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Four Westminster High School students taken to hospital after 'dabbing' marijuana in bathroom  Carroll County Times

Four girls were hospitalized after smoking marijuana in a bathroom at Westminster High School Thursday morning, a Carroll County Public Schools ...



Westminster High School celebrates veteran alumni, donates to military troops  Carroll County Times

The morning after Veterans Day was different for Westminster High School students, who were faced with gallery panels of recent military alumni and, for the first ...



Remembering Westminster High School, tours of East Middle available Saturday  Carroll County Times

Until 1971, the impressive structure at 121 Longwell Ave. in Westminster was the home to Westminster High School, a local history buff said. Now East Middle ...



National Girls High School Rankings For May 8  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its fourth National Girls High School rankings for the 2018-19 ...



Verdict is in: Westminster, Liberty guilty of impressive high school mock trial performance  Carroll County Times

Westminster High School defeated Liberty Wednesday in the second annual Maryland Mock Trial Competition county finals.



Westminster High School grad named Maryland FFA Star Farmer  Carroll County Times

Early this month a 2018 Westminster High School graduate was recognized as the Maryland FFA Star Farmer and a runner-up in the Northeast Region of the ...



Maryland high school lacrosse game stopped early in 4th quarter for 'safety concerns'  USA TODAY High School Sports

An early season faceoff between Westminster and Mt. St. Joesph was stopped in the fourth when officials halted it for 'safety concerns.'



High school drama season in Carroll County full of musical favorites  Carroll County Times

The spring season has begun for high school theatre productions in Carroll County.



Boys Lacrosse: Reason for ending Westminster-Mount St. Joe game early 'extremely rare'  Carroll County Times

In the midst of competition, emotions can run high and sportsmanship lines are sometimes blurred. Ending games early — making a decision to stop play for ...



Sprint races benefit local FFA chapter | Spotlight  MyEasternShoreMD

CHESTERTOWN — A paying crowd estimated at 400-plus showed up for the April 27 truck sprints at the Elks lodge here, solidifying the event as the primary ...



Westminster High AD Terry Molloy reflects on his job and a recent award  Carroll County Times

Terry Molloy, athletic director and facilities coordinator at Westminster High School, just won the 2018 Maryland State Athletic Directors Association (MSADA) ...



Delegate to dedicate Md. 97 near Westminster High to fallen Marine  Carroll County Times

The Westminster portion of Md. 97 will be dedicated to fallen hero Lance Corporal Matthew A. Snyder this Friday. State Delegate Haven Shoemaker will head ...



Field Hockey: 'Confidence' carries Westminster to 3A West championship  Carroll County Times

Westminster hosted Urbana in the Class 3A West field hockey championship game Oct. 31, 2018.



8 finalists for Carroll County Teacher of the Year announced  Carroll County Times

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce recognized 596 teachers at the 30th annual Outstanding Teacher Awards program Wednesday, March 27 at Winters ...



Some parents question Westminster HS health class materials  WBAL Baltimore

Some parents in Carroll County are questioning materials that are part of Westminster High School's Family Life Unit lesson plan.



Westminster High students take to demonstration in support of diversity  Carroll County Times

Students wore "We the People" shirts in demonstration against posters being removed at Westminster High School.



Big Band Merry Christmas benefit concert coming to Westminster High  Carroll County Times

The Carroll County Jazz Ensemble will perform their 17th annual Big Band Merry Christmas concert Dec. 1, benefiting Access Carroll Integrated Healthcare.



Wrestling: John Lowe calling it a career after 16 seasons as coach at Winters Mill  Carroll County Times

John Lowe said he had been planning for the last few years to step down as wrestling coach at Winters Mill once his youngest son, Alex, was finished with high ...



MEDIA: Shotgun blasts shut down Colorado newspaper presses  The Colorado Independent

This week's column on the news behind the news in Colorado.



Westminster B.E.S.T. program helped graduate turn high school career around  Carroll County Times

Three years ago, it was anything but certain that Imani Rollins was going to graduate high school.



Curtain up: Fall play season is beginning at Carroll County Public Schools  Carroll County Times

Carroll County Public Schools students are preparing for a season of fall plays.



Westminster rally is latest push back against school decision ban on 'We The People' posters  Baltimore Sun

Westminster High School alumni are organizing a rally next week to protest a decision by Carroll County schools to remove posters from classrooms that officials ...



Football: Not a 'welcome back' on the field for former Owls coach  Carroll County Times

Former Westminster football coach Brad Wilson made his return to Ruby Field on Sept. 1, 2018, for the first time since he stepped down as Owls coach after the ...



After 32 years of mowing, plowing and planning, Westminster's street superintendent Larry Bloom retires  Carroll County Times

If anyone has the keys to the city of Westminster, it might be Larry Bloom, the superintendent of the Street Department. After 32 years through various roles with ...



Loophole in Maryland sex offense law concerns attorneys  Carroll County Times

There's a loophole in the Maryland sexual offense statute, according to several officials. Part-time, temporary teachers cannot be charged with a sexual ...



Special event: Designer bag bingo to raise funds for Special Olympics Carroll County  Carroll County Times

A designer bag bingo to benefit Special Olympics Carroll County will be held on Saturday, March 9, inside the Shipley Arena at the Carroll County Agriculture ...



Nicholas Sparks, crafter of famous love stories, draws 1,500 people to Westminster for book talk  Carroll County Times

Wednesday night was a special one for fans of the novel and film adaptation of “The Notebook” — Nicholas Sparks' story of Noah Calhoun and Allie Nelson ...



CCPS on changes in administrators: 'You know that you’re not going to be in one place forever'  Carroll County Times

With the end of the academic year comes changes in leadership at a number of schools in Carroll County, including a move down in position for one high school ...



Posters deemed anti-Trump removed from Westminster High classrooms  Carroll County Times

Posters put up by teachers in a few classrooms at Westminster High School were removed on Thursday when it was deemed that the teachers were taking a ...



Weightlifting: Video of Westminster's Miles Taylor, who has cerebral palsy, goes viral on social media  Carroll County Times

Miles Taylor trains at NEVERsate Athletics, a Westminster-based strength and conditioning facility, and a recent video on his Instagram account showed Taylor ...



Golf Preview: 'It's nice to play under pressure' for Sorkin, Owls  Carroll County Times

The 2018 Carroll County Athletic League golf season is set to begin Friday.



Jordan Costley, Youth Philanthropist of the Year, looks to make everyone 'feel like they’re important'  Carroll County Times

On Oct. 17, Jordan Costley will be honored in the youth category at the Community Foundation of Carroll County's 13th annual Philanthropists of the Year ...



Filming for 'Heroin Still Kills' begins in Carroll  Carroll County Times

Dancers from Westminster-based Project C Studio leapt across the stage at the Carroll Community College Scott Center Saturday afternoon. Watching them ...



Learn from past when deciding fate of old school buildings  Baltimore Sun

If you think that our present day public discourse regarding the various education issues in Carroll County is interesting, researching the contentious history of ...



Powerlifting: County competition another big hit  Carroll County Times

Avid weightlifters gathered at Westminster High School on Feb. 24 for the annual Carroll County Public Schools Powerlifting Invitational, a competition designed ...



Carol J. Shook, volunteer and former Miss Maryland, dies  Baltimore Sun

Carol J. Shook, a former Miss Maryland and longtime Carroll County volunteer, died Monday of complications of Alzheimer's disease at Carroll Hospital Center.



Cheerleading: 'We are one, we're Westminster,' Owls take winter county title  Carroll County Times

Westminster won the winter county cheerleading championship at Westminster High School on Saturday.



Carroll County Names New School Superintendent  Patch.com

Carroll County Names New School Superintendent - Westminster, MD - The new superintendent of Carroll County Public Schools is a graduate of Westminster ...



Westminster grad Ernest Thompson an Oscar-winning storyteller  Carroll County Times

Westminster High School graduate Ernest Thompson went on to be the Oscar-winning writer of "On Golden Pond."



James Edward Walkling, Sr. | Obituaries  The Winchester Star

James Edward Walkling, Sr. Miami Fl — James Edward Walkling, Sr., known to friends as “Pop,” of Miami, FL, formerly of Westminster, MD and Ocala, FL, ...



Local Sports: Carroll Hall of Fame unveils Class of 2018  Carroll County Times

This year's Carroll County Sports Hall of Fame class consists of five men who have made their mark at nearly every level of sports in this area. Jerry Georgiana ...



Study of schools in Carroll provides an interesting education  Baltimore Sun

The first weeks of June are a time when many young adults in Carroll County look forward to the end of the school year and graduation ceremonies.



Taneytown mayor candidate profile: Donald C. Frazier  Carroll County Times

Ahead of this spring's municipal elections, the Carroll County Times has asked candidates to provide information on themselves and their priorities. Here are the ...



Carroll Varsity: High School sports  Carroll County Times

The Maryland Basketball Coaches Association recently released the public secondary school All-State Girls and Boys Basketball teams, and Carroll County has ...



Volleyball: Owls 'going to leave it all out there' for state final  Carroll County Times

Eight volleyball teams remain in Maryland's high school season, and Westminster is one of them. And when the Owls take the court Saturday night at University ...



Carroll Varsity: Football  Carroll County Times

High school football coverage from the Carroll County Times in Westminster Maryland.



Dayhoff: Loss for the Dixons, one of Carroll County’s most prominent families, a loss for all  Carroll County Times

It was standing room only on Nov. 15, when friends, family, colleagues, and community leaders crowded into Pritts Funeral Home to pay their last respects to Jeff ...



Caryl E. Peterson, retired professor of biology at Towson University, dies  Baltimore Sun

Caryl E. Peterson, a longtime professor of biology at Towson University who served for nearly a quarter-century as a trustee of McDaniel College, died Jan.



Lifting the world  The McDaniel Free Press

Carroll County's Miles Taylor exploded in popularity as a star in the world of sports earlier this month after a video was posted on Instagram of the lifter lifting two ...



Six things to do with your kids during winter break in Carroll County  Carroll County Times

Christmas has passed. But your kids are still home for about a week — bursting with energy. So how do you keep them entertained? Here's a list of six events or ...



Community mourns loss of teacher, coach Patrick Floyd  Carroll County Times

Those who knew Patrick Floyd knew him as a man who loved sports, loved helping others.



Women's Basketball: Martin plans on 'winning a lot of battles' despite stage 4 cancer  Carroll County Times

Becky Martin never thought she'd be a Johns Hopkins fan. The longtime McDaniel College women's basketball coach relayed that message to some doctors ...



Girls Basketball: Westminster wins first county title in four years  Carroll County Times

For the first time in four years, Westminster's girls basketball team is the Carroll County champion — the Owls captured their first county title since 2014 with a ...



Carroll students participate in National School Walkout  Carroll County Times

Students at Carroll County Public Schools and other educational institutions around the county participated in the National School Walkout at 10 a.m. ...



Curtain rising this week on several high school musicals  Carroll County Times

Several Carroll County high schools are beginning productions of their school musicals this week. With the shows ranging from a doctor whose mind has split in ...



New school superintendent appointed in Carroll County  WBAL Baltimore

The Carroll County Board of Education has appointed Steven Lockard as the district's new superintendent.



Westminster approves taking out $30 million in municipal bonds for new wastewater treatment plant  Carroll County Times

Westminster's Mayor and Common Council approved an ordinance on Monday, Jan. 28, allowing the city to take out almost $30 million in state loans for its ...



Students Fight Back After School Asks Teachers to Remove ‘Anti-Trump’ Pro-Diversity Posters  The Root

Students at Westminster (Md.) High School are planning to take a stand after school administrators in Carroll County demanded that teachers take down posters ...



A dark past: The rise and fall (and rise again) of heroin in Carroll  Carroll County Times

He needed a moment to pray. Police were inside Mike O'Hara's home before he could tell his family what he'd seen, and he just needed a few minutes to gather ...



Signing Day: Carroll athletes make their college choices  Carroll County Times

Westminster senior Zane Lewis, the Times Football Player of the Year in 2017, make his college commitment to play at Division II Shepherd University next ...



Maryland Man With Cerebral Palsy Overcomes Disability, Deadlifts 200 lbs.  CBS Baltimore

Miles Taylor, a 2013 Westminster High School graduate, posts a video of himself on Instagram deadlifting 200 lbs, showing his disability does not define him.



High School: Carroll teams looking fresh on first day of fall practice  Carroll County Times

The Friday night lights, merging with *fresh* faces, pursuing goals and records — it's officially the start of another fall high school sports season in Carroll and ...



National Girls High School Wrestling Rankings For February 6, 2019  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its third National Girls High School rankings for the 2018-19 ...



Central Carroll: Mayberry Fall Festival coming up on Oct. 6  Carroll County Times

The Mayberry Fall Festival will be held at the Mayberry First Church of God in Westminster from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Look for vendor sales, ...



Board of Education profile: Tara Battaglia  Carroll County Times

Residence: Westminster. Age: 39. Facebook: Facebook.com/TaraBattagliaBOE. Email: tarab4boe@gmail.com. Profession: Mom (13 years). Current place(s) of ...



Women's Basketball: Becky Martin taking leave as Terror coach  Carroll County Times

Becky Martin has patrolled the sideline as McDaniel's women's basketball coach for 37 seasons, ever since the Westminster High School graduate finished her ...



Historic Carroll schoolhouses offer snapshot of 'where we come from'  Carroll County Times

By 1912, Carroll County had 134 one- or two-room schoolhouses for white students, and 12 for black students.



Carroll County 2017 outstanding teacher nominations released  Carroll County Times

Carroll County Public Schools has released the list of teachers nominated for Outstanding Teacher Awards. There were 397 educators nominated. The Carroll ...



Huntingtown volleyball falls in five sets in 3A state semifinal  SoMdNews.com

Huntingtown volleyball was stunned in five sets by Bel Air of Harford County in the Class 3A state semifinals after having a 2-0 lead.



Carroll County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018  Carroll County Times

This year's Carroll County Sports Hall of Fame class consists of five men who have made their mark at nearly every level of sports in this area. Jerry Georgiana ...



Candidate for Judge of the Circuit Court: Richard Titus  Carroll County Times

Candidate for Judge of Circuit Court: Richard Titus.



Year in Review: Wild weather leads to closures cancellations, flood damage, tornado  Carroll County Times

The Maryland Microbrewery Festival. The Union Mills Corn Roast. The Westminster FallFest Parade, and Westminster's Holiday Parade. What do those events, ...



Sean Davis, new Boys & Girls Club unit director, looks forward to new position, future of organization  Carroll County Times

Lifelong Carroll County resident Sean Davis has taken a new position with the Boys & Girls Club of Westminster and brings with it, in addition to experience, ...



McDaniel College Names Eric D. Immler as Director of Campus Safety  Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine

Eric D. Immler of Hanover, Pa., has been named director of campus safety at McDaniel College. In his new role at McDaniel, he will provide leadership and ...



Finding the perfect fit for volunteerism  Carroll County Times

Monday, in honor of the work of Martin Luther King Jr., the United States will celebrate a national Day of *Service*, where people enjoying a three-day weekend ...



Westminster High grad honored for role in solving murder  Carroll County Times

A Carroll County teen was honored Thursday by county officials for his efforts to help catch a killer. Jacob Kucharski, 19, was recognized by the county ...



Maryland school security: Here's what we learned in visiting 18 schools  Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore Sun Media Group is investigating how area schools handle security. We sent 18 reporters and several photographers to schools around the ...



Tech Center students bring a rainbow of artistry to the catwalk  Carroll County Times

On Friday night, as audience members sat in anticipation, the stage and catwalk were bathed in white that revealed no hints about the looks to come from the ...



Carroll County Public Schools 2016 Outstanding Teachers  Carroll County Times

Carroll County's best teachers will be honored and eight will be named finalists at the 2016 Outstanding Teacher Awards, to be held Wednesday, March 30, ...



Westminster Lions offer scholarships for local students  Carroll County Times

The Westminster Lions Club will award four scholarships to 2018 high school graduates. A $2,000, one-year scholarship will be awarded to a senior graduating ...



Westminster Boys Volleyball Club a place to learn, play  Carroll County Times

When Ed Benish moved from Pennsylvania to Maryland, he noticed quite a difference in volleyball culture.



Celebrating centenarians: Elinor Hull turns 100 in Westminster  Carroll County Times

Elinor R. Hull, a lifelong Carroll resident, turned 100 years old on March 20 in Westminster. She celebrated the first century of a life well-lived with a party on ...



Carroll County Chamber of Commerce honors public safety workers and first responders  Carroll County Times

The Carroll County public safety and business communities came together Thursday morning to honor those who protect and save lives — police, firefighters ...



Heavy rains bring road closures in Carroll as Wednesday's forecast gears up for more precipitation  Carroll County Times

Continued heavy rains Tuesday brought road closures due to downed trees, high waters and washed away roadways, with precipitation expected to continue ...



Harman in the Hall: Former Westminster baseball coach poised for state's top honor  Baltimore Sun

On Feb. 18, former Westminster High baseball coach Bryan Harman will be inducted into the Maryland State Association of Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame at a ...



Moving of school administrators keeps them from getting 'stale'  Carroll County Times

With the start of the school year about a week away, teachers and administrators are preparing for the year ahead.



Strongman: Myers 'stumbled upon' passion, now a national champ  Carroll County Times

Nicolai Myers said Strongman is as much an individual sport as it is a team sport, one where fellow competitors offer support for the next person more than they ...



First day for new principals too  Carroll County Times

For Diane Cooper, Monday was more than just the first day back to school, it was the first day of the next step of her career.



Boys Soccer: Lenz ready to lead Falcons program as new coach  Carroll County Times

Former Westminster assistant Ryan Lenz is the new boys soccer coach at Winters Mill.



Maryland Man With Cerebral Palsy Deadlifts 200 lbs.  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Maryland man with Cerebral Palsy showed the world that his disability does not define him. Miles Taylor, a 2013 Westminster High ...



2018-19 Preseason Girls National High School Rankings  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum are again partnered to create its preseason national rankings for high school ...



Carroll County Public Schools to ban Confederate flags, swastikas in schools  Carroll County Times

Carroll County Public Schools announced Wednesday night steps to move forward banning the Confederate flag and swastikas in its dress code, a move that ...



Sykesville trash pick-up postponed due to weather  Carroll County Times

Due to the impending inclement weather and the unpredictability of the timing of the storm, the Sykesville Department of Public Works decided to postpone trash ...



Rita's Closet fashion show and tea raises money for scholarships, 'keeps Rita's light illuminated'  Carroll County Times

The tables were set with linens and music wafted through the dining hall. A collection of china tea cups surrounded a runway, where attendees were treated to a ...



Candidate for Register of Wills: Tina Mawhinney  Carroll County Times

Residence: Westminster. Age: 58. Political Affiliation:Republican. Profession: Former owner and operator of Tina's Deli in the Westminster Airpark (10 years).



Edwin Shauck remembered for community service, piano music  Carroll County Times

Friends and family remember Edwin Shauck as a man who rarely said no to an opportunity to serve his community. He donated time and philanthropic resources ...



Record numbers come out to support Carroll County Special Olympians at annual Torch Run  Carroll County Times

Carroll's Law Enforcement Torch Run featured the most Special Olympians to date for the annual fundraiser.



Carroll County Sports Hall of Fame: Stull's football journey still going strong  Carroll County Times

After standout careers at Westminster High School and University of Delaware, Jim Stull has never stopped being around one thing he loves — football.



Holiday season gets a head-start  Carroll County Times

Looking for something to do this holiday season? Look no further.



Dr. John E. Steers remembered as a physician of great heart  Carroll County Times

Dr. John E. Steers packed a great deal into one lifetime. He was an all American American athlete, a chemical engineer and a father. He was a soldier in the ...



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