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Carroll County (Maryland)

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  • A small win for polluters [Editorial]

    A small win for polluters  [Editorial]
    Two years ago, the General Assembly passed a law requiring Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions to begin imposing a stormwater fee to cover the costs of reducing pollution that results when rain sweeps dog droppings, pesticides, motor oil and other harmful...
  • Assembly set to pass wage, marijuana bills

    Assembly set to pass wage, marijuana bills
    Maryland lawmakers are poised to raise the minimum wage and decriminalize marijuana today as this year's General Assembly's session cruises to a close at midnight. Both measures are on the verge of passage, barring unforeseen last-minute snags,...
  • Carroll County's Frazier discusses prayer, freedom of speech

    Carroll County's Frazier discusses prayer, freedom of speech
    Amid a storm over prayer at government meetings, Carroll County Commissioner Robin Frazier leaned back in a carved wooden rocking chair in the Taneytown public library and quietly gave voice to her fears about the direction of the country. What happened...
  • Maryland lawmakers cautious about new health exchange

    Maryland lawmakers cautious about new health exchange
    As Maryland prepares for a major overhaul of its troubled health exchange — switching out its buggy software for Connecticut's proven technology — lawmakers and information technology experts are raising new concerns about whether there is...
  • Sharfstein tells Congress contractors are to blame

    Sharfstein tells Congress contractors are to blame
    Maryland's top health official told a congressional panel in Washington on Thursday that IT contractors were to blame for the state's troubled rollout of the Affordable Care Act and suggested that the state may reimburse the federal government if it can...
  • Men's Wearhouse to buy Jos. A. Bank for $1.8 billion

    Men's Wearhouse to buy Jos. A. Bank for $1.8 billion
    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers finally liked the look of Men's Wearhouse's takeover offer as the Hampstead-based retailer accepted a $1.8 billion buyout Tuesday. Men's Wearhouse has stores in Newport News and Hampton, and Jos. A. Bank has stores in Williamsburg...
  • Traffic: Accidents on I-895 and I-795 cleared

    Traffic: Accidents on I-895 and I-795 cleared
    As of 9:30 a.m., an accident on I-895 north near Childs Street in the city was cleared, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation. The same was true for an early, major incident of the Monday morning commute — a six-vehicle accident...
  • First team

    First team
    Logan Breitenbach Archbishop Spalding, senior, 160 pounds •An All-Metro first-team selection for the second straight year; went 53-2 •Won Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association and Maryland Independent Schools titles; will wrestle...
  • Suburban counties gain population, Baltimore loses

    Suburban counties gain population, Baltimore loses
    Population is growing in the Central Maryland's suburban counties, though Baltimore City is losing residents, according a state review of U.S. Census data. The Maryland Department of Planning said Thursday that between July 2012 and July 2013,...
  • Judge bars Carroll commissioners from invoking Jesus

    Judge bars Carroll commissioners from invoking Jesus
    The Carroll County commissioners must stop opening their meetings with prayers to Jesus Christ, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, a decision that comes amid a national debate over the limits of religious observation by public bodies. U.S. District Judge...
  • As snow falls, state school board allows way out of 180-day rule

    As snow falls, state school board allows way out of 180-day rule
    A Maryland school superintendent wouldn't ordinarily give local systems a pass on the requirement that public school students go to school for 180 days a year. But these have not been ordinary times. The seemingly endless winter, with its unusual number...