Frederick County News
Just months after the U.S. military departed, violence in Iraq is increasing. Hundreds of people have died in recent weeks in bombings and drive-by shootings, some claimed by al-Qaida insurgents.
Geothermal energy, which helps cool homes in the summer and heat in the winter, has been around for many years but people are becoming more aware of the technology thanks to federal and state tax credits designed to make the renewable energy more affordable, said Jim Aaron, president of Total Comfort Heating and Air Conditioning in Smithsburg. Some power companies also offer grants.
The siblings of Robyn Gardner, the 35-year-old Frederick woman who went missing in Aruba last August, say they have faith that their sister is alive and they are speaking publicly for the first time in a bid to renew coverage of Gardner's disappearance.
Celebrity chef Bryan Voltaggio is not known for his tennis skills, but he will look to serve a couple of aces Monday.
The early years of Vikas Gowda's international discus-throwing career included two Olympic appearances, but had more bummers than breakthroughs
"The square is the soul of the town, and we want to launch a redevelopment there," says Emmitsburg Mayor Don Briggs.
Frederick County public schools have received a federal grant to start a summer learning program for students at Monocacy schools.
Maryland education officials have approved changes to the state's discipline policy that are intended to reduce suspensions and expulsions.
The Frederick County Sheriff's Office is investigating a bloody melee early Tuesday morning that sent four people to area hospitals, including three who were suffering from stab wounds.
Frederick County authorities say about 60 people were involved in an outdoor brawl that left four young men injured, including one who was seriously stabbed.
A 1933 graduate of Maryland's Hood College and her husband have left more than $640,000 to the school for the establishment of a scholarship fund.
Worcester County has canceled a burn ban that has been in effect since the first week in July.
The chief environmental officer at Fort Detrick says the Army has no plans to post signs warning of potential chemical contamination in surface water.
To help cope with their grief, Ashley Eyler's family members made a list of things they were thankful for after her death last summer
On Saturday, about 900 fans of craft beer, live music, hip food cart fare and the brilliant and cutting work of the late Hunter S. Thompson joined together at Flying Dog Brewery for Gonzofest 2012, a brewery representative said.
Frederick officials have put the brakes on renewing a contract for red-light cameras in the city.
A Thurmont man has been sentenced to four years in prison for his involvement in the attack of an employee with a medieval-style ax and a drug operation.
The Spring Ridge Sharks swim team is different than most swim teams. The coaches learned sign language to help the five deaf swimmers on the team.
That rushing sound is the wind slicing past Air Force Maj Jim Weinstein's helmet
The Frederick County Sheriff's Office had reason to arrest a school resource officer accused of having sex with a student in 2011, a judge decided Tuesday