Top News: Election 2012, Controversy Over Landlord Licensing, and One Dedicated Voter

Patch sums up the top headlines in Carroll County this week.

Casino Looks to Move Fast on Table Games

The operators of Maryland Live! said it will move fast to hire 1,000 new workers and install table games now that voters have approved expanded gambling.

Watch: Landlord Licensing Proposal Gets Negative Response at Public Hearing

Westminster's Mayor and Common Council heard feedback from citizens and landlords about the proposed Landlord Licensing Program.

Police: Two Men Charged for Assaulting Man at Homeless Encampment

Police said they arrested two men living at a homeless encampment in Westminster after they assaulted a third man living at the camp Wednesday evening.

Voter Profile: A Democrat for 84 Years

Eldersburg resident Betty Griffith said she has been a Democrat since 1928.

There were 22 entries in the first ever Carroll Business Challenge - a local business start-up competition with a $5,000 prize.

Studies conducted over more than a decade in watersheds across the state have found that pets produce up to one-third of bacterial pollution in waterways near developed areas.

By the Numbers: How Carroll County Voted in the 2012 Election

In spite of being in a blue state, Carroll County continues to be a Republican voting county.

Incumbent Jennifer Seidel and former public schools employee Jim Doolan have won the Carroll County Board of Education race.

PHOTOS: Looking Back At Sandy in Maryland

Patch runs down some of the images of Superstorm Sandy's impact on Maryland


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