February 11, 2001
When a job change forced John and Peggy Culleton to relocate 30 years ago, they went in search of a "nice community. " What they found was Eldersburg. "In my little neighborhood, we have very quiet, very pleasant neighbors. It's a very stable neighborhood with not much turnover, and that's what I still like," said John Culleton. "Eldersburg is not flat, but gently rolling and is still a pretty place in many ways," Culleton said. "There's a good base of churches and synagogues, and that has become the glue that holds the community together.
September 22, 2012
An Eldersburg man died Saturday when he was ejected from his vehicle in a head-on collision, according to the Carroll County sheriff's office. Leif Erik Foerter, 35, was killed as the result of a crash at Piney Ridge Parkway and Johnsville Road in Eldersburg about 1:15 p.m. A Honda Accord traveling west on Piney Ridge entered the intersection and struck a Jeep Wrangler that Foerter was driving north on Johnsville. Foerter, who was thrown from the Jeep, was transported to Carroll Hospital Center, where he died.
October 7, 2012
Fifth District County Commissioner Doug Howard, who represents Sykesville and Eldersburg, will host a town meeting on Monday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m., at the South Carroll Senior Center, 5928 Mineral Hill Road, Eldersburg. The meeting will be the first in a series of eight monthly sessions for the 5th District. Howard said law enforcement will be the primary focus of the Oct. 8 meeting, with representatives from the Sheriff's Office providing information on policing efforts in the Eldersburg/Sykesville area.
July 12, 1998
Section six has opened at Eldersburg Estates in Eldersburg, where Masonry Macks Homes Inc. is building 210 homes on lots from one-quarter acre to one-half acre.Standard features in the Carroll County community include gas heat and hot water, full basements, six-panel Colonial doors, prewiring for telephone and cable TV, central air conditioning, and public sewer and water.The Hillstead is a 1,823-square-foot Colonial with a front porch and a beginning price of $177,300.The first floor has a foyer, guest closet, 13-by-13-foot living room, 10-by-11-foot dining room, 12-by-11-foot kitchen, powder room, 15-by-11-foot family room and one-car garage.
April 19, 2012
Just about the only excitement in the semi-rural residential neighborhood near the intersection of Oklahoma and Bennett roads, in Eldersburg, is provided by occasional errant motorists who misjudge the sharp downhill curve on Oklahoma where it approaches Bennett from the northeast and either end up in a ditch or in somebody's yard. But the billboard-sized banner that one homeowner recently put in his front yard - along with dozens of smaller signs that pepper Oklahoma Road - reveal that this neighborhood, where old and new residential subdivisions abut a few remaining farms and a stretch of the Liberty Reservoir watershed, is in the midst of a controversy.
October 13, 2011
Board of County Commissioners President Doug Howard will host an open meeting Oct. 27 to discuss bicycle paths and walking trails in the Freedom Area. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. at the South Carroll Senior Center, 5928 Mineral Hill Road, Eldersburg. County staff will be on hand to discuss the trails presently available in the area, proposed trails and the processes by which trails are designed, developed and implemented.