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Tax Assistance Program


Students at Carroll Community and McDaniel college are offering their tax prep expertise – for free! Friday afternoon, students were helping their fellow community members by answering questions, explaining tax codes, and helping to fill out returns. Not only does this benefit those receiving assistance, but it also has helped the students to learn more […]

Play Footgolf Locally

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What on Earth is footgolf? Footgolf is a fairly new sport. It’s played on a golf course with a soccer ball. The golf course creates soccer ball-sized holes in the fairway, and that’s where you need to get the soccer ball, in a minimum number of kicks. You can now play this sport at McDaniel […]

Carroll County Schools Face Strange Problem


In Carroll County, the number of public students has been decreasing for years. People don’t generally consider it, but schools only exist if students do as well. Therefore, if the number of students decreases, what will happen to the schools? School authorities are then forced to consider closure or redistricting. Well, in Carroll County, that […]

Town Hall Meeting Canceled


The town hall meeting scheduled for yesterday was canceled and a new date will be provided shortly. Read More >>  

Public Schools Closed


Carroll County Public Schools have changed their decision from opening two hours late to being closed today, January 12.

Warming Centers Open


Feeling the chill from the recent cold weather? Not to worry – warming centers are open from January 6 – January 9! Check out this link for more information on the various warming centers around the County.

Finksburg Man Charged With Threatening Arson


A Finksburg man has been charged with making an arson threat at a home in Hampstead, according to the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Read More >>

Vendors Wanted for 2015 Seniors on the Go


The Carroll County Commissioners are inviting applicable vendors to secure a booth at a cost of $200.00 for non-profit organizations and $350.00 for business organizations to show their professional services and give information to older adults, the disabled, their caregivers, and the general public at the 10th Annual Carroll County Seniors On The Go – […]

Handbell Concert


The Freedom Area ringers will be performing a free handbell concert at the Springfield Presbyterian Church. The concert will feature the performance of a variety of music as well as an explanation of the history of handbells.

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony


The annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony will be held today in front of the Carroll County Office Building at 225 North Center Street in Westminster, MD. The event will begin at 5:00 PM and will involve singing as well as refreshments. Read More >>

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