Frederick County News

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

Md. towing company owner charged with assault

A Frederick towing company owner and former mayoral candidate has been charged with assault following a dispute with a man.

Wednesday - 08/01/2012, 01:58pm EDT

Lee's 'lost orders' star in Md. Civil War exhibit

The "lost orders"" of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee are the latest attraction at the Monocacy (mah-NAH'-kah-see) National Battlefield near Frederick.

Wednesday - 08/01/2012, 03:27am EDT

Frederick mayor to give update on his goals

Frederick Mayor Randy McClement is preparing to highlight his achievements and discuss his goals for the remainder of his first term.

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 12:32pm EDT

Md. boy, church settle big splinter injury suit

A Thurmont boy who was injured by a giant splinter on a big wooden slide has reached a $60,000 settlement with the Rocky Ridge church that owns the attraction.

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 12:23pm EDT

US vets mix regret, detachment on Iraq violence

Just months after the U.S. military departed, violence in Iraq is increasing. Hundreds of people have died in recent weeks in bombings and drive-by shootings, some claimed by al-Qaida insurgents.

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 11:29am EDT

Homes in Frederick built with geothermal heat

Geothermal energy, which helps cool homes in the summer and heat in the winter, has been around for many years but people are becoming more aware of the technology thanks to federal and state tax credits designed to make the renewable energy more affordable, said Jim Aaron, president of Total Comfort Heating and Air Conditioning in Smithsburg. Some power companies also offer grants.

Monday - 07/30/2012, 02:00am EDT

Family of Robyn Gardner breaks silence

The siblings of Robyn Gardner, the 35-year-old Frederick woman who went missing in Aruba last August, say they have faith that their sister is alive and they are speaking publicly for the first time in a bid to renew coverage of Gardner's disappearance.

Sunday - 07/29/2012, 02:00am EDT

Voltaggio hopes to serve aces at chef challenge

Celebrity chef Bryan Voltaggio is not known for his tennis skills, but he will look to serve a couple of aces Monday.

Sunday - 07/29/2012, 02:00am EDT

London looms large for Frederick High grad

The early years of Vikas Gowda's international discus-throwing career included two Olympic appearances, but had more bummers than breakthroughs

Sunday - 07/29/2012, 02:00am EDT

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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