Frederick County News

New Market considers doubling town's size

New Market town officials are considering an annexation that would double the Frederick County town's size.

Sunday - 01/06/2013, 07:14pm EST

Md. woman arrested for counterfeiting

Police say a Frederick woman has been arrested for allegedly passing counterfeit bills.

Sunday - 01/06/2013, 06:02pm EST

Frederick training center boss chooses jail

The former director of a shuttered workplace for developmentally disabled adults in Frederick is choosing to stay in jail rather than cooperate with a state-sponsored investigation of the center's failure.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 12:15pm EST

20 participate in Brunswick plunge into Potomac

About 20 people plunged into the Potomac River in Brunswick for the sixth annual Freezin' for a Reason charity event.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 09:07am EST

Md. church to get steeple

After 140 years in the same building in Monrovia, Providence United Methodist Church will be getting its first steeple.

Monday - 12/31/2012, 09:37pm EST

Contest to name Monocacy tributaries nears end

A contest to give names to six tributaries of the Monocacy (mah-NAH'-kah-see) River has drawn more than two dozen entries.

Monday - 12/31/2012, 04:09am EST

Snow doesn't stop Frederick

David Burd, WTOP

Saturday - 12/29/2012, 03:43pm EST


Local officials not expecting reimbursement for G8

More than six months after President Barack Obama and seven other world leaders converged on Camp David for the G-8 summit, local officials appear to hold out little hope that taxpayers might ever recoup the cost of preparing for and hosting the event.

Friday - 12/28/2012, 01:02pm EST

U.S. 15 toll proposal fizzles

A well-placed toll on U.S. 15 could help the highway pay for its own upgrades, a Maryland senator from Frederick County believes

Friday - 12/28/2012, 06:00am EST

Adamstown woman dies from injuries in Christmas crash

A 20-year-old Adamstown woman died Thursday morning from injuries suffered in a Christmas Day crash in Virginia

Friday - 12/28/2012, 06:00am EST

Man dies of hypothermia in Frederick Co.

Maryland health officials have confirmed the state's first hypothermia-related death of the winter.

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 04:21pm EST

Defense contractor cutting 25 jobs in Frederick

State officials say a national security contractor is cutting 25 jobs in Frederick.

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 12:34pm EST

2nd teen arrested in teen's shooting

Frederick police say they've made a second arrest related to the shooting of a teenage boy.

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 12:26pm EST

Woman, horse bring out each other's gifts

Suzette Taylor-White said her prize-winning horse, Zippos Fancy Dancer, had a personality that too few owners understood until she found him four years ago

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 06:00am EST

Frederick NAACP looks to change leadership

The president of the Frederick County branch of the NAACP plans to hand over the reins to a successor over the next year or so.

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 06:00am EST

Up to 9 inches of snow fall across western Md.

An intense winter storm pelted western Maryland with up to 9 inches of snow Wednesday, slowing post-Christmas travel and forcing some to seek shelter as the precipitation changed to sleet and freezing rain.

Wednesday - 12/26/2012, 05:36pm EST

Md. school celebrates anniversary with family tree

There are family trees -- and then there's the Linganore High School family tree, a project the school started to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Tuesday - 12/25/2012, 11:46am EST

Frederick commissioners blast state on septic mapping

Perceived state interference in local growth issues drew fiery language from Frederick County commissioners Thursday, with one saying leaders in Annapolis should mind their own business.

Friday - 12/21/2012, 06:00am EST

Md. man accused of kicking 3-year-old in head

Frederick police have arrested a man they say kicked a 3-year-old girl in the head.

Friday - 12/21/2012, 03:35am EST

Local school systems focusing on security amid concerns

At least four area school systems have posted notices about security on their homepages in an effort to squash rumors swirling on social media.

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 02:37pm EST
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