Frederick County News

Frederick cracks down on skateboarders, trick cyclists

Frederick now prohibits skateboards in downtown and along the Carroll Creek Park. Violators could be fined.

Wednesday - 07/11/2012, 07:31am EDT

Flying Dog could get stuck with graffiti bill

Flying Dog Brewery in Frederick could owe the city money for cleanup costs after city workers on Tuesday washed away graffiti logos sprayed on sidewalks by the brewery two weeks ago, according to the Frederick Police Department.

Wednesday - 07/11/2012, 06:00am EDT

Insurance adjusters busy after derecho

Almost two weeks after a severe storm swept through the region, leaving more than 840,000 Marylanders and about 9,000 Frederick County residents temporarily without power, insurance companies are still dealing with the aftermath.

Wednesday - 07/11/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick, Md., discouraging downtown skateboards

Frederick police are cracking down on skateboarders and bicycle stunt riders in the downtown historic district.

Monday - 07/09/2012, 11:16am EDT

Flash Flood Warning issued for Frederick County

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Central Frederick County in Maryland until 5:45 a.m.

Monday - 07/09/2012, 03:21am EDT

Salvation Army's Christmas in July launched to fill need for help

Why wait until Christmas? The red kettles that are the Salvation Army's holiday trademark are now out with bell ringers for Christmas in July.

Sunday - 07/08/2012, 06:00am EDT

Civil War foot traffic benefits local businesses

The economic benefit of Civil War sesquicentennial events is expected to be huge, and businesses that incorporate historic observances into their marketing plans stand to reap the rewards.

Sunday - 07/08/2012, 06:00am EDT

In the heat of battle: Re-enactors bring Monocacy battle realities to life

Wood smoke, sauteed onions and body odor could combine almost anywhere

Sunday - 07/08/2012, 06:00am EDT

4-foot rattlesnake rattles Wolfsville woman

Julia Hutto Gilbert has worked in a veterinarian's office, but it was the 4-foot-long timber rattlesnake in her chicken coop that gave her a real scare.

Saturday - 07/07/2012, 02:00am EDT

Heat stifles Md. Civil War encampment

The National Park Service says it's too hot for a Civil War anniversary event at the Monocacy (mah-NAH'-kah-see) National Battlefield near Frederick.

Friday - 07/06/2012, 05:03pm EDT

Walkersville woman, 64, earns GED diploma

Dianna Butt is not a quitter. The 64-year-old Walkersville resident has worked her whole life to make ends meet.

Friday - 07/06/2012, 02:00am EDT

Md. Brewery: Appeal in rights suit over beer name

A Maryland brewery says it plans to appeal a federal judge's decision that Michigan liquor commissioners are immune to a lawsuit over a beer with a name that's offensive to some people.

Tuesday - 07/03/2012, 11:52am EDT

Mother of slain Frederick man plans annual vigil

Nine years after her son's death, Terry Horman has written a letter to his killer

Sunday - 07/01/2012, 02:00am EDT

Lightning fire burns Frederick home

Lightning from a thunderstorm that swept through Maryland struck a home in Frederick County, starting a fire.

Saturday - 06/30/2012, 06:47pm EDT

Md. county ending magnet school for grades 1 and 2

The Frederick County school system is phasing out a magnet-school program for academically gifted first and second graders.

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 11:27am EDT

Frederick Co. ending magnet program for first, second grades

The Board of Education had no qualms Wednesday with a plan to phase out the first and second grades of the elementary magnet program over the next three years

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick residents to hunger strike for USPS

Malgo Schmidt, an Occupy Frederick member, and Steve Bruns, a retired postal worker who lives in Spring Ridge, plan to participate in a protest in Washington from Monday through Thursday to bring attention to changes that they say are causing the Postal Service to struggle.

Sunday - 06/24/2012, 06:00am EDT

Monkey shines: Different breed of cowboy takes over rodeo

'Let that monkey ride,' one baseball fan shouted as Tim Lepard and his monkey Sam made their way onto the field Friday night during a Frederick Keys baseball game

Saturday - 06/23/2012, 06:00am EDT

Steam engine rides the rails in Frederick County

An 82-year-old steam engine is riding the rails for the first time in decades in Frederick County.

Friday - 06/22/2012, 07:22am EDT

Blog: Volt opens Family Meal diner in Frederick

Chef Bryan Voltaggio opens a Frederick diner this weekend that will feature comfort foods.

Friday - 06/22/2012, 04:19am EDT
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