The Maryland Department of the Environment on Wednesday officially placed the county under a drought warning, an upgrade from the drought watch status the county has been under since July.
Carroll County officials hope to hold business owners accountable for paying back taxes to the county, by withholding construction, electrical or plumbing permits from those businesses until taxes are paid.
The Carroll County Board of Education discussed updates to the public school system curriculum at its monthly meeting on Sept. 13.
Westminster’s 44th annual FallFest begins tonight with a parade along Monroe Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.
A Carroll County Circuit Court judge has set a jury trial date for Jan. 8 for Gail Joy D’Anthony, 76, of Westminster, who has been charged with first- and second-degree murder and vulnerable adult abuse in the March killing of her husband, John D’Anthony III, 72, in their home.
Former Town Council member James Roark has been appointed Hampstead’s new town manager.
Taneytown has received 12 applications for police chief, a position that has remained open since the last chief was put on administrative leave, then resigned in November.
Carroll County's school board has identified Liberty High, Sykesville Middle, Freedom Elementary, Cranberry Station Elementary, Friendship Valley Elementary, Sandymount Elementary and Taneytown Elementary as construction priorities.
If the proposed calendar is approved, the first day of school would be Sept. 3, the Tuesday after Labor Day.
A former Taneytown police officer has filed a lawsuit against the city claiming that he was fired after he reported seeing the former police chief sexually harass a female employee.
Carroll County public schools officials have made a decision about five of the 58 books that the superintendent ordered to be removed from library shelves last month amid challenges from the Carroll County chapter of Moms for Liberty.
Carroll County commissioners unanimously adopted the Public Safety Call Ordinance Thursday to hold accountable homeowners and businesses that make too many “nuisance” calls to police.
The Maryland Department of Transportation’s newly released plan for highway projects includes funds to continue a study on widening Route 97 in Westminster, a priority for Carroll County.
As a debate over censorship and book bans raged in front of the Carroll County Board of Education, security turned dozens of attendees away from an already full room Wednesday night.
Offering services such as breastfeeding classes, prenatal consults and tongue and lip tie support, the Lactation Room in Mount Airy works to customize a plan to help mothers achieve breastfeeding goals.
The Carroll County Board of Education is scheduled to discuss school construction funding and the 2024-2025 school calendar at its monthly meeting Wednesday.
Surfaces at nine playgrounds in Carroll County will be getting a face-lift, at a cost of $56,513.
Construction will begin soon to convert the former golf clubhouse at Wakefield Valley Park in Westminster to public use spaces that can be rented by community members and organizations.
The second Black American Film Festival at the Carroll Arts Center will focus on stories that provide a dynamic perspective of Black experiences, beginning Sept. 28 and continuing each Thursday evening through Oct. 19.
Business at The Dispensary in Westminster, one of only two stores selling recreational cannabis in Carroll County, has exploded since legalization in July.
Carroll County commissioners on Thursday approved the purchase of seven vehicles for use by various county departments.
County officials will gather Monday morning at the Carroll County Public Safety Training Center 9/11 Memorial to commemorate the 22nd anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
More than 400 residents and business owners have responded so far to a survey that Carroll County’s Technology Services created to gather information about access to broadband internet connections.
Water and sewer improvements on two sections of Sykesville’s Main Street continue to move forward, despite delays ranging from inclement weather to the discovery of an abandoned gasoline storage tank and a significant amount of rock.
Greg Malveaux became the first official candidate on Aug. 29, followed by Kristen Zihmer, who filed on Tuesday. Current school board President Marsha Herbert and member Donna Sivigny cannot run for reelection in 2024, as both have served the maximum two terms.
Joseph W. Delvecchio, owner of Memory Lane Antique Market on East Baltimore Street in Taneytown, died Aug. 31.
About 25,600 students began classes today in the Carroll County Public Schools system.
The Town of Sykesville and Warfield Historic Properties LLC continue to be embroiled in legal disputes, the first of which was filed in December 2021, and the most recent on Aug. 18.
A Taneytown business owner is facing five charges in Carroll County District Court after police say he threatened a store clerk with a handgun during a dispute over money.
Rudolph Girls Books, in Westminster, has moved. Those familiar with Birdie’s Cafe should be able to find the book store easily — and to enjoy the intermingling smells of paper and coffee — as the two businesses now share a space downtown, at 233 E. Main Street in Westminster.