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Eldersburg, a town of approximately 30,000 people, has rather undefined town limits, is unincorporated, and as such, it is not always specifically represented in local political decisions.

Who do residents call if they have questions or concerns about developments in their area?  Many people call FACC.  Freedom Area...

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Ten contestants will compete for the chance of a lifetime to be Liberty’s first “Liberty Idol.”  Stars at Liberty will sing out from America’s Top 40.  Don’t miss out on the opportunity to choose Liberty’s next Idol.  The performance will be held on Saturday, March 26, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $7 in advance, $8...

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Commissioner Doug Howard, Carroll County District 5 commissioner, will be the guest speaker at the March meeting for the Freedom Area Citizen's Council.

The meeting will be held Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 7:30 p.m at the South Carroll Senior Center, 5928 Mineral Mill Road.

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In September of 2010, President Barack Obama announced the “Change the Equation” initiative.  This initiative seeks to improve science, technology, engineering, and math (S.T.E.M) education to better prepare students to lead in the 21st century economy.

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Century High School's Opening Knights proudly presents Chitty Chitty Bang Bang on March 31, April 1, 2, 8, & 9, 2011 at 7 p.m. with a matinee on April 2, at 2:00 p.m. at Century High School's theater, 355 Ronsdale Road, Sykesville, MD. In celebration of Century’s ten year anniversary, attendance is free to all Century drama...

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The Liberty High School Robo-Lions will compete in the Chesapeake Regional FIRST Robotics Competition on March 17-19 at the Baltimore Convention Center.  The free and fun event is open to the public.

The students have spent six weeks designing and building two robots for the competition. Robots from 54 schools from all over...

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Perhaps you have seen the box at the Eldersburg Library, for collecting unwanted eyeglasses that the Lions use in helping the visually impaired.

You may also have seen a sign on route 32 in Eldersburg, indicating that local Lions club members voluntarily perform litter clean-up for a half-mile stretch of that road.

Or, around...

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The fourth annual Chocolatefest, sponsored by The Freedom District Lioness Club, will celebrate everything chocolate and showcases our region’s best chocolatiers.   Chocolatefest will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 10th at the Gamber Fire Department social hall, 3838 Niner Road, Gamber...

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by Laurel Robinson

In Eldersburg Tuesday night, there were nearly 100 people gathered in the public library by 6:45. By 7:00, there were another 50 people standing around the edges of the room and outside the doors. The speaker was almost late, due to the fact that all the library parking was full.

The topic?  The Brown...

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STEM Fair 2011 will be held at Century High School on Friday, March 18, 2011, from 9:40 a.m. to 12:55 p.m. This is the first event of its kind not only in Carroll County, but in Maryland as well.

The fair will provide STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education and awareness and serve as a model from which all...

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The SCBA will hold it's monthly luncheon on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at noon at Salerno's in Eldersburg.  The luncheon is $12 for SCBA members and $15 for guest.  The guest speaker is  Lewis Family Chiropractor, staying healthy in the workplace. The lunch sponsor is Jon Allen of
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The Carroll Marketing Group will hold their monthly meeting at Tony’s Japanese Steakhouse in Eldersburg at noon on Monday, March 7, 2011.

The meeting will feature speakers Rich Waganer from Waganer Digital Video, and Jon Allen of Advantage Internet Marketing.  They will be explaining the world of web video marketing and using...

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