Media Releases

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Active Shoooter Training Program for Chamber Member Businesses

Westminster, MD
08/23/2019 02:01 PM
Join us for an Active Shooter Training Program sponsored by TownMall.... Read more

Early Childhood Advisory Council Receives Grant

Westminster, MD
08/23/2019 10:26 AM
The Carroll County Local Early Childhood Advisory Council (CCECAC) has received a 2019 Preschool Development Birth through Five Grant (PDG B-5) grant in the amount of $25,000. The funds will be used to support a community event titled Let’s Grow and Develop Together.... Read more

Security Advisory Council Meeting – Thursday, August 22, 2019

Westminster, MD
08/22/2019 09:04 AM
The Security Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, August 22, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. in the Board room, located at 125 N. Court Street in Westminster.  
The Security Advisory Council may meet in closed session on Thursday, August 22, 2019, in accordance with Section 3-305 of the General Provisions Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, to discuss public security, if the public body determines that public discussion would constitute a risk to the public or public security, including: (i) the deployment of fire and police services and staff; and (ii) the development and implementation of emergency plans.... Read more

MVHS Receives Dart Foundation Grant for Computing Systems

Westminster, MD
08/21/2019 08:49 AM
Manchester Valley High School was recently awarded a grant from the Dart Foundation. The grant, in the amount of $2,880, will be used to provide additional Arduino computing systems.... Read more

13th Annual Festival of Trees

Westminster, MD
08/20/2019 12:57 PM
John Street Quarters in Westminster adjacent to Westminster Fire Department

NOVEMBER 29th & 30th –AND–DECEMBER 1st... Read more

Pumpkin Carving for a Cause

Westminster, MD
08/20/2019 11:09 AM
Greetings! You may have heard that Molli’s Café’s took home the inaugural Grand Gourd Award last year with their Palm Tree pumpkin… in 2019, it could be you! In 2018, over 30 local businesses creatively carved pumpkins and this year, with your help, we are hoping to triple the number of participants in this collegial competition.... Read more

Employee, Friends & Family Shopping Days

Hampstead, MD
08/16/2019 08:45 AM
Employee, Friends & Family Shopping Days

Thursday 8/22/2019 - 10am to 6:30pm
Friday 8/23/2019 - 10am to 6:30pm
Saturday 8/24/2019 -Sam to 12pm
Employees must show employee badge. Invited Friends & Family need a copy of this flyer with employee name filled out below:... Read more


Woodstock, MD
08/13/2019 12:21 PM
On April 8, 2019, the Maryland General Assembly passed the Clean Energy Jobs Act, which will help create solar, wind and renewable energy jobs in Maryland: foster the development of off-shore wind projects in Maryland: and increase the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS) from 20.7% to 50% by 2030.... Read more

Aquaculture Workshop Hosted by CCPS Featured on Md Sea Grant Website

Westminster, MD
08/13/2019 11:23 AM
Carroll County Public Schools hosted a National Sea Grant/NOAA Summer Aquaculture in Action Workshop at South Carroll High School. The workshop and the aquaculture classroom at South Carroll are currently being featured in an article on the Maryland Sea Grant website at . CCPS is a model for aquaculture programs across the country.... Read more

Century Students to Represent Maryland at Global Youth Institute

Westminster, MD
08/08/2019 12:03 PM
Two Century High School students, Briana Muchella-Prata and Marie Walters, have been selected to represent Maryland as delegates to the 2019 Global Youth Institute in Des Moines, Iowa, from October 16 - 19, 2019.... Read more


Westminster, MD
08/07/2019 03:51 PM
Beginning on September 25, 2019, Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County (RCIS) will be offering a support group for survivors of sexual assault on Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm-8pm.... Read more

Carroll Lutheran Village Employees Earn Scholarships

Westminster, MD
07/26/2019 12:56 PM
Nine Carroll Lutheran Village employees have been awarded scholarships to continue their education and training. The recipients were honored during a reception with residents at the Village on July 18.... Read more

Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, August 14

Westminster, MD
07/25/2019 01:08 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at 5:00 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 time for citizen participation at this meeting.... Read more

Closed Session – Friday, July 19, 2019

Westminster, MD
07/19/2019 09:31 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will announce in public session that they will meet in closed session at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 19, 2019, 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 and discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees and employees... Read more


Taneytown, MD
07/16/2019 04:02 PM
Agora Evangelism is spreading the Gospel of Jesus at home and abroad. We travel to Carnivals and Craft Fairs as Soul Winners—and invite you to join us and support our mission.... Read more

Carroll County Teacher Named Finalist for Presidential Award

Westminster, MD
07/15/2019 10:10 AM
Carroll County Teacher Named Finalist for Presidential Award
McNett to Be Considered for Federal Government’s Highest Honor for Teacher Recognition... Read more

Board of Education Recognizes Retirees

Westminster, MD
07/11/2019 08:58 AM
At its meeting on July 10, 2019, the Board of Education of Carroll County was pleased to recognize the 90 school system employees who retired during the past year.... Read more

Students Finish in Top 10 at Future Business Leaders National Conference

Westminster, MD
07/10/2019 12:01 PM
Carroll County high school students performed very well at this year’s Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference in San Antonio. They brought home 3 of the top 10 team/individual awards.... Read more

Career and Technology Center Students Win Medals at National SkillsUSA Conference

Westminster, MD
07/08/2019 10:05 AM
The Carroll County Career and Technology Center’s SkillsUSA team had a very successful week at the National Leadership and Skills Conference, which was held from June 22-28, 2019, in Louisville Kentucky.... Read more

Winters Mill Ag Class Creates and Donates Pet Bed to Humane Society

Westminster, MD
07/02/2019 01:37 PM
Students in the Agriculture Mechanics class at Winters Mill High School created small pet beds as an extension project following the woodworking unit of the class. One of the pet beds found a welcoming home at the Carroll County Humane Society cat room.... Read more

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