Frederick County News

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

Nostalgia, love of cycling unite at high wheeler race

About two years ago, Eric Rhodes and two friends traveled to England to take part in a penny farthing bicycle race

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

Off the leash: County to open its first dog park

Canine residents will have a place to roam with the opening next week of Frederick County's first dog park

Saturday - 08/18/2012, 06:00am EDT

Bus cameras will snap shots of drivers passing Frederick Co. buses

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office and Frederick County Public Schools are partnering with Xerox and its CrossSafe program to protect students getting on and off school buses, according to a release from the Sheriff's Office

Thursday - 08/16/2012, 06:00am EDT

Md. man not criminally responsible in bank robbery

A man who had been released from a mental health facility was found guilty but not criminally responsible for bank robbery.

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 10:05pm EDT

Md. man gets 5 years for assaulting 2 troopers

A Mount Airy man is going to prison for assaulting two off-duty Maryland State Police troopers in a bar.

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 11:21am EDT

Md. nonprofit placed in receivership

The Jeanne Bussard Center, a nonprofit that provided employment opportunities for people experiencing disabilities, has been placed in receivership.

Tuesday - 08/14/2012, 11:39am EDT
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