Frederick County News

Md. chocolatier making voting sweet with truffles

Forget long lines at the polls, hanging chads, and red states and blue states. There is a sweet alternative to this year's election process _ chocolate truffles.

Friday - 09/28/2012, 06:35pm EDT

Men charged with stealing 76 vases from cemetery

Two men face criminal charges after police say they stole bronze flower vases from grave sites at a county cemetery.

Friday - 09/28/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick commissioner: Students should take public transit

A Frederick County commissioner is suggesting that some rural children take public transit to school to reduce the cost of running school buses.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 01:43pm EDT

Voltaggio chosen for State Department's chef corps

Bryan Voltaggio's fellow inductees include Duff Goldman, of Charm City Cakes, Food Network personality Amanda Freitag and Washington restaurant owner and Spanish tapas chef Jose Andres.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 06:00am EDT

Md. wine bar cited for manager's alleged tasting

A Frederick wine bar faces a possible $300 fine for letting a manager drink on duty. The boss says the manager was just testing the wine after a customer complained.

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 11:14am EDT

More cut the cable TV cord

More families are opting to save money by getting rid of cable television.

Monday - 09/24/2012, 02:00am EDT

Walking tour highlights vastness of Frederick's Civil War medical effort

Evangelical Lutheran Church was quite a sight Saturday: A basic wooden floor had been installed over the pews, with men in hospital beds and medicine cabinets placed on top and hymnals cast in shadow below.

Sunday - 09/23/2012, 02:00am EDT

Parents, 3 daughters all attend Frederick Community College

Alexis, Raquel and Sotiria Martinez have attended the same schools since each started kindergarten. Now they're going to school with their parents.

Sunday - 09/23/2012, 02:00am EDT

150th fair anniversary print sells for $13K

EMMITSBURG -- After 33 years as a painter, Rebecca Pearl saw her handiwork -- the original 150th Great Frederick Fair anniversary commemorative artwork -- sell for $13,000 Thursday at The Great Frederick Fair

Saturday - 09/22/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick officer sentenced for drunken driving

A Frederick police officer must perform 48 hours of community service for crashing his patrol car while driving drunk off duty.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 05:05pm EDT

Frederick bans fishing on part of Carroll Creek

The city of Frederick has banned fishing around a heavily traveled one-mile portion of Carroll Creek due to safety concerns.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 01:20pm EDT

No fishing: Carroll Creek stretch off limits

A roughly one-mile stretch of Carroll Creek is now off-limits to fishing.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick launches recycling photo contest

Frederick County solid-waste managers are offering a grand prize worth $800 for the best photo promoting recycling.

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 11:18am EDT

Harry Grove Stadium naming rights possible

What's in a name? Frederick's mayor and aldermen must now answer that question as they decide whether to sell the naming rights to the home of the Frederick Keys baseball team.

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 10:00am EDT

Redneck Games return to Frederick

Dust off those overalls, the Redneck Games will start this Saturday at Crumland Farm in Frederick, Md.

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 08:09am EDT

Damages cut in Frederick dog-shooting case

A court has slightly reduced the $620,000 awarded in April to a Taneytown family whose dog was shot by a Frederick County sheriff's deputy.

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 12:17pm EDT

Naming rights considered for Frederick ball field

Frederick city officials are considering hiring a Rockville-based firm to market naming rights to the city's minor-league baseball field.

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 11:39am EDT

Frederick woman turns 110

Helen Wheat, who celebrated her 110th birthday Sunday, is the oldest resident at Homewood at Crumland Farms in Frederick

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 06:00am EDT

Man charged after shots fired outside sports bar

Frederick police have arrested a man after shots were fired during a melee outside a downtown sports bar.

Sunday - 09/16/2012, 05:10pm EDT

Twist of fate in Frederick led to turning point in Civil War

Descendents of Civil War heroes re-trace the steps of their great-grandfather, who found lost orders from Gen. Robert E. Lee that a prominent Civil War historian calls the most notable moment when America's trajectory turned and its very future was reset at Antietam Creek.

Saturday - 09/15/2012, 10:28pm EDT
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