- Carroll County Public Schools reported Friday that 803 close contact individuals are in quarantine because of possible COVID-19 exposure.
- With fall quickly approaching, Carroll County corn mazes are open for the season, providing residents with family-friendly challenges and entertainment.
- Carroll County business briefs: Norwood Ice Cream and Candy Company relocating; Tegeler earns financial professional honor; MREC welcomes new program director
- When Carroll County staff made a proposal for the 2022-2023 calendar, the student board member suggested reimplementing two Jewish holidays as days off. Most board members opposed the move citing the limited amount of days with which they had to adjust.
- The 37th Maryland Wine Festival will return to Carroll County this Saturday and Sunday after a year’s hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, featuring wine tasting, wine sales, live music, juried artisans and a variety of food vendors.
- The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office will soon have 14 new and upgraded vehicles with improved lights, sound equipment and storage compartments.
- More than 10,000 Marylanders have been killed by COVID-19 as of Thursday, a once-unthinkable death toll reflecting the severity of a pandemic that has killed millions more worldwide.
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- Despite fewer vendors and attendees and special COVID-19 protocols, Seniors on the Go Expo organizers were happy they were able to present the 15th edition of the event Wednesday at Carroll County Ag Center after a year’s absence because of COVID-19.
- After one week of school and after one day with mandated masks, Carroll County Public Schools report 136 people in its buildings have COVID-19 and are in quarantine.
- A new nonprofit in Carroll County is looking to help those struggling with thoughts of suicide and mental illness through therapeutic art and friendship.
- Carroll County last week experienced a drop in weekly COVID-19 cases as it transitioned from high to substantial transmission, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.
- Carroll County has reported multiple suspected overdoses over the past few weeks and that the number of fatal overdoses in 2021 has already matched the total for all of last year.
- Carroll Community College’s new Lynx Lab will provide virtual reality experiences to students studying anatomy, history, coding, languages, science and engineering.
- An area near the Westminster Votech well is being investigated for possible environmental pollutants ahead of a site revitalization project.
- Twenty years after the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, took the lives of nearly 3,000 people, a Mount Airy resident recalls his experiences as a Southwest Airlines pilot who was in New York when the two planes crashed into the World Trade Center.
- Business briefs: Wiles receives employee award; Blubaugh and Stoetzer join CMC; Physician of the month honors for Sawan and Diljon
- A third-grade teacher at Friendship Valley Elementary School said through all the conversations about masks, he’s focused on the kids.