Media Releases

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Carroll Lutheran Village Restructures

Westminster, MD
11/14/2018 12:20 PM
Carroll Lutheran Village is reorganizing its business structure after nearly 40 years of serving older adults in Carroll County and a 2016 expansion into Howard County.

Lutheran Social Ministries of Maryland, Inc. has been formed to serve as the parent company to Carroll Lutheran Village and The Lutheran Village at MILLER’S GRANT in Ellicott City.... Read more

Middle School Students to Participate in SCORE Challenge

Westminster, MD
11/13/2018 02:32 PM
Oklahoma Road Middle School will be hosting the SCORE (Student Collaboration of Research Exploration) Challenge on Friday, November 16, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. Students from East, Mt. Airy, North Carroll, Oklahoma Road, Shiloh, and West Middle Schools will be participating.... Read more

Postponement - William Winchester Veterans Day Activity

Westminster, MD
11/13/2018 02:23 PM
William Winchester Elementary School will celebrate and honor the bravery and sacrifices of our U.S. veterans on Thursday, November 15, with a light breakfast from 8:00 to 8:45 a.m. Each student is invited to bring their family members who are veterans or are currently serving in the branches of the military. There also will be a short program.... Read more

Carroll County Special Education Citizens’ Advisory Committee

Westminster, MD
11/13/2018 01:40 PM
The Carroll County Public School System’s Special Education Citizens’ Advisory Committee will hold its next meeting of the 2018-2019 school year on Thursday, November 15, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Arc of Carroll County, located at 180 Kriders Church Road in Westminster, Maryland.... Read more

Long-Term Advisory Council to Present Recommendations

Westminster, MD
11/13/2018 12:18 PM
The Long-Term Advisory Council will present recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners at 6 PM on Nov. 27, 2018 in Room K-100 Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster.... Read more

Videos by CCCTC Earn 1st Place in “I BUILT THIS” Video Contest

Westminster, MD
11/12/2018 03:26 PM
Students at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center were winners in two categories in the “I BUILT THIS” video contest sponsored by the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) and Build Your Future.... Read more

McDaniel College Announces New Scholarship for All Military Veterans, Active-Duty Military Personnel and Their Children

Westminster, MD
11/11/2018 10:36 AM
McDaniel College announces a new Military Legacy Scholarship, valued at up to $100,000 over four years, for all military veterans, active-duty military personnel and their children... Read more

Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Westminster, MD
11/09/2018 04:16 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, November 14, 2018, 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

Board President and Superintendent to Host Town Meeting

Westminster, MD
11/09/2018 10:37 AM
Board President Bob Lord and Superintendent Steven Lockard will be hosting a town meeting on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at Manchester Valley High School, located at 3300 Maple Grove Road, Manchester.... Read more

Carroll County Proclaims November as Hire a Veteran Month

Westminster, MD
11/08/2018 02:29 PM
On Friday, November 2, 2018, the Carroll County Board of Commissioners (BOC) proclaimed November as “Hire a Veteran Month”.... Read more

SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age to be Presented

westminster, MD
11/08/2018 10:14 AM
Friendship Valley Elementary School and West Middle School will be presenting the documentary SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age, on Monday, November 12, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. .in the West Middle School auditorium.... Read more

Storm Damage Information Sought from Businesses and Residents

Westminster, MD
11/08/2018 09:01 AM
Carroll County Emergency Management asks Carroll County businesses and residents affected by the tornado and severe thunderstorm that occurred on Friday, November 2nd to report details on their losses to the county.... Read more

Koons Toyota Donates To Carroll County Senior Centers

Westminster, MD
11/07/2018 08:43 AM
Mr. Nigel Hayes, General Manager of Koons Toyota of Westminster, presented a donation to Ms. Patty Whitson, Community Services Supervisor at the Carroll County Bureau of Aging & Disabilities.... Read more

Liberty Marching Band Wins Region V Championships

Westminster, MD
11/05/2018 02:33 PM
Liberty Marching Band Wins Region V Championships, Advances to Atlantic Coast Championships
The Liberty High School Lions’ Pride Marching Band earned first place at the Maryland/Virginia/West Virginia Region V Championships with a score of 96.40 and awards for High Music and High Percussion... Read more

Channel 19 to Feature Interviews with Local Veterans

Westminster, MD
11/05/2018 12:14 PM
On November 11, 2018 the Community Media Center, (CMC) will observe Veterans Day with a special broadcast featuring interviews with Carroll County Veterans. Special programming will start at 9:00am on cable channel 19. The interviews will continue to be broadcast throughout the month of November. For specific air dates and times, visit the Channel 19 program guide at www.carrollmediacenter.org.... Read more

Schools to Commemorate Veterans Day with Ceremonies and Activities

Westminster, MD
11/05/2018 08:54 AM
Many of our schools have planned special activities to honor our veterans and make students aware of their service and sacrifice for our country. Some of these activities are listed below:... Read more

Hampstead Wastewater Treatment Plant ENR Upgrade Project

Hampstead, MD
11/02/2018 03:15 PM
The Carroll County Bureau of Utilities is pleased to announce that construction activity for the Hampstead Wastewater Treatment Plant Enhanced Nutrient Removal (ENR) Upgrade project will begin on or about November 1, 2018.... Read more

Commissioners Allocate $108K for Opioid Programs

Westminster, MD
11/02/2018 09:33 AM
Today, the Carroll County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted to allocate the remaining $108,000 to four shorter-term programs supporting opioid prevention issues.... Read more

Carroll County Designated “SolSmart Silver”

Westminster, MD
11/01/2018 03:29 PM
Carroll County is receiving a Silver designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar.  This designation recognizes Carroll County for taking bold steps to encourage solar energy growth and remove obstacles to solar development.   For companies looking to expand, a SolSmart Silver designation is a signal that Carroll County is “open for solar business.”... Read more

Volunteers Needed for 2019 Point-In-Time Count

Westminster, MD
11/01/2018 12:41 PM
Carroll County is seeking volunteers for the Point-In-Time (PIT) count on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. All volunteers will be trained on Tuesday, January 15th from 10 am to 1 pm at the Carroll County Health Department.  More details to follow.... Read more

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