Remembering the Holidays at Baldwin’s Station

Written By: Meryl Hellring As the last evidence of autumn falls away and gets raked into crunchy piles, thoughts turn to the holidays and all their inherent treats and traditions. And while many homeowners begin to ponder this...

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Blinging in the New Year

Written By Cari Pierce This year, forget about the little black dress. Forget about classic cherry red and hunter green decorations. Bling in the New Year by infusing color and sparkle into your look and the dŽcor of your home....

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How to Buy a Christmas Tree

Written By Cari Pierce Husband and kids? In the car and ready. Fleecy hats and gloves? Check. Warm boots? Roger. If you’re ticking through this list, it can only mean that it’s time to embark on the annual hunt for the perfect...

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The Highway vs. The Byway

Written By Anne Blue When Barry Boston bought a motel on Route 140 more than a decade ago, the former owner told him stories about sitting in his office overlooking the highway and watching only a few cars pass in a couple of...

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Gifting on the Right Side of the Brain

Written By Sandy Oxx The children are nestled all snug in their beds and the stockings are hung by the chimney with care. Legend says you should then be donning your kerchiefs and caps to settle down for that long winter’s...

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Resolved: An Artful Season

Written by Sandy Oxx “I’ll never eat chocolate again.” “This is my last puff on a cigarette.” “I’ll commit to at least four trips to the gym every week.” “I’ll only read non-fiction books.” Been there? Done that? Why not break...

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A Home for the Holidays

By Lisa Breslin Nestled on a quiet block in Westminster’s prestigious Wakefield Valley neighborhood is a new home that nods back to history. Needlepoint pillows, antique fixtures, custom cabinetry and deep crown molding pull the...

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A Doctor for All Reasons

By Patricia Rouzer Robert Wack wears enough hats to make a milliner reel–pediatrician, Westminster councilman, political activist, social champion, entrepreneur, history buff, editorial letterwriter, aspiring author,...

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Upcoming Events

Jan
16
Thu
all-day Business Employment Resource Cen... @ Carroll County Business Employment Resource Center
Business Employment Resource Cen... @ Carroll County Business Employment Resource Center
Jan 16 – Dec 31 all-day
Business Employment Resource Center Information Sessions provide details about services available to help match job openings and job seekers. Just spend 30 minutes with us and learn how BERC can support your career development and[...]
Aug
7
Fri
5:30 pm Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Aug 7 @ 5:30 pm
5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.
6:00 pm Sykesville First Fridays @ Historic Main Street Sykesville
Sykesville First Fridays @ Historic Main Street Sykesville
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Merchants of Main Street present the 2020 First Friday Schedule of Events.  A different theme each month on the first Friday…
Aug
8
Sat
8:30 am Hampstead Farmers’ Market @ Hampstead Volunteer Fire Department
Hampstead Farmers’ Market @ Hampstead Volunteer Fire Department
Aug 8 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Due to COVID-19, please see the market website for regulations, procedures and restrictions during this time. Over 30 vendors at this producer-only market featuring live music and freshly prepared breakfast available for purchase. Featuring seasonal[...]
Aug
14
Fri
5:30 pm Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Aug 14 @ 5:30 pm
5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.