Frederick County News

Potomac River reaching flood stages

In the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, the National Weather Service has a flood warning in effect through Thursday evening for parts of the Potomac River.

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 08:50am EDT

Monocacy River nears predicted crest in Md.

70-year-old George Umberger had work to do Tuesday evening as the Monocacy River neared its predicted crest of 21.5 feet.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 10:08pm EDT

River backup floods part of Frederick cemetery

A low-lying section of a cemetery in Frederick has flooded from waters rising from the Monocacy River, but cemetery officials say all the graves are secure.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 05:02pm EDT

Md. school board member objects to Morrison novel

A Frederick County school board member is objecting to making a Toni Morrison novel available in high schools.

Saturday - 10/27/2012, 11:25pm EDT

New Market firehouse staff relocates due to renovations

Paid staff at New Market Fire Co has temporarily moved out, leaving the town with one engine for immediate response.

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 10:00am EDT

Agency will spay, neuter feral cats in Brunswick

The Frederick County Animal Welfare League will says it will trap, spay or neuter, and vaccinate about 60 feral cats in Brunswick.

The project, detailed at Tuesday's City Council meeting, will take months to complete.

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 02:16am EDT

Noise of dirt bikes stresses out Adamstown couple

Bill Poole and his wife moved to Adamstown, Md. in 2001. Like a lot of people, they wanted to get away from the congestion of the big city. But two years later, a problem started.

Wednesday - 10/24/2012, 11:10am EDT

Delaney touts independence in debating Bartlett

Democratic challenger John Delaney is touting his independence in debates with Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett in the race for Maryland's 6th Congressional District.

Tuesday - 10/23/2012, 09:09am EDT

Frederick woman boasts large Barbie collection

Paula Bowie shares her two-bedroom Frederick apartment with 135 pounds of Barbie.

Monday - 10/22/2012, 11:10am EDT

Man sentenced to life for gunning down mom in front of son

Melvin 'Roc' Smith faced justice Thursday, but he would not face the victims of his crime Smith, 28, refused to be present for his sentencing hearing in the shooting death of former girlfriend Tranice Richardson, 33 In front of her 8-year-old son, Richardson, a mother of four, was gunned down in broad daylight July 8, 2011, outside her Orchard Terrace apartment.

Friday - 10/19/2012, 10:00am EDT

12-year-old Md. boy accidentally shoots dad

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office says a 48- year-old Frederick man is being treated at Shock Trauma in Baltimore after a bullet fired by his 12-year-old son bounced off a truck and hit him in the chest.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 03:52pm EDT

Frederick man gets life plus 40 in fatal shooting

A Frederick man is going to prison for life for fatally shooting his former girlfriend in front of her young son last year.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 03:04pm EDT

Md. man indicted for selling needles online

Federal prosecutors say a Frederick man has been indicted on charges of selling hypodermic needles online without requiring prescriptions.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 02:21am EDT

USDA promotes school lunches in Frederick

A U.S. Agriculture Department official is visiting Frederick to promote National School Lunch Week.

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 05:12am EDT

Ground broken in Frederick for 300 rental units

Homewood at Crumland Farms is being joined by a new community.

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 02:00am EDT

Civil War events around Frederick draw tourists' cash

Numbers starting to roll in in Frederick County indicate that September was a high-traffic month due to the 150-year anniversaries of both the Battle of South Mountain and the Battle of Antietam.

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 10:00am EDT

Md. teen charged after bullying caught on camera

Frederick County officials say a 15-year-old boy has been charged with assault for bullying a high school student who was about to be interviewed on the subject by a television news crew.

Saturday - 10/13/2012, 11:58am EDT

Md. knitting group helps breast cancer patients

The knitting group at Country Meadows Retirement Community estimates that, altogether, they've been knitting for 500 years or so.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 01:53pm EDT

Have a fall adventure at Summers Farm (VIDEO)

At Summers Farm in Frederick County, the yearly fall adventure is taking place.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 03:46am EDT

New Market could double in size with annexations

New Market town leaders introduced two annexation proposals Wednesday night that could expand the town by more than 397 acres.

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 06:00am EDT
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