Thursday, May 9, 2013
The new company plans to employ a 50-person workforce by year end, according to a news release.
As Knorr Brake Corporation celebrates the opening of its new 235,000-square-foot facility on Rt. 97, newly formed manufacturing company Land Sea Air is settling into its new home -- the former Knorr Brake headquarters on Baltimore Blvd. in Westminster. A former senior programs manager for General Dynamics has teamed with the owner of East Coast Machining Inc. to found Land Sea Air Manufacturing, a new corporation based in Westminster that fabricates components servicing the aircraft and aerospace industries, as well as defense contracting firms, according to a news release. To accommodate projected growth, Land Sea Air recently spent $3.5 million on the 90,000-square-foot Knorr office, warehouse and manufacturing facility at 861 Baltimore…
This week’s featured piece of high-end real estate in Westminster is a 5-bedroom, 6-bathroom custom home.
Is your family looking for a home with an in-law suite? According to the listing at homes.com, this custom-built Colonial offers an independent living suite perfect for multi-generational living. Located at 695 Charingworth Ct, in Westminster the home offers 5-bedroom,s 4 full baths and 2 half-baths. This 6,800 square foot home rests on .63 acres. The home features tile and hardwood floors and plenty of storage space. Built in 2001 the home also includes two 2-car garages, ceiling fans and a custom walk-out back deck. This home is listed with an asking price of $745,000 according to the listing. This home has no open houses scheduled but a request for a private showing can be made on the listing webpage. Interested? Learn more about the…
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
After 12 years in business, Westminster Barber Shop is getting ready to provide their personal services in a new location at the Fairground Village Shopping Center.
Owner and operator Bryan Combs opened Westminster Barber Shop along with three co-workers in 2001. The co-workers have since left the shop but Combs has continued to run the business with the help of his wife, his daughter, his parents and a group of "outstanding employees" over the past 12 years. Combs admits that operating a small business is extremely hard work. Despite the large number of chain shops that have opened up in Westminster offering hair cutting and barber services, Combs feels that the Westminster Barber Shop continues to offer a unique personal experience. “I know every customer who comes in my shop by their first name. I know their wife and kids by name and I usually know where they work.” Combs said. “I’m even …
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Want to be more informed about what goes on in your neighborhood? Maryland made big news this week. Will the death penalty repeal stick? Will Walmart come to Aspen Hill? Find out more state news in one click on Patch.
By Patch Staff A robbery stuns Cartier shoppers on a quiet mid-morning, an investigation into a county police force and just one question: Which Maryland county has a lot of "excessive drinkers?" Headlines from 48 Patch sites across Maryland: Gov. O'Malley Signs Law to Take Away Death Penalty, Politicians Move to Bring it Back Maryland is now the 18th state to abolish the death penalty but a bipartisan group of elected officials says the threat of terrorism is an incentive to reverse that move. Del. Ron George to Make Bid for Governor's Office Del. Ron George, an Anne Arundel County Republican, says he plans to start campaigning in June for the 2014 race. Columbia Native Jayson Blair Reflects on Resignation from New York Times "I'm …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Living Waters Garden Center will officially open this weekend on Lucabaugh Mill Road.
Monday, April 29, 2013
The grant from Firehouse Subs will help local fire companies buy new EMS equipment.
One local business has a goal of making firefighters more effective and citizens safer; it also makes great subs. New Windsor Fire Company Chief Tom Coe posted on the fire company's website recently that Firehouse Subs, located at Crossroads Square Shopping Center, 625 Baltimore Blvd. in Westminster, donated money for new EMS equipment. According to Coe's post, The New Windsor Fire Department received a $10,507 grant from Firehouse Subs. The grant will be used to buy Automated External Defibrillators and CPR Training Equipment, Coe said. According to EMS Captain David Coe, "This grant will go a long way in making sure that the citizens and visitors of New Windsor are protected with cutting-edge lifesaving equipment. In addition this grant…
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Do you know how your high school ranked nationwide? Wondering what stores are coming to your area? Learn some of the answers and check up on your neighbors in our state news roundup.
Sunday, April 28
By Patch Staff Some big crime cases come to a head, development projects come to fruition and the governor travels to Israel. Read more Maryland news from Patches statewide by clicking on the headlines below: Radio Host Ed Norris Airlifted After Darlington Accident Popular radio show host Ed Norris was airlifted to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore Wednesday after laying down his motorcycle to avoid hitting a truck in rural Harford County. Eleanor Roosevelt Ranked in U.S. News' "2013 Best High Schools" The top schools were in Montgomery County. 11 Howard County High Schools on 2013 U.S. News ‘Best High Schools’ List Eleven Howard County high schools were ranked among the 2013 “Best High Schools in the Nation,” according to new …
Friday, April 26, 2013
In the market for a new house? Just curious? Check out these recently listed homes for sale in Carroll County.
These videos of Carroll County homes for sale were recently uploaded to YouTube. Each listing links to the YouTube video (also attached to this article). Each home is also shown on the map attached to this article: For sale this week: 1018 Spangler Drive, Westminster 914 Burning Tree Court, Westminster 743 Windsor Dr, Westminster 242 Klee Mill Rd Sykesville 2314 Lake Circle Dr Sykesville 201 Butterfly Drive #98, Taneytown 5108 Harney Rd Taneytown Check back next week for more virtual tours.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Recent statistics show that Carroll County's unemployment rate is among the lowest in the state.
Unemployment rates for February 2013 released this week show Carroll County down slightly from January, ranking the county eighth in Maryland for the lowest percentage of unemployed residents. About 6.4 percent of Carroll County residents were unemployed in February, down slightly from 6.7 percent in January and 6.8 percent in February of 2012, according to statistics from the Carroll County Department of Economic Development. With 96,013 Carroll County residents in the labor force, 89,877 were employed in February, with 6,136 unemployed, statistics show. From 2000 to 2008 the unemployment rate in Carroll County hovered around 3 percent. In 2009 it jumped to over 6 percent and has remained there. Carroll County, ranked behind Howard (…
This week’s featured piece of high-end real estate in Westminster is a 4-bedroom, 5-bathroom Colonial that shows like a model home.
Would you love to be a chef in your very own gourmet kitchen? According to the listing at Century21.com, this Colonial offers a gourmet kitchen with maple cabinets, siltstone counters a gas cooktop and double wall ovens. Located at 790 Nadines Court, Westminster this home has 4-bedrooms, 4 full baths and 1 half-bath, hardwood floors and 2 fireplaces. The home rests on 1.25 acres of land and offers a master suite with a luxury ‘super bath’ as well as a Florida room, library, mudroom, sitting room and study. Other desirable features include a theatre room, a 3-car garage a huge Trex deck and lush landscaping. This home is listed with an asking price of $599,900 according to the listing. This home has no open houses scheduled but a request …