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“A Bird’s Eye View” Commissioner Robin Frazier

Taneytown Public Library

Residents of District One in the Taneytown area are invited to attend a meeting that is held monthly with Commissioner Robin Frazier. She would like to take this opportunity to share with you the details of the “Highway User Revenue Fund” and how these dollars are important to the local municipalities and what you can […]

Vendors Sought for 2013 Maple Sugarin’ Festival

Hashawa Festival, Carroll County

Hashawha Environment Center and Carroll County Recreation and Parks will be hosting the annual Maple Sugarin’ Festival on Sunday, March 3, 2013, 10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Spaces are available for interested craft vendors at a fee of $25.00 per space. This fee is nonrefundable unless the event is canceled. All spaces are outside and […]

Free flue vaccine for students

Free vaccine for students in Carroll County Maryland

A Walk-In Clinic offering free flu vaccine for students will be held at the Carroll County Health Department on Tuesday, January 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. The vaccine also will be available for adults for $20. The Health Department is located at 290 South Center Street in Westminster.

Seniors on the Go – An Aging & Disabilities Expo


The 8th Annual “Seniors on the Go – An Aging & Disabilities Expo” will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at the Shipley Arena located at the Carroll County Ag Center, 700 Agricultural Drive and Gist Road in Westminster from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm. Admission to this event is FREE!  The purpose of this Expo […]

Westminster Fallfest Helps Non-Profits


Five Carroll County residents representing the Special Olympics will carry the Fallfest banner at the annual Westminster parade.  The festival aids nonprofits and community organizations.

Adriana Trigiani Book Signing


Missing out on A Day for Book Lovers? Well, we are pleased to announce that due to overwhelming demand, Adriana will also be appearing from 4 – 5 PM on Monday, September 24th at the Westminster Branch Library. We will be selling copies of her books, and Adriana will be able to sign one book […]

Fall 2012 Programs at Bear Branch Nature Center


Westminster, MD, August 30, 2012 – The following programs are offered at the Bear Branch Nature Center this fall: Bear Cubs Club: Thursdays 10-11am, Sep. 13 (Program #12BB41), Oct. 18 (#12BB42), or Nov. 15 (#12BB43). Age: 4-6 years. Cost: $5 All About Nature for Homeschoolers: Thursdays 2-3:30pm, Sep. 13 (Program #12BB44), Oct. 18 (#12BB45), or […]

Taneytown man sought in overnight Assault


Just before 12:00 am this morning, sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a home in the 500 block of Willow Avenue for a report of an altercation between the homeowner and an acquaintance, who’d reportedly forced his way into the home, punching the homeowner in the face before threatening him with a handgun.  The homeowner was […]

The Maryland Wine Festival’s Premier Pass

Carroll County Farm Museum Wine Festival

The 2012 Maryland Wine Festival will be held at the Carroll County Farm Museum on Saturday, September 15 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 16, from Noon until 6:00 p.m. Premier ticket holders are invited to an exclusive area on the Museum grounds. There, samples of cuisine from area restaurants are available […]

5K Race Added to Wine Festival


The race is being organized by Endurance Maryland LLC and aims to bring wine and exercise together to promote a healthy lifestyle. The race will begin at 7 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16 at the Robert Moton Center, at 300 S. Center St. in Westminster, with the course looping back to finish at the same […]

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