Frederick County News

Md. city may change bike and skateboard policy

The city of Frederick is considering changing the way it enforces restrictions on bicycling and skateboarding on certain city property.

Wednesday - 12/28/2011, 04:46am EST

Man, 18, arrested after parking lot stabbing

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in Frederick after a Christmas night stabbing.

Monday - 12/26/2011, 09:29am EST

Md. man volunteers with Bible-translating group

David Pennington's initial encounter with Wycliffe USA Bible translators in 2005 moved him to become a volunteer with the international organization, which works to translate the Bible into languages from around the world.

Sunday - 12/25/2011, 01:47pm EST

Frederick hosts 25th annual candlelight tour Monday

At sunset Monday, Frederick, Maryland will stage its 25th Candlelight Tour of Historic Houses of Worship.

Sunday - 12/25/2011, 12:06pm EST

Holidays can be tough times for military families

Whether at home or abroad, military personnel and their families face a strain during the holiday season.

Saturday - 12/24/2011, 03:40pm EST

Deer drive provides more than 3K lbs. of meat to food banks

When word got out that county food banks were short on fresh meat, local hunters took to the woods, fields and farms to help provide venison for needy families.

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 11:22am EST

Maryland communities ranked nation's 5th most secure

A new ranking lists the Frederick-Gaithersburg-Bethesda area as one of the most secure metropolitan places to live nationwide.

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 05:06am EST

Frederick says water restored after sewage spill

Frederick City officials say water quality has improved in Carroll Creek and the Monocacy River after 3.5 million gallons of raw sewage spilled from a waste water treatment plant last week.

Wednesday - 12/21/2011, 12:29pm EST

Something to prove: Student, 70, earns doctorate after 11 years

If you quit, Yasuko Walcott says, you won't survive as a first-generation immigrant.

Wednesday - 12/21/2011, 11:16am EST

Frederick carolers take over city hall

Carolers at Frederick City Hall spread Christmas cheer.

Wednesday - 12/21/2011, 09:10am EST

Frederick County to launch emergency alert system

Frederick County officials say a new emergency notification system for residents is ready for launch.

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 08:55pm EST

Melody Makers: Karaoke organized for people with disabilities

A karaoke craze is spreading in Frederick County thanks to Camille Kime, a local advocate for people with mental and physical disabilities.

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 12:18pm EST

Mudslide-restricted Md. 550 could reopen by June

Both lanes of Md 550 near Thurmont could reopen by June at the earliest -- one year after the highway initially closed by an April mudslide was opened to one lane of traffic -- according to the Maryland State Highway Administration.

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 12:14pm EST

Electronic ticketing speeds Frederick police work

The Frederick Police Department recently launched its new electronic ticketing system, which is designed to make issuing citations faster and more efficient

Sunday - 12/18/2011, 11:18am EST

Sensitivity to chemicals prompts organic business

One day in the early 1990s, Diana Kaye walked into her local post office and was un- able to breathe

Sunday - 12/18/2011, 11:17am EST

Md. animal control employee faces ethics complaint

An ethics complaint has been filed against a Frederick County Animal Control employee who appears in a video praising a pet advocacy organization she co-directs.

Saturday - 12/17/2011, 07:32pm EST

Miss. couple that lived in Md. inn returning home

On Friday, after almost three years -- except a few months while Dennis, 70, underwent heart surgery and recuperated -- the Lindseys are moving out of the hotel and back to their home in Mississippi.

Saturday - 12/17/2011, 12:02pm EST

Animal shelter video riles Humane Society

A video of a Frederick County Animal Control employee touting a recently formed pet advocacy organization has resulted in an ethics investigation

Saturday - 12/17/2011, 11:58am EST

Police: 3 injured in bus-pickup crash on I-70

Maryland State Police say a pickup truck overturned after the trailer it was towing was struck by a charter bus attempting to pass along eastbound Interstate 70, leaving three people injured.

Saturday - 12/17/2011, 09:40am EST

Soldier killed in Afghanistan would give 'shirt off his back'

Another Frederick County resident is among the fallen troops in the nation's war on terror with the death of a U.S. soldier from Woodsboro.

Saturday - 12/17/2011, 01:01am EST
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