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Carroll County (Maryland)

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  • Carroll prayer controversy gives Christianity a bad name [Letter]

    Carroll prayer controversy gives Christianity a bad name [Letter]
    I, too, have followed with some interest the Carroll County commissioners' escalating debate over Christian prayer at their meetings. However, I have a different opinion than Commissioner Robin Frazier and Bruce and David Holstein ("Free speech challenged...
  • Traffic: Accident in Mount Airy cleared

    Traffic: Accident in Mount Airy cleared
    As of 9:20 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation reported that an accident in Carroll County that closed Route 27 during the morning rush hour had been cleared. The accident had been on northbound Route 27 in the Twin Arch Road area of Mount...
  • Traffic: Roadwork may cause delays

    Traffic: Roadwork may cause delays
    As of 8:50 a.m., a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 695 has closed two of three outer loop traffic lanes and a shoulder at Loch Raven Boulevard. Roadwork is also causing several lane closures in the Baltimore metro area. Patching and resurfacing...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Jos. Bank headquarters town hopes for best in takeover battle

    Jos. Bank headquarters town hopes for best in takeover battle
    Consumers know Jos. A. Bank Clothiers for deals such as buy-one-get-two men's suits, but to residents of Hampstead, it's the good corporate citizen that spared the town as Black & Decker withered. Now the northern Carroll County town faces the prospect...
  • O'Malley continues defense of health exchange

    O'Malley continues defense of health exchange
    Gov. Martin O'Malley took his defense of Maryland's struggling health exchange onto national television Sunday after CNN host Candy Crowley described its rollout as "disastrous by most accounts." O'Malley's defense came as Rep. John Delaney of the...
  • Barn quilt project highlights Carroll County's rural history

    Barn quilt project highlights Carroll County's rural history
    Drive up and down the rolling hills on Uniontown Road in Westminster and you'll run into a red barn adorned with a placard painted with sunflowers. The barn on the Gardener's Gourmet farm is one of 12 rustic buildings getting decorated as part of a...
  • Fuchs Group Baltimore Spice to move to Hampstead

    Fuchs Group Baltimore Spice to move to Hampstead
    A global company that manufactures spice concoctions for the food industry is building a new North American headquarters in Hampstead, relocating its operations from Baltimore County. The German-based Fuchs Group, which bought Old Bay creator Baltimore...
  • Baffling Common Core question [Letter]

    Baffling Common Core question [Letter]
    Regarding the new Common Core standards Maryland is adopting, I have a granddaughter in the fourth grade in Carroll County and the following is an example of a problem she was given to solve: "Tyler made 36 total snowflakes which is a multiple of how...