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Civil War events around Frederick draw tourists' cash

Numbers starting to roll in in Frederick County indicate that September was a high-traffic month due to the 150-year anniversaries of both the Battle of South Mountain and the Battle of Antietam.

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 10:00am EDT

Tags: Civil War, Frederick, tourism

Have a fall adventure at Summers Farm (VIDEO)

At Summers Farm in Frederick County, the yearly fall adventure is taking place.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 03:46am EDT

Tags: Frederick, david burd, Summers Farm, pumpkins, hayride

Wawa to replace 'eyesore' eateries

There will soon be a second Wawa convenience store and gas station in Frederick.

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Wawa, convenience stores, Frederick

WTOP Answer Desk: Speed box vs. speed cams

Beware - someone, or something, could soon be watching you.

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 05:36am EDT

Tags: speed cameras, speed box, david burd, Frederick, Kim Dine

Texas Hold 'em books, starlet bios raise questions

This week, the county's record-keepers will have to go on record, possibly to explain purchases of starlets' biographies or books about Texas Hold 'em A representative of Frederick County Public Libraries will come before the Board of County Commissioners Thursday to discuss the books, CDs and DVDs the system has acquired in the past few months

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Frederick County Public Libraries, Frederick, reading

Frederick-area Catholic schools see enrollment increase

Kelly Beins believed her daughter was ready for a change in schools In particular, the Frederick resident was looking for smaller classes as her daughter prepared to enter fourth grade this year Frederick's Visitation Academy met that requirement, along with offering a single-sex education environment 'There was just a warmth about it that was inviting,' Beins said 'The more we found out, the more that was validated '

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Frederick, Visistation Academy, catholic

Blog: Graveyard tour combines history with the spooky

WTOP's David Burd has always been fascinated with history, and this month you can catch your fright while touring the historic Mount Olivet Cemetery in Frederick.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 04:06am EDT

Tags: Frederick, david burd, Mount Olivet Cemetery, ghost tour

Voltaggio chosen for State Department's chef corps

Bryan Voltaggio's fellow inductees include Duff Goldman, of Charm City Cakes, Food Network personality Amanda Freitag and Washington restaurant owner and Spanish tapas chef Jose Andres.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Bryan Voltaggio, Volt restaurant, Frederick

Parents, 3 daughters all attend Frederick Community College

Alexis, Raquel and Sotiria Martinez have attended the same schools since each started kindergarten. Now they're going to school with their parents.

Sunday - 09/23/2012, 02:00am EDT

Tags: Frederick, Frederick Community College

No fishing: Carroll Creek stretch off limits

A roughly one-mile stretch of Carroll Creek is now off-limits to fishing.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Frederick, Carroll Creek

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