Frederick County News
The race Aug. 18 will promote bicycling.
Frederick County homeowners will get back $100 of their property tax payments this year.
The Maryland Department of the Environment says Frederick County has agreed to pay a $9,600 penalty for allowing excessive levels of contaminants in wastewater released into the Potomac River in 2010 and 2011.
The Frederick County town of Myersville is saying no to Dominion Resources' plan for a natural gas compressor station near the intersection of Interstate 70 and state Route 17.
The mayor and Board of Aldermen had their first public chance Wednesday to see what the city might gain or lose by annexing 550 acres.
A Frederick towing company owner and former mayoral candidate has been charged with assault following a dispute with a man.
The "lost orders"" of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee are the latest attraction at the Monocacy (mah-NAH'-kah-see) National Battlefield near Frederick.
Frederick Mayor Randy McClement is preparing to highlight his achievements and discuss his goals for the remainder of his first term.
A Thurmont boy who was injured by a giant splinter on a big wooden slide has reached a $60,000 settlement with the Rocky Ridge church that owns the attraction.
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.
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