Frederick County News
Drivers heading up Interstate 270 to Frederick, Md. last Saturday probably wondered out loud "Hey? What's going on? Why is I-270 a rolling parking lot."
Frederick County is adopting a more aggressive growth plan that state planning officials consider an invitation to residential sprawl.
A two-year project begins Sept. 11 to widen the U.S. Route 15 bridge over Motter Avenue in north Frederick. Speed cameras will enforce the 55 mph speed limit, and issue $45 citations to any drivers traveling more than 12 mph over.
Frederick County is giving $100,000 to help Wells Fargo expand in the area, saying the company has many jobs.
An American Express subsidiary is suing a Maryland man who was jailed for months in Aruba in the suspected death of his traveling companion.
The United States and Maryland state flags are to be flown at half staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday.
The State Highway Administration has added the U.S. 15 work zone at Motter Avenue to the Maryland Safezones program, according to a news release from SHA.
Organizers of a problem-plagued, military-style endurance race in Frederick say they're offering refunds or other compensation to thousands of people after the weekend event was cut short.
A new venue for Frederick's artistic community has opened in the downtown historic district.
Organizers of the Tough Mudder 12-mile endurance challenge held Saturday at Crumland Farm in Frederick said they plan on refunding or transferring fees for participants and spectators who paid to attend Sunday's canceled portion of the event.
The Fort Detrick-based Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs on Friday announced $100 million in grants to fund research into the diagnosis and treatment of combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury.
Frederick County officials are trying to determine why a sewage treatment plant malfunction went unnoticed for 90 minutes.
Many of the parents and alumni at an informal meeting Wednesday night made one thing clear concerning any renovation and modernization of Frederick High School: No matter what route is taken, the school needs a swimming pool.
An endurance competition is expected to bring more than 20,000 people to the Frederick area this weekend.
Frederick is ready to welcome 27,000 people expected to compete in the Tough Mudder endurance competition at Crumland Farm on Saturday and Sunday.
A garden at New Market Middle School planted last winter has yielded more than 400 fruits and vegetables for families in need.
Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen is helping the Obama administration counter Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan.
Horseshoe pitching is generally associated with a relaxing day at a backyard barbecue, but the competition was intense Saturday at Frederick's Maryvale Park
Organizers of the 150th Great Frederick Fair are taking steps to ensure the event is free of the swine flu after the illness was detected in animals at other state fairs.
Frederick County authorities are investigating the theft of $130,000 worth of trucks and equipment from an Ijamsville landscaper.