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

4-foot rattlesnake rattles Wolfsville woman

Julia Hutto Gilbert has worked in a veterinarian's office, but it was the 4-foot-long timber rattlesnake in her chicken coop that gave her a real scare.

Saturday - 07/07/2012, 02:00am EDT

Heat stifles Md. Civil War encampment

The National Park Service says it's too hot for a Civil War anniversary event at the Monocacy (mah-NAH'-kah-see) National Battlefield near Frederick.

Friday - 07/06/2012, 05:03pm EDT

Walkersville woman, 64, earns GED diploma

Dianna Butt is not a quitter. The 64-year-old Walkersville resident has worked her whole life to make ends meet.

Friday - 07/06/2012, 02:00am EDT

Md. Brewery: Appeal in rights suit over beer name

A Maryland brewery says it plans to appeal a federal judge's decision that Michigan liquor commissioners are immune to a lawsuit over a beer with a name that's offensive to some people.

Tuesday - 07/03/2012, 11:52am EDT

Mother of slain Frederick man plans annual vigil

Nine years after her son's death, Terry Horman has written a letter to his killer

Sunday - 07/01/2012, 02:00am EDT

Lightning fire burns Frederick home

Lightning from a thunderstorm that swept through Maryland struck a home in Frederick County, starting a fire.

Saturday - 06/30/2012, 06:47pm EDT

Md. county ending magnet school for grades 1 and 2

The Frederick County school system is phasing out a magnet-school program for academically gifted first and second graders.

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 11:27am EDT

Frederick Co. ending magnet program for first, second grades

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

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 06:00am EDT
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