Top News: Homeless Man's Remains Identified and Excitement for New Pope in Carroll County
Patch brings you the top headlines of the week from Westminster Patch.
The abolition of the death penalty in Maryland is one step closer to reality with a preliminary vote by the House of Delegates last Wednesday night.
A survey by Goucher College finds support on issues from banning assault-style weapons and ammunition magazines holding more than 10 rounds to fingerprinting and prohibitions on owning weapons for persons who are involuntarily committed.
Sykesville police encourage residents to talk to their children about being approached by strangers.
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio—to be named Francis—was elected as the new pope Wednesday, multiple media outlets report.
An announcement posted on Patch highlights the background of Reverend Steven T. Cochran who was recently hired as the Executive Director of the Westminster Rescue Mission.
New Goucher College poll finds the public is almost evenly split on the job performance of both Gov. Martin O'Malley and the Maryland General Assembly.
Teachers from Liberty High School and Shiloh Middle School received national recognition.
Human skeletal remains were found on Oct. 6, 2012 along Baltimore Boulevard in Westminster.
A new poll released by Goucher College shows that Marylanders see negative effects on local and national economies but not always their own finances.
Make a plan to get in shape this spring, sign up for one of these local 5K races or other exercise challenges.
Carroll County school officials considered school start times during a transportation study conducted in 2010.