Community News

demolition

According to Assistant Secretary Bart Thomas, the Henryton State Hospital could be set to be demolished as soon as May.  The building that has become a target for ghost stories and a canvas for graffiti has both asbestos and lead paint in it.  The location has been vacant since 1985.  The Maryland Department of General Services...

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trout

Piney Run Park will be holding it's 31st Annual Early Bird Fishing Tournament, Saturday March 30, 2013.  The tournament will begin at 6 am (gates open at 5 am) and will continue until 12 noon.  The top prize for the largest fish of the tournament will be $1,000! Species to be included in the tournament will include Striped Bass...

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summerCamp

Sykesville, Maryland, March 16, 2013 - Piney Run Summer Nature Camp registration is now open to the public! PRSNC is a day camp dedicated to promoting an attitude of awareness and appreciation of the natural environment through fun and educational programs and activities...

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Sunny Award 2013
Wednesday, March 13, 2012 – Today, Sunshine Review, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to government transparency, released the winners of the fourth annual Sunny Awards and Carroll County was among the winners. The award, which honors the most...
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coffee

Sykesville, Maryland, March 4, 2013 - Back by popular demand, the Spring Fever Coffee House program is returning to Piney Run Nature Center on Friday, March 15, 2013. Please join Piney Run Park along with the Piney Run Recreation and Conservation Council for a fabulous night of live Celtic and Nordic music with Wherligig...

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elementsStyle

Local Eldersburg salon, Elements of Style, held a cut-a-thon Saturday afternoon to benefit the Benjamin Wheeler fund.  The Benjamin Wheeler Fund was setup to help a family who lost their first grade son, Benjamin Wheeler, in the Sandy Hook tragedy.  The team at Elements of Style did 76 kids cuts in two hours and raised over $3200...

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buriedTreasure

Jack B Downs of Eldersburg, MD will be releasing his first novel, "Buried Treasure" this month.  He currently serves as the moderator for the Eldersburg Novel and Short Story Critique Group.  "Buried Treasure" is a 370 page Mystery Novel being published by Apprentice House.  According to his official site, "Buried Treasure" is...

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bike

Continuing the Conversation to Improve Walking & Biking in Freedom:

Freedom Area Residents Invited To Discuss Linking Community & Neighborhood Destinations by Foot and by Bicycle

March 13, 2013 - 7 pm - South Carroll Senior & Community Center

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 – Freedom...

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tedx

Cre-a-tv will be hosting and sponsoring a live stream webcast of TEDXEldersburgLive, Wednesday, February 27,2013.  They will be showing Sessions 4-7 which will be "Disrupt!", "Dream!", "Create!", and "Sustain!" respectively.  Session 4 will begin at 11:30am.  The event will be free and open to the public but space is limited, so...

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Sheriff Kenneth L. Tregoning is pleased to announce that Corporal Craig Ream of the Howard County Police Department and Sheriff’s Corporal W. Gunnar Burdt will be recognized for their life saving actions following a serious motor vehicle collision along Route 26 outside of Sykesville this past month. Sheriff Tregoning will be joined by Howard...

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The Board of County Commissioners is seeking business leaders from Carroll County to represent the county on the Mid-Maryland Workforce Investment Board (Mid-MD WIB). Commissioners appoint directors to a three-year term. The Mid-MD WIB provides policy guidance and oversight of the One-Stop Workforce Development System in conjunction with local...

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cello

Maxim Kozlov has played cello in over 700 concerts around the world, but he studied right down the road at The Peabody Institute of the John Hopkins University in Baltimore as well as three colleges in Russia. After enjoying his time in Baltimore, he decided to put down roots in Eldersburg because of the Carroll County school system and the...

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