Frederick County News

Chef Voltaggio opening 2nd Frederick, Md., eatery

Celebrity chef Bryan Voltaggio says he's opening a second restaurant in downtown Frederick.

Wednesday - 11/16/2011, 12:55pm EST

Judge hears arguments in Md. race bias case

An attorney for Frederick County says there's no evidence that two deputy sheriffs discriminated against a Salvadoran woman during a 2008 encounter that led to her arrest on an immigration warrant.

Tuesday - 11/15/2011, 07:31pm EST

Thurmont considers change in water, sewer billing

Next spring, Thurmont residents may see a change in water and sewer billing procedures.

Tuesday - 11/15/2011, 08:55am EST

Mallet Day features different percussion sounds

The musical finale to Frederick Community College's Mallet Day was set to cap a unique opportunity for musicians and fans on Sunday.

Tuesday - 11/15/2011, 08:52am EST

Md. man dies in construction-site incident

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office says a construction worker is dead after he was run over by a piece of equipment near New Market.

Monday - 11/14/2011, 05:32pm EST

Legionnaires' disease cases on the rise in Frederick County

The number of cases of Legionnaires' disease in Frederick County so far this year is higher than totals for the previous five years, though it is still relatively low.

Sunday - 11/13/2011, 07:51am EST

Local research lab watchdog group marks one year

The Containment Laboratory Community Advisory Committee is keeping a close watch on research laboratories in Frederick County.

Sunday - 11/13/2011, 07:50am EST

An effort to restore Frederick's Golden Mile

Vacant commercial buildings along West Patrick Street are evidence that the area west of U.S. 15 has seen better days, but businesses and volunteers are making long-term investments that reflect optimism about its viability.

Sunday - 11/13/2011, 07:49am EST

Women defends actions amid animal cruelty charges

A Lewistown woman charged with animal cruelty after almost 90 cats were removed from her house said officials have known for years that she had many cats on the property, and even issued a permit for up to 140 animals

Saturday - 11/12/2011, 01:47pm EST

Parents fill spots in Maryland HS's marching band

Friday will mark Walkersville High School's first home playoff football game since 1987, but if you're a fan of school fight songs, Walkersville's may be a bit quieter than usual.

Thursday - 11/10/2011, 07:35pm EST

Md. woman dies after catching fire in backyard

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office says a Mount Airy woman is dead after she caught fire in her backyard.

Thursday - 11/10/2011, 04:30pm EST

Md. funding cuts hurt Frederick street repairs

Frederick has drastically whittled down its road maintenance in recent years because the state has cut back the share of highway user revenue it sends Maryland's cities and towns, city officials said.

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 09:30am EST

Frederick shop cleans up with funny soap names

WTOP's David Burd reports.

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 09:17am EST


Some farmers' turkey supplies sell out before Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is nearly here, and turkey supplies at several small Frederick County farms are sold out.

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 08:13am EST

Emmitsburg sewer rates going up

Emmitsburg residents will see an increase in their sewer rates over the next few years to help fund a new, state-mandated wastewater treatment plant.

Tuesday - 11/08/2011, 09:47am EST

Bechtel moving 625 jobs from Frederick to Reston

Engineering and project management firm Bechtel Corp. is moving 625 jobs from Maryland to Virginia.

Monday - 11/07/2011, 05:27pm EST

Car stop leads to drug arrest in Frederick

Undercover Frederick police officers arrested two men on suspicion of possession of marijuana following a traffic stop in the area of Baughmans Lane and Key Parkway, the department reported Sunday

Sunday - 11/06/2011, 03:12pm EST

Brunswick to host Smithsonian exhibit on travel

Brunswick already has a museum dedicated to rail travel, but next year the city will be the temporary home to a traveling Smithsonian Institution exhibit on the evolution of travel in America.

Sunday - 11/06/2011, 06:42am EST

Frederick cuts draw protesters to city square

About 60 people protesting decisions by the Frederick County Commissioners to cut funding for various programs. The foursome did get some signatures from that group, as well as from passers-by.

Sunday - 11/06/2011, 06:39am EST

Group rallies against compressor station

A number of Myersville residents have formed a citizens group to oppose a proposed natural gas compressor station on Milt Summers Road, part of the Allegheny Storage Project.

Sunday - 11/06/2011, 06:36am EST
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