Frederick County News

Judge dismisses lawsuit against sheriff, county

A federal judge has thrown out a $1 million discrimination lawsuit filed by Salvadoran native Roxana Orellana Santos against Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins, two deputies and the Board of County Commissioners.

Thursday - 02/09/2012, 11:44am EST

Walkersville burgess to pitch idea on park's mulch pile

Walkersville Burgess Ralph Whitmore says he will likely approach the Frederick Board of County Commissioners within a month with an idea on how to settle the ongoing discussion about the future of the town's mulch pile in Heritage Farm Park.

Thursday - 02/09/2012, 10:56am EST

Md. hunters kill 98,000 deer

Maryland natural resources officials say hunters killed more than 98,000 deer during 2011-2012 hunting season

Wednesday - 02/08/2012, 03:12pm EST

Frederick annexation negotiations under way

Crum Farm Land LLC's request that the City of Frederick annex an additional 250 acres cannot change the terms of its 2009 annexation of adjacent property -- but it does open the door for new negotiations, said Joe Adkins, Frederick's deputy director for planning.

Wednesday - 02/08/2012, 11:54am EST
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Md. county revives plan to charge jail inmate fees

State lawmakers from Frederick County are reviving a proposal to charge jail inmates for intake processing and education.

Wednesday - 02/08/2012, 11:35am EST

School bus fine in Frederick Co. passes with unanimous vote

Frederick County lawmakers have unanimously approved a plan to increase the potential fine for drivers illegally passing school buses to $250.

Tuesday - 02/07/2012, 10:35pm EST

3 men accused of trying to steal 130 tires

Three men were arrested after police say they tried to steal 130 tires from an automotive store.

Monday - 02/06/2012, 10:49pm EST

Frederick County sees boom in Asian immigrants

Officials say Frederick County is seeing an influx of Asian immigrants with a population that has grown to more than 10,000 people

Monday - 02/06/2012, 12:58pm EST

Asian population booming in Frederick County

Ethnic diversity is typically the norm for big cities. Now it's happening in rural Frederick County, Md.

Monday - 02/06/2012, 06:22am EST

Postal workers: Frederick mail piling up

Since Frederick's Tilco Drive mail processing plant was shuttered Nov 18, the U S Postal Service has said customers can expect the same level of service as before, even though local mail now travels to Baltimore to be sorted before being delivered

Sunday - 02/05/2012, 12:50pm EST

Ice sculptures draw crowds to downtown Frederick

Downtown Frederick sidewalks were busy Saturday night -- shops, restaurants and walkways were crowded with adults, children and dogs enjoying the snowfall while they viewed 40 different ice sculptures

Sunday - 02/05/2012, 12:31pm EST

West Virginia couple charged after chase

A Harpers Ferry, W Va , couple face traffic and drug charges after being chased by Frederick County sheriff's deputies in the Middletown area.

Saturday - 02/04/2012, 12:19pm EST

Frederick looks to help retirees

Three aldermen are moving ahead with a plan to help the city's Medicare-eligible retirees pay for some hospitalizations through December.

Saturday - 02/04/2012, 12:17pm EST

Columbia man identified as victim in fatal crash

Maryland State Police have identified a man who died Wednesday night in a fatal crash on eastbound I-70 near New Market.

Friday - 02/03/2012, 11:56am EST

Frederick Co. seeks more farmland preservation dollars

Frederick County is applying to the state for more money to permanently preserve farmland.

Wednesday - 02/01/2012, 12:34pm EST

Lockheed Martin gets $66 million to help move USAMRIID

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a six-year, $66 million contract to help move the U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases into its new lab space at Fort Detrick, the Bethesda-based security company announced Tuesday.

Wednesday - 02/01/2012, 12:18pm EST

Fatal plane crash: Man was flying Frederick club's craft

A Westminster man who died Sunday when his small plane crashed near York, Pa , was a member of a Frederick flying club that owned the plane he was piloting.

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 12:17pm EST

Md. county at odds with state over highway signs

Frederick County is taking issue with a ban on state highway road signs telling motorists that the county is "open for business."

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 11:08am EST

Occupy Frederick winds up weeklong encampment

Occupy Frederick's weeklong stint camping along Carroll Creek in downtown Frederick ended as planned Saturday, according to participants Andrew Vache and Malgorzata Schmidt.

Monday - 01/30/2012, 09:04am EST

What's in a pet's name? Sources of inspiration are eclectic

From Snookie to Lady Gaga, Frederick County dog and cat owners borrow heavily from pop culture when naming their furry friends.

Sunday - 01/29/2012, 12:16pm EST
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