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Hampstead Elementary Named a National Blue Ribbon School

Westminster, MD
09/24/2020 04:39 PM
Hampstead Elementary School has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2020. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.... Read more

Winters Mill High School to be Featured on TODAY

Westminster, MD
09/24/2020 04:31 PM
Winters Mill High School will be featured on NBC’s TODAY on Friday, September 25, 2020, at approximately 8:35 a.m. on WBAL-TV Channel 11.... Read more

Community Media Center to hold Board of Education Candidates Forum

Westminster, MD
09/22/2020 02:35 PM
The Community Media Center (CMC) has partnered with the Carroll County Times to hold a Board of Education Candidates Forum on Tuesday, September 29 starting at 7:00 pm... Read more

McDaniel College selects three professors for endowed appointments

Westminster, MD
09/21/2020 04:01 PM
McDaniel College has appointed Dana Ferraris, associate professor of chemistry, Steven Pearson, professor of art & art history, and Kevin McIntyre, professor of economics and business administration and coordinator of the master’s degree program in data analytics, to endowed positions.... Read more

True Life Comics Provides Free Tickets For Disabilities Expo

Sykesville, MD
09/18/2020 08:14 AM
True Life Comics will debut its social story comic book - Debbie  Fights Coronavirus - at this year’s World Of Possibilities’ Disabilities Expo on Saturday, October 3, from 11am-4pm at the TownMall of Westminster.... Read more

Carroll Rebound Business Grant Application Deadline is September 30th

Westminster, MD
09/17/2020 03:30 PM
The Carroll County Department of Economic Development is accepting Carroll Rebound grant applications from businesses, nonprofits, and farms until September 30th at 5pm... Read more

Public Hearing on Proposed FY22 Capital Improvement Program Budget Request

Westminster, MD
09/16/2020 02:02 PM
A public hearing on the proposed FY 2022 Capital Budget and the FY23-FY27 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget request will be held on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.... Read more

Vickie Mazer joins McDaniel College as Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies

Westminster, MD
09/15/2020 03:37 PM
Mazer formerly served as Director of Graduate Services at Frostburg University... Read more

Carroll County Special Education Citizens’ Advisory Committee

Westminster, MD
09/15/2020 11:47 AM
The Carroll County Public School System’s Special Education Citizens’ Advisory Committee will hold its first meeting of the 2020-2021 school year on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  This meeting will be held virtually.  The link for the meeting can be found on the CCPS website under the Special Education page.... Read more

Carroll Arts Center seeks decorators for 23rd Annual Festival of Wreaths

Westminster, MD
09/15/2020 11:44 AM
The Carroll County Arts Council will celebrate the 23rd year of its signature holiday event, the annual Festival of Wreaths silent auction, which typically attracts hundreds of visitors to downtown Westminster. Due to COVID-19, the format of the event will look different this year, but it will still be a festive way to kick off the holiday season.... Read more

Maryland State Board of Elections Issues Statement on USPS Postcard

Westminster, MD
09/14/2020 02:09 PM
Portions of the postcard message are inconsistent with Maryland vote by mail guidelines.... Read more

McDaniel again ranks No. 1 ‘Best Value’ regional university in the North by U.S. News

Westminster, MD
09/14/2020 05:32 AM
McDaniel College tops U.S. News & World Report’s list of “Best Value Schools” in the North region. McDaniel also ranks among the best regional universities in the North in the “2021 Best Colleges” rankings.... Read more

Board of Education to Hold Updates Meeting September 23rd

Westminster, MD
09/11/2020 11:53 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold an updates meeting on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. This will be a hybrid meeting in which some Board members are present in the Boardroom. However, some Board members and staff will be participating virtually. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the public will not be able to attend the meeting with the exception of those who wish to speak during Citizen Participation.... Read more

Sept. 10 MD Dept. of Commerce Update

Westminster, MD
09/10/2020 11:18 AM
Governor Hogan Press Conference Today at 11:15 am:
Unemployed Marylanders To Begin Receiving Extra $300 This Week:
CARROLL REBOUND Application deadline extended until September 30th at 5:00pm... Read more

Hanover Land Services, Inc. Welcomes Christina G. Casole, PE to the Team

Westminster, MD
09/10/2020 10:24 AM
Hanover Land Services, Inc. (HLS) is pleased to announce that Christina G. Casole, PE, recently joined our team in the position of Senior Engineer and Office Manager!... Read more

Jena Ehmann Named Finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year

Westminster, MD
09/09/2020 02:44 PM
Carroll County Teacher of the Year Jena Ehmann, a Reading Specialist at Winfield Elementary School, has been named as one of seven Finalists for Maryland Teacher of the Year.... Read more

IIABA’S 2020 BEST PRACTICES STUDY

Owings Mills, MD
09/08/2020 12:33 PM
CONSOLIDATED INSURANCE + RISK MANAGEMENT INCLUDED IN IIABA’S 2020 BEST PRACTICES STUDY OWINGS MILLS, MD... Read more

Carroll Arts Council - virtual theatre & art education programs for this fall

Westminster, MD
09/04/2020 12:29 PM
As preparations begin for the return of live events, the Carroll County Arts Council is still offering a variety of virtual theatre and art education programs this fall.... Read more

REVISED Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Westminster, MD
09/04/2020 09:10 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will announce in public session that they will meet in closed session at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 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

September 2nd Update MD Dept. of Commerce

Westminster, MD
09/02/2020 10:24 AM
Maryland Moves to Stage Three Reopening:... Read more

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