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This week (October 13-17th, 2021) we've marked National Police Week, I am thankful for our law enforcement - we appreciate their bravery and hard work! For more information visit


New State Funding Secured for Carroll County Parks, Playgrounds and Hashawha Nature Center

On Wednesday, October 6, 2021, the Board of Public Works approved several items impacting Carroll County, including:

$417,000 from Program Open Space that will provide $270.000 for a new roof and gutters at Carroll Sports Complex and $146,100 to install new playground equipment at Cape Horn Park.

$1,320,000 from the Department of Natural Resources Local Parks and Playgrounds Infrastructure funding that will provide $150,000 for a new pavilion and accessible walkway at Bear Branch, $165,000 for new playground equipment at Charles Carroll Park, $288,000 for a new lighting system at the multipurpose field at Deer Park, $522,000 to improve roads and parking at Hashawha & Bear Branch Nature Center, $65,000 for new playground equipement at Hashawha Environmental Center, and $100,000 for new playground equipment for Landon C. Burns Park.

Maryland Citizens Redistricting Committee

The final rounds of  public meetings will be held at 6 PM on Wednesdays in October.  The Final Commission Meeting Recap of Events will be held on Wednesday, November 3rd at 6 PM.  For the most up to date information and schedule, visit Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission.

TOMORROW - Manchester Community Shred Day FREE (2:00-4:00 PM): 

Tomorrow - Saturday, October 16th from 2-4 pm there will be free shredding for residents at Garey Plaza in Manchester, sponsored by the Lineboro-Manchester Lions Club.  Cash Donations accepted for community needs.