Frederick County News

Emmitsburg officials hope for downtown revitalization

"The square is the soul of the town, and we want to launch a redevelopment there," says Emmitsburg Mayor Don Briggs.

Saturday - 07/28/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick schools get grant for summer program

Frederick County public schools have received a federal grant to start a summer learning program for students at Monocacy schools.

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 12:41pm EDT

New policy aimed at lowering Md. student suspensions

Maryland education officials have approved changes to the state's discipline policy that are intended to reduce suspensions and expulsions.

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 06:00am EDT

3 stabbed during melee in Frederick Co.

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office is investigating a bloody melee early Tuesday morning that sent four people to area hospitals, including three who were suffering from stab wounds.

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 02:00pm EDT
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4 hurt, 1 seriously, in Frederick, Md., brawl

Frederick County authorities say about 60 people were involved in an outdoor brawl that left four young men injured, including one who was seriously stabbed.

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 04:28pm EDT

Hood College alumna leaves $644K for scholarship

A 1933 graduate of Maryland's Hood College and her husband have left more than $640,000 to the school for the establishment of a scholarship fund.

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 07:38am EDT

Worcester County cancels burn ban

Worcester County has canceled a burn ban that has been in effect since the first week in July.

Monday - 07/23/2012, 05:02pm EDT

Fort Detrick has no plans for contamination warnings

The chief environmental officer at Fort Detrick says the Army has no plans to post signs warning of potential chemical contamination in surface water.

Sunday - 07/22/2012, 06:20am EDT

Summer: The most dangerous time of the year for teen drivers

To help cope with their grief, Ashley Eyler's family members made a list of things they were thankful for after her death last summer

Sunday - 07/22/2012, 06:00am EDT

Flying Dog bash marks life of godfather of 'gonzo'

On Saturday, about 900 fans of craft beer, live music, hip food cart fare and the brilliant and cutting work of the late Hunter S. Thompson joined together at Flying Dog Brewery for Gonzofest 2012, a brewery representative said.

Sunday - 07/22/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick delays red-light camera extension

Frederick officials have put the brakes on renewing a contract for red-light cameras in the city.

Saturday - 07/21/2012, 06:00am EDT

Thurmont man gets 4 years in prison for ax attack

A Thurmont man has been sentenced to four years in prison for his involvement in the attack of an employee with a medieval-style ax and a drug operation.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 02:19pm EDT

Signed in: Coaches learn sign language to help young swimmers

The Spring Ridge Sharks swim team is different than most swim teams. The coaches learned sign language to help the five deaf swimmers on the team.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 06:00am EDT

Cyclist's team races cross-country for wounded vets

That rushing sound is the wind slicing past Air Force Maj Jim Weinstein's helmet

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 10:00am EDT

Evidence enough to arrest deputy on sex charge

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office had reason to arrest a school resource officer accused of having sex with a student in 2011, a judge decided Tuesday

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 10:00am EDT

400 acres of Thurmont land sold

The sale of more than 400 acres in Thursday was approved Tuesday night by town officials.

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick to use gun to scare away birds

Frederick officials will use a bird gun to scare the animals from the Split Rail Court area.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 07:43am EDT

Acting on complaint, Frederick shoos birds

Frederick activated its bird-scare program this week on a quiet tree- lined street in the Hillcrest area that reportedly has a bird problem.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 06:00am EDT
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Clean energy jobs growing

"I think people are becoming more and more educated to the benefits of building a more green, energy-efficient home," said Mark Lancaster, owner of Middletown-based Lancaster Craftsmen Builders.

Monday - 07/16/2012, 02:00am EDT

MARC makes schedule changes on Brunswick Line

Starting Monday, MARC Brunswick Line passengers will have to adjust their routines. Some trains will leave earlier than in the past.

Sunday - 07/15/2012, 12:23pm EDT
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