Frederick County News

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

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
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