Monthly Archives: January 2013

Community Listening Session – Sharing Your Ideas to Strengthen Your Community

This public Listening Session provides an opportunity for community input on the review and update of the Freedom Community Comprehensive Plan. This Listening Session will take place at Sykesville Middle School’s Media Center on Wednesday, January 30 th beginning at 7 pm. The school is located at 7301 Springfield Avenue

Howard & Shoemaker Around the County in 80 Minutes

In response to requests from constituents around the county, Commissioners Doug Howard and Haven Shoemaker will be holding a series of meetings to discuss important issues facing Carroll County. The meetings will focus on key county services and the challenges facing the county in providing the services in the future:

State Comptroller Franchot Presents Award to West Middle School Volunteer

Jill Burnett, parent volunteer coordinator at West Middle School, has received the Golden Apple Award presented by Maryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot. The Comptroller personally presented the award at a special ceremony at West Middle School on Thursday, January 17, 2013. This new award was created to recognize outstanding volunteers,


The Board of County Commissioners declared Sunday, January 20 th as Baltimore Ravens’ Day and issued the following proclamation: WHEREAS, the Baltimore Ravens became the 2012 AFC North Division Champions, beating the Denver Broncos on 1/12/13 with a score of thirty-eight to thirty-five; and WHEREAS, the Baltimore Ravens won ten

Vendors Sought for 2013 Maple Sugarin’ Festival

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.

Tech Council joins the Carroll Business Path

Carroll Technology Council (CTC) President Andy Biller announced that the organization is now an official partner in the Carroll Business Path at the CTC Annual Kick Off meeting which was held at Carroll Community College recently. The Carroll Business Path streamlines and supports small business start-up and development by coordinating

The Maryland Wine Festival® 2013 Poster Design Competition

The Carroll County Farm Museum is pleased to announce the annual design competition for The Maryland Wine Festival® 30th Anniversary Poster for 2013. A winning design and five Honorable Mentions will be chosen by a qualified panel of judges from the designs submitted. The winning artist(s) will receive a $1,000

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