Carroll County

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Take My Mulch, Please!

Carroll County Department of Public Works crews have been working around the clock to turn thousands of trees and branches brought down by the brutal winter into mulch. But now, there is more mulch than the county knows what to do with.

05/17/2014

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Propane Leak Blamed For Carroll County Building Explosion

Investigators have some of the answers to an explosion and fire that sent two women to the hospital.

05/16/2014

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Carroll County Animal Control Trying To Find Where Runaway Goat Came From

A runaway goat on the loose for days is now with Carroll County Animal Control. Several sightings sparked a countywide search for the goat.

05/16/2014

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Wandering Goat In Carroll County Captured By Animal Control

A wayward goat is captured safe and sound in Carroll County.

05/15/2014

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2 Seriously Hurt In Westminster Building Explosion

Fire officials say two women were seriously injured when a building exploded near Westminster.

05/15/2014

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Carroll County Reverts To Disputed Prayer Policy

Prayer is back on the agenda in Carroll County. The county’s commissioners, buoyed by a Supreme Court ruling in a case from upstate New York, voted to reinstate praying in their meetings.

05/08/2014

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Carroll County Exits Frederick Incinerator Deal

The future of proposed, waste-to-energy incinerator near Frederick is in question after Carroll County pulled out of the project.

04/23/2014

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Man Killed Crossing Road In Westminster

Maryland State Police are investigating the death of a man who hit by a car while crossing Route 140 in Westminster.

04/17/2014

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Carroll School Counseling Cuts Considered

A proposal to eliminate some counseling jobs in Carroll County public schools is running into opposition.

04/16/2014

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Carroll County Will Comply With Judge’s Prayer Order

The battle over public prayer takes center stage in Carroll County, where a federal lawsuit is slamming the brakes on certain types of prayers at county commission meetings.

04/08/2014

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Contempt Order Sought In Md. Public Prayer Case

A national humanist group is asking a federal judge in Baltimore to hold the elected leaders of a rural Maryland county in contempt and fine them $30,000 for violating his order barring them from opening meetings with sectarian prayers.

04/02/2014

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Despite A Federal Judge Ruling, Carroll County Commissioner Mentions Jesus

Despite a federal judge’s ruling this week barring opening meetings of Carroll County’s Board of County Commissioners with sectarian prayers, a commissioner has started a budget meeting with references to Jesus Christ.

03/27/2014

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