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Westminster (Carroll, Maryland)

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  • Storms, Arthur disrupt Fourth of July preparations, but weather expected to clear

    Storms, Arthur disrupt Fourth of July preparations, but weather expected to clear
    It was either Fourth of July fireworks or nature's own pyrotechnics. For the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Country Club and the towns of Mount Airy and Manchester, Thursday's threat of lightning, hail and heavy downpours was enough to...
  • Memorial Day marked with crabs, parades, pool openings and solemn celebrations

    Memorial Day marked with crabs, parades, pool openings and solemn celebrations
    Standing over a large tub, Gary Moree sorted crabs and stocked his walk-in cooler Friday at Bay Island Seafood, preparing for the onslaught of Memorial Day weekend customers. The cooler was stacked to the ceiling with bushels of Maryland and Delaware...
  • Dirt bike accident in Sykesville sends Westminster man to shock trauma

    Dirt bike accident in Sykesville sends Westminster man to shock trauma
    A 28-year-old Westminster man was critically injured in Sykesville on Sunday in a dirt bike accident, according to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office. Officials said that at about 5 p.m., deputies and rescue personnel from the Sykesville Volunteer Fire...
  • Patriotism travels throughout Westminster for Memorial Day parade, service

    Patriotism travels throughout Westminster for Memorial Day parade, service
    The assistant adjutant general of the Army National Guard Maryland on Monday said the sons and daughters of America who have given their lives in military service are “beacons of hope” to the world that freedom and democracy can prevail....
  • No. 3 Century boys, No. 7 Liberty girls repeat as Carroll County track and field champions

    The No. 3 Century boys and No. 7 Liberty girls turned in dominant performances Thursday night as both repeated as team champions in the Carroll County track and field title meet at Winters Mill. Both teams overwhelmed the competition on their sides of...
  • 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,...
  • Propane leak blamed in building explosion that injured two in Carroll County

    Propane leak blamed in building explosion that injured two in Carroll County
    The Office of the State Fire Marshal says a propane leak in the basement of the business in northern Carroll County was the origin and cause for an explosion that injured two female employees Thursday. The incident occurred at about 2:15 p.m. in the...
  • High water closes nearly 20 roads in Carroll County

    High water closes nearly 20 roads in Carroll County
    As rain continues to fall throughout the region, Carroll County officials were reporting that as of 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, 19 roads were closed across the county due to flooding. Roads affected by closures included Johnsville and Hoods Mill in the...
  • Patricia R. Amass, educator

    Patricia R. Amass, educator
    Patricia R. Amass, a retired Carroll County educator and volunteer who focused her efforts on those living in Third World countries, died Monday of abdominal cancer at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. She was 78. "Pat defined the statement of...
  • Traffic: I-83 reopens after fatal crash near Cold Spring Lane

    Traffic: I-83 reopens after fatal crash near Cold Spring Lane
    As of 9:50 a.m., all lanes have reopened on southbound Interstate 83 near Cold Spring Lane after a fatal crash near the Pepsi sign, the Maryland Department of Transportation said. A driver was ejected amid the crash, which had shut down I-83 earlier...