Maryland State Police are investigating an incident at the Carroll County Regional Airport

Maryland State Police are investigating an incident at the Carroll County Regional Airport tonight that resulted in a plane coming off of the runway. https://trib.al/NPt5NRF https://www.facebook.com/cctnews/posts/10156566918072018 Maryland State Police are investigating an incident at the Carroll County Regional Airport tonight that resulted in a plane coming off of the runway. https://trib.al/NPt5NRF Emily Chappell Reporter Carroll County … Continue reading Maryland State Police are investigating an incident at the Carroll County Regional Airport

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The Generation that Killed Romance — BeautyBeyondBones

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F434151771&color=%238feb61&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true Our generation is going to go down as the generation that killed romance. Among other things. But the death of chivalry and courtship will be our legacy. And I blame one thing: Dating Apps. Ugh. Bumble. Tinder. The League. Hinge. Coffee Meets Bagel. OKCupid. Online dating is a close to 2 billion dollar industry. … Continue reading The Generation that Killed Romance — BeautyBeyondBones

Voter Registration Volunteer Training

VOCAL has arranged for the Carroll County Board of Elections to offer a special voter registration training that will take approximately 30 minutes… Read more…

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VOCAL has arranged for the Carroll County Board of Elections to offer a special voter registration training that will take approximately 30 minutes.

Please RSVP by email to VOCALcarrollcounty@gmail.com to reserve your seat.

The deadline for responding is Tuesday, April 24th at 3:00 pm.

The training will be held at the Board of Elections training room of the Robert Moton Center located at 300 South Center Street in Westminster.

This perfectly aligns with VOCAL’s mission to promote non-partisan civic engagement in our community. Through this training we will be equipped to register our friends, neighbors and other eligible citizens to play a more active role in our community by voting. VOCAL continues our work to enhance the political culture of Carroll County by helping the community to be more informed and engaged in the political process. And there is no better opportunity to achieve these ends than encouraging and…

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Westminster Fire Department responds to accident on Route 140

Westminster Fire Department responds to accident on Route 140 Westminster Fire Department responds to a serious motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Route 140 and Englar Road that snarled traffic for several hours Saturday April 21, 2018 by Westminster Fire Department PIO and Chaplain Kevin Dayhoff A serious motor vehicle accident at the intersection … Continue reading Westminster Fire Department responds to accident on Route 140

Pete Rahn’s Terrible Optics — politicalmaryland.com

By Barry Rascovar April 22, 2018 — Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn may have done nothing ethically wrong in selecting a consortium co-led by his former company for a pivotal $68.5 million toll-road management contract, but the optics were absolutely terrible. Rahn bypassed Maryland’s procurement process — designed specifically to eliminate favoritism and sweetheart deals… via … Continue reading Pete Rahn’s Terrible Optics — politicalmaryland.com

How far to “open the kimono”?

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By Caitlin Kelly

forest 01We’ve all got hidden nooks and crannies…

I just finished reading a new memoir, The Skin Above My Knee, by a woman I met through a local writers’ group, Marcia Butler. She was, for years, a skilled professional oboist and her candid and powerful memoir describes in detail both coping with her difficult family and her highly successful musical career.

She also reveals that both her parents are now dead, so discussing their behavior, abusive and deeply rejecting, could have no immediate consequences.

In journalism, we call disclosure “opening the kimono” and, especially when writing personal essays, it’s a challenging decision to know what to say and what to withhold from public, permanent view.

Now that everything can be quickly and widely shared online — and snarled at by trolls — it’s even more daunting to decide how much to tell millions of strangers about yourself…

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Enjoy the History of Taneytown, Maryland!

https://taneytownhh.org/ via Enjoy the History of Taneytown, Maryland! Welcome to the Taneytown Heritage and Museum Association, Inc. ~ In October 2014, the Taneytown Heritage Committee, established in 1986, and the Taneytown History Museum, established in 2004, merged to form Taneytown Heritage and Museum Association, Inc.(T.H.M.A.). T.H.M.A. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. The Taneytown History Museum is … Continue reading Enjoy the History of Taneytown, Maryland!