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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,Sun Staff Writer | March 24, 1995
Smoke won't get in the eyes -- or lungs -- of shoppers at Carrolltown Center anymore.Monday, the Eldersburg shopping mall is imposing a smoking ban in its common areas."
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April 17, 2013
Redevelopment plans for Carrolltown Center will be unveiled at the next Town Hall meeting, hosted by Carroll County Commissioner Doug Howard. Dixon Harvey, of Black Oak Associates, will discuss plans and a timetable for the project at the meeting on Monday, April 22. "At long last, our community will see plans for the redevelopment of Carrolltowne Mall," Howard said in a press release. "This is an important milestone in our community and should be an exciting meeting. " The troubled shopping center at Liberty and Ridge roads has seen K-Mart and Sears anchor stores shuttered.
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July 17, 2001
Freedom Area Citizens Council will meet at 7 p.m. today in the community room of Carrolltown Center. All residents of the Freedom District community are welcome. Information: Nimrod Davis, 410-795-2896. Library to present stories, mystery, kids programs Eldersburg library branch, 6400 W. Hemlock Drive, has scheduled programs for this month. A "Roswell That Ends Well" mystery will be held at 7 p.m. today for ages 11 to 17. A luau and stargazing party will be held at Allen Ian Abduxion's Point Doom beach house, where the mystery takes place.
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By Bob Allen | May 3, 2012
Weeks ago, when 5th District County Commissioner Doug Howard scheduled his April 30 meeting with Eldersburg residents, he assumed it would be the usual "get-together" where the commissioner gives updates on ongoing issues such as the county budget, funding for schools and the future of the beleaguered Carrolltown Center mall. But by the time this past week's meeting rolled around, a more pressing matter steam rolled other issues aside - namely the controversial proposal to build a 235-unit retirement facility on the 16-acre Ely property near the Oklahoma and Bennett roads in Eldersburg.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | June 28, 1998
The owner of Carrolltown Center in Eldersburg has asked the Maryland Department of the Environment to waive further cleanup of a chemical spill that occurred there eight years ago.R. Dixon Harvey Jr., mall owner since 1993, has agreed to continue collecting samples from the dozen monitor wells on the property as a precautionary measure.About 40 gallons of tetrachloroethene -- a minimal spill, environmental officials say -- overflowed from a dry-cleaning storage tank in February and June 1990, contaminating ground water and subsurface soil.
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By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,Staff Writer | July 28, 1993
Frosties and chicken cordon bleu sandwiches will be available in South Carroll within a year if a plan for a new Wendy's is approved by the county.Carrolltown Center, formerly the Carrolltowne Mall, has signed a contract with Dav-Co to build a Wendy's fast-food restaurant on the front parking lot between Maryland National Bank and a proposed Denny's.The 4,374-square-foot Denny's will be built on the Kmart side of the center at the corner of Liberty Road and Hemlock Drive.Dav-Co is the franchisee for Wendy's restaurants in Maryland, Virginia, St. Louis and Illinois.
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By James M. Coram and James M. Coram,SUN STAFF | March 3, 1998
Carrolltown Center announced plans yesterday for a two-year renovation that would bring a new restaurant, a redesigned layout, and an 11-theater movie complex to the fastest growing and most populous part of Carroll County.Plans for the multimillion dollar renovation have been in the works for two years, said Dixon Harvey, president of Black Rock Associates, developer and owner of the 340,000-square-foot enclosed shopping center on Liberty Road in Eldersburg.But he acknowledged that a proposal for a $30 million shopping center with restaurants and 14-screen theater complex about a mile away from Carrolltown helped the process along.
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November 25, 2001
Carrolltown Center has announced its holiday event schedule. In addition to the activities listed, the mall in Eldersburg is a drop-off location for the following: Boy Scout Troop 110 Angel Tree, through Dec. 22. Pick an ornament off the tree and purchase it for someone in need. Boy Scout Troop 883 New Toy and Clothing Collection for Carroll County Social Services. Girl Scout Troop 1537 Hat and Glove Tree, through Dec. 15. Hats, gloves and mittens will be donated to The Shepherd's Staff in Westminster.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | July 24, 2005
Carrolltown Center, Carroll County's oldest mall and a gathering place for its most populous area, is about to undergo a major transformation that could take as long as three years and cost about $30 million. R. Dixon Harvey Jr., who bought the mall in 1992 when it was in receivership and sold it six years later for $13 million, has repurchased the 335,000- square-foot enclosed shopping center on Liberty Road. He settled in December, paying $10 million for the property. "I have always thought Carrolltown Center was a great retail opportunity," he said.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | July 11, 1999
Carroll County's oldest enclosed mall, located in its most populated area, has been sold to an Atlanta-based investment group for more than $13 million.The sale of Carrolltown Center in Eldersburg to Equity Investment Group (EIG), a shopping center management company, was completed June 30. It will bring "fresh blood and fresh capital" to the 22-year-old mall on Liberty Road, said R. Dixon Harvey Jr., president of Black Rock Associates and former owner of the 335,000-square-foot center.Harvey, who bought Carrolltown in 1993, announced the sale last week.
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By Katie V. Jones | July 29, 2011
What started as one page of events and participants three years ago is now 14 pages and growing, say organizers of Eldersburg's National Night Out, schedule for Aug. 2 at Carrolltown Center. And while that means a lot more work and budgeting, the members of Freedom Area Citizens' Council couldn't be more excited. "We thought about it and decided it would be a good thing to do," said Ellen Dix, president of FACC, of the decision to hold the first National Night Out three years ago. "There was a time we only did political issues," she said, "but our motto is to educate and advocate, and this falls under that.
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May 22, 2011
ELDERSBURG — The Road Runners Auto Club of Maryland will host the eighth annual Shane Evans Car Show and benefit for the Fallen Officers Scholarship Fund on Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Carrolltown Center, Ridge Road and Route 26, Eldersburg. The show is open to all vehicles and includes classes for tuners and motorcycles, as well as vintage and active police vehicles. Entry fee is $15 to pre-register, $20 at the gate. Registration cutoff is noon. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 200 cars.
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By JENNIFER CHOI | January 3, 2008
PING-PONG PLAY Ping-Pong players of various ages will be competing at the Maryland Circuit Table Tennis Tournament on Saturday and Sunday. The event, to be held at the Carrolltown Center, will feature singles and doubles games from novice to advanced levels. This competition is hosted by the Maryland Table Tennis Association. ...................... The games start at 9 a.m. both days and will take place next to the Kmart, in a former retail store. Carrolltown Center is at 6400 Ridge Road, Eldersburg.
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December 10, 2006
Holiday workshop offered for children Westminster City Recreation will hold a Winter Holiday Workshop for children in kindergarten through eighth grade from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 26-29 at the Longwell Municipal Center on Longwell Avenue. Children need to take a bag lunch and drink, and dress to get messy. A variety of activities will be offered. The cost is $20 per child per day. Before and after care from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., will be available for $5 each ($10 for both)
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | July 24, 2005
Carrolltown Center, Carroll County's oldest mall and a gathering place for its most populous area, is about to undergo a major transformation that could take as long as three years and cost about $30 million. R. Dixon Harvey Jr., who bought the mall in 1992 when it was in receivership and sold it six years later for $13 million, has repurchased the 335,000- square-foot enclosed shopping center on Liberty Road. He settled in December, paying $10 million for the property. "I have always thought Carrolltown Center was a great retail opportunity," he said.
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January 23, 2005
Zaleski to address chamber luncheon The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce will hold a member luncheon at noon Feb. 10 at Best Western Westminster Catering and Conference Center. Ted Zaleski, director of the county budget and management office, will discuss the fiscal 2006 county budget. The cost is $18, and reservations are required by Feb. 3. The Chamber of Commerce is at 700 Corporate Center, Suite L, in Westminster. Information: 410-848-9050. Carrolltown Center chief to take over The Plaza Mark Seaman, recently general manager for Carrolltown Center in Eldersburg, has been named general manager for The Plaza shopping center complex in Baltimore.
BUSINESS
By Kevin L. McQuaid and Kevin L. McQuaid,SUN STAFF | June 4, 1996
Carrolltown Center's bricks and mortar may be located in Eldersburg, but its marketing effort now spans cyberspace.Thanks to a new Internet World Wide Web site, Black Rock Associates Inc. is providing leasing and tenant information electronically to prospective customers and others about Carrolltown, a mall that the Sparks real estate firm bought for $10 million in January 1993."
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March 30, 2001
Carrolltown Center in Eldersburg has partnered with area businesses to raise money for Freedom Area Lions Club to purchase the equipment needed to provide free preschool vision screening to South Carroll. The first vision screening will be held tomorrow at the Eldersburg mall. More than 40 children have been scheduled to participate in the first of the free monthly vision screenings at the mall. The MTI photo screener is an advanced equipment that provides noninvasive, effective vision screening for children as young as 6 months.
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