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  • Data Points: Frederick County home sales

    This week’s top selling house is at 9114 Belvedere Drive in Urbana. It sold for $628,000. The 3,728 square foot house has four bedrooms, four and half baths, a spacious deck and a two-car garage.…

  • Five Questions with Charles Bare

    Each week we pose five questions to a community leader. Frederick resident Charles W. Bare served in the Army during World War II, from 1944 to 1946. He was stationed in the Philippines and reached…

  • On the Move: Recent ride-along offers insight into job of CHART

    I’ve never met a super hero, but State Highway Administration Coordinated Highways Action Response Team member Tim Peck was pretty close. Like Batman watches over Gotham, Peck watches over state highways, searching for disabled vehicles…

  • My First Job with Jerry Donald

    How did you get your first job? I got my first job by applying to a series of fast food restaurants until I found one that would give me a job. I was 16 and…

  • This week in Frederick County government

    Thurmont: Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday, 615 E. Main St. 301-271-7313. www.thurmont.com Board of Education of Frederick County: Meets 6 p.m. Wednesday, 191 S. East St. 301-644-5000. www.fcps.org. Walkersville: Meets 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, 21 W. Frederick…

  • Athletes of the Week (May 23)

    BOYS Andrew Wanger, Brunswick, baseball Wanger turned in a four-hit shutout as Brunswick beat McDonough 4-0 on Saturday at Ripken Stadium to win its first Class 1A state title since 1996. The junior right-hander struck out…

  • Agriculture calendar — May 25

    n The University of Maryland Extension Frederick County Master Gardeners will offer Ask a Master Gardener plant clinics from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through the summer. Also, there will be tours of the…

  • More than just mowing and mulching to get parks ready for summer

    Getting parks ready for the season is a months-long process that relies heavily on volunteers to make sure everything is ready leading up to the traditional Memorial Day kick-off for summer. “It starts with the…

  • Dairy Spotlight: Dead cow disposal: Part II

    In my last article (Frederick News Post, May 4), I began the discussion of composting as a means of disposing of farm animal mortalities. I began that article by calling farmers great environmentalists. They are…

  • DATA POINTS: Economic calendar

    ECONOMIC CALENDAR Monday: Memorial Day Markets Closed Tuesday: Durable Goods Orders, FHFA House Price Index, New Home Sales, Consumer Confidence, State Street Investor Confidence Survey Wednesday: MBA Mortgage Applications, PMI Services Flash Thursday: Jobless Claims,…

  • Downtown Walkaround: Frederick restaurants’ call to arms

    For many Frederick business owners, Memorial Day weekend kicks off the start to their busiest season. Tourists on vacation, kids off from school and even the local year-rounders flock to downtown in droves for events,…

  • Woodsboro celebrates veterans in annual Memorial Day parade

    WOODSBORO — Jeb Cliber graduated from Walkersville High School two years ago, but that didn’t stop him from joining the Lions’ band members for Woodsboro’s annual Memorial Day parade Sunday. The Frostburg State University sophomore…

  • Louna Primm still has passion for job after 50 years

    Louna Primm says she can’t wait to get up each day and head to work. After 50 years in the banking business, Primm is up before daybreak and often at the Taneytown branch of New…

  • Six Things to Know This Week — May 25

    1. A day to remember. The American Legion Gold Star Post 191 Auxiliary Unit and SAL Squadron will hold a Memorial Day service at 11 a.m. today at Pine Grove Chapel on Main Street in…

  • Looking for a home

    Contact the Frederick County Animal Control Center, 1832 Rosemont Ave., Frederick. To see more pets available at FCAC, go to petfinder.com/shelters/MD103.html. For general questions, call 301-600-1546.