Frederick County News

USDA promotes school lunches in Frederick

A U.S. Agriculture Department official is visiting Frederick to promote National School Lunch Week.

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 05:12am EDT

Ground broken in Frederick for 300 rental units

Homewood at Crumland Farms is being joined by a new community.

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 02:00am EDT

Civil War events around Frederick draw tourists' cash

Numbers starting to roll in in Frederick County indicate that September was a high-traffic month due to the 150-year anniversaries of both the Battle of South Mountain and the Battle of Antietam.

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 10:00am EDT

Md. teen charged after bullying caught on camera

Frederick County officials say a 15-year-old boy has been charged with assault for bullying a high school student who was about to be interviewed on the subject by a television news crew.

Saturday - 10/13/2012, 11:58am EDT

Md. knitting group helps breast cancer patients

The knitting group at Country Meadows Retirement Community estimates that, altogether, they've been knitting for 500 years or so.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 01:53pm EDT

Have a fall adventure at Summers Farm (VIDEO)

At Summers Farm in Frederick County, the yearly fall adventure is taking place.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 03:46am EDT

New Market could double in size with annexations

New Market town leaders introduced two annexation proposals Wednesday night that could expand the town by more than 397 acres.

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 06:00am EDT

Wawa to replace 'eyesore' eateries

There will soon be a second Wawa convenience store and gas station in Frederick.

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick Co. commissioner proposes voter ID program

Frederick County Commissioners President Blaine Young is looking to offer Frederick County as a testing ground for a voter identification requirement.

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 06:00am EDT

WTOP Answer Desk: Speed box vs. speed cams

Beware - someone, or something, could soon be watching you.

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 05:36am EDT

Texas Hold 'em books, starlet bios raise questions

This week, Frederick County's record-keepers will have to go on record, possibly to explain purchases of starlets' biographies or books about Texas Hold 'em.

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick-area Catholic schools see enrollment increase

Kelly Beins believed her daughter was ready for a change in schools.

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 06:00am EDT

Special line of cigars in Md. marks Civil War

As youngsters, David and Steve Castro camped on Antietam Battlefield and splashed in the Monocacy River. David recalls a time when Frederick was called Fredericktowne.

Monday - 10/08/2012, 12:25pm EDT

Stink bugs rebounding in Maryland

Farmers and scientists say stink bugs are back in a big way in Maryland.

Monday - 10/08/2012, 11:03am EDT

Men in heels bring in $40K for Heartly House

As Forrest Gump said, you can tell a lot about a person by their shoes And more than 150 men who donned heels to walk a mile through downtown Frederick on Saturday were trying to send a very loud and clear message with their footwear

Sunday - 10/07/2012, 06:00am EDT

Recent crime has Frederick residents worried

Crime in the city is statistically low, but with downtown gunfire last week, including the fatal shooting of an Urbana man, Frederick residents are concerned about safety

Sunday - 10/07/2012, 06:00am EDT

Local high school grad competing on 'The Voice'

At age 5, Brian Scartocci wanted to be just like Elvis Presley, but as he grew older, Scartocci says he fell in love with soul music, baptizing himself in the smooth tones of rhythm and blues artists such as David Ruffin.

Friday - 10/05/2012, 02:23pm EDT

Lawsuit against PublishAmerica dismissed

Book publisher PublishAmerica is celebrating the dismissal of a federal lawsuit alleging it deceived several authors with a false promise to show summaries of their books to "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling.

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 01:10pm EDT

Frederick police respond to violent crime downtown

Frederick city police say they're beefing up patrols in a downtown neighborhood where a fatal shooting was followed by a large street fight.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 10:19am EDT

Frederick Community College gets $1M grant

Frederick Community College says it has received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 04:50am EDT
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