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  • Asian Heritage Month Celebration brings the continent to Frederick

    The Asian Heritage Month Celebration will give visitors a chance to explore an entire continent and beyond in just one day. The Asian American Center of Frederick will host dancers, artists and musicians from countries…

  • Monocacy Battlefield visitor center hours to change

    Monocacy National Battlefield visitor center will close one hour early June 1 to 5. The hours of operation will be 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The park is replacing carpet and painting the walls in…

  • Tractor Supply raises funds for 4-H

    The three Tractor Supply Co. stores in Frederick County raised more than $6,000 through the Paper Clover Campaign. Shoppers could buy paper clovers for $1 or donate more if they wanted to, from April 22…

  • Teen who stole car from youth ranch facing criminal, traffic charges

    The 13-year-old boy who stole a car from the Maryland Sheriffs’ Youth Ranch and led police on a high-speed chase Wednesday faces several criminal and traffic charges.  The teen, who will not be identified due…

  • Frederick awards two cab permits

    Two lucky taxi operators will get the chance to snag one of two new City of Frederick cab permits. Taxicab commissioners and aldermen Josh Bokee and Kelly Russell drew Victor Arevalo’s and Mark Mohebi’s, the…

  • Boy from sheriff’s youth ranch steals car, launches chase

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Officials say a 13-year-old boy from the Maryland Sheriffs’ Youth Ranch led Frederick County sheriff’s deputies and troopers on a high-speed car chase through two counties in a stolen car. The…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • Walkersville adopts budget, scrutinizes water rate

    WALKERSVILLE — Town commissioners will evaluate ways to make the water budget self-sustaining. The general and water budgets passed quietly with no public comment at Wednesday’s public hearing. The general fund budget will be nearly…