Citizen Report: Carroll County Planning and Zoning – March 1, 2023

Manchester bypass to remain on master plan. Public input on economic land use study identifies county transit and affordable housing as constraints.

Citizens Report: County Commissioner Meeting – March 9, 2023

County staff directed to Create Task Force to tackle questions/issues during solar moratorium

Commissioners Approve Eldersburg Business Park Rezone; Guerin Opposes, Rothstein Abstains

Nearby residents are unhappy with the 3-1-1 decision to approve the new Eldersburg business park, but there’s a silver lining.
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Heart of Carroll: Cindy Ray, Planned Perfection LLC – March 2023

In our March edition of The Heart of Carroll we feature Cindy Ray! A lifelong Hampstead resident who runs Planned Perfection LLC, a provider of wedding and event planning services.
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Sykesville Mayor issues statement against claim of Maryland Open Meetings Act violation

Mayor Link read the statement regarding the complaint and the town council’s position in order to ensure Sykesville residents that she and the town council are working in their best interests.
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Commissioner’s Ties with Big Development On Full Display in February Meeting

Commissioner Rothstein’s time as Economic Developer for Anne Arundel has led to campaign contributions and cozy relationships with big commercial developers. Should he be presiding over key decisions that involve these very same entities?
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Citizens Report: Sykesville Town Council Meeting – Feb 27, 2023 

Mayor Link's response to the Open Meetings Act violation, upcoming elections, the 2023 strategic plan for Sykesville, and more...
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Commissioners to vote on Pinch Valley Road closure, but are impacted residents aware?

Commissioners to decide the fate of Pinch Valley Rd this week amid cries for more public participation.
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Citizens Report: County Commissioner Meeting – Feb 16, 2023

“We look at student safety from door to door.” Sheriff Jim DeWees
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Citizens Report: Hampstead Town Council – Feb...

According to Mayor Nevin, “We're looking for jobs not trucks”. 
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