Frederick County News

Frederick man gets 30 years for molesting 2 kids

A Frederick man is serving a 30-year sentence for molesting two children in his care.

Wednesday - 08/22/2012, 05:19pm EDT

Middletown Middle School names track after teacher

The Middletown Middle School PTSA is renaming their newly renovated track the Dave R. Grove Track for his 40 years of service to the school.

Wednesday - 08/22/2012, 11:55am EDT

Frederick County school buses equipped with stop sign cams

School buses in Frederick County now have electronic eyes, watching drivers who blow past stop signs extended from school buses.

Wednesday - 08/22/2012, 06:50am EDT

Frederick officials show off school bus cameras

Frederick County authorities are showing off some technology designed to catch drivers who illegally pass school buses.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 06:20am EDT

Hood College opens 120th academic year

Hood College freshmen will have an opportunity to pilot one new academic program while continuing two others as they start the 2012-13 school year.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 06:00am EDT

Ex-state trooper pleads guilty to assault

A former state trooper who threatened to kill a woman has pleaded guilty to assault.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 05:56am EDT

High-wheel rider seriously hurt in Md. race

Authorities say a high-wheel bicyclist from Kentucky is in serious but stable condition at a hospital after she was hurt in a race in Maryland.

Sunday - 08/19/2012, 11:29am EDT

Possible Frederick mayoral candidates sizing up political field

Mayor Randy McClement and possible political challengers are beginning to jockey toward the starting gate.

Sunday - 08/19/2012, 02:00am EDT

Nostalgia, love of cycling unite at high wheeler race

About two years ago, Eric Rhodes and two friends traveled to England to take part in a penny farthing bicycle race

Sunday - 08/19/2012, 02:00am EDT

Off the leash: County to open its first dog park

Canine residents will have a place to roam with the opening next week of Frederick County's first dog park

Saturday - 08/18/2012, 06:00am EDT

Bus cameras will snap shots of drivers passing Frederick Co. buses

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office and Frederick County Public Schools are partnering with Xerox and its CrossSafe program to protect students getting on and off school buses, according to a release from the Sheriff's Office

Thursday - 08/16/2012, 06:00am EDT
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Md. man not criminally responsible in bank robbery

A man who had been released from a mental health facility was found guilty but not criminally responsible for bank robbery.

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 10:05pm EDT

Md. man gets 5 years for assaulting 2 troopers

A Mount Airy man is going to prison for assaulting two off-duty Maryland State Police troopers in a bar.

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 11:21am EDT

Md. nonprofit placed in receivership

The Jeanne Bussard Center, a nonprofit that provided employment opportunities for people experiencing disabilities, has been placed in receivership.

Tuesday - 08/14/2012, 11:39am EDT

Brunswick Administrator Rick Weldon resigns

Brunswick City Administrator Rick Weldon has resigned, making him the second city official to do so in the wake of last week's mayoral and city council election.

Tuesday - 08/14/2012, 10:00am EDT

Commercial solar project goes up at Thurmont firm

Thurmont has its first commercial solar energy project with the installation of a system at Federal Stone Industries.

Monday - 08/13/2012, 06:00am EDT

Maryland Chick-fil-A restaurant vandalized

Frederick police say vandals put stickers promoting marriage equality and a gay pride flag on the windows of a Chick-fil-A restaurant.

Sunday - 08/12/2012, 06:32pm EDT

Gay area Eagle Scout gives back his award

Frederick resident Steven Colella joined the Cub Scouts when he was 5, his first step on the journey to becoming a Boy Scout

Sunday - 08/12/2012, 06:00am EDT

Group seeks Frederick, Fort Detrick agreement

A watchdog organization wants Fort Detrick and the city of Frederick to agree on a time frame in which elected officials would be notified about emergencies on the post.

Saturday - 08/11/2012, 10:25pm EDT

Officials: Remains found had been burned

Skeletal remains found along New Design Road this week showed signs of having been burned, but little else is known about the deceased person or how he or she may have died, according to the Frederick County Sheriff's Office

Saturday - 08/11/2012, 06:00am EDT
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