Month: September 2023

Maryland State Superintendent’s Ousting A Blueprint for Educator and Parent Unity

Just a month ago, Choudhury expressed optimism about the future of education in Maryland and his confidence in securing a second term. State Board of Education President Clarence Crawford, who was part of the original selection committee that hired the superintendent, and others on the board, were ardent supporters of Choudhury.  However, this support, along with the string of positive pieces from the institutionally aligned Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Banner, would prove insufficient to shield him from a powerful and unlikely alliance of critics that included local school boards, educators, parents, and politicians from both sides of the aisle.

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Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office Announces the Collection of Supplies for Bolt Bags for Survivors of Domestic Abuse

Carroll County State’s Attorney Haven Shoemaker announces that his Office, in conjunction with local law enforcement and the Carroll County Public Library, is collecting supplies for Bolt Bags to be provided to survivors of abuse who are leaving violent relationships and seeking safe, free, and supportive new futures. Bolt Bags contain a variety of necessities such as toiletries, first aid kits and hygiene products. Everything in the Bolt Bags helps survivors navigate the transition to a normal life free from violence.

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Muckraker: Guerin, Vigliotti confirm stance against return to mandates for employees: ‘Your choices are yours’

New Carroll County Commissioners Mike Guerin and Joe Vigliotti both recently confirmed their position against a return to mandating masks and COVID vaccines for county government employees, a view that contrasts with the policies of the previous Commissioners who were comparatively hawkish on the measures that have since proven to be damaging and ineffective.

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Chaos in Bachmans Valley – Why it Matters to all Carroll Countians

Do property owners have the right to expect certain conditions regarding the noise, scenic vistas, traffic, etc when buying property in Carroll County’s nationally recognized Agricultural District?

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Graphic Sex in Carroll County School Libraries?  Maryland Association of School Librarians say “Check it Out!”

**Warning:  The following article is satire and contains sexually explicit content only acceptable in public school libraries.**

In a shocking turn of events, the Maryland Association of School Librarians (MASL) and a group of their supporters, passionately advocated for the inclusion of explicit pornography in public school libraries, leaving parents and school board members bewildered.

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Taneytown: Mayor Miller Announces Formation of Charter Review Committee

The following was shared on social media by Taneytown Mayor Chris Miller Announcement: Formation of Charter Review Committee in Taneytown…

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Muckraker: Johns Hopkins accused of denying gender-affirming surgery to trans-woman because she was ‘being aggressive’

The Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health is being accused of discriminating against a black-trans woman who says she was denied a requested gender-affirming surgery from the Center, according to a recent report from The Baltimore Banner

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Heart of Carroll: Amy Gilford, Executive Director of the Marriage & Relationship Education Center – Sept 2023

In our September edition of The Heart of Carroll we feature Amy Gilford, Executive Director of the Marriage & Relationship Education Center.

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Zihmer Announces Campaign for Carroll County Board of Education

Kristen Zihmer of Westminster filed her candidacy and announced today that she will be running for Carroll County Board of Education 2024. Click the link to the article in the comments to learn more!

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