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Frederick cracks down on skateboarders, trick cyclists

Frederick now prohibits skateboards in downtown and along the Carroll Creek Park. Violators could be fined.

Wednesday - 07/11/2012, 07:31am EDT

Tags: david burd

Salvation Army's Christmas in July launched to fill need for help

Why wait until Christmas? The red kettles that are the Salvation Army's holiday trademark are now out with bell ringers for Christmas in July.

Sunday - 07/08/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Salvation Army,

Frederick Co. ending magnet program for first, second grades

The Board of Education had no qualms Wednesday with a plan to phase out the first and second grades of the elementary magnet program over the next three years

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Frederick County Public Schools

Frederick swinging bridge photo prompts safety concerns

Potential safety violations in a project to restore Baker Park's swinging bridge have spurred city officials to look into 'corrective action' and fueled discussion about whether private contractors should have played a greater role in the job

Tuesday - 06/19/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: baker park, Carroll Creek

Etiquette to follow on Flag Day and any day

June 14 is Flag Day, and a good time to be reminded of proper etiquette for handling the American flag.

Thursday - 06/14/2012, 05:51am EDT

Tags: flag day, david burd, flag etiquette,

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Frederick attorney charged in prostitution sting

A longtime Frederick lawyer who was allegedly caught attempting to pay a woman for sex could walk away from any criminal charges, according to documents filed in West Virginia.

Wednesday - 06/13/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Roger C. Simmons,

History is passion for young Civil War re-enactor

Walkersville High School junior Chris Sniezek enlisted in the military when he was 10. The now 17-year-old Civil War re-enactor said his love of history has kept him interested in the hobby throughout his adolescence, although he's one of a few people in his age group involved with it.

Tuesday - 05/22/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Civil War

Stick 'em up: Matches ignite artistic genius

Farmhand Stanley Offord's artistic streak came from out of the blue 50 years ago: no guidance, no fancy art supplies, no art school.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Stanley Offord, matchstick sculpture

Game official: Coyote sightings to rise

Sherry Crockett is used to seeing deer, wild turkeys, foxes and raccoons in the woodlands that surround her home But a coyote -- now that was a bit of a surprise.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Maryland Department of Natural Resources Wildlife & Heritage Service, coyote,

Frederick city wins bike-friendly bronze

Frederick city has officially joined the ranks of bicycle-friendly cities around the country.

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 02:00am EDT

Tags: bicycling, League of American Bicyclists

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