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  • Renderings give a look at the upcoming inclusive playground at Watkins Park in Mount Airy.

  • A group of 50-60 incoming freshmen were welcomed at McDaniel College, attended orientation, and will spend the next couple of days doing tours of the campus, picking classes, etc., before going home and returning in mid-August to move in.

  • Two opposing protests gathered prior to the Carroll County Board of Education meeting Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Carroll County employees led by the teachers union CCEA participated in a drive-by protest in their vehicles with signs. A pro-reopening Facebook group asked members from all around the state to picket because they believe if Carroll schools reopen with a hybrid model, that may put pressure on other counties to follow suit.

  • Mo Gaba, the young Orioles and Ravens superfan who has spent most of his life battling cancer.

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  • Volunteers and organizations came together to beautify the abandoned parking lot behind the old bank building in Mt. Airy that has been vacant for over 20 years. The space will become a community gathering space and will have fire pits, picnic tables, art, and other renovations added to convert the dilapidated area into a family friendly gathering space that can be used for future events.

  • Sarah McGee Mariman owns Thirty Hair salon in Columbia. She was not approved for one of the county grants.

  • Demonstrators vandalized the Fraternal Order of Police Baltimore City Lodge 3 building Saturday night in North Baltimore.

  • The Orioles opened their second game of the season against the Red Sox in Fenway Park on a more positive note, jumping to a 5-0 lead. The Orioles won 7-2 before a strong day from their top three hitters and starter Alex Cobb.

  • HoCO for Justice is hosting a "March for Liberation" that included a car caravan. They protested the county's funding of the ICE detention center.

  • Baltimore Police Sgt. James Lloyd was charged with extortion and kidnapping over an alleged dispute related to a home improvement project.

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  • West Laurel Swim Club is open and offering new fitness classes that have proven very popular.

  • Harford County resident Fred Brundick earned the most votes in last month’s SunShots photo contest, “Emotions” with his photo titled "Reflections."

  • Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame ceremony and homecoming football game.

  • Senior Sendoff 2020 Baseball Tournament - HoCo Gold Team vs HoCo Green Team at Blandair Park Wednesday July 15.

  • The newly discovered comet Neowise is pictured as it rises in the northeast sky over Carroll County early Wednesday morning, July 15, 2020.

  • Protesters marched north to Belvedere Square on Saturday afternoon to highlight the racial inequity that is symbolized by the York Road corridor.

  • Students with VolunTeens, a nonprofit that connects students looking to volunteer and local nonprofits in need of volunteering, volunteer at Freetown Farm in Columbia on Saturday, July 11, 2020.

  • With local July Fourth events canceled, friends, family, and others in the Whiteford community came together to help longtime North Harford High School teacher June Atkin celebrate her 90th birthday on July Fourth with the drive-by birthday parade at her Whiteford home.

  • Customers beat the heat at Blizzard's Shaved Ice in Westminster.

  • Members from eight Maryland Jeep clubs drove through Catonsville, Ellicott City and parts of Carroll County as part of a parade called "Operation Let Freedom Ride!"

  • Carroll County Commissioner Eric Bouchat, R-District 4, dresses as Uncle Sam with New Windsor Councilman, Ed Smith as Captain America and rides around New Windsor on fire equipment as Firemen toss candy to children along the way on the 4th of July.

  • Old Westminster Winery features live music for Fourth of July Weekend, with COVID restrictions in place, limiting groups to six or less, including children, practice social distancing (tables & furniture are spaced accordingly.)

  • "Reflections of Carroll's Past" shows a little bit of what life used to be like in Carroll County. View past galleries here.

  • "Reflections of Carroll's Past" shows a little bit of what life used to be like in Carroll County. View past galleries here.

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