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Tornado damage on W. Main Street included many downed trees (Photo courtesy of Shane Robertson).

Tornado tears through downtown Westminster

On Feb. 7, the unexpected unfolded in downtown Westminster, leaving many in the community alarmed and even more, concerned. At around 8 a.m., skies darkened to an even deeper shade…


The Yellow Door is located at 133 E Main St. in Westminster. (Laurel Pogue / McDaniel Free Press).

Where in Westminster: The Yellow Door

Down on Main Street, a yellow door distinctively stands out, and inside is a unique local business. Taylor Stetson, the owner of The Yellow Door, has been selling comic books…




Three customers head to tCUP Cafe for lunch on June 11, the first day of the soft reopening. (Marya Kuratova / McDaniel Free Press)

tCUP Cafe announces grand reopening

After nearly eight months of renovations, unexpected delays, and countless challenges along the way, followed by two hectic weeks of a soft reopening, the tCUP Café is finally ready to…


Cultivated's storefront. (Mikayla Whitehead / McDaniel Free Press).

Cultivated: A business and a dream

When walking up to Cultivated’s storefront, customers are greeted by a welcome sign and plants. Once inside, they can instantly tell what the store is all about because of the…





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Westminster’s Got Heart

One of the things most McDaniel students seem to agree on is how much they hate Westminster. I hear it all the time; whether it’s the drunk kids complaining on…