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Recent News From Around Carroll County Maryland – July 12, 2023


Below are some items of interest from around Carroll County, Maryland seen over the past weekend on July 10th. This is a collection of articles and posts from various sources in the county. The Observer checks Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and TikTok to share items of interest for the community.

Many taxpayers questioned whether having local government resources at a left-leaning event, which featured drag queen story hour and other sexually suggestive activities for children, demonstrated a gross misuse of public funds.

Board of Education/Board of Carroll County Commissioners Joint Meeting on July 12, 2023 at 1:00pm

Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department carnival started on Monday!!!

Message from Commissioner Rothstein about the upcoming discussion of Impact Fees in Carroll County:

The 2024 Miss Carroll County – Miss Mount Airy Competition will be held Saturday, August 12th, 2023 and will be held at the McDaniel College Theatre.

Sykesville Town Council appointment Parks & Recreation and Historic District Commission positions while moving forward with efforts to remake zoning and subdivision rules.

CCPS and Carroll County Public Library will be presenting a mock trial camp for students entering grades 6-9 on July 17 and 18.

Manchester Police Update

Many elected officials and members of the Maryland Young Republicans Club met in Westminster to celebrate Sam Jones’ official appointment to the GOP Central Committee.

Braglio Farms Smokehouse (located in Finksburg) punch card item this week: Bougie Farmer Breakfast Sandwich

Pride Spotlight: PFLAG Westminster Carroll County

RL Kyker Joins First Home Mortgage to Lead New Branch Office in Carroll County, Maryland

It’s Recreation and Parks Month! City of Westminster Recreation & Parks Department has a great lineup! Something for everyone, everyday.

Local news of interest behind a paywall (this is generally local news from the Carroll County Times or Baltimore Banner)

Taneytown Mayor Chris Miller’s proposal for term limits turns contentious, is ultimately dropped

Maryland asks some residents to conserve water amid drought conditions

So far, no mandatory water use restrictions have been issued, but the state has the power to require cutbacks if drought conditions reach emergency levels.

Zaleski and Hierstetter launched the podcast in October with a special event at Exploration Commons at the Westminster branch of the Carroll County Public Library, which can be viewed on YouTube.

State or national news of interest

Looks like Cox is not going to run for congress in MD06…so you just have to wonder who filed that paperwork with the FEC and why:

Weed, cannabis, marijuana, Mary Jane, whatever you call it, it’s now legal in Maryland for adult use, and the debut weekend was a big one for the budding industry.

The speculation is over. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-8th) announced Friday evening that he will not run for the U.S. Senate to replace longtime Sen. Ben Cardin (D) and plans to seek reelection to the House of Representatives next year.

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