Frederick County News

Flags flying at half-staff for Patriot Day

The United States and Maryland state flags are to be flown at half staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 06:00pm EDT

Speed cameras added to U.S. 15 work zone

The State Highway Administration has added the U.S. 15 work zone at Motter Avenue to the Maryland Safezones program, according to a news release from SHA.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 06:00pm EDT

Refunds offered after canceled endurance race

Organizers of a problem-plagued, military-style endurance race in Frederick say they're offering refunds or other compensation to thousands of people after the weekend event was cut short.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 03:22pm EDT

New art space opens in downtown Frederick

A new venue for Frederick's artistic community has opened in the downtown historic district.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 03:21pm EDT

Tough Mudder officials plan refunds

Organizers of the Tough Mudder 12-mile endurance challenge held Saturday at Crumland Farm in Frederick said they plan on refunding or transferring fees for participants and spectators who paid to attend Sunday's canceled portion of the event.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 06:00am EDT

Fort Detrick to receive $100 million grant to study PTSD

The Fort Detrick-based Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs on Friday announced $100 million in grants to fund research into the diagnosis and treatment of combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury.

Saturday - 09/08/2012, 06:00am EDT

275,000 gallons of waste spill in Frederick County

Frederick County officials are trying to determine why a sewage treatment plant malfunction went unnoticed for 90 minutes.

Friday - 09/07/2012, 01:40pm EDT

Parents: Frederick High needs a swimming pool

Many of the parents and alumni at an informal meeting Wednesday night made one thing clear concerning any renovation and modernization of Frederick High School: No matter what route is taken, the school needs a swimming pool.

Thursday - 09/06/2012, 06:00am EDT

Endurance event to attract 20K people to Frederick

An endurance competition is expected to bring more than 20,000 people to the Frederick area this weekend.

Wednesday - 09/05/2012, 12:57pm EDT

Tough Mudder may bring in more than 20K people to area

Frederick is ready to welcome 27,000 people expected to compete in the Tough Mudder endurance competition at Crumland Farm on Saturday and Sunday.

Wednesday - 09/05/2012, 02:00am EDT

School's garden helps needy families in Frederick Co.

A garden at New Market Middle School planted last winter has yielded more than 400 fruits and vegetables for families in need.

Tuesday - 09/04/2012, 02:00am EDT

Van Hollen tabbed to rebut Ryan

Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen is helping the Obama administration counter Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan.

Sunday - 09/02/2012, 07:44pm EDT

Throwing it to win it at Maryland's horseshoe championship

Horseshoe pitching is generally associated with a relaxing day at a backyard barbecue, but the competition was intense Saturday at Frederick's Maryvale Park

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

Steps taken to keep Md. fair free of swine flu

Organizers of the 150th Great Frederick Fair are taking steps to ensure the event is free of the swine flu after the illness was detected in animals at other state fairs.

Thursday - 08/30/2012, 01:17pm EDT

$130,000 in trucks, equipment stolen in Md.

Frederick County authorities are investigating the theft of $130,000 worth of trucks and equipment from an Ijamsville landscaper.

Wednesday - 08/29/2012, 02:13pm EDT

Md. cider maker celebrates 1st press of season

Apples have a cherished place in American values. From Johnny Appleseed to apple pie, the United States wouldn't seem the same if apples had not appeared on the plates and in the cups of our forebears.

Wednesday - 08/29/2012, 12:54pm EDT

Md. man sentenced to 10 years in robbery

The man who shot a robbery victim in the leg has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Tuesday - 08/28/2012, 08:39pm EDT

Frederick woman hospitalized after snake bite

A professional snake trapper is recovering after being bitten in the finger by a poisonous copperhead snake in Maryland.

Friday - 08/24/2012, 06:51am EDT

Frederick schools may relax cellphone rules

Frederick County public school officials say they're considering relaxing restrictions on student cellphone use.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 01:46pm EDT

Frederick man gets 30 years for molesting 2 kids

A Frederick man is serving a 30-year sentence for molesting two children in his care.

Wednesday - 08/22/2012, 05:19pm EDT
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