U.S. News & World Report on Wednesday released its 2016 list of the "Best Colleges" in America, and placed Johns Hopkins University and the U.S. Naval Academy in the top 10 — though in different categories.
Weekly tests conducted along some Harford County streams that are popular for swimming this summer found levels of harmful bacteria that are well above the federal Environmental Protection Agency's safety standard for recreation, especially after a heavy rains.
After spending the entire day performing before a panel of five judges on Saturday at the first Miss Carroll County Pageant held in more than 15 years, three women and three teens were chosen to represent the county at the Miss Maryland and Miss Maryland Outstanding Teen pageants in June.
Voters in the Third Councilmanic District will have to choose between Laurie Taylor-Mitchell, a longtime activist running her first campaign and Wade Kach, a 40-year veteran of the House of Delegates. Despite their different backgrounds, both say land use and education are the critical issues for the district.
School officials at Carroll County colleges say they are prepared to comply with new federal standards in transparency, education and reporting of sexual violence at on campuses by the October 1 deadline.