wednesday night, with many Harford and Carroll officials advocating for keeping local communities together and equalizing representation among legislative districts.
The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) awarded Jean Lewis with the 2021 Jewell Ryan-White Award for Cultural Diversity. The award is given annually to those persons who show an outstanding contribution to a process that encourages, facilitates, or creates culturally diverse and/or non-mainstream community involvement in the field of community media.
Middletown (12-0) won 13 of 16 draws in the second half and outscored the Knights 10-5 over the final 25 minutes.
The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office will soon receive 14 new Ford Interceptor SUVs to replace some older vehicles that have been damaged.
A total of 1,289 kits — including 9,023 breakfasts and 9,023 lunches — were distributed countywide .The meal kits, which include a week’s worth of breakfasts and lunches, are available for pickup each Wednesday until Sept. 1, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. All students enrolled in Carroll County Public Schools are eligible.
The Hampstead Volunteer Fire Department has begun a capital campaign to help raise $6 million to cover the cost of constructing a new station and events center.
Jim Phelan, who spent 49 years as the head men’s basketball coach at Mount St. Mary’s and is one of the all-time winningest coaches in NCAA history, has died, the school announced Wednesday. He was 92.