Government offices closed for King holiday Carroll...

Carroll Digest

January 14, 2001

Government offices closed for King holiday

Carroll County government offices will be closed tomorrow in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Carroll County public libraries, schools and senior centers also will be closed tomorrow.

Northern Landfill and the Recycling Center will be open tomorrow.

Commissioners make code book official source

The Carroll County commissioners recently adopted "The Code of Public Local Laws and Ordinances of Carroll County" as Ordinance 01-2, making the book the official source of county laws and ordinances.

The ordinance was effective immediately upon passage Jan. 3.

No laws or ordinances have been changed.

The code book is available on the county government's Web site at

Hard copies will be available in the future.

Information: 410-386-2030.

Historical Society to mark county's 164th birthday

The Historical Society of Carroll County will hold its annual celebration of the founding of Carroll County from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Wilhelm Ltd. Caterers.

The county celebrates its 164th birthday this year.

Carroll was created by the Maryland General Assembly on Jan. 19, 1837.

This year's theme will focus on the society's acquisition of two nearby properties - Cockey's Tavern and the Bond House Building.

Society President Doug Velnoskey will present an overview of the board of trustees' vision for the expansion project. Society Director Jay Graybeal and architectural historian Ken Short will discuss the history of the two buildings and their occupants.

Admission is free. The public is welcome.

Wilhelm's is on Route 140, Westminster.

Information: 410-848-6494.

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