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  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Bail bonds companies in default for failing to respond to court filings

    A bail bondsman accused of theft and practicing without a license has failed to respond to court filings by state regulators who are trying to shut down his business. Frederick County Circuit Judge Scott L.…

  • Preservation of Frederick Rescue Mission building moves to final vote

    A proposal to place a historic preservation overlay on the Frederick Rescue Mission building, which formerly housed the county jail, will go before the Board of Aldermen at its June 18 meeting. Several aldermen voiced…

  • Around Town: Delaney meets with teachers

    Rep. John Delaney, D-6th, left, greets Debbie Leonard, 2005 Teacher of the Year, on Wednesday morning before a breakfast at Frederick Community College with a group of Frederick County teachers and administrators. In the center…

  • Keys fall short in ninth to Red Sox

    For all of their success this season, the Frederick Keys have not been much of a comeback team. On Wednesday night at Nymeo Field, the Keys dug themselves out of an early hole before leaving…

  • Kline to get injection in arm

    Branden Kline, a Thomas Johnson graduate and Bowie Baysox right-handed pitcher, will receive a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right (throwing) elbow and then rest for six weeks as prescribed after a meeting with Dr.…

  • Former star Bush takes over Cadets

    After starring at Frederick High School and Seton Hall, Ashley Bush played basketball in Puerto Rico and Luxembourg. “I was making a decent living and I loved playing, but I just knew I wasn’t going…