Frederick County News

Animal hospital owners defend dog day care, park

The owners of Emmitsburg Veterinary Hospital asked commissioners Monday to reconsider their proposal to create a dog day care and dog park.

Tuesday - 06/05/2012, 02:00am EDT

Frederick County, Md., teachers voting on contract

The Frederick County Teachers Association is asking its members to vote on a proposed contract that the union opposes.

Monday - 06/04/2012, 06:53pm EDT

Maryland School for the Deaf grads ready for new challenges

For the seniors at the Maryland School for the Deaf, it has been a journey taken together

Sunday - 06/03/2012, 06:00am EDT

Beloved neighborhood peacock killed in accident

Willie, a peacock that lived in Lake Linganore for as many as 14 years, was hit by a car and died Thursday evening

Saturday - 06/02/2012, 06:00am EDT

Police release new sketch of '82 homicide victim

The Frederick Police Department on Friday released a new digital image of a woman who was found dead in a steamer trunk nearly 30 years ago.

Saturday - 06/02/2012, 06:00am EDT

Toilets may trump tech at Urbana, Md., school

Frederick County officials say some money earmarked for school technology improvements may be spent on a more urgent need: more toilets.

Friday - 06/01/2012, 12:21pm EDT

Md. mother charged with abuse in infant's death

A Frederick woman is charged with child abuse in the November death of her 3-month-old son.

Thursday - 05/31/2012, 06:52pm EDT

Md. farmer settles federal financial probe

A Frederick County dairy farm is settling federal accusations that it violated banking laws designed to curtail money laundering.

Thursday - 05/31/2012, 01:54pm EDT

Blues fest opening in Hagerstown, Md.

The blues are on tap in Hagerstown as the Western Maryland Blues Fest opens for a 17th year.

Thursday - 05/31/2012, 01:49pm EDT

Fort Detrick incinerators run afoul of Md. regs

Officials at Fort Detrick in Frederick say they're adding filtration equipment to a pair of trash incinerators after the Maryland Department of the Environment alleged violations of their operating permit.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 11:51am EDT

Frederick Co. celebrates 10 years of gravel roads

For Susan Hanson, the gravel roads of Frederick County lead to a slower time and place.

Tuesday - 05/29/2012, 04:46pm EDT

County official sets sights on Md. gov's office

The Republican president of the Frederick County Commissioners says he has formed a fundraising organization for a likely gubernatorial bid.

Tuesday - 05/29/2012, 12:22pm EDT

Dinner, mystery help keep train history alive in Walkersville

It is no mystery how the Walkersville Southern Railroad keeps history alive, but train riders Saturday did get their catered meal with a mysterious twist.

Sunday - 05/27/2012, 02:00am EDT

Young announces bid for governor

Blaine Young intends to run for governor.

Sunday - 05/27/2012, 02:00am EDT

Wrong-way driver tells police he'd been shot, dies

Police in Baltimore say they pulled over a man for driving the wrong way on a street and that when the man opened the door told police he'd been shot. The man later died.

Saturday - 05/26/2012, 01:53pm EDT

Bear sightings reported in Emmitsburg

A young black bear wandered into Emmitsburg this week, stopping for a snack before roaming back into the woods

Saturday - 05/26/2012, 06:00am EDT

Md. church choir director retiring after 42 years

Gail Slezak, chancel choir director at the Church of the Brethren, is retiring after more than 42 years of service to the church.

Wednesday - 05/23/2012, 03:20pm EDT

Civil War tourism group touts videos by Md. kids

A heritage tourism and educational group is using videos made by some Maryland middle-school students to spotlight the importance of connecting children with history.

Wednesday - 05/23/2012, 10:51am EDT

Locals praise PlanMaryland clarifications

Frederick County officials are praising clarifications to PlanMaryland, a statewide development plan criticized by many local officials from rural parts of the state.

Tuesday - 05/22/2012, 04:11pm EDT

Md. county may contract for park maintenance

Frederick County is renewing its push for privatization of some government services with a proposal to contract for maintenance of a county park.

Tuesday - 05/22/2012, 03:53pm EDT
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