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Latest News in Carroll County

Bird Brown: Referees need to know when to retire

I always say that if a referee is older or fatter than I am, they shouldn’t still be refereeing. Unfortunately, most counties don’t adhere to my “rule,” and so we’re stuck dealing with someone who is unable to stay with the flow of play.

Bill May: Picking pockets on the Piankatank

Our annual trip to the Piakatank River didn’t produce to abundance of fish and variety of species we’d come to expect from this bald cypress-lined river on Virginia’s western shore of the Chesapeake.

Carroll County in for 'a nice apple crop,’ farmers say, with less rain, damage than year before

Carroll County farmers are saying that this year’s weather was much kinder than the last, leading to what’s expected to be a successful apple harvest.

College Football: McDaniel suffers first loss of season, F&M rolls

Franklin & Marshall scored 31 straight points to open up a 24-point lead, holding McDaniel College off the scoreboard for the first nearly 29 minutes of the second half for a 34-17 victory.

'It’s about wine and friends’: Westminster welcomes scores of visitors for Maryland Wine Festival

There were certainly plenty of happy hearts at the 2019 Maryland Wine Festival in Westminster on Saturday.

After Liberty Reservoir trails decommissioned, Carroll County commissioner agrees to advocate for locals

Just as Friends of Liberty Reservoir members had hoped, Commissioner Ed Rothstein agreed to advocate for them in their efforts to keep some trails in the reservoir open for public use.


More Carroll news

Q&A: Katie Zaferes overcame serious injury to claim triathlon world title

The Times caught up with North Carroll High School graduate Katie Zafares to discuss her triathlon accident, recent world title victory, and representing the United States and Carroll County on an international stage.

Maryland teachers union urges support of new funding formula for schools in Sykesville forum

As the Kirwan Commission buckles down on education funding formulas, the statewide teachers union hosted a forum in Carroll County encouraging the community to contact their elected officials in support of more money for Maryland schools.

Football: Late score from Cuenca lifts Winters Mill past FSK in Ravens RISE game

With under 30 seconds to go, quarterback Matheo Cuenca scored on a keeper to cap the rally and lead Winters Mill to a 20-17 Carroll County Athletic League win in Uniontown.

Football: Kent, Liberty end losing skid by ringing Knights’ bell

Liberty hosted Century in the 19th meeting between the crosstown rivals and the Lions defeated Knights 34-9.

Carroll Varsity Roundup (Sept. 20): Stranko, Flowers each score twice, Westminster routs South Carroll

Westminster picked up its first football win of the season in big fashion Friday night at Parker Field, with a 31-13 victory over rival South Carroll.

College Football: McDaniel back on the road to face F&M

McDaniel won last week despite struggling on offense, but its defense forced seven turnovers and the Green Terror prevailed when Nick Alberto snagged a 9-yard touchdown pass from Tyler Palermiti with 12 seconds to play. This week they head to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to play a Diplomats team that is 2-0 and coming off a 54-0 blowout against Juniata.

‘It boosts morale’: Tug of war competition in Sykesville supports Special Olympics of Maryland

The annual Run, Walk & Tug of War event brought together teams of correctional officers and other public safety professionals in Sykesville to raise funds for the Special Olympics of Maryland.

Carroll Varsity Roundup (Sept. 19): Glenn leads Century boys soccer past Winters Mill in county opener

Jackson Glenn had a goal and an assist to lead Century past Winters Mill 4-1 in Carroll County Athletic League boys soccer play Thursday in Westminster.

Carroll school system will hear public feedback on construction and renovation budget

The Carroll County Board of Education will hear community feedback on the budgets for upcoming construction and renovation projects at a public hearing Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Legal Matters: Communication about fees is key when enlisting an attorney

The Carroll resident who wanted a will is understandably unhappy. If we could back up and rerun the business deal, both parties might realize that the big thing missing seems to be communication.