Frederick County News

Frederick 8-year-old gives warmth to those in need

Like many 8-year-olds, Daniel Hester loves sports and video games But Daniel also has a compassion for others beyond his years, says Chris Tressler, school counselor at New Market Elementary.

Saturday - 11/24/2012, 06:00am EST

Suit dismissed against New Market, Md. master plan

A judge in Frederick County has dismissed a lawsuit against New Market over its master plan.

Friday - 11/23/2012, 08:30pm EST

Lawsuit challenging New Market growth plan tossed

A Frederick County judge has dismissed a legal challenge to growth plans in the town of New Market.

Friday - 11/23/2012, 01:33pm EST

Md. veterinarian finds mission in chicken coops

When Dan Franklin went to veterinary school in the Philippines, it opened his eyes to the poverty in that country and many other parts of the world.

Friday - 11/23/2012, 11:42am EST

4 hurt in 4-vehicle crash on I-70 near Hagerstown

Maryland State Police say four people are recovering from injuries they suffered in a four- vehicle crash on foggy Interstate 70 near Hagerstown.

Wednesday - 11/21/2012, 01:03pm EST

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


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
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