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Times a-changing at TownMall of Westminster

TownMall of Westminster prepares to welcome five new businesses.

Records room update latest in Westminster Police modernizations

The records room update is the third in a series of modernization projects the Westminster Police Department has taken on in recent years for efficiency and space-saving.

Camp Thrive serves middle-schoolers whose lives have been touched by addiction-related loss or trauma

For the first time, Carroll County Public Schools and the State's Attorney's Office of Carroll County partnered for Camp Thrive, a camp for children whose lives and homes have been impacted by addiction-related loss or trauma.

Religion Briefs: Vacation Bible School returns to Oakland UMC this week

Oakland United Methodist Church in Eldersburg has been hosting a Vacation Bible School since the late 1940s, reaching out to children of all faiths in the community, and this year is no exception.

Pedestrian struck and killed trying to cross Md. 140 in Westminster

Ira Lewis Blankman, 60, was pronounced deceased at Carroll Hospital after being struck by a 2000 International 9100 truck tractor towing a 1971 Pennco Industries tanker.

Sykesville man killed in Friday crash, overturned SUV found in stream

A 30-year-old Sykesville man could not be resuscitated after a single-vehicle crash Friday, July 19. The Carroll County Sheriff's Office CRASH Team is investigating the cause of the fatal crash.

Chamber music concert to present ensemble with a ‘kaleidoscope’ of Eastern European music

Chamber Music ont he Hill will close out the season Sunday with a concert from the D.C.-based ensemble Gerdan - Kaleidoscope of World Music.


More Carroll news

Westminster man indicted by federal grand jury after allegedly threatening member of Congress

Darryl Albert Varnum, of the 300 block of Barnes Avenue, was indicted Wednesday by the Grand Jury for the District of Maryland on one felony count of threatening a federal official, according to federal court documents.

Westminster ‘problem-solver’ initiates presidential campaign, says he can solve immigration, health care

Westminster resident A.J. Wildman believes that he can give America the solutions to their problems so, he’s running for president in the 2020 campaign.

Carroll County officials say state-provided assisted living subsidy fails to cover cost for senior citizens

A state subsidy that serves to help senior citizens pay for assisted living has aided Carroll County residents for years, but the cap doesn't come close to covering the full cost.

11 ice cream spots in Carroll County to check off your list on National Ice Cream Day

It's the peak of ice cream season. Here are 11 Carroll spots to scoop off your list this summer.

Thursday was Jim McCarron Day in towns around Carroll County

Taneytown's former Mayor Jim McCarron honored for more than 30 years of service.

Westminster releases 100,000 insects ... on purpose

Thousands of beneficial insects were released outside Westminster City Hall Thursday afternoon as an environmentally-friendly solution to the pests that plague the city's trees.

Water main break in Westminster repaired; caused water plant shutdown, low pressure Wednesday night

A water main break that caused widespread service outages in Westminster on Wednesday night was repaired by around midnight.

Mount Airy man serves 143 days for burglary, sentenced to five years probation for sex offense, burglary

A Mount Airy man was released after serving 143 days of a suspended five-year sentence for third-degree burglary and received five years of probation before judgement for a charge of fourth-degree sexual offense.

Daily arrest report for those arrested July 17, 2019

The following is the daily intake report for the Carroll County Detention Center provided by the Central Booking Unit.

Woodbine man charged with felony firearm violation

A Woodbine man faces several charges related to firearms after allegedly pulling a woman by her hair and knocking her into objects July 15.