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Engine fire halts CSX train out of Baltimore

No injuries reported in incident near Carroll-Howard county lineMarriottsville Road in Howard County was briefly shut down at the Carroll County line Thursday night after a CSX train leaving Baltimore experienced a fire in the locomotive area.Crews contained ... [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
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Early voting draws more than 8,000 to the polls in Carroll

A total of 8,062 voters — representing 7 percent of all active voters — chose to cast their ballots before Election Day in Carroll County this year.Early voting was held at the Westminster Senior Center from Oct. 23 until Thursday, with polls open from ... [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
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Under the Sea

For years, Chuck Botts sold prints of his more than two decades' worth of underwater photography at arts-and-crafts shows throughout the area before retiring from the circuit. This weekend, Botts has exited his self-styled retirement in order to raise ... [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
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Carroll commissioners forgive debt owed by Sykesville for Warfield Complex

The Carroll Board of County Commissioners passed a motion to forgive $644,000 of debt — including nearly $300,000 in interest — owed by the town of Sykesville that was borrowed for upkeep and maintenance at the Warfield Complex and negotiations concerning ... [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
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For pets, Halloween terror could be real

All the terrible ghoulishness and candy sweetness of Halloween is in good fun for humans, but it can be a night of genuine terror, and danger, for pets — dogs in particular."There are a lot of things happening that don't normally happen at the residence," ... [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
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Jim Roenick, Board of Education Candidate

Jim Roenick is one of three Carroll County Board of Education candidates, along with George Harmening and Charles "Bud" Nason, running in a block to abolish Common Core from Carroll County Public Schools.Incumbent Virginia Harrison, Bob Lord and Devon ... [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
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SHA presents New Windsor project to public, receives feedback

More than 50 New Windsor residents attended the State Highway Administration's public meeting on Thursday evening to discuss the proposed Community Safety and Enhancement Project along Md. 31 in the town.The goals of the project are to improve the town's ... [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
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Westminster couple held on sex abuse of minor charges

By Heather Cobun, Times Staff Writer3:18 a.m. EDT , October 31, 2014A husband and wife are being held at the Carroll County Detention Center on charges of sexual abuse of a minor.Robert Daniel Griffin, 34, of the 700 block of Leppo Road in Westminster, ... [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
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Woman sentenced for role in cocaine distribution

A New York woman was sentenced to 15 months in prison for conspiring to sell cocaine in Westminster with at least one other individual.Jasmine Foster, 23, of the Bronx, pleaded not guilty but agreed not to challenge the state's version of the facts to ... [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
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Check vote for accuracy [Editorial]

Voters going to the polls on Tuesday would be wise to double check their choices before confirming their ballot given the number of instances reported where voting machines changed people's votes.Some Republican voters have said that their votes were ... [Published Carroll County Online - 2 hours ago]
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Lastest polls energizing the GOP

Media poll results are revealing a pattern of voters in our mid-term election that are mad and motivated to send a message.CNN's website featured a story on Tuesday the 28th headlined "Voters are angry." The poll revealed about 7 out of 10 Americans "are ... [Published Carroll County Online - 2 hours ago]
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Partnerships can accomplish good things [Letter]

As the election approaches I thought it appropriate to send a letter to express my support for our representatives.We have had a very good working relationship here in Sykesville with Commissioner Doug Howard and our delegate, Susan Krebs.Howard has been ... [Published Carroll County Online - 3 hours ago]

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"It will provide a better quality of life for those in the town" Johnson said
"You have people in the central office making over $100,000 a year and teachers are not getting step increases. How does that happen?" Roenick said
"People should know that if their pet is missing, they should call us right away and let us know," she said. "That's why we're here. Some people feel like they're bothering us. We don't mind being bothered; it's our job, for heaven's sake."
"This is far more than what we anticipated when this process first began" Burke said

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SHA presents New Windsor project to public, rec... [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
Jim Roenick, Board of Education Candidate [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
For pets, Halloween terror could be real [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
Carroll commissioners forgive debt owed by Syke... [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
Early voting draws more than 8,000 to the polls... [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
Engine fire halts CSX train out of Baltimore [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
Under the Sea [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
Woman sentenced for role in cocaine distribution [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
Westminster couple held on sex abuse of minor c... [Published Carroll County Online - 1 hour ago]
Check vote for accuracy [Editorial] [Published Carroll County Online - 2 hours ago]
Lastest polls energizing the GOP [Published Carroll County Online - 2 hours ago]
Rothschild a reliable conservative [Letter] [Published Carroll County Online - 3 hours ago]
Wantz best choice for District 1 commissioner [... [Published Carroll County Online - 3 hours ago]
Partnerships can accomplish good things [Letter] [Published Carroll County Online - 3 hours ago]
A vision to help students at all levels [Letter] [Published Carroll County Online - 3 hours ago]
Partnerships can help solve problems [Letter] [Published Carroll County Online - 3 hours ago]
Restore civility, integrity and accountability ... [Published Carroll County Online - 3 hours ago]
Striped bass catch curbs ordered [Published Carroll County Online - 8 hours ago]
Crop report for the week ending Oct. 26 [Published Carroll County Online - 17 hours ago]
Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday [Published Carroll County Online - 19 hours ago]
Daily arrest report for October 29, 2014 [Published Carroll County Online - 20 hours ago]
Change needed in commissioner District 4 [Letter] [Published Carroll County Online - Oct 30 2014]
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