County Budget Director Gives Update on 1st Quarter of the FY 24 Budget

Carroll County Director of Management and Budget, Ted Zaleski gave the Board of County Commissioners a sense of where the county budget stands for the first quarter of FY24 last week during open session.  

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Marylanders Hope New Interim Superintendent Can Replicate Mississippi’s ‘Miracle’ Literacy Turnaround

As Maryland’s new interim state superintendent, Dr. Wright faces the daunting task of revitalizing the state’s public school system. One that once led the nation in fourth-grade reading scores, but has since plummeted to the 40th position among states.

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Carroll County Prosecutors Cleared of Wrongdoing After Investigation

Senior Assistant State’s Attorney Allan Culver and former Deputy State’s Attorney Edward Coyne cleared of any wrongdoing after an investigation by the Office of the State Prosecutor. See link to article in the comments.

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Taneytown Woman Pleads Guilty to First Degree Assault and Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute in Two Separate Cases

Kristen Naill of Taneytown plead guilty to one count of First Degree Assault and one count of Possession With Intent to Distribute Cocaine on September 27, 2023, in two separate cases.

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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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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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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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Empowering Choice: Carroll County Public Schools Launch Opt-Out Form for Gender Identity Curriculum

Carroll County Public Schools has recently released a new form to parents that offers the choice of whether they wish…

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