Frederick County News

After 4 decades and 8 superintendents, Hess retires from FCPS

After more than four decades working with eight superintendents, Stephen K Hess has accumulated historical and institutional knowledge about Frederick County Public Schools that his peers say will be irreplaceable when he retires

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 06:00am EST

Two Maryland counties to test new road treatment on I-70

Sugar beet molasses will cover the highway this winter.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 11:24am EST

Long-time Frederick woman focuses on helping others

Brenda Tillery was doing what she could for her Frederick neighborhood before community policing came to town and downtown revitalization programs existed.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 06:00am EST

Chief Dine hits the ground running at Capitol police

More than a month after his swearing-in, framed photos, paintings and commendations remain stacked on the side table next to a couch in Chief Kim Dine's expansive office at United States Capitol Police headquarters.

Monday - 01/21/2013, 02:00am EST

Troopers investigate rash of thefts in Walkersville

Troopers from the Frederick Barrack of the Maryland State Police are investigating several thefts from unlocked vehicles in Walkersville.

Sunday - 01/20/2013, 06:00pm EST

Frederick legislators vote to fight stormwater fee

Frederick County lawmakers voted to support a bill releasing the county from charging property owners a stormwater runoff fee.

Saturday - 01/19/2013, 04:21pm EST

Acting chief named to permanent post in Frederick

The city of Frederick has a new police chief.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 10:57am EST

Frederick officials consider redevelopment plan

Frederick city officials are hoping to restore the shine to a tarnished retail strip known locally as the Golden Mile.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 02:46pm EST

Disabled New Market man, forced from theater, dies

State and county officials are trying to determine why a developmentally disabled man died Saturday after off-duty sheriff's deputies tried to remove him from a Frederick movie theater

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 06:00pm EST

Family of woman shot by trooper sues Md. State Police

A Frederick County family is suing Maryland State Police after a Libertytown woman died in her home after a 2010 confrontation with a state trooper Police were called to the home of Veronica Harding-Perkins at about 12:45 a m June 17, 2010, after her husband, Dean Perkins, called 911 to report that she had been drinking and throwing furniture onto the sidewalk from their home in the 12100 block of Liberty Road, police said.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 10:00am EST

Frederick deputies fired 18 shots at slain teen

A court document indicates Frederick County sheriff's deputies fired at least 18 shots at a Mount Airy teenager who was killed after police say he refused to drop a shotgun.

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 03:36pm EST

Column: Md. snowplows reignite childhood fascination with trucks

Ever since I saw my first big truck at the age of 4, I have had a deep-seated awe of big trucks and what they can do.

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 08:27am EST

Wrecking ball swings at Frederick solar plant

A landmark solar panel plant in Frederick is being dismantled.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 12:32pm EST

Frederick police: Man tried to grab officer's gun

Frederick police say a man tried to grab an officer's gun as police were arresting him on suspicion of trespassing.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 09:24am EST

Web page provides Fort Detrick biolab safety info

A new web page is providing details about safety at biocontainment laboratories at Fort Detrick.

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 05:40pm EST

Frederick searches for a new police chief

Maryland's second-largest city will be looking for a new police chief over the course of the next month.

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 08:07am EST

Frederick civil rights leader's funeral set

Frederick police say they expect traffic congestion during the funeral procession of local civil rights leader Lord Nickens.

Saturday - 01/12/2013, 07:49am EST

Season's first flu-related death reported in Frederick Co.

The number of flu cases confirmed at Frederick Memorial Hospital is already more than three times the total for last year

Friday - 01/11/2013, 06:00pm EST

Md. woman forced to give up backyard birds

The city of Brunswick is forcing a resident to get rid of more than 20 quail and pigeons she keeps in a backyard coop.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 04:42pm EST

Maryland kid makes miracle buzzer beater (VIDEO)

Kobe, LeBron and Jordan have got nothing on Matt DeMember.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 12:29pm EST
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