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

Frederick residents to hunger strike for USPS

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.

Sunday - 06/24/2012, 06:00am EDT

Monkey shines: Different breed of cowboy takes over rodeo

'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

Saturday - 06/23/2012, 06:00am EDT

Steam engine rides the rails in Frederick County

An 82-year-old steam engine is riding the rails for the first time in decades in Frederick County.

Friday - 06/22/2012, 07:22am EDT

Blog: Volt opens Family Meal diner in Frederick

Chef Bryan Voltaggio opens a Frederick diner this weekend that will feature comfort foods.

Friday - 06/22/2012, 04:19am EDT

Solar panels planned at Fort Detrick in Md.

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.

Thursday - 06/21/2012, 03:00pm EDT

Frederick Community College approves $47.7M budget

Frederick Community College has approved a $47.7 million budget that includes tuition increases and employee pay raises.

Thursday - 06/21/2012, 12:11pm EDT

Maryland's 1st ice cream trail opens

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.

Thursday - 06/21/2012, 11:07am EDT

Frederick swinging bridge photo prompts safety concerns

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

Tuesday - 06/19/2012, 06:00am EDT

Teacher ends 39 years in the classroom with lots of memories

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.

Sunday - 06/17/2012, 02:00am EDT

Hundreds come out to honor wounded veterans

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

Sunday - 06/17/2012, 02:00am EDT

Cowboy Monkey Rodeo coming to Frederick sparks concerns

Animal rights groups claim the event, which involves monkeys riding dogs to herd cattle, is dangerous and demeaning to the primates.

Sunday - 06/17/2012, 02:00am EDT

Etiquette to follow on Flag Day and any day

June 14 is Flag Day, and a good time to be reminded of proper etiquette for handling the American flag.

Thursday - 06/14/2012, 05:51am EDT
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