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County will hold sale of tax-delinquent properties

Carroll County will hold a sale of tax-delinquent real estate properties at 10 a.m. Friday in Room 300A of the County Office Building.

Delinquent taxes must be paid by 3: 30 p.m. Thursday or properties will be sold to the highest bidders for payment of charges due.

The County Office Building is at 225 N. Center St., Westminster.

Information: county tax collector, 410-386-2971.

Roads Operations Bureau announces week's repairs

The Carroll County Bureau of Roads Operations has announced roadwork this week around the county.

L For information on projects listed below, call 410-848-6717.

Deep milling and patching: Jasontown Road from Uniontown Road to the end of paving; Tyrone Road from Route 832 to Stone Road.

Ditch-line work: Keysville Road from Roop Road to Keysville Bruceville Road.

Pipe work: Buffalo Road from Route 26 to Sams Creek Road.

Road patching: Sullivan Road from Hahn Road to Sunshine Road.

Pipe installation, temporary road closure: Klees Mill Road from Cherrytree Lane to Nicholson Road.

Call the Bureau of Engineering at 410-386-2173 for information about roadwork listed below.

Paving: Middleburg Road from Route 84 to Route 194; Carrollton Road from Bethel Road to the Baltimore County line; Johnsville Road from Route 32 to the end of county maintenance; Bowersox Road from Stone Chapel Road to Route 407.

Inlet work: Lawndale Road from Sandymount Road to Brown Road.

Pipe work: Nicodemus Road from Route 97 to Route 32.

ZTC Backfill head-walls: Sandymount Road from Route 140 to Patapsco Road.

Shoulder and pipe work: St. Paul Road from Houcksville Road to the Baltimore County line.

Shoulder work: Houcksville Road from Route 30 to Carrollton Road; Coon Club Road from Leisters Church to Houcksville Road.

Tipping fees to rise at Northern Landfill

Effective July 1, the county will increase tipping fees at the Northern Landfill from $45 per ton to $47 per ton.

All services will remain the same.

The landfill is on Route 140 east of Westminster. Hours are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.

Information: Department of Public Works, 410-386-2035; or the landfill, 410-857-9881.

County water ranks second in tasting contest

Chesapeake Section AWWA (American Water Works Association) held its annual Water Tasting Contest at the spring meeting in Crofton on May 21.

Nine water utilities, including Carroll County's, entered samples in two categories: ground water and surface water.

Carroll placed second in the surface water category.

More than 50 attendees judged samples on appearance, odor, flavor and aftertaste.

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