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Recent News From Around Carroll County Maryland – April 4, 2024


It has been a while since The Observer has posted a “Recent News” article of stories from around the county. Here is a look at some of the top recent news from a variety of sources:

21 Carroll County fire, EMS employees have either quit or been fired in the last 10 months

2 more books banned in Carroll public school libraries, bringing total to 11

“According to a Wednesday email from school officials, “Empire of Storms,” by Sarah J. Maas and “The DUFF,” by Kody Keplinger, were banned in the most recent round of evaluations.”


From Carroll County Public Schools: 36 CCPS students received the prestigious honor of being named a 2024 Carson Scholar and 137 students have renewed their Carson Scholar status

John A. Myrick (candidate for US Senate in Maryland) was at a recent event in Carroll County:

The Carroll County “I Voted” Sticker Contest Winners have been selected!

The Observer gives you a look at how another jurisdiction is dealing with revenue shortfalls vs how our county may handle it in regards to the upcoming budget:

Also there is this article on the Observer website: https://carrollcountyobserver.com/2024/04/03/will-we-see-tax-increases-in-carroll-county-in-fy25/

Mercedes Moebuis, president of the Republican Club of Carroll County, is now one of nine members of Carroll County’s Republican Central Committee

House catches on fire after lightning strike in Carroll County, fire officials say


Car catches fire overnight in Hampstead, according to the Office of the State Fire Marshal


Price of gas in Carroll County is $3.533 on April 4, 2023

View more information on the AAA website: https://gasprices.aaa.com/?state=MD

Here is your weather forecast for April 4th: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?x=246&y=30&site=lwx&zmx=&zmy=&map_x=245&map_y=30

Today: Isolated showers before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then scattered showers between 7pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Hazardous Weather Outlook: https://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=MDZ005&warncounty=MDC013&firewxzone=MDZ005&local_place1=3%20Miles%20SW%20Westminster%20South%20MD&product1=Hazardous+Weather+Outlook&lat=39.5105&lon=-77.0178

“River Flood Watches and Warnings are in effect for parts of the
Potomac River, Monocacy River and other smaller streams and creeks.
Flooding may persist through Friday night as excess water runs


Here are two of the top news listing resources for Carroll County, Maryland:

Newsbreak: https://www.newsbreak.com/westminster-md

Google News: https://news.google.com/search?q=carroll+county+maryland&hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US:en

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