Brochure touts Westminster retail businesses

September 28, 1995

A new brochure will tout Westminster retail businesses to newcomers, tourists and Western Maryland College students.

City housing and community development staff members and the Westminster Business Association compiled the information for the brochure. The city used part of a $5,000 state grant awarded several years ago to hire a graphics artist to design the brochure and for printing costs, said Karen B. Blandford, supervisor of housing, community development and personnel.

Sponsors printed 5,000 copies of the brochures, which are being distributed to businesses, the local tourism center, city and county government offices and Western Maryland College.

Police

Westminster: An employee of the Ryder Truck Rental facility on Baltimore Boulevard told city police Tuesday that a dolly, valued at $1,500, was taken.

Westminster: A Union Mills resident told city police Tuesday a side window of his car was damaged while parked on East Main Street. Loss is estimated at $150.

Fire

Carrollton: Reese responded to investigate the report of an open 911 emergency telephone line in the 500 block of Dellview Drive at 2:39 p.m. Tuesday. They were out for one hour waiting for state police to arrive because the door of the house was open. An investigation is continuing.

Westminster: Westminster, Reese, Pleasant Valley and Manchester responded to an apartment fire on Wimert Avenue at 1:07 a.m. yesterday. Units were out 25 minutes.

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