Frederick County News
Your tax dollars pay for public schools and two new reports are shedding some light on cases where those dollars may not be watched closely enough.
The sap is rising at Cunningham Falls State Park near Thurmont.
The man charged with robbing a Frederick bank on Friday was found hiding under a pool deck attached to Melanie Bittner's house in the Robin Meadows subdivision.
There is no cause for alarm, county officials say, but three panic buttons have been installed at Winchester Hall.
Frederick Community College says it has chosen an official from the College of Southern Maryland as its new president.
The Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo near Thurmont says it's planning an expansion.
A depressed economy, high gas prices and limited incomes make it difficult for some motorists to adhere to a vehicle maintenance schedule, but keeping cars maintained goes a long way in reducing fuel consumption, several local mechanics said Wednesday.
The National Park Service says sharpshooters killed 226 white-tailed deer at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont in the third year of a herd-reduction program.
A coconut lying next to a column near the Frederick County courthouse caused police and fire personnel to evacuate the outside area and one inside office for about 20 minutes Wednesday.
For town Commissioner Wayne Hooper and other Thurmont officials, concerns about possible protests and commotion during the upcoming G-8 summit at Camp David seem to be outweighed by excitement over the event.
Frederick County Public Schools will implement a new gifted and talented program in every middle school beginning this fall.
Getting secondhand information about significant events at a child's school is nerve-wracking for parents, faculty for Frederick County Public Schools say. So they've done something about it.
After a raccoon tested positive for rabies in Frederick County, authorities are warning residents to take caution.
A 2009 federal study that concluded groundwater contamination from Fort Detrick was unlikely to have harmful health effects was flawed, a national scientific panel said Monday, prompting two U.S. senators to demand a faster cleanup of the Superfund site in Frederick.
Exposure data used by a federal agency in its study of groundwater contamination at Fort Detrick's Area B was inadequate and the seepage should have been considered "an indeterminate public-health hazard," the National Research Council said today
Some Frederick merchants are seeing an increase in foot traffic into their businesses, but they also worry that increasing gas prices could limit or stop any sign of recovery.
John and Susan Hanson have always been environmentally astute. Their purchase of a Nissan Leaf brought about a real lifestyle change.
Frederick County turned off the faucet for 260 customers in the first two months of this year.
Frederick is working out how to recoup the cost of new water and sewer lines without setting fees so high they drive away prospective water and sewer customers.