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The Town of New Market comes alive with monthly events

The Town of New Market comes alive with monthly events

by Sydney Rossman, Managing Editor

May 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Spring 2017

After two years of constant road construction, the town of New Market is finally back to normal, except there are now wider sidewalks and light fixtures. During the spring, summer and fall Shane Rossman and the town council are putting the spotlight on New Market with monthly events. On April 29...

Community Show: A piece of cake for Linganore FFA

Community Show: A piece of cake for Linganore FFA

by Emily Sherwood, Reporter

October 24, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, News

The 43rd annual LHS community show, from October 9th-11th, was a celebration of arts, crafts, food, and farming. From auctioning off cakes, to providing crafts and games for the kids, the FFA works hard to provide a show that will keep people coming back. On the first night of the community show,...

New Market gets a beauty makeover with Streetscape project

New Market gets a beauty makeover with Streetscape project

by Sydney Rossman, Editor

November 6, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

New Market desires to grow again into a beautiful town, where people are walking along the streets and visit the many different stores and restaurants. But something had to be done about the condition of the streets and sidewalks. Before the current Streetscape project, pedestrians were constantly...

Judges evaluate community show entries: Photo of the Day 10/5/15

Judges evaluate community show entries: Photo of the Day 10/5/15

by Katherine Montgomery, Reporter

October 5, 2015


Filed under Photo of the Day

The 42nd annual Linganore-New Market Community Show started  October 4th, and ended October 6th.  The Community Show has over 30 divisions of entries such as baked goods, needlework, arts and crafts, and many other categories. They have divisions for adults and youth. Anyone in the community can...

Burgers over books: New Market lacks public library

Burgers over books: New Market lacks public library

by Abigail Montgomery and Marissa de La Viez

May 19, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

What makes the typical small town?  A bank, a store, a school, and a library.  New Market has it all, except books. If you live in New Market, it’s no secret that what once was a small town is now rapidly growing into a bustling consumer central. Recently, construction has taken over Old National...

Spring means high school students are job hunting

Spring means high school students are job hunting

by Kaylee Henry, Reporter

April 16, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Time in high school is commonly referred to as “the best four years of our lives.” It comes with the opportunity to have a license, a car, relationships and a job. Many high school students take the challenge of holding down a part-time job while managing school. Having a part-time job teaches...

Happiloo Boutique opens in old General Store

Happiloo Boutique opens in old General Store

by Sydney Rossman, Reporter

October 24, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

Happiloo is the newest New Market, Maryland business, opening in early October 2014.   If you like fun items like unique gifts for adults and kids, toys, games, baby items, play sets, and candy, then you need to check out Happiloo Boutique & Gift Shop located at, 26 W Main Street, in the old General...

Annual community show celebrates agricultural traditions

Annual community show celebrates agricultural traditions

by Sydney Rossman, Reporter

October 3, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

You have heard of the Great Frederick, Howard County Fair, The York Fair, but did you know that Linganore has a fair/show? This year will be the 41st year of this unique tradition. The entire community can enter baked goods, art, crafts, and more on October 5. The show is open to visitors on October...

Photo of the day 3/17/2014: NEHS celebrates Read Across America Day

Photo of the day 3/17/2014: NEHS celebrates Read Across America Day

by Elena Nicoll and Will Foreman, Reporters

March 18, 2014


Filed under Photo of the Day

Read Across America Day was created to inspire children everywhere to get involved with reading. The day is dedicated to Dr. Seuss and falls on his birthday, March 10th. This year, members of the National English Honor Society decided to celebrate by giving back to the community. NEHS Officer Grace DeMemb...

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