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Carroll commissioners argue over first fire director degree requirement, approve job description

After much discussion Thursday, the Carroll County commissioners agreed to give preference to local candidates for the new county fire and emergency services director.

Jury trials set for Westminster man, Taneytown woman indicted on charges related to child sex abuse

Jury trial dates have been set for a Westminster man and a Taneytown woman who were each indicted on charges related to child sex abuse.

Three survive Hampstead fire, including woman rescued clinging to second-floor window

Three residents, including one found clinging to the outside of a second-floor window, had to be rescued from a burning building in Hampstead on Wednesday, fire officials say.

Westminster man charged with assault, armed robbery after allegedly trying to rob Carroll Mart

Connor Patrick Cashman, 23, of the 900 block of Eckard Court, is charged with one count each of first-degree assault, armed robbery, and robbery, according to electronic court records. All three charges are felonies.

‘L.O.S.T Gate’ exhibit by Baltimore-based Ariston Jacks to open Sept. 26 in Carroll Community College gallery

The opening reception will be held Thursday, Sept. 26 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. The show will be in the gallery for public viewing through Nov. 2. Admission to the gallery is free and the gallery is open almost any time the college is, said Jessi Hardesty, curator of collections and exhibitions.

Grandparents conference in Carroll County returns Saturday with new name, focus remains on caring for kids

Renamed the Conference to Support Children & Families in Our Changing Society, the 8th annual Grandparents Conference will be held Saturday morning at the Westminster Senior and Community Center.

Daily arrest report for those arrested in Carroll County Sept. 18, 2019

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


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Sykesville’s new town manager eager to get started: ‘It really is a gem’

Sykesville’s incoming town manager is ready to move back up north to be closer to family and start his new position.

‘Ink Master’ finale to feature Creepy Jason, tattooer from Carroll County

Hampstead tattoo artist Creepy Jason, also known as Jason Lynn, was revealed as one of the three finalists of the Paramount Network competition show “Ink Master" on Tuesday night.

Westminster water scarcity throws curveball at planning for potential East Middle School site

The possibility of putting a replacement for East Middle School on the campus of Friendship Valley Elementary School has been reduced to near-zero after the Board of Education learned construction there would have to be delayed several years.

Manchester man known as ‘Snake’ indicted for alleged drug distribution of oxycodone in Westminster

A Manchester man has been indicted in Carroll County Circuit Court for allegedly distributing oxycodone in Westminster on July 3.

Daily arrest report for those arrested in Carroll County Sept. 17, 2019

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

Dairy study funded by grant suggests queso is the way to go for struggling farmers in Carroll

Facing the reality of dairy farms closing or downsizing across the United States, Carroll County farmers formed a partnership that worked to secure a $40,000 grant to find solutions to this growing problem, according to a news release.

Cross Country: Four county squads compete on South Carroll’s ‘challenging’ course

South Carroll senior John Kettula, Manchester Valley sophomore Rubie Goffena take gold at the quad meet

Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday: Westminster restaurant closes abruptly during business hours

The Ruby Tuesday location in Westminster has shut its doors for good, allegedly closing in the middle of dinner Monday night.

Crab leg theft case moved to Circuit Court; more charges brought for allegedly stealing surf and turf

After a woman was arrested for allegedly stealing crab legs from a grocery store and trying to run over a store employee with her car, authorities identified her as the suspect in another theft that allegedly occurred at the same store earlier that month.

$2,000 reward offered for tips on Eldersburg homicide case; Carroll authorities still investigating

To aid police in their search for answers about the alleged slaying of a Hagerstown man in Eldersburg, Metro Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $2,000 for tips that lead to an arrest and charges.