Inspiring the Young

Written By Anne Blue The Children’s Chorus of Carroll County moves into its third decade of inspiring the young through music when it performs a special 20th Anniversary Reunion Concert on April 23. Plans for the celebration,...

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“Naked Ladies” Have the Market Covered

Written By Lisa Breslin When Westminster resident JoAnne Borrelli first joined a women’s investment group in 1999, she said she “didn’t know the difference between an IPO and the A&P.” Like many of the other women in the...

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A Gala “Family Reunion”

The first Saturday in March marks perhaps the biggest family reunion in this region; it is so big that it fills the ballroom at Martin’s West in Woodlawn, MD. The reunion is actually the annual Spring Gala, a black tie event to...

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Manchester: A Town that Feels Like Home

Written By Evan Balkan A visitor to Manchester availing himself of the abundant parking along Main Street might get the sense that something is amiss. As he fumbles for quarters, he will soon realize that there are no parking...

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Vernal Volume

Written By Sherwood Kohn Poet T.S. Eliot claimed that April was the cruelest month, but he neglected to include May; not just because those months herald the arrival of spring, and some of us who are long in the tooth have...

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Hearts and Fancies

Written By Karen Nitkin Wine is fine and candy is dandy, but why not think outside the (chocolate) box this Valentine’s Day, with some creative gifts from local merchants and artists? The Bold and the Beautiful. Gift-givers...

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One Stop Transformation

Written By Cari Pierce “I have…between 5:45 a.m. and 5:50 a.m. to put on makeup and do my hair during the week,” said Christine Murphy. “I have to be absolutely realistic.” Indeed. Christine, 35, who commutes from...

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Focus on Beauty

Written By Evan Balkan Glamor is not the point. Beauty is. To Eldersburg artist Paula Waterman, a heifer grazing in Carroll County is as majestic a sight as a sunbathing cheetah in the Kenyan savannah. Paula makes her living as...

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What to Do With All That Stuff

Written By Mary Spiro Forget the “I might need it someday” excuse…Get Organized! Temperatures outside are the lowest of the year and you are stuck inside with all your stuff, suffering from cabin fever. Perhaps...

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The Music May Change, But the Dance Goes On

Written By Lisa Breslin One of Kelly Chiavvaci’s favorite childhood memories is of her parents attending the annual Holiday Dinner Dance at the Westminster Riding Club. Mom put on her holiday dress, dad dressed in his tuxedo and...

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