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I-66 congestion relief project coming in fall of 2015

A multi-million-dollar project is expected to bring relief to chronically congested Interstate 66 later this year even amid talk about proposed toll lanes.

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  • Fort Detrick gets new garrison commander

    Col. Robert A. O’Brien IV took command of Fort Detrick’s garrison at an indoor ceremony Friday morning.  The garrison’s commander for the past two years, Col. Steven P. Middlecamp, Jr., handed off the role with…

  • Frederick accrediting service recognized for trade facilitation

    A2LA, a Frederick-based third-party accrediting service, will receive a Certificate of Congressional Recognition on June 9 for the non-profit’s support of quality and trade facilitation in the marketplace. The presentation is part of World Accreditation…

  • Open Houses in Arlington This Weekend

    The summer real estate market is here. On the first weekend after Memorial Day, there are plenty of open houses to choose from around Arlington. See our real estate section for a full listing of open houses. Here…

  • Seminar will offer tips for starting a business

    Want to start a business? The Western Region Small Business Development Center will offer a free seminar for entrepreneurs from 10 to 11:30 a.m. June 11 at 5340 Spectrum Drive, Suite A, Frederick. The seminar…

  • Matan honored for recycling efforts

    Matan Cos., which develops projects in Frederick County, has been honored by the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection Division of Solid Waste Services Waste Reduction and Recycling for efforts in recycling at projects in…

  • Arlington Memorial Bridge repairs bring closures, weight restrictions

    WASHINGTON — Part of the Arlington Memorial Bridge is closed Friday for emergency repairs. The curbside lanes and 4-feet of the adjoining sidewalks across the drawbridge span of the bridge are closed. Additionally, there is…

  • Brunswick Main Street accredited

    Brunswick Main Street has once again received National Accreditation from the National Main Street Center. Main Street coordinating programs evaluate their local programs every year and submit their eligible programs to the Main Street Center.…

  • Lawmakers Call for Action After Memorial Bridge Lanes Closed

    Arlington’s representatives on Capitol Hill are calling for action after additional restrictions were put in place on the structurally deficient Memorial Bridge. Starting this morning, both outside lanes of the Memorial Bridge were closed to traffic…

  • Washington Monument reopening

    WASHINGTON — The Washington Monument will reopen at noon Friday. “Electricians and elevator technicians have completed testing of the elevator’s electrical system and determined it is not subject to a repeat of the power failure…

  • Make Way for Homes at Former Mini-Storage Site

    The former Reston Mini-Storage site, as well as the small commercial strip in the 11400 block of Sunset Hills Road have been razed in order to make room for the construction of apartments. The tear-down has…

  • Frederick police find man, two juveniles packaging marijuana

    A Frederick man faces charges after police found him packaging marijuana with two teens near Willowdale Park, according to a news release. Officers saw Anthony Joshua Moore, 24, of the 1400 block of Key Parkway,…

  • College, Starbucks form partnership to help veterans

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — A veterans benefits clinic at the College of William and Mary Law School has formed a partnership with Starbucks to help veterans and service members with their benefits claims. On two…

  • Man, 83, missing in D.C.

    WASHINGTON — An 83-year-old man is missing in D.C., and police are asking for help finding him. A Silver Alert was issued to find William Jones. He was last seen in the 1500 block of Butler…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Southern Maryland 21 12 .636 — Sugar Land 13 20 .394 8 York 12 20 .375 8½ Lancaster 12 21 .364 9 Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Somerset…

  • One Hurt After SUV Overturns Near Route 50

    One person was hurt this morning after an SUV flipped on its side on a neighborhood street just north of Route 50. The single-vehicle crash happened around 7:30 a.m. on the 10 block of N. Irving…