Frederick County News

Frederick arts festival organizers seek volunteers

As the 19th annual Frederick Festival of the Arts approaches, organizers are seeking volunteers, event coordinator Tammy O'Connor said

Monday - 05/07/2012, 02:00am EDT

At half marathon, runner 'highly recommends' kilt

At Sunday's half-marathon in Frederick, Lee Riley was the guy who made tartan the new Spandex.

Monday - 05/07/2012, 02:00am EDT

Marble tourney a friendly competition

A trip to the national tournament in Wildwood, N J , was on the line, but Saturday's marble shooting tournament at Middletown Park was anything but fierce

Sunday - 05/06/2012, 02:00am EDT

Frederick businesses hope to capitalize on Gettysburg anniversary

The Gettysburg Convention and Visitors Bureau estimates the 150th anniversary will attract 4 million people in 2013, but many visitors are expected to make the trek this year to avoid the 2013 crush, and local establishments hope to benefit from tourists coming through Frederick County on their way to the battlefields.

Sunday - 05/06/2012, 02:00am EDT

Md. restaurant offers big challenge for big eaters

"Thirty minutes or less, and the meal is free."

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 10:03am EDT

Monster burger is free, if you can finish the meal

Here's a challenge. Eat a burger meal in 30 minutes and your meal is free at Lohr's Family Restaurant in Frederick. It's the size of the meal that's the catch.

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 07:59am EDT

Giant Maryland burger is free, if you can eat it

WTOP's David Burd reports.

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 06:19am EDT


Frederick City to ‘condemn every building' if necessary

Last month, the Frederick City's code enforcement manager announced that he would crack down on chronic violators, and this week he announced two more properties are condemned.

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 02:00am EDT

Growth brings changes to Frederick Running Festival

Runners from 37 states and five countries will take to city streets this weekend to race toward the Frederick Running Festival finish line.

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 02:00am EDT

Blog: Bad owners make bad dogs - it's a matter of fact

The story concerns pit bulls and the latest ruling from the Maryland appellate court that says "pit bulls and cross-bred pit bulls are inherently dangerous."

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 08:09pm EDT

Scout develops device to make reloading gun easier

Brian Nelle is only in seventh grade, but his ingenuity has already made a difference in the life of a wounded veteran.

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 02:00am EDT

Urban chickens popular but few towns allow them

Jokes might have you believe that chickens are well-versed at crossing roads, but these days they are crossing entire zip codes, being mailed from chicken hatcheries and ending up in backyard coops.

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 02:00am EDT

Bar shooting leads to wreck in Frederick, Md.

Police in Frederick say a shooting outside a downtown tavern led to other complications when a passenger vehicle carrying the victim to the hospital crashed into a parked car on Dill Avenue.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 01:14pm EDT

Superfresh closing leaves Frederick Co. shopping center guessing

Remnants of the Ballenger Creek Shopping Center's Superfresh grocery store remain, but the traffic that the now-gutted business once brought is long gone.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 02:00am EDT

Scam strikes close to home

As warmer weather approaches, homeowners are being warned of a surprising door-to-door scam.

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 05:04am EDT

Student, 18, charged with assaulting teacher

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office says a student at Tuscarora High School has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a teacher. Eighteen-year-old Dale Weeks of Frederick has been charged with second-degree assault, disorderly conduct and disrupting school activities.

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 08:48pm EDT

Woman celebrates 68 years of work at CVS/Peoples

Hallmark does not make congratulatory cards for 68 years of work with the same employer, but if it did, Margaret Powers might receive one this week.

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 06:00am EDT

Md. puts $250K behind Frederick hotel, conference center

With the help of a quarter million dollars from the state, local officials have started to lay a financial foundation for a long-discussed downtown hotel and conference center.

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 06:00am EDT

15-year-old sinks basket after front flip (VIDEO)

Mastering a front flip is hard enough, but imagine then making a basket from across the basketball court.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 12:36pm EDT

Motorcycle sells for $155,000 at auction

A 1903 Indian motorcycle sold for $155,000 at a public auction Saturday at the Frederick Fairgrounds.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 02:00am EDT
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