Blog: Graveyard tour combines history with the spooky

WTOP's David Burd has always been fascinated with history, and this month you can catch your fright while touring the historic Mount Olivet Cemetery in Frederick.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 04:06am EDT

Gunfire erupts during large brawl in Frederick

Authorities say gunfire erupted during a large fight in downtown Frederick and one person suffered a serious cut or stab wound.

Tuesday - 10/02/2012, 07:53am EDT

Frederick County dairy farm closes its doors

By August, Maryland had lost 10 dairy farms this year. The Hooper family farm on Yellow Springs Road in Frederick just joined that group.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 10:44am EDT

3-county health-care training center opens

Community colleges in Carroll, Frederick and Howard counties are celebrating the opening of a joint center for health-care education in Mount Airy.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 10:38am EDT

Police ID an slain in Frederick alley

Frederick police have identified a man who was shot and killed in an alley downtown.

Sunday - 09/30/2012, 07:27pm EDT

Commissioners announce restructuring, name new county manager

Frederick County commissioners today announced the naming of a new county manager and a major reorganization in county government.

Friday - 09/28/2012, 10:00pm EDT

Army veteran guilty of trying to kill girlfriend

A U.S. Army veteran who served in Iraq has pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the beating of his girlfriend.

Friday - 09/28/2012, 08:19pm EDT

Md. chocolatier making voting sweet with truffles

Forget long lines at the polls, hanging chads, and red states and blue states. There is a sweet alternative to this year's election process _ chocolate truffles.

Friday - 09/28/2012, 06:35pm EDT

Men charged with stealing 76 vases from cemetery

Two men face criminal charges after police say they stole bronze flower vases from grave sites at a county cemetery.

Friday - 09/28/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick commissioner: Students should take public transit

A Frederick County commissioner is suggesting that some rural children take public transit to school to reduce the cost of running school buses.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 01:43pm EDT

Voltaggio chosen for State Department's chef corps

Bryan Voltaggio's fellow inductees include Duff Goldman, of Charm City Cakes, Food Network personality Amanda Freitag and Washington restaurant owner and Spanish tapas chef Jose Andres.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 06:00am EDT

Md. wine bar cited for manager's alleged tasting

A Frederick wine bar faces a possible $300 fine for letting a manager drink on duty. The boss says the manager was just testing the wine after a customer complained.

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 11:14am EDT

More cut the cable TV cord

More families are opting to save money by getting rid of cable television.

Monday - 09/24/2012, 02:00am EDT

Walking tour highlights vastness of Frederick's Civil War medical effort

Evangelical Lutheran Church was quite a sight Saturday: A basic wooden floor had been installed over the pews, with men in hospital beds and medicine cabinets placed on top and hymnals cast in shadow below.

Sunday - 09/23/2012, 02:00am EDT

Parents, 3 daughters all attend Frederick Community College

Alexis, Raquel and Sotiria Martinez have attended the same schools since each started kindergarten. Now they're going to school with their parents.

Sunday - 09/23/2012, 02:00am EDT

150th fair anniversary print sells for $13K

EMMITSBURG -- After 33 years as a painter, Rebecca Pearl saw her handiwork -- the original 150th Great Frederick Fair anniversary commemorative artwork -- sell for $13,000 Thursday at The Great Frederick Fair

Saturday - 09/22/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick officer sentenced for drunken driving

A Frederick police officer must perform 48 hours of community service for crashing his patrol car while driving drunk off duty.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 05:05pm EDT

Frederick bans fishing on part of Carroll Creek

The city of Frederick has banned fishing around a heavily traveled one-mile portion of Carroll Creek due to safety concerns.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 01:20pm EDT

No fishing: Carroll Creek stretch off limits

A roughly one-mile stretch of Carroll Creek is now off-limits to fishing.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick launches recycling photo contest

Frederick County solid-waste managers are offering a grand prize worth $800 for the best photo promoting recycling.

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 11:18am EDT
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