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  • 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…

  • 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…