Frederick County News

Man charged with hitting patrol car in Frederick

Police in Frederick County say a Smithburg man has been charged with driving under the influence and other charges after his vehicle struck a Maryland State Police patrol car.

Sunday - 02/19/2012, 12:36pm EST

Kinklings return as a pre-Lent indulgence

Kinklings, also known as fastnachts, are fried treats, the recipes of which are passed down from generation to generation.

Sunday - 02/19/2012, 02:00am EST

Cherished love letters set path for 73 years

As boyfriend and girlfriend in the 1930s, Atlee and Virginia Compher wrote to each other every week

Saturday - 02/18/2012, 06:00am EST

Mother of fallen Marine pursues memorial effort

Deborah Higgins lost her son to the Iraq War six years ago Now she's fighting her own war to memorialize him.

Saturday - 02/18/2012, 06:00am EST

Shelter dogs really are great dogs

WTOP's David Burd offers a first-person perspective on why you should get a dog from a shelter.

Friday - 02/17/2012, 10:03am EST

Frederick crafting rental-property policy

Frederick's five-year effort to identify scofflaw owners of rental properties and force them to bring their buildings up to city code will take at least 90 more days, but it has new direction.

Thursday - 02/16/2012, 06:00am EST

Frederick police turn to crime-solving society for cold murder case

Frederick detectives are turning to an elite international crime-solving society based in Philadelphia to help them solve a more than 2-decades-old area murder.

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 09:54am EST

Fort Detrick: Watchdog group seeks state oversight of labs

A Fort Detrick watchdog group is pushing for legislation that would require private, nonprofit and academic laboratories working with potentially hazardous materials to be licensed and regulated by the state.

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 06:00am EST

FCC presidential finalist see school as 'rising star'

Quintin Bullock, a finalist for the president's job at Frederick Community College, says he wants to make "a difference."

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 06:00am EST

Website still advertising revoked doctor's services

The medical license of a Frederick physician was revoked months ago, but a website is still advertising the doctor's services to those browsing the Internet.

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 06:00am EST

Fewer illegal immigrants identified in Md. county

Frederick County sheriff's deputies say they're arresting fewer illegal immigrants.

Tuesday - 02/14/2012, 11:03am EST

City of Frederick announces Transparent Frederick

The City of Frederick announced the release of Transparent Frederick on Tuesday.

Tuesday - 02/14/2012, 10:00am EST

Thurmont ponders changing sewer-rate system

Changes to Thurmont sewer rates could become a reality for town residents as early as April.

Tuesday - 02/14/2012, 02:00am EST

Grade school reverses ban on Valentine's cards

Paper hearts are welcome again at a Frederick County elementary school after parents protested a ban on Valentine's Day cards.

Monday - 02/13/2012, 10:31am EST

Fire causes heavy damage to Ijamsville home

A fire caused heavy damage to a home in the 9000 block of Ritchie Court in Ijamsville Sunday night.

Monday - 02/13/2012, 02:00am EST

Mealey's Table restaurant to return to New Market

The talk of the town in New Market is the return of a restaurant many consider the anchor of the town's retail main street.

Monday - 02/13/2012, 02:00am EST

Treeland Nurseries in Frederick closes

The economy has taken its toll on many businesses, and Treeland Nurseries is one of them.

Monday - 02/13/2012, 02:00am EST

Frederick pizza shop robbed at gunpoint

Frederick police are looking for two men who robbed a pizza shop at gunpoint.

Sunday - 02/12/2012, 06:53pm EST

Age can't stop the beat for 88-year-old dance student

It took more than 70 years for Jim Jeffrey to get back on the dance floor. Now, nothing holds him back.

Sunday - 02/12/2012, 02:00am EST

Proposed tax on bullion, gold coins draws concern from business owner

Matt Lerner relies on the wink of gold bullion to draw shoppers into his downtown Frederick coin shop But lately, the gleam in stores like his has attracted some unwanted attention from state lawmakers

Sunday - 02/12/2012, 02:00am EST
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