Media Releases

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Revised Board of Education Meeting-Wednesday April 8

Westminster, MD
04/03/2020 01:21 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, April 8, 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

Important Update on Maryland's COVID-19 grant and loan process

04/03/2020 10:07 AM
Important Update on Maryland's COVID-19 grant and loan process: applicants need to create an account in the Maryland One Stop  portal. Applicants should create a One Stop account even if they have already submitted a loan or grant application. They will not lose their place in the queue. For new applicants, the "Apply" link sends them to Maryland One Stop and directs them to create an account and/or login in order to begin an application.... Read more

All Carroll Arts Center events through end of April have been canceled

Westmnster, MD
04/03/2020 10:02 AM
All Carroll Arts Center events through end of April have been canceled... Read more

Carroll County Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Fund.

Westminster, MD
04/02/2020 02:47 PM
Yesterday in Open Session, the Carroll County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to establish a Carroll County Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Fund.... Read more

Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, April 8

Westminster, MD
04/02/2020 02:44 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.  This will be a virtual meeting.... Read more

Crossroads and Gateway Students Hold Pennies for Patients Fundraiser

Westminster, MD
04/02/2020 10:16 AM
Gateway School and Crossroads Middle have been involved with PENNIES FOR PATIENTS, a cancer fundraiser, for the last three years, raising totaling approximately $1,200. This year was record-breaking with $1,000 raised by students, parents, and teachers. The program ran from December through March 6, 2020.... Read more

New Book on Addiction and Recovery Benefits Rising Above Addiction

Sykesville, MD
04/01/2020 03:13 PM
Carroll County residents Tammy Lofink and Sylvia Blair have released Reclaiming My Life. The book is about triumph over tragedy and coping with the loss of a child to addiction. Proceeds benefit Rising Above Addiction.... Read more

New Information & Guides on Small Business Loans, the CARES Act, and More!

04/01/2020 10:51 AM
We have another update for you this morning concerning a new $10,000 forgivable loan through the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan program.... Read more

Maryland SBDC – 2 Brand New Webinars

03/31/2020 02:35 PM
Maryland SBDC – 2 Brand New Webinars about the new financial resources and relief programs.... Read more

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®

Westminster, MD
03/31/2020 02:25 PM
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week March 30-April 5... Read more

Up to $10,000 for Relief/Hogan Amends Recovery Act

03/31/2020 11:02 AM
On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the CARES Act, which provided additional assistance for small business owners and non-profits, including the opportunity to get up to a $10,000 Advance on an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL). This Advance may be available even if your EIDL application was declined or is still pending, and will be forgiven.... Read more

Community Foundation of Carroll County Announcement

Westminster, MD
03/30/2020 02:54 PM
Today Community Foundation of Carroll County officially announced the retirement of founding director Audrey Cimino and named her successor.... Read more

Rape Crisis Intervention Services of Carroll County

Westminster, MD
03/30/2020 01:14 PM
RCIS has taken precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As of Tuesday, March 17, 2020, and until further notice, our office is closed to clients.... Read more

Governor Hogan Issues Stay-At-Home Directive

03/30/2020 10:51 AM
This morning Gov. Larry Hogan issued a "stay-at-home" order for Maryland residents after coronavirus cases increased nearly 400% in the past week.... Read more

Board of Education to Hold Special Meeting April 1st

Westminster, MD
03/27/2020 03:51 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an informational update regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the school system. In keeping with the Governor’s directive to limit gatherings to no more than 10 people, this will be a virtual meeting.... Read more

South Carroll Business Association Scholarship Applications Open

Sykesvville, MD
03/27/2020 09:22 AM
Each year, the South Carroll Business Association (SCBA) awards $1,000.00 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are homeschooled or attend a school located in Carroll County, Maryland. This year six total scholarships will be awarded.... Read more

Big News for Small Business

03/26/2020 01:48 PM
These are truly historic times we are living through and we will persevere. Late last night, the Senate voted to pass the largest economic rescue effort in American history and the bill is being sent to the House today.... Read more

Gutter Cleaning & Roof Maintenance $149

Westminster, MD
03/26/2020 10:14 AM

The rainy season is upon us.
Let our technicians clean out your gutters, handle your roof maintenance, and MOST importantly keep your FAMILY dry!... Read more

Emergency Relief Webinar

03/26/2020 09:09 AM
FREE Emergency Relief Webinar 1PM Today... Read more

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® 2020 is going virtual

Westminster, MD
03/25/2020 03:51 PM
In response to concerns surrounding the Coronavirus/COVID-19, along with guidance from local and national experts, Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County (RCIS) has decided to modify the April 18, 2020, "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®" event from a physical walk to a virtual walk.... Read more

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