Top News: Possible School Upheaval, the Vanishing Volunteer Firefighter and a Presidential Debate

Patch brings you the top Carroll County headlines of the week.


UPDATE: Reisterstown Man Charged in Roommate Kidnapping

Police said the victim, 23, and Justin Earl Gorham, 29, work together at a scrap metal company in Carroll County and are also roommates in Reisterstown.

Superintendent: ‘I Would Never ... Close Schools Without Public Input’

Carroll County Schools Superintendent Steve Guthrie said he will present options for cost savings, including school closures, as the county faces declining student enrollment and continuing costs to maintain and improve facilities. 

The Vanishing Volunteer Firefighter: What it Means for Carroll County

As volunteers decline, funding may have to increase to keep citizens safe, some say.

Ask An Officer: Is There a Curfew in Westminster

Can teenagers get in trouble for being out past dark in the city of Westminster?

Who Won First Presidential Debate? What Marylanders Say

Marylanders appeared to agree with national pundits that Mitt Romney was forceful and persuasive in his debate with President Obama.

Winters Mill Graduate a National Semifinalist in Fiction Writing Awards

The National Day of Writing is Oct. 20.

Unemployment Rate Stays Steady in Carroll County

The rate of unemployment in Carroll County was 6.5 percent in August.



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