16 more COVID-19 cases confirmed among Carroll County community members

According to health department data, Westminster has the most cases in Carroll, with 395 across two ZIP codes, followed by Sykesville/Eldersburg with 330, Mount Airy with 187, Manchester with 88, Hampstead with 46, Taneytown with 43, Finksburg with 37, Keymar with 28, New Windsor with 23, Woodbine with 12, and Marriottsville and Union Bridge with eight each. Data is suppressed in ZIP codes with seven cases or fewer.

July 13th, 2020|

Carol L. Dickson, artist

“She continued weaving baskets and also learned how to weave long pine needles into beautiful works of art,” according to a biographical profile written by a longtime friend of 50 years, Nancy Rowe of Salisbury. “Her artistic ideas came from life in beautiful Santa Rosa Beach, where she was inspired by the white sand, emerald green water, numerous birds, driftwood, sea grass and other natural materials and wildlife.”

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Harford County Sheriff’s Office renews controversial cooperation agreement with federal immigration agency ICE

Correctional deputes can also execute arrest and removal warrants at the time of a scheduled release from custody, turning undocumented residents over to immigration authorities. After transfer of custody to ICE, they can be held for no more than 48 hours in the county’s facilities, the memorandum states. Correctional deputies are also permitted to fingerprint, interview and collect evidence on undocumented immigrants for ICE review.

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Music at the Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air show with Danielia Cotton canceled

Danielia Cotton is the daughter of jazz vocalist, Wenonah Brooks and the niece of jazz vocalists Jeannie Brooks and Carol Brooks-Meyners. She released her first full-length album, “Small White Town,” in 2005, and has followed that up with seven additional releases. Known for her strong songwriting, guitar playing and a voice often compared to the likes of Bonnie Raitt and Janis Joplin, Danielia has opened for such performers as Buddy Guy, Derek Trucks and Bon Jovi.

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Orioles prospect Adley Rutschman relishing camp at Camden Yards, and all the work he’s doing to get him there to stay

Catchers, left to right, Taylor Davis, Adley Rutschman and Bryan Holaday take a short break between drills at Orioles spring training at the Ed Smith Stadium complex Feb. 19, 2020. Rutschman, the overall No. 1 pick in the 2019 major league draft, is in summer camp with the Orioles at Camden Yards. “Being able to stand in the box, see big league arms, and just take it all in for the first time, it’s something you never get back,” he said. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)

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Annapolis political group calls for special election to replace outgoing Ward 5 alderman

Alderman Marc Rodriguez is set to leave his seat in September after he initially announced he was resigning in mid-March, but delayed his departure days later to help see out the coronavirus pandemic. A political action committee has called on him to resign early and petitioned Mayor Gavin Buckley to hold a special election for his replacement. (Joshua McKerrow/ Capital Gazette)

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