Frederick County News
Lightning from a thunderstorm that swept through Maryland struck a home in Frederick County, starting a fire.
The Frederick County school system is phasing out a magnet-school program for academically gifted first and second graders.
The Board of Education had no qualms Wednesday with a plan to phase out the first and second grades of the elementary magnet program over the next three years
Malgo Schmidt, an Occupy Frederick member, and Steve Bruns, a retired postal worker who lives in Spring Ridge, plan to participate in a protest in Washington from Monday through Thursday to bring attention to changes that they say are causing the Postal Service to struggle.
'Let that monkey ride,' one baseball fan shouted as Tim Lepard and his monkey Sam made their way onto the field Friday night during a Frederick Keys baseball game
An 82-year-old steam engine is riding the rails for the first time in decades in Frederick County.
Chef Bryan Voltaggio opens a Frederick diner this weekend that will feature comfort foods.
Army officials say they hope to reduce Fort Detrick's reliance on the electrical grid by installing solar panels on an undeveloped part of the installation in Frederick.
Frederick Community College has approved a $47.7 million budget that includes tuition increases and employee pay raises.
Anyone who visits each of the seven creameries before Sept. 7 will have a chance to be named Maryland's Best 2012 Ice Cream Trailblazer.
Potential safety violations in a project to restore Baker Park's swinging bridge have spurred city officials to look into 'corrective action' and fueled discussion about whether private contractors should have played a greater role in the job
Candy Zentz's high school guidance counselor told her she would never make it in college, and pursuing vocational training would be her best course for her future.
Michael McKnight got a little stir crazy hanging out in a hotel room near Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda So when his buddy Benjamin Williams called to invite him to Fort Detrick on Saturday, he jumped at the opportunity to spend a few hours outdoors
Animal rights groups claim the event, which involves monkeys riding dogs to herd cattle, is dangerous and demeaning to the primates.
June 14 is Flag Day, and a good time to be reminded of proper etiquette for handling the American flag.
A longtime Frederick lawyer who was allegedly caught attempting to pay a woman for sex could walk away from any criminal charges, according to documents filed in West Virginia.
In a record-breaking year for The Community Foundation of Frederick County, more than $500,000 was presented to about 260 students Sunday at the organization's annual scholarship reception
Maryland natural resources officials and the National Wildlife Federation are pushing for more residents to slow the loss of wildlife habitats.
A Lake Linganore man charged with ramming a stolen SUV into the lobby of a D C building a few blocks from the White House told a security officer Friday he was trying to cause an explosion
Authorities say the man accused of driving an SUV into an office building in the nation's capital has been charged with arson and other counts.
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