Frederick County News
Frederick activated its bird-scare program this week on a quiet tree- lined street in the Hillcrest area that reportedly has a bird problem.
"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.
Starting Monday, MARC Brunswick Line passengers will have to adjust their routines. Some trains will leave earlier than in the past.
A jail in Maryland's Frederick County is installing solar panels that will be used to heat water for the facility.
A wandering African tortoise is back with its owner in Maryland after a nine-day, two-state odyssey.
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.
A state-funded study concludes that conditions are favorable for a proposed hotel and conference center in downtown Frederick.
Frederick now prohibits skateboards in downtown and along the Carroll Creek Park. Violators could be fined.
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.
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.
Frederick police are cracking down on skateboarders and bicycle stunt riders in the downtown historic district.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Central Frederick County in Maryland until 5:45 a.m.
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.
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.
Wood smoke, sauteed onions and body odor could combine almost anywhere
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.
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.
Dianna Butt is not a quitter. The 64-year-old Walkersville resident has worked her whole life to make ends meet.
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.
Nine years after her son's death, Terry Horman has written a letter to his killer
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