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  • Maryland teacher charged with sexually abusing student

    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — A Salisbury middle school teacher has been arrested following accusations she sexually abused a student. The Daily Times of Salisbury (http://delmarvane.ws/1Fc65un ) reported Wednesday that authorities arrested 32-year-old Kelly Michelle Riddle…

  • Accident causes delays on Inner Loop in Montgomery Co.

    WASHINGTON — All lanes are clear and delays are easing on the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway after an accident involving a tractor-trailer and flower truck brought traffic to a halt Thursday morning. According to the Montgomery…

  • Family sues after they say student attacked daughter on bus

    LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — The parents of an elementary school student they say was attacked on her school bus in Prince George’s County have filed a lawsuit against the county and the public school system.…

  • Baltimore residents fearful amid rash of homicides

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Antoinette Perrine has barricaded her front door since her brother was killed three weeks ago on a basketball court near her home in the Harlem Park neighborhood of West Baltimore. She already…

  • Active tuberculosis case reported at Rockville High School

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — An unidentified person has been diagnosed with an active case of tuberculosis at Rockville High School. The school says there is no risk of additional exposure to staff or students and…

  • Rush rocks Virginia, Kendrick Lamar headlines Sweetlife at Merriweather

    WASHINGTON — Get ready to rock in Virginia and roll in Maryland this weekend. Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Rush hit Jiffy Lube Live! on Saturday in Bristow, Virginia, while the Sweetlife Festival hits Merriweather Post…

  • 4-day blues fest marks its 20th year in Hagerstown

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The blues are back in Hagerstown. The Western Maryland Blues Fest opens Thursday night with a free performance by Paul Pfau (fow), who competed on the NBC show “The Voice” this…

  • Planting Hope

    The free Planting Hope event, formerly known as Convoy of Hope, will be at the Frederick Fairgrounds on May 30. The carnival-like event includes distribution of over 35,000 pounds of food, a kids zone, medical…

  • A week of open mic nights around Frederick

    It was at the Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale, Mississippi. I was in town because I wanted to visit the Devil’s Crossroads, where Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil for the ability…

  • Sing your life

    I can’t really tell you how my two-song set at the Frederick Coffee Company’s open mic night went because I was pretty close to passing out from nerves. What I can tell you, is that…

  • Drink of the Week: Isabella’s Margarita

    By Colin McGuire Drinker What: Margarita Bartender: Jason Where: Isabella’s Taverna & Tapas Bar, 44 N. Market St., Frederick Price: $4.09 Date: Thursday, May 14, 2015 Ingredients: Tequila, triple sec, sours Why: Because Karen Peacock,…

  • Q&A with Dashing Emancipation volunteer Anne Warnock

    Dashing Emancipation, the annual fashion show that raises awareness of human trafficking, is Friday. The show benefits Love146, an international human rights organization working to end human trafficking through prevention education, professional training, empowering movement…

  • Bon appétit at Le Parc Bistro

    By Karen Peacock Special to the News-Post Le Parc Bistro in Frederick does its part in disproving the French restaurant stereotype of snooty waiters, tiny portions and astronomical prices. Their down-to-earth staff presents diners with…

  • Craft Beer Festival returns to Carroll Creek Saturday

    Craft beer connoisseurs: Mark your calendars, buy your tickets and prepare your livers for the Maryland Craft Beer Festival at Carroll Creek Park on May 30. The Brewers Association of Maryland event will bring together…

  • Summer Reading Family Festival at Westview Promenade

    Kids can kick off summer reading with the Summer Reading Family Festival at Westview Promenade, a free event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 30 at the shopping center at Buckeystown Pike at Crestwood…