Frederick County News

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

Md. governor sends anti-hunger message to G8

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is joining a campaign for world hunger relief aimed at the Group of Eight economic summit at Camp David.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 04:09pm EDT

Anti-drone activists target G-8 meeting in Md.

Opponents of America's use of unmanned aircraft against terrorism suspects are targeting Maryland politicians and the Group of Eight economic summit at Camp David.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 04:00pm EDT

Former Md. teacher charged with molesting student

A former Frederick County public school teacher is charged with molesting a student.

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 04:03pm EDT

Frederick city wins bike-friendly bronze

Frederick city has officially joined the ranks of bicycle-friendly cities around the country.

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 02:00am EDT

Westbound I-70 closed near Braddock heights

Maryland State Police say the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 just west of Frederick are closed due to an overturned tractor-trailer.

Monday - 05/14/2012, 04:55pm EDT

Natives from G8 nations eye summit in Md.

Perhaps it's fitting that Joe Cohen celebrates his birthday July 4.

Monday - 05/14/2012, 02:33pm EDT

Md. police agencies want repayment from G-8 summit

Maryland police agencies say they may not be reimbursed for costs associated with next week's summit of the Group of Eight leading industrialized nations at Camp David.

Sunday - 05/13/2012, 01:47pm EDT

Wine law brings ‘Maryland into the 21st century'

A battle between wine lovers and Maryland legislators was finally settled in the most recent session of the General Assembly.

Sunday - 05/13/2012, 02:00am EDT

Ammonia leak evacuates Flying Dog Brewery

Hazardous materials crews responded to an ammonia leak at the Flying Dog Brewery early Thursday.

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 09:49am EDT
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