Frederick County News
Getting secondhand information about significant events at a child's school is nerve-wracking for parents, faculty for Frederick County Public Schools say. So they've done something about it.
After a raccoon tested positive for rabies in Frederick County, authorities are warning residents to take caution.
A 2009 federal study that concluded groundwater contamination from Fort Detrick was unlikely to have harmful health effects was flawed, a national scientific panel said Monday, prompting two U.S. senators to demand a faster cleanup of the Superfund site in Frederick.
Exposure data used by a federal agency in its study of groundwater contamination at Fort Detrick's Area B was inadequate and the seepage should have been considered "an indeterminate public-health hazard," the National Research Council said today
Some Frederick merchants are seeing an increase in foot traffic into their businesses, but they also worry that increasing gas prices could limit or stop any sign of recovery.
John and Susan Hanson have always been environmentally astute. Their purchase of a Nissan Leaf brought about a real lifestyle change.
Frederick County turned off the faucet for 260 customers in the first two months of this year.
Frederick is working out how to recoup the cost of new water and sewer lines without setting fees so high they drive away prospective water and sewer customers.
Maryland legislators are looking to roll back an unusual Maryland law that prohibits spouses of Frederick County public school teachers from serving on the local Board of Education.
Learning Frederick's rich history is now as simple as a swipe of the finger with the new Frederick Walking Tour smartphone application.
A Woodsboro man faces multiple charges after police said he assaulted a woman and later told officers he planned to kill her, according to charging documents filed in Frederick County District Court.
Fort Detrick officials say they are planning to modernize and decentralize the aging network of steel steam pipes that snake across the post.
The Buzz in Monrovia will celebrate the classic 1985 movie "The Goonies" with a menu themed around it.
Sharad Doshi said business owners in general, regardless of their race or ethnicity, face the same sets of obstacles to start operations.
The number of Asian-owned businesses in Frederick County grew from 218 with $46.4 million in sales in 1997 to 699 firms with $289.6 million worth of sales in 2007, the last year for which data is available, according to Elizabeth Chung, executive director of the Asian American Center of Frederick.
After a vote by the Frederick County Board of Education on Wednesday, school system employees are actually looking at a .5 percent pay cut in fiscal 2013, according to Gary Brennan, president of the Frederick County Teachers Association.
Fort Detrick is going forward with plans to decentralize its aging boiler system -- most of it more than 30 years old -- beginning as early as summer 2013.
Frederick police say a man who reported being stabbed and sexually assaulted made the story up.
When former correctional officer Robert Collins was asked to turn over his Facebook log in information to a superior, he was concerned that his rights were being violated
The latest budget for Frederick County Public schools is balanced, but teachers could receive some furlough days instead of the raise they were hoping for.
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