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Homes in Frederick built with geothermal heat

Geothermal energy, which helps cool homes in the summer and heat in the winter, has been around for many years but people are becoming more aware of the technology thanks to federal and state tax credits designed to make the renewable energy more affordable, said Jim Aaron, president of Total Comfort Heating and Air Conditioning in Smithsburg. Some power companies also offer grants.

Monday - 07/30/2012, 02:00am EDT

Tags: geothermal energy

Frederick delays red-light camera extension

Frederick officials have put the brakes on renewing a contract for red-light cameras in the city.

Saturday - 07/21/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: red-light cameras,

Signed in: Coaches learn sign language to help young swimmers

The Spring Ridge Sharks swim team is different than most swim teams. The coaches learned sign language to help the five deaf swimmers on the team.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Spring Ridge Sharks, deaf

Cyclist's team races cross-country for wounded vets

That rushing sound is the wind slicing past Air Force Maj Jim Weinstein's helmet

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 10:00am EDT

Tags: Jim Weinstein

Acting on complaint, Frederick shoos birds

Frederick activated its bird-scare program this week on a quiet tree- lined street in the Hillcrest area that reportedly has a bird problem.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: david burd,

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Wandering tortoise back with Md. owner

A wandering African tortoise is back with its owner in Maryland after a nine-day, two-state odyssey.

Saturday - 07/14/2012, 01:16pm EDT

Tags: gaithersburg, African tortoise

Study favors downtown Frederick, Md., hotel plan

A state-funded study concludes that conditions are favorable for a proposed hotel and conference center in downtown Frederick.

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 01:11pm EDT

Tags: Randy McClement, Maryland General Assembly, downtown hotel and conference center, downtown hotel, Mayor Randy McClement, Board of Alderman

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

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