Frederick County News

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

History is passion for young Civil War re-enactor

Walkersville High School junior Chris Sniezek enlisted in the military when he was 10. The now 17-year-old Civil War re-enactor said his love of history has kept him interested in the hobby throughout his adolescence, although he's one of a few people in his age group involved with it.

Tuesday - 05/22/2012, 06:00am EDT

2 security guards arrested in Frederick

Two security guards were arrested after allegedly assaulting a man in the parking lot of a restaurant in Frederick.

Sunday - 05/20/2012, 01:28pm EDT

Tight security, gnats for the press corps

Freedom of the press is a bit different at the G-8 summit.

Sunday - 05/20/2012, 01:24pm EDT

White House to look into G-8 security reimbursement

The White House will look into reimbursing local law enforcement for costs associated with President Barack Obama's decision in March to move the G-8 summit to Camp David from Chicago.

Sunday - 05/20/2012, 06:00am EDT

Obama, G-8: Recovery takes both growth and cutting

Confronting an economic crisis that threatens them all, President Barack Obama and leaders of other world powers on Saturday declared that their governments must both spark growth and cut the debt that has crippled the European continent and put investors worldwide on edge.

Saturday - 05/19/2012, 06:00pm EDT

G-8 activists prepare peaceful Maryland protests

About a dozen activists prepared banners for roadside demonstrations Friday in Thurmont, Md., under the eyes of authorities determined to keep them miles away from the Camp David presidential retreat where world leaders were gathering for a global economic summit.

Friday - 05/18/2012, 04:40pm EDT

G-8 activists prepare peaceful Maryland protests

About a dozen activists prepared banners for roadside demonstrations Friday in Thurmont, Md., under the eyes of authorities determined to keep them miles away from the Camp David presidential retreat where world leaders were gathering for a global economic summit.

Friday - 05/18/2012, 04:38pm EDT
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Brunswick seniors to stage Prom 2.0

The Prom 2.0 organizers said they felt "oppressed" at Brunswick's prom by the atmosphere, including the lighting on the dance floor and the music choice -- which included too much country, organizers said -- and the rules on dancing.

Friday - 05/18/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick Co. gears up for G-8 deluge

On Thursday afternoon, a day before this town is set to be at the center of the world stage, the streets were quiet.

Friday - 05/18/2012, 06:00am EDT

The lips behind the kiss that ended World War II

It's arguably the most famous picture marking the end of World War II: Two strangers, a sailor and a nurse, kissing in the middle of Times Square on the cover of LIFE Magazine.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 07:15am EDT

Stick 'em up: Matches ignite artistic genius

Farmhand Stanley Offord's artistic streak came from out of the blue 50 years ago: no guidance, no fancy art supplies, no art school.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

Game official: Coyote sightings to rise

Sherry Crockett is used to seeing deer, wild turkeys, foxes and raccoons in the woodlands that surround her home But a coyote -- now that was a bit of a surprise.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

For G-8 summit: No additional road closures are expected

Officials expect no additional long-term road closures associated with this weekend's G-8 summit, Sheriff Chuck Jenkins said.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

On road to Camp David, tweets read 'end hunger'

An organization seeking to draw attention to food security and poverty painted tweets Wednesday on Md 77 near Thurmont in advance of the G-8 summit at Camp David.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick police warn of suspicious incident near Baker Park

The Frederick Police Department and the Frederick County Sheriff's Office are warning citizens to be on alert after high school student reported a suspicious incident near Carroll Parkway near Baker Park Tuesday afternoon.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 10:28pm EDT

World leaders set for busy US weekend of summitry

More than two dozen world leaders will join President Barack Obama in an extraordinary weekend of back-to-back summits to tackle Europe's mounting economic woes and solidify plans for winding down the decade-long war in Afghanistan.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 08:18pm EDT

Md. state police to increase presence for G-8

A spokeswoman for Gov. Martin O'Malley says the Maryland State Police will have an increased presence in the area around Camp David for the Group of Eight leading industrialized nations meeting this week.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 08:13pm EDT
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