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Employers add to staffs as holidays near

In the Frederick area, stores looking for holiday help also include Macy's, Target, J.C. Penney and Best Buy. Managers say applicants range from teens to retirees.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 02:00am EST

Tags: retail, Christmas, employment

Library volunteer builds painstaking history of slavery

David Nathanson sits in front of a microfilm machine at the Maryland Room in the C. Burr Artz Public Library in downtown Frederick. He scrolls through local newspapers, meticulously reading tiny print that is more than 150 years old to pick out text that relates to slavery in the area, including old advertisements.

Sunday - 11/18/2012, 02:00am EST

Tags: slavery, Civil War

USDA promotes school lunches in Frederick

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 05:12am EDT


Ground broken in Frederick for 300 rental units

Homewood at Crumland Farms is being joined by a new community.

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 02:00am EDT

Tags: Homewood at Crumland Farms,

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, 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: 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,

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, 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, 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: Visistation Academy, catholic

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