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CCPS College Fair Set for October 9th at Carroll Community College

Westminster, MD
09/20/2017 04:04 PM
The 40th Annual Carroll County Public Schools College Fair will be held on Monday, October 9, 2017, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Carroll Community College, located at 1601 Washington Road in Westminster, Maryland.... Read more

CMC Invites Local Vietnam Veterans to Share Their Story of Service

Westminster, MD
09/20/2017 10:48 AM
The Community Media Center (CMC) is collecting interviews with local Vietnam Veterans as part of the Carroll County History Project. A special Veterans Oral History Collection Day will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Community Media Center, located at 1301 Washington Road, Westminster, MD.... Read more

Domestic Violence Education & Prevention Forum

Westminster, MD
09/19/2017 02:49 PM
Domestic Violence Education & Prevention Forum sponsored by The GFWC Women’s Club of Westminster and Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County on October 25 from 7-9pm.... Read more

CCPS Celebrates Homegrown School Lunch Week September 25-29, 2017

Westminster, MD
09/19/2017 10:42 AM
Carroll County Public Schools will be featuring locally grown fruits and vegetables on its cafeteria lines during Homegrown School Lunch Week (also referred to as Farm to School Week) from September 25-29, 2017.... Read more

Special Board of Education Meeting – Monday, September 25, 2017

Westminster, MD
09/18/2017 12:01 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will meet on Monday, September 25, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street in Westminster. There will be no citizen participation at this meeting. The public is encouraged to attend.... Read more

Board Retains Independent Investigator Regarding Arrest of CCPS Teacher

Westminster, MD
09/18/2017 10:10 AM
As you may be aware, on Wednesday, September 13, we, the Board of Education of Carroll County, were notified that Dr. Kenneth Fischer, a teacher at West Middle School, was arrested and is facing charges in Fairfax County, Virginia, on four counts of solicitation of a minor.  We are deeply concerned by the recent allegations of improprieties by one of our teachers.... Read more

The Shepherd’s Staff Announces 30th Annual “Call for Coats” Program

Westminster, MD
09/15/2017 01:27 PM
- The Shepherd’s Staff is excited to announce their 30th annual “Call for Coats” program, which will take place Saturday, September 23, 2017 through Friday, November 17, 2017.... Read more

McDaniel College Once Again Ranks as a Top Liberal Arts College

Westminster, MD
09/12/2017 08:31 AM
McDaniel College remains among the top liberal arts colleges in the nation in the U.S. News & World Report “2018 Best Colleges” rankings (www.usnews.com/colleges ) released Sept. 12.... Read more

REVISED Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Westminster, MD
09/11/2017 09:44 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will meet on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street in Westminster. There will be time for citizen participation at this meeting. The public is encouraged to attend.... Read more

2nd Annual Dinner & Dance Fundraiser

Westminster, MD
09/08/2017 02:38 PM
The Shepherd’s Staff is excited to announce their 2nd annual Dinner & Dance. The event will be held Saturday, October 21st from 5:30pm – 10:00pm at the St. John’s Catholic Church Portico in Westminster, MD.... Read more

Division of Labor and Industry Information Request

Westminster, MD
09/08/2017 02:25 PM
The Division of Labor and Industry (DLI) is conducting a comprehensive initiative to share information and connect with employers and employees across the state.... Read more

NEW Behavioral Health Resources and Services Directory

Westminster, MD
09/08/2017 12:21 PM
- The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County has released the 2017-2018 edition of the Behavioral Health Resources and Services Directory, which identifies local programs and service providers in the areas of mental health and substance abuse. It lists contact information for support areas like prevention, education and employment, disability services, clothing, food, shelter and legal issues.... Read more

McHugh Named Finalist for MD Teacher of the Year

Westminster, MD
09/08/2017 12:07 PM
Dr. Karen Salmon, State Superintendent of Schools, today announced the names of seven finalists for 2017-2018 Maryland Teacher of the Year... Read more

2017 Philanthropists of the Year

Westminster, MD
09/07/2017 12:47 PM
The Community Foundation of Carroll County is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Philanthropists of the Year.... Read more

Public Hearing on Proposed FY19 Capital Improvement Program Budget Request

Westminster, MD
09/07/2017 10:11 AM
A public hearing on the proposed FY 2019 Capital Budget and the FY20-FY24 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget request will be held on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street in Westminster. The public is encouraged to attend.... Read more

Carroll County Special Education Citizens’ Advisory Committee

Westminster, MD
09/05/2017 03:06 PM
The Carroll County Public School System’s Special Education Citizens’ Advisory Committee will hold its first meeting of the 2017-2018 school year on Thursday, September 14, 2017, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Carroll County Non-Profit Center, located at 255 Clifton Blvd in Westminster, Maryland.... Read more

Applicants Sought for School System Audit Committee

Westminster, MD
09/05/2017 12:00 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County is seeking applications from interested county citizens to fill two vacancies on the school system’s Audit Committee for members whose terms will expire in December, 2017. The selected applicants will serve a three-year term beginning on January 1, 2018.... Read more

Kids Volunteer Network Supports CCPS

Westminster, MD
09/01/2017 02:18 PM
Kids Volunteer Network Supports CCPS Effort to Assist Texas School District Impacted by Hurricane Harvey... Read more

RLH CPAs & Business Advisors Announces Promotions

Westminster, MD
08/29/2017 09:58 AM
RLH CPAs & Business Advisors (RLH) is happy to announce the promotion of Richelle Groff and Ryan Harshman, CPA to Senior Accountant.... Read more

RLH CPAs & Business Advisors Named Top 100 Accounting Firm

Westminster, MD
08/29/2017 09:53 AM
RLH CPAs & Business Advisors was recently named as one of the 2017 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for. Accounting Today has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees.... Read more

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