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County to Hold Solar Array Project Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Westminster, MD
11/19/2018 10:18 AM
The Carroll County Board of Commissioners (BOC) invite interested citizens to join them at a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for the Carroll County Solar Array Project. The event is Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 1:00 PM at the Hoods Mill Solar Field, 7901 Kabik Court, Woodbine, MD.... Read more

Mt. Airy Post-Tornado Tree and Vegetative Debris Removal Extended

Westminster, MD
11/19/2018 10:16 AM
Due to the inclement weather and delays this week, the Carroll County Department of Public Works (DPW) is extending the timeline to pick up trees and vegetative debris (branches, leaves, etc.) in Mount Airy.... Read more

Board of Education Budget Work Session – December 5

Westminster, MD
11/19/2018 10:14 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold a work session on the FY20 Operating Budget on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street, Westminster. The public is encouraged to attend. There will be no time for citizen participation at this meeting.... Read more

New Board of Education Members to Take Oath of Office

Westminster, MD
11/19/2018 10:13 AM
A swearing-in ceremony for the newly elected members of the Board of Education of Carroll County will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board offices, located at 125 North Court Street in Westminster.... Read more

Manchester Valley to Host Vape Awareness Parent Education Session

Westminster, MD
11/16/2018 11:19 AM
Manchester Valley High School will host a Vape Awareness Parent Education Session entitled “See through the Smoke” on Thursday, November 29, 2018, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium.
This session is for adults only. Students will be participating in a session during school on November 30. Manchester Valley High School is located at 3300 Maple Grove Road, Manchester.... Read more


Westminster, MD
11/15/2018 05:55 AM
Join us this Friday Evening for our Annual Anniversary, with a special guest speaker, a delicious dinner, and wonderful Southern Gospel music!... Read more

Carroll Lutheran Village Restructures

Westminster, MD
11/14/2018 12:20 PM
Carroll Lutheran Village is reorganizing its business structure after nearly 40 years of serving older adults in Carroll County and a 2016 expansion into Howard County.

Lutheran Social Ministries of Maryland, Inc. has been formed to serve as the parent company to Carroll Lutheran Village and The Lutheran Village at MILLER’S GRANT in Ellicott City.... Read more

Middle School Students to Participate in SCORE Challenge

Westminster, MD
11/13/2018 02:32 PM
Oklahoma Road Middle School will be hosting the SCORE (Student Collaboration of Research Exploration) Challenge on Friday, November 16, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. Students from East, Mt. Airy, North Carroll, Oklahoma Road, Shiloh, and West Middle Schools will be participating.... Read more

Postponement - William Winchester Veterans Day Activity

Westminster, MD
11/13/2018 02:23 PM
William Winchester Elementary School will celebrate and honor the bravery and sacrifices of our U.S. veterans on Thursday, November 15, with a light breakfast from 8:00 to 8:45 a.m. Each student is invited to bring their family members who are veterans or are currently serving in the branches of the military. There also will be a short program.... Read more

Carroll County Special Education Citizens’ Advisory Committee

Westminster, MD
11/13/2018 01:40 PM
The Carroll County Public School System’s Special Education Citizens’ Advisory Committee will hold its next meeting of the 2018-2019 school year on Thursday, November 15, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Arc of Carroll County, located at 180 Kriders Church Road in Westminster, Maryland.... Read more

Long-Term Advisory Council to Present Recommendations

Westminster, MD
11/13/2018 12:18 PM
The Long-Term Advisory Council will present recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners at 6 PM on Nov. 27, 2018 in Room K-100 Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster.... Read more

Videos by CCCTC Earn 1st Place in “I BUILT THIS” Video Contest

Westminster, MD
11/12/2018 03:26 PM
Students at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center were winners in two categories in the “I BUILT THIS” video contest sponsored by the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) and Build Your Future.... Read more

McDaniel College Announces New Scholarship for All Military Veterans, Active-Duty Military Personnel and Their Children

Westminster, MD
11/11/2018 10:36 AM
McDaniel College announces a new Military Legacy Scholarship, valued at up to $100,000 over four years, for all military veterans, active-duty military personnel and their children... Read more

Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Westminster, MD
11/09/2018 04:16 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will announce in public session that they will meet in closed session at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, as permitted by the Maryland Open Meetings Act, Section 3-305 (b) of the General Provisions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland and Section 3-103 of the General Provision Articles of the Annotated Code of Maryland, to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, consult with legal counsel, and discuss matters related to negotiations.... Read more

Board President and Superintendent to Host Town Meeting

Westminster, MD
11/09/2018 10:37 AM
Board President Bob Lord and Superintendent Steven Lockard will be hosting a town meeting on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at Manchester Valley High School, located at 3300 Maple Grove Road, Manchester.... Read more

Carroll County Proclaims November as Hire a Veteran Month

Westminster, MD
11/08/2018 02:29 PM
On Friday, November 2, 2018, the Carroll County Board of Commissioners (BOC) proclaimed November as “Hire a Veteran Month”.... Read more

SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age to be Presented

westminster, MD
11/08/2018 10:14 AM
Friendship Valley Elementary School and West Middle School will be presenting the documentary SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age, on Monday, November 12, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. .in the West Middle School auditorium.... Read more

Storm Damage Information Sought from Businesses and Residents

Westminster, MD
11/08/2018 09:01 AM
Carroll County Emergency Management asks Carroll County businesses and residents affected by the tornado and severe thunderstorm that occurred on Friday, November 2nd to report details on their losses to the county.... Read more

Koons Toyota Donates To Carroll County Senior Centers

Westminster, MD
11/07/2018 08:43 AM
Mr. Nigel Hayes, General Manager of Koons Toyota of Westminster, presented a donation to Ms. Patty Whitson, Community Services Supervisor at the Carroll County Bureau of Aging & Disabilities.... Read more

Liberty Marching Band Wins Region V Championships

Westminster, MD
11/05/2018 02:33 PM
Liberty Marching Band Wins Region V Championships, Advances to Atlantic Coast Championships
The Liberty High School Lions’ Pride Marching Band earned first place at the Maryland/Virginia/West Virginia Region V Championships with a score of 96.40 and awards for High Music and High Percussion... Read more

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