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About Manchester is an online news, information, and resource guide for Carroll County, Maryland, northwest of Baltimore. Its goal is to provide Carroll County residents and visitors with current information and features useful to them. Thank you...
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Sykesville Main Street

To many residents of Carroll County, Sykesville is that quaint little town that's on the side of Rt. 32 that provides a slow alternate route in the event of a traffic backup. Main Street...
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Kids Eat Free in Carroll County

Looking to treat the family to dinner, but don't want to break the bank? Several local restaurants offer free meals for kids, usually with a paying adult. We've listed the deals here for you.
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Back to School Guidance

Ready for school? It's only July, but that first day of the 2015-2016 school year will be here before you know it. So when is the first day of school? Although teachers begin their...
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Main Streets of Carroll County

Hampstead Incorporated in 1888, the small town of Hampstead has a population a little over 6,000 and sits in the northeastern part of Carroll County, Maryland. They've completed major improvements as part of their Main...
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Carroll County Parks

We'll be profiling different parks in Carroll County in the future, but we thought we'd start out with an overview. There are around 30 parks in the County, according to the Department of Recreation...