Frederick County News

Wawa to replace 'eyesore' eateries

There will soon be a second Wawa convenience store and gas station in Frederick.

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

Frederick Co. commissioner proposes voter ID program

Frederick County Commissioners President Blaine Young is looking to offer Frederick County as a testing ground for a voter identification requirement.

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

WTOP Answer Desk: Speed box vs. speed cams

Beware - someone, or something, could soon be watching you.

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 05:36am EDT

Texas Hold 'em books, starlet bios raise questions

This week, Frederick County's record-keepers will have to go on record, possibly to explain purchases of starlets' biographies or books about Texas Hold 'em.

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick-area Catholic schools see enrollment increase

Kelly Beins believed her daughter was ready for a change in schools.

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 06:00am EDT

Special line of cigars in Md. marks Civil War

As youngsters, David and Steve Castro camped on Antietam Battlefield and splashed in the Monocacy River. David recalls a time when Frederick was called Fredericktowne.

Monday - 10/08/2012, 12:25pm EDT

Stink bugs rebounding in Maryland

Farmers and scientists say stink bugs are back in a big way in Maryland.

Monday - 10/08/2012, 11:03am EDT

Men in heels bring in $40K for Heartly House

As Forrest Gump said, you can tell a lot about a person by their shoes And more than 150 men who donned heels to walk a mile through downtown Frederick on Saturday were trying to send a very loud and clear message with their footwear

Sunday - 10/07/2012, 06:00am EDT

Recent crime has Frederick residents worried

Crime in the city is statistically low, but with downtown gunfire last week, including the fatal shooting of an Urbana man, Frederick residents are concerned about safety

Sunday - 10/07/2012, 06:00am EDT

Local high school grad competing on 'The Voice'

At age 5, Brian Scartocci wanted to be just like Elvis Presley, but as he grew older, Scartocci says he fell in love with soul music, baptizing himself in the smooth tones of rhythm and blues artists such as David Ruffin.

Friday - 10/05/2012, 02:23pm EDT

Lawsuit against PublishAmerica dismissed

Book publisher PublishAmerica is celebrating the dismissal of a federal lawsuit alleging it deceived several authors with a false promise to show summaries of their books to "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling.

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 01:10pm EDT

Frederick police respond to violent crime downtown

Frederick city police say they're beefing up patrols in a downtown neighborhood where a fatal shooting was followed by a large street fight.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 10:19am EDT

Frederick Community College gets $1M grant

Frederick Community College says it has received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 04:50am EDT

Blog: Graveyard tour combines history with the spooky

WTOP's David Burd has always been fascinated with history, and this month you can catch your fright while touring the historic Mount Olivet Cemetery in Frederick.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 04:06am EDT

Gunfire erupts during large brawl in Frederick

Authorities say gunfire erupted during a large fight in downtown Frederick and one person suffered a serious cut or stab wound.

Tuesday - 10/02/2012, 07:53am EDT

Frederick County dairy farm closes its doors

By August, Maryland had lost 10 dairy farms this year. The Hooper family farm on Yellow Springs Road in Frederick just joined that group.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 10:44am EDT

3-county health-care training center opens

Community colleges in Carroll, Frederick and Howard counties are celebrating the opening of a joint center for health-care education in Mount Airy.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 10:38am EDT

Police ID an slain in Frederick alley

Frederick police have identified a man who was shot and killed in an alley downtown.

Sunday - 09/30/2012, 07:27pm EDT

Commissioners announce restructuring, name new county manager

Frederick County commissioners today announced the naming of a new county manager and a major reorganization in county government.

Friday - 09/28/2012, 10:00pm EDT
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Army veteran guilty of trying to kill girlfriend

A U.S. Army veteran who served in Iraq has pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the beating of his girlfriend.

Friday - 09/28/2012, 08:19pm EDT
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