Signed in: Coaches learn sign language to help young swimmers

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.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 06:00am EDT

Cyclist's team races cross-country for wounded vets

That rushing sound is the wind slicing past Air Force Maj Jim Weinstein's helmet

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 10:00am EDT

Evidence enough to arrest deputy on sex charge

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

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 10:00am EDT

400 acres of Thurmont land sold

The sale of more than 400 acres in Thursday was approved Tuesday night by town officials.

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick to use gun to scare away birds

Frederick officials will use a bird gun to scare the animals from the Split Rail Court area.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 07:43am EDT

Acting on complaint, Frederick shoos birds

Frederick activated its bird-scare program this week on a quiet tree- lined street in the Hillcrest area that reportedly has a bird problem.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

Clean energy jobs growing

"I think people are becoming more and more educated to the benefits of building a more green, energy-efficient home," said Mark Lancaster, owner of Middletown-based Lancaster Craftsmen Builders.

Monday - 07/16/2012, 02:00am EDT

MARC makes schedule changes on Brunswick Line

Starting Monday, MARC Brunswick Line passengers will have to adjust their routines. Some trains will leave earlier than in the past.

Sunday - 07/15/2012, 12:23pm EDT

Frederick County jail installing solar panels

A jail in Maryland's Frederick County is installing solar panels that will be used to heat water for the facility.

Saturday - 07/14/2012, 06:12pm EDT

Wandering tortoise back with Md. owner

A wandering African tortoise is back with its owner in Maryland after a nine-day, two-state odyssey.

Saturday - 07/14/2012, 01:16pm EDT

Md. man seeks retrial in wife's 1992 murder

A Walkersville man serving a life sentence for his wife's murder is seeking a new trial in what would be his fourth go-round in the courts.

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 01:22pm EDT

Study favors downtown Frederick, Md., hotel plan

A state-funded study concludes that conditions are favorable for a proposed hotel and conference center in downtown Frederick.

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 01:11pm EDT

Frederick cracks down on skateboarders, trick cyclists

Frederick now prohibits skateboards in downtown and along the Carroll Creek Park. Violators could be fined.

Wednesday - 07/11/2012, 07:31am EDT

Flying Dog could get stuck with graffiti bill

Flying Dog Brewery in Frederick could owe the city money for cleanup costs after city workers on Tuesday washed away graffiti logos sprayed on sidewalks by the brewery two weeks ago, according to the Frederick Police Department.

Wednesday - 07/11/2012, 06:00am EDT

Insurance adjusters busy after derecho

Almost two weeks after a severe storm swept through the region, leaving more than 840,000 Marylanders and about 9,000 Frederick County residents temporarily without power, insurance companies are still dealing with the aftermath.

Wednesday - 07/11/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick, Md., discouraging downtown skateboards

Frederick police are cracking down on skateboarders and bicycle stunt riders in the downtown historic district.

Monday - 07/09/2012, 11:16am EDT

Flash Flood Warning issued for Frederick County

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Central Frederick County in Maryland until 5:45 a.m.

Monday - 07/09/2012, 03:21am EDT

Salvation Army's Christmas in July launched to fill need for help

Why wait until Christmas? The red kettles that are the Salvation Army's holiday trademark are now out with bell ringers for Christmas in July.

Sunday - 07/08/2012, 06:00am EDT

Civil War foot traffic benefits local businesses

The economic benefit of Civil War sesquicentennial events is expected to be huge, and businesses that incorporate historic observances into their marketing plans stand to reap the rewards.

Sunday - 07/08/2012, 06:00am EDT

In the heat of battle: Re-enactors bring Monocacy battle realities to life

Wood smoke, sauteed onions and body odor could combine almost anywhere

Sunday - 07/08/2012, 06:00am EDT
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