Frederick County News

GOP's Young regrets swearing at kids' hoops ref

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Blaine Young says he regrets swearing at a 17-year-old referee after a basketball game involving Young's 12-year-old son.

Saturday - 02/02/2013, 02:49pm EST

2 young girls die in Myersville house fire

A fire late Thursday night destroyed a house near Myersville, killing two young girls.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 06:00am EST

Flood warnings on Potomac, Monocacy in Frederick

The National Weather Service is warning of minor to moderate flooding along two rivers in Frederick County.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 12:39pm EST

Directors lobby for tax relief for Frederick films

The setting: a fourth-floor room in the House of Delegates office building on a bone-chilling January morning.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 11:26am EST

Ref's mom: Teen wasn't aggressor in argument with Young

The 17-year-old youth basketball referee who got into an argument with Frederick County Commissioners President Blaine Young rebuts some of the county official's claims, his mother said Wednesday Stacy Allwein said her son, Michael, was not the aggressor in the Jan 5 dispute, and the New Life Christian School senior reacted only after Young, 41, made an obscene comment.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 10:00am EST

Civil War anniversary brings with it a special brew (VIDEO)

A Frederick company is brewing up a special commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 03:32am EST

Md. trooper hurt in Finksburg crash

Maryland State Police say a trooper was injured when his vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer in Finksburg.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 02:44am EST

Opposition to Frederick incinerator is heated

The rhetoric is running hot ahead of a Maryland Department of the Environment hearing on a proposed waste-to-energy incinerator near Frederick.

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 11:11am EST

Local fandom: Ravens, 49ers or...

WTOP's David Burd reports from Frederick.

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 06:25am EST


Going car-free could save nearly $10K in D.C.

Using public transportation instead of driving could save commuters an average of $10,502 a year, according to the American Public Transportation Association.

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 06:00am EST

Frederick teens win competition to design FBI logo

Three Linganore High School seniors can now say they've done work for the FBI.

Tuesday - 01/29/2013, 01:07pm EST

Linganore High seniors team up, create FBI logo

Three Linganore High School seniors can now say they've done work for the FBI. Helen Snell, Alex McCaslin and Kate Russo teamed up to design a logo for the Baltimore bureau's newly formed Cyber Task Force Their finished work will be featured on staff uniforms, letterhead and ceremonial items.

Tuesday - 01/29/2013, 10:00am EST

Movie theater seeks public's help for digital upgrade

At first glance, a public notice seeking financial assistance to support a movie theater's technical upgrade may seem strange, but think again.

Tuesday - 01/29/2013, 06:00am EST

1.5M miles later: 85-year-old still delivering milk

At 85, Eugene 'Smitty' Smith still drives an 18- wheel tractor-trailer truck, picking up milk from area farms and delivering to creameries for Clouse Co. in Frederick.

Monday - 01/28/2013, 06:00am EST

Social media campaign launched for missing dog

Have you seen Simon? You might not have met him in person, but there's a pretty good chance you've seen him on Facebook.

Sunday - 01/27/2013, 06:00am EST

Trooper cleared in wrongful death trial

A jury in Frederick has cleared a Maryland State Police trooper in a wrongful death trial stemming from shooting in Libertytown in 2010.

Friday - 01/25/2013, 05:43pm EST

Frederick commissioner ignored ethics ruling

A Frederick County commissioner says he ignored a local ethics board ruling barring his construction firm from doing work subject to county inspection.

Friday - 01/25/2013, 12:20pm EST

3 western Md. hospitals pursue 'affiliation'

Owners of the hospitals in Frederick, Hagerstown and Cumberland say they're studying the possibility of joining forces for their continued stability.

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 08:59pm EST

Thurmont man pleads guilty to manslaughter

A Thurmont man is spending two months in jail for killing his friend in a crash that apparently prompted the remorseful driver to attempt suicide.

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 01:39pm EST

Brunswick, Burkittsville now geocache trail stops

Imagine a scavenger hunt where you search for clues with the aid of multimillion-dollar satellites instead of paper maps.

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 06:53pm EST
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