Media Releases

The members of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce are leading businesses in our area.  We recognize both the businesses and their employees for their achievements, initiatives, and milestones.  

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FSK High School Press Release

Taneytown, MD
01/18/2019 02:07 PM

Cold Weather Shelter to Expand Hours

Westminster, MD
01/18/2019 11:00 AM
Cold Weather Shelter to Expand Hours on Sunday Warming Center to Open on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day... Read more

Cancellation of After-School Activities

Westminster, MD
01/17/2019 03:01 PM
All Carroll County Public Schools sponsored after-school activities scheduled for this evening, Thursday, January 17, will be canceled. Non CCPS sponsored activities in our school facilities are also canceled.... Read more


Taneytown, MD
01/16/2019 11:06 AM
Steven M. Williams has been named Assistant Vice President/Treasury Management Officer to serve customers of NWSB Bank, a division of ACNB Bank.... Read more

Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage

Reisterstown, MD
01/15/2019 12:59 PM
MREC invites couples to "laugh their way to a better marriage" at this 2-day conference, featuring nationally-recognized marriage expert, Phil Gungor, of Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage. This event will be held on Friday, March 1, 2019 from 7 to 19 p.m. and Saturday, March 2, from 9 a.m. to noon at LifePoint Church, Reisterstown, MD.... Read more


Gettysburg, PA
01/14/2019 03:29 PM
GETTYSBURG, PA, January 14, 2019 --- Sonali J. Shah and Timothy W. Utz have joined NWSB Bank, a division of ACNB Bank, in the position of Community Banking Manager for locations in Westminster, MD. In this role, they are responsible for welcoming customers to their respective offices, fulfilling customers’ needs for banking products and services, building relationships with the local community, and managing the office staff.... Read more

12th Annual PEEPshow at the Carroll Arts Center

Westminster, MD
01/14/2019 02:19 PM
The Carroll Arts Center is tickled pink….and yellow….and blue…to announce the 12th annual PEEPshow to be held Friday, April 12 through Tuesday April 23 at the Carroll Arts Center.  This sweet event features nearly 200 marshmallow masterpieces, including sculptures, dioramas, mosaics and even videos, all crafted from or inspired by PEEPS®.  This major regional event has attracted the attention of NBC Nightly News, the Food Network, and Just Born, the company that has made PEEPS® since the 1940’s.... Read more

CCPS Middle School Students Among Winners

Westminster, MD
01/14/2019 02:16 PM
CCPS Middle School Students Among Winners in Champions of Courage Black History Essay Competition... Read more

Career and Technology Center Receives Grant for Makerspace

Westminster, MD
01/09/2019 02:30 PM
The Carroll County Career and Technology Center has received a grant from The Dart Foundation to build a Makerspace.... Read more

TryVent – Get in Motion exercise showcase event at TownMall of Westminster

Westminster, MD
01/08/2019 12:16 PM
On Saturday, January 26, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County will hold TryVent - Get in Motion: an indoor exercise showcase event to help Carroll County residents get active during these cold winter days.  TryVent will take place at Center Court in the TownMall of Westminster, 400 North Center Street, Westminster, MD 21157. The snow date in case of inclement weather is Saturday, February 2.... Read more

CCPS Participates in Speak Up Survey on Use of Technology

Westminster, MD
01/08/2019 10:47 AM
Carroll County Public Schools encourages parents, community members, students, and employees to participate in the Speak Up survey on how students and teachers use technology. The survey will be open until January 31, 2019, and the school system needs your help to ensure that individual schools and the school system get great data in February!... Read more

Operating Budget Hearing Dates

Westminster, MD
01/07/2019 02:23 PM
The dates for public presentation, review, and input to the Operating Budget for the Carroll County Public School System for the 2019 - 2020 school year are listed below:... Read more

Mechanicsville Elementary Principal to Help Rebuild Puerto Rico School

Westminster, MD
01/07/2019 02:21 PM
Glen Messier, principal at Mechanicsville Elementary School, will travel to Puerto Rico from January 21-28, 2018 with the Lifetouch Memory Mission to help rebuild a school devastated by Hurricane Maria in 2017.... Read more

REVISED Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Westminster, MD
01/07/2019 09:18 AM
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, January 9, 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 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

Francis Scott Key High School Celebrates Holiday Spirit Week

Taneytown, MD
12/21/2018 09:50 AM
Francis Scott Key High school celebrated its first ever Holiday spirit week to kick off winter vacation.... Read more

Commissioners Name Liaisons to Boards and Commissions

Westminster, MD
12/21/2018 09:17 AM
The Carroll County Board of Commissioners (BCC) recently named the commissioner liaisons to many boards and commissions for 2019.... Read more

Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, January 9

Westminster, MD
12/20/2018 10:04 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, January 9, 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.... Read more


Westminster, MD
12/19/2018 12:02 PM
The Carroll County Government Offices, including the Senior Centers, will be closed for the holidays on the following days:... Read more


Taneytown, MD
12/18/2018 03:01 PM
The ANNUAL BOARD MEETING FOR AGORA IS THIS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22.  Also, we’ve got great news to share about the amazing AGORA SOUL WINNING taking place for Jesus, both here and abroad!... Read more

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Maryland

Westminster, MD
12/17/2018 09:59 AM
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Maryland Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration

Carroll County Government releases the following information on behalf of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Please note this information pertains to a Secretary of Agriculture Declared Disaster stemming from the excessive rain and flooding that began on July 21, 2018, which is different from the Small Business Administration Disaster Declaration for the tornado that took place on November 2, 2018. Please read the release for more information.... Read more

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