Media Releases

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Maryland Healthy Working Families Act (MHWFA) Workshop

Westminster, MD
07/19/2018 02:14 PM
The Maryland Department of Labor’s Division of Labor and Industry is pleased to present our free
workshops for August 2018 focusing on the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act (MHWFA)... Read more

Ag Teachers and Supervisor Receive State Awards

Westminster, MD
07/19/2018 09:35 AM
Three educators from Carroll County Public Schools have received awards from the Maryland Agriculture Teachers Association. The Maryland winners for 2018 are now nominated for the national level awards.... Read more

Union Mills Accepts $96,000 State Preservation Grant

Westminster, MD
07/18/2018 03:55 PM
Yesterday, the Union Mills Homestead Foundation and Executive Director Jane Sewell accepted a $96,000 Historic Preservation Capital Grant from the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) for the Shriver Grist Mill flume rehabilitation project.... Read more

Dart Foundation Supports STEM Initiatives at Manchester Elementary School

Westminster, MD
07/18/2018 09:13 AM
Manchester Elementary School received a grant from the Dart Foundation.... Read more


Sykesville, MD
07/16/2018 02:16 PM

Mechanicsville Student Competes in National Braille Challenge

Westminster, MD
07/16/2018 12:08 PM
Meredith Day, a fifth grade student at Mechanicsville Elementary School, recently participated in the National Braille Challenge at the University of Southern California.... Read more


Westminster, MD
07/12/2018 09:20 AM
The Carroll County Agricultural Land Preservation Program is beginning a new application cycle and is now accepting applications through August 22, 2018.... Read more

Westminster High School FFA Members Participate in State Convention

Westminster, MD
07/10/2018 09:33 AM
On June 25-27, 2018, student leaders from the Westminster High School FFA Chapter attended the 90th Maryland FFA convention.   While there, students competed in a variety of Leadership Development Events and Career Development Events.... Read more

SDAT’s Maryland Business Express Releases New Online Services

Westminster, MD
07/09/2018 11:01 AM
SDAT’s Maryland Business Express Releases New Online Services,
Begins Accepting Resolutions
Resident Agent and Principal Office Changes Can Now Be Made Online,
LLCs Can File Articles of Cancellation... Read more

Career and Technology Center Students Bring Home National Medals

Westminster, MD
07/09/2018 09:43 AM
Twenty-two students from the Carroll County Career and Technology Center showcased their skills at the SkillsUSA Championships during the 54th Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference held in Louisville, Kentucky, from June 25-29, 2018.... Read more

REVISED - Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Westminster, MD
07/05/2018 03:40 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, July 11, 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

Dessert & Discourse

Westminster, MD
07/05/2018 03:09 PM
oin us at JeannieBird Baking Company on Main Street in Westminster for fabulous desserts and insights from thought leaders exploring initiatives playing a role in the new economy as we get ready for CCPL's Exploration Commons at 50 East. Tickets are $25. (Wine & Beer available.) Thursday, July 12 from 7 - 9 PM.... Read more

Volunteer Maryland/AmeriCorps Opportunity in Carroll County

Westminster, MD
07/05/2018 10:57 AM
Carroll County Bureau of Aging & Disabilities is currently seeking an individual interested in becoming a Volunteer Maryland AmeriCorps Member with a service site opportunity in Carroll County Senior and Community Centers.... Read more

Redistricting and School Closure Committee Meeting – July 12

Westminster, MD
07/05/2018 10:50 AM
The Redistricting and School Closure Committee will hold its next meeting on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street, Westminster. The meeting is open to the public. There will be no time for citizen participation.... Read more

National S'mores Day is August 10th!

Baltimore, MD
07/03/2018 11:34 AM
S.mores Day Giving Challenge
S'mores Day Competition
Sponsorship Opportunities... Read more

North Carroll Senior Center Closed Today

Westminster, MD
07/02/2018 03:29 PM
The North Carroll Senior and Community Center is closed today due to emergency maintenance needs.

Residents are invited to participate at other senior center locations: South Carroll, Westminster, Mt. Airy, and Taneytown.

Please check for updates tomorrow before visiting the North Carroll facility.... Read more

CCPS to Host National Agriscience Professional Development Institute

Westminster, MD
07/02/2018 03:26 PM
Carroll County Public Schools will be hosting two national professional development institutes at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center. The institutes will provide experience in a full year of curriculum for Principles of Agricultural Science - Animal Fast Track (July 16 - 20, 2018) and Animal and Plant Biotechnology (July 16 - 26, 2018). The curriculum was written by Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE).... Read more

2018 Notice of Funding Availability Continuum of Care Programs for the Homeless

Westminster, MD
06/29/2018 12:51 PM
-In response to HUD’s release of the Continuum of Care (CoC) application, the Carroll County Circle of Caring Homelessness Board is inviting applications from new or existing CoC agencies to provide housing for homeless populations in Carroll County, Maryland.... Read more

Carroll Springs Student Performs National Anthem at Orioles Game

Westminster, MD
06/29/2018 12:48 PM
Nick Nauman, a 12th grade student at Carroll Springs School, sang the National Anthem at the Orioles game on Thursday, June 28, 2018. He received a standing ovation from the crowd and the players on the field after his performance.  
Rachel Mayer, Nick’s teacher at Carroll Springs, submitted his audition video to the Orioles and coordinated the arrangements.... Read more


Westminster, MD
06/29/2018 12:45 PM
Forecasters are anticipating excessive heat with heat indices near or above 100 degrees for our area from Saturday, June 30 through Monday, July 2. Because of the anticipated high temperatures, the Carroll County Department of Citizen Services and the Carroll County Public Library System will operate cooling centers around the county.... Read more

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