Frederick County News

Md. play casts Robin Hood as Occupy movement hero

Robbing from the rich and giving to the poor has made Robin Hood a hero of the 99 percent.

Friday - 08/10/2012, 06:15am EDT

Frederick Co. says water, sewer changes are 'business friendly'

One change gives small-business owners a payment plan option for water and sewer fees Another reduces the same fees for businesses that get LEED certification and reduce energy use.

Friday - 08/10/2012, 02:00am EDT

Frederick County, Md., teachers ratify contract

The Frederick County Teachers Association says its members have ratified a proposed contract for the upcoming school year.

Thursday - 08/09/2012, 02:49pm EDT

Worker finds human remains near Frederick, Md.

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office says it's investigating a discovery of human bones near Frederick.

Thursday - 08/09/2012, 01:39pm EDT

Md. man charged with molesting 3 girls

A Frederick man has been charged with molesting three underage girls.

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 03:41am EDT

Civil War Trust to acquire land around Md. battlefields

Seven land tracts around Civil War battlefields in Maryland will be acquired by the thanks to funding from the state.

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 02:00am EDT

Frederick man gets 27 years for arsons

A judge in Frederick has sentenced a man to 27 years in prison for setting a string of residential fires last year.

Tuesday - 08/07/2012, 04:30pm EDT

Md. spending $980,000 to preserve Civil War sites

Gov. Martin O'Malley is awarding $980,000 to help preserve 150 acres of Civil War battlegrounds in Frederick County.

Tuesday - 08/07/2012, 03:49pm EDT

Carroll County seeks alternatives to incinerator

Carroll County officials are seeking alternatives to participating in a waste-to-energy incinerator in neighboring Frederick County.

Tuesday - 08/07/2012, 03:38pm EDT

$1M market: How pricey properties find buyers

Real estate professionals say it's a buyer's market. But it's how they market pricey properties that makes the sale.

Monday - 08/06/2012, 06:00am EDT

Maryland Ensemble Theatre celebrates 15th birthday

When Tad Janes and Gené Fouché were working together with the Contemporary American Theater Festival in the '90s, they started talking about the kind of theater company they envisioned themselves being part of.

Sunday - 08/05/2012, 06:00am EDT

Celebrating with suds: Frederick's newest brewery holds inaugural festival

While major breweries may still dominate the American beer market, the craft beer movement has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, changing the focus from quantity to quality and offering consumers a seemingly endless variety of beer styles

Sunday - 08/05/2012, 06:00am EDT

Can the lottery be a win-win?

Rows of bottles and six-packs of beer cram Hillcrest Beer, Wine & Spirits, which sits along the Golden Mile commercial strip Owner Archana Gupta, a small, well-dressed woman with a tiny stud in her nose, stood behind the shop's orderly countertop flanked by 99-cent airplane bottles of liquor, lighters and other trinkets

Sunday - 08/05/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick police officer pleads guilty to DWI

A Frederick police officer has pleaded guilty to driving while impaired by alcohol.

Saturday - 08/04/2012, 12:56pm EDT

John Hanson statue dedication in Frederick

You may not know his name but there's a statue in Frederick recognizing an American Revolutionary leader who some regard as the nation's first president.

Saturday - 08/04/2012, 12:56pm EDT

Blog: Frederick to host nation's only penny-farthing race

The race Aug. 18 will promote bicycling.

Friday - 08/03/2012, 09:38am EDT

Frederick Co. approves $100 rebates checks

Frederick County homeowners will get back $100 of their property tax payments this year.

Friday - 08/03/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick County fined $9,600 in wastewater flap

The Maryland Department of the Environment says Frederick County has agreed to pay a $9,600 penalty for allowing excessive levels of contaminants in wastewater released into the Potomac River in 2010 and 2011.

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 02:52pm EDT

Myersville doesn't want natural gas facility

The Frederick County town of Myersville is saying no to Dominion Resources' plan for a natural gas compressor station near the intersection of Interstate 70 and state Route 17.

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 02:04pm EDT

Frederick could grow with 550-acre annexation

The mayor and Board of Aldermen had their first public chance Wednesday to see what the city might gain or lose by annexing 550 acres.

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 06:00am EDT
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