Top News: Increased Police Presence in Schools, a Farm Museum Fire and a Halt to Palm Scanning

Patch sums up the top news of the week in Carroll County.

Carroll County Schools See Increased Police Presence in Response to Connecticut Shooting

‘You hope this never, ever happens.’ – Steven Johnson, assistant superintendent of instruction.

Poll: Palm Scanning in Schools?

Tell us: Do you agree with the decision to suspend the program?

‘Substantial’ Winter Storm Possible Next Week

AccuWeather is warning of a storm possibly bringing snow, power outages and coastal flooding next week.

Where to Find Ready-Made Christmas Meals in Westminster

Stressed about making a Christmas dinner on top of all the other preparations? Order a ready-made meal from local stores and spend that extra time with your family.

English Only Ordinance Sparks Tensions

Residents speak their mind on a controversial ordinance in Carroll County.

Report: Fire at Farm Museum Log Cabin Tuesday

A small fire was sparked Tuesday morning at a log cabin at the Carroll County Farm Museum in Westminster, fire officials said.

School Superintendent Says of Budgets: 'We are at a Tipping Point in our School System'

Guthrie said the school system may again be facing drastic cuts budget in FY 2014.

Liberty High School’s Jim Deitrich Selected as High School Technology Education Teacher of the Year

Technology Education teacher Jim Deitrich, currently teaching at Liberty High School and former teacher at Westminster High School, has been selected as High School Technology Education Teacher of the Year for the state of Maryland.



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