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Forecasters are anticipating frigid temperatures with wind chills below zero on Tuesday. Because of the anticipated dangerously cold weather, the Carroll County Department of Citizen Services will operate six warming centers around the county Tuesday. The public libraries will also be open and available to anyone in need of a warm place. All...

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christmas-tree

Town residents will be pleased to know that Sykesville has added two additional yard waste and Christmas Tree removal dates.  Yard waste placed in a brown Kraft bag and Christmas trees will be picked up for curbside removal January 9 and 16th.  The Town asks that you please remember to remove any and all decorations from trees. If you...

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summerCamp

Piney Run Park has sent out a letter for Piney Run Park Patrons announcing 2014 Season passes with dates and details, as well as park hours.  They are available now.  Read the full Season Pass Letter here.

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fallFestival

Sykesville will be holding it's 40th annual Fall Festival October 12, 2013 from 10am - 5pm.  This is sure to be a great event and include more children's activities, entertainment, and music then in any year past!  They will also be featuring a Beer Garden, Food and much more!

They are looking for vendors.  

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trout

Piney Run Park invites you to the annual “Fall Fishing Tournament” on Saturday, October 12, from 6 am to 12 noon. Gates will open at 5:30 am. The following prizes will be awarded:

Largemouth Bass:

1st prize: $200, 2nd prize: $100, 3rd prize: $50


Striped Bass:

1st prize: $200...

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legalAdvice

Carroll County residents who are 60 years or older can get free legal assistance, courtesy of the Bureau of Aging and Disabilities. Services are provided through the Mid-Western Maryland Office of the Legal Aid Bureau. Call the Legal Aid Bureau at 1-800-679-8813 between 9:00 am and noon on Tuesday...

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chickFilA

Eldersburg’s First Stand-Alone Chick-fil-A Restaurant Opening Sept. 26;
First of Three Maryland Restaurants to Open in the Next Two Months
First 100 in Line at New Restaurant at 6032 Sykesville Road to Win Free Year’s Supply of Chick-fil-A Meals
ELDERSBURG, MD. (Sept. 26, 2013) – Eldersburg’s first...

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bankOfAmerica

According to a press release from the Carroll County Sheriff's Office:

"The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding the identity and location of a black male in his 30’s approximately 6-4” tall, and weighing approximately 220-250lbs who robbed the Bank of America in the 6400 Block of Ridge Road this...

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ellicottCity

The votes are in and unfortunately, Sykesville, did not win the Paint What Matters contest, however we would like to congratulate Ellicott City for being picked as one of the 20 towns in the contest.  Benjamin Moore will begin planning the painting over the next year working with the businesses and contractors to restore and enhance Main...

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minibus

Thursday, June 20, 2013 – The free Carroll County Veterans Shuttle began operating in the fall of 2012 taking veterans from Carroll County to the Green Street or Lock Raven Boulevard Veterans Hospitals in Baltimore or Fort Detrick in Frederick. Initially the shuttle only operated on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, but has recently...

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demolition

As a follow up to this news back in April, Demolition has begun at the former Henryton State Hospital. Demolition is set to be completed by the end of September and cost about $4 million.

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sun-heat

The South Carroll Senior and Community Center, as well as the Eldersburg Library, will have a cooling center open due to the Maryland Department of the Environment issuing a Code Orange air quality alert for Baltimore and DC Metro areas because of the temperature and humidty forecast for Tuesday & Wednesday, June 25th & 26th...

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