Frederick County News

Frederick tavern owner objects to $500 fine

A Frederick bar owner says the local liquor board is ignoring the fine line between selling and serving booze.

Wednesday - 11/21/2012, 10:00am EST

The Cellar Door's liquor board appeal may go to Circuit Court

The Frederick County Liquor Board voted Monday to sanction a downtown bar after a man who had been cut off from alcoholic beverages earlier in the night bought additional drinks for friends

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 10:00am EST

Frederick's police chief takes job of a lifetime

WTOP's David Burd reports.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 08:02am EST

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Employers add to staffs as holidays near

In the Frederick area, stores looking for holiday help also include Macy's, Target, J.C. Penney and Best Buy. Managers say applicants range from teens to retirees.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 02:00am EST

Library volunteer builds painstaking history of slavery

David Nathanson sits in front of a microfilm machine at the Maryland Room in the C. Burr Artz Public Library in downtown Frederick. He scrolls through local newspapers, meticulously reading tiny print that is more than 150 years old to pick out text that relates to slavery in the area, including old advertisements.

Sunday - 11/18/2012, 02:00am EST

Hospital workers who refused flu shots face firing

The operator of Frederick Memorial Hospital is threatening to fire 14 workers who refused to get flu shots.

Friday - 11/16/2012, 04:31pm EST

Former Frederick County deputy dies in crash

A former deputy with the Frederick County Sheriff's Office died over the weekend after a motorcycle crash in Virginia.

Friday - 11/16/2012, 10:00am EST

Korean church wins OK to build in Frederick County

A Korean-American church based in Silver Spring has won approval from the Frederick County Planning Commission for an 800-seat worship center near Sugarloaf Mountain, despite opposition from nearby residents.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 01:11pm EST

Walkersville looks into synthetic marijuana ban

Walkersville could become the third municipality in Frederick County to ban synthetic marijuana as town leaders consider an ordinance that would make sale of the drug illegal in the town.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 06:00am EST

Truck involved in double fatal had broken brakes

Maryland State Police say a tractor-trailer involved in a double fatality in Frederick County was operating with broken brakes and without a state commercial vehicle registration certificate.

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 11:06am EST

Former deputy gets suspended sentence in sex case

A former Frederick County sheriff's deputy is avoiding jail time for misconduct in a case stemming from allegations he molested a 14-year- old girl.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 01:12pm EST

Frederick police investigating shooting, robbery

Police in Frederick say they're investigating a shooting that's left a man in serious condition.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 12:37pm EST

Frederick County hires new county manager

Lori Depies is the first woman to become county manager in Frederick County's history.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 04:04am EST

Foreclosures in Frederick County still high

The number of foreclosures in Frederick County is still high -- 45 in September, according to RealtyTrac -- and one major problem, according to housing professionals, is that people wait too long to seek help.

Monday - 11/05/2012, 10:00am EST

Frederick rescuers save 2 men, 1 officer in water

Frederick County authorities have made two water rescues due to flooding from the Monocacy River.

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 10:16am EDT

Potomac River reaching flood stages

In the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, the National Weather Service has a flood warning in effect through Thursday evening for parts of the Potomac River.

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 08:50am EDT
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Monocacy River nears predicted crest in Md.

70-year-old George Umberger had work to do Tuesday evening as the Monocacy River neared its predicted crest of 21.5 feet.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 10:08pm EDT

River backup floods part of Frederick cemetery

A low-lying section of a cemetery in Frederick has flooded from waters rising from the Monocacy River, but cemetery officials say all the graves are secure.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 05:02pm EDT

Md. school board member objects to Morrison novel

A Frederick County school board member is objecting to making a Toni Morrison novel available in high schools.

Saturday - 10/27/2012, 11:25pm EDT

New Market firehouse staff relocates due to renovations

Paid staff at New Market Fire Co has temporarily moved out, leaving the town with one engine for immediate response.

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 10:00am EDT
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