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Inspectors will have to wear glasses and gloves and take other precautions, and dwelling entry could be suspended or even stopped during the pandemic, under a COVID-19 policy city officials are asking the Carroll City Council to add to its first-ever rental-housing-inspection plan.

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Carroll City Councilman Clay Haley, a Republican who describes himself as conservative, says the toxicity of national politics and social-media-inspired ideologies have no place in local government, where decisions should be made based on what’s best for Carroll, not what’s in line with some…

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Carroll city officials plan to present a proposed budget for fiscal year 2021–22 to elected officials on Jan. 11.

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The Carroll County supervisors enacted a county-wide mask mandate this morning to help stem the spread of the coronavirus, although those who violate it will not face a penalty.

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Carroll County leaders will meet Friday morning to discuss how the courthouse and county offices will operate in light of the recent statewide surge in coronavirus cases.

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Silicon Valley Congressman Ro Khanna, the representative of one of the more economically muscular districts in the history of the nation, has introduced sweeping legislation — the 21st Century Jobs Package — aimed at bringing communities left out of digital and technical jobs and wealth grow…

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For generations, the city and Carroll Area Development Corporation have steered clear of recruiting new retailers out of respect for existing ones — and because of a fundamental faith in the marketplace.

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City officials are looking for residential redevelopment proposals on the future use of a lot on the south side of downtown that had been the home of the former City Hotel for more than 130 years.

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Carroll City Council members recently signed off on a $210,000 plan to study improvements to the public spaces in the business district, scout and recruit new business with some of the funding dedicated to staff and consultants who will zero in on bringing new businesses to Carroll or helpin…

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A Carroll police officer will be stationed at Fairview Village apartments all day every day for the foreseeable future in response to a recent spate of violent crimes involving firearms, City Manager Mike Pogge-Weaver said today.

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A now-blighted and unoccupied apartment building constructed in 1946 is the hands of the City of the Carroll after its former owner failed to remedy nuisances and disrepair or respond to legal and city actions, court documents say.

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Signs that city officials posted on a Carroll rental house this summer that said “DO NOT ENTER, UNSAFE TO OCCUPY” have been removed, and the house appears to have new tenants, according to court records.

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Carroll City Council members are confident a new retail-and-commercial district revitalization effort will fill stores and boost the local tax base — and ease worries about one of the biggest threats to Carroll’s way of life.

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A Carroll man who owns a strip of land near Arcadia — part of which is used for the city’s yard waste dump site — is suing the city for failing to properly maintain the site, according to court records.

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County officials suspected their former general assistance director of theft, but a police investigation determined there wasn’t sufficient evidence of a crime, according to testimony at the former director’s unemployment insurance appeal hearing.

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A referendum that tied certain debt financing to the Carroll Recreation Center for modernization of any sort — a rerun of last week’s failed vote on a $13.38 million project or a scaled-down plan — could not take place until September 2021 at the earliest, and more likely would come on the N…

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BREDA: Just three days after her lieutenant visited Templeton Rye, Gov. Kim Reynolds spent well over an hour in the northern part of Carroll County touring Trophies Plus, a company that has survived COVID-19 challenges by relentlessly adapting its inventory while doubling down on its core bu…

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Being able to use money saved over the better part of a decade for a streets maintenance building is in part a legacy left to current elected officials by their predecessors, Carroll City Council members and Mayor Eric Jensen said Monday night in approving plans for the project.

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For about five years, the City of Carroll has socked away local option sales tax dollars and other funds for a planned new $4.9 million streets maintenance building, a Third Street facility Public Works Director Randy Krauel expects to increase efficiencies and services and, most of all, boo…