Frederick County News

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

Middletown Middle School names track after teacher

The Middletown Middle School PTSA is renaming their newly renovated track the Dave R. Grove Track for his 40 years of service to the school.

Wednesday - 08/22/2012, 11:55am EDT

Frederick County school buses equipped with stop sign cams

School buses in Frederick County now have electronic eyes, watching drivers who blow past stop signs extended from school buses.

Wednesday - 08/22/2012, 06:50am EDT

Frederick officials show off school bus cameras

Frederick County authorities are showing off some technology designed to catch drivers who illegally pass school buses.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 06:20am EDT

Hood College opens 120th academic year

Hood College freshmen will have an opportunity to pilot one new academic program while continuing two others as they start the 2012-13 school year.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 06:00am EDT

Ex-state trooper pleads guilty to assault

A former state trooper who threatened to kill a woman has pleaded guilty to assault.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 05:56am EDT

High-wheel rider seriously hurt in Md. race

Authorities say a high-wheel bicyclist from Kentucky is in serious but stable condition at a hospital after she was hurt in a race in Maryland.

Sunday - 08/19/2012, 11:29am EDT

Possible Frederick mayoral candidates sizing up political field

Mayor Randy McClement and possible political challengers are beginning to jockey toward the starting gate.

Sunday - 08/19/2012, 02:00am EDT
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