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Carroll County (Maryland)

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  • Rain shifts Black-Eyed Susan races, closes roads around region

    Rain shifts Black-Eyed Susan races, closes roads around region
    Nearly 2 inches of rain fell across the region Thursday night into Friday morning, canceling some races at Pimlico Race Course, closing roads and disrupting rail travel. At Pimlico, all six turf races scheduled for Black-Eyed Susan Day were moved to...
  • Fugitive goat captured, resting in Carroll County

    Fugitive goat captured, resting in Carroll County
    A runaway goat that sparked a school closure, rammed a car, leaped several fences to evade apprehension and triggered plenty of buzz in the Sykesville area for nearly a week has been captured and is resting comfortably at an animal shelter in Westminster....
  • Myles R. McComas, businessman

    Myles R. McComas, businessman
    Myles R. McComas, a World War II veteran who was the founder and president of Carpet Land, died Friday of complications from a stroke at Manor Care Ruxton. He was 94. The son of Ross McComas and Florence McComas, Myles Ross McComas was born and raised on...
  • Sun named Newspaper of the Year in Md.-Del.-D.C. Press Association contest

    The Baltimore Sun was named Newspaper of the Year — and its Darkroom blog was recognized as the best among websites — by the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association on Friday. The Sun has been chosen Newspaper of the Year eight times in the...
  • 'Man Found Dying on B.&O. Embankment: dies While On Way to Ellicott City' [History Matters]

    May 1965 Youth in the news  County notes in the Times:  "Guilford: Six youths and nine adults from Howard County were delegated to the twenty-fifth annual Maryland State Conference of the NAACP branches on Saturday May 1, at Rockville. At the...
  • Ober S. Herr Jr., banker

    Ober S. Herr Jr., banker
    Ober S. Herr Jr., a retired Carroll County banker and community activist, died Thursday of renal failure at his Westminster home. He was 87. Ober Samuel Herr Jr. was born and raised in Westminster, where he grew up in a home on Ridge Road. He was a...
  • Baltimore region home sales dipped in April

    Baltimore region home sales dipped in April
    Home sales in the Baltimore region dipped slightly last month amid concern about a relatively weak housing market nationwide. The number of sales in Baltimore city and the five surrounding counties fell by 23, or 1 percent compared with April 2013,...
  • School board to review weighted GPAs

    School board to review weighted GPAs
    When John Crosby takes his final exams this week, it will be a lot like playing "Jeopardy." Every question could be the one that costs the Polytechnic Institute senior thousands of dollars. The basketball player has 20 potential athletic scholarships,...
  • Mysterious bee die-off continues, extends beyond winter

    Mysterious bee die-off continues, extends beyond winter
    The mysterious die-off of honey bees continues, as beekepers across the nation lost more than one in three of their colonies since last spring, researchers reported Thursday.  The losses in Maryland were even more extreme, where nearly half were lost,...
  • Two women injured in Carroll County office building explosion

    Two women were seriously injured in a building explosion that led to a two-alarm fire in Carroll County Thursday afternoon, authorities said. A 38-year-old was airlifted from the one-story office building in the 1200 block of Silver Run Valley Road to...
  • Little luck when jockeys get hurt

    Little luck when jockeys get hurt
    In his recurring dream, Jose Villegas still gets up in the predawn darkness at his Carroll County farmhouse, loads his riding helmet and boots into the trunk of his Toyota Corolla and drives 75 minutes to Laurel Park. His favorite part of the dream...