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

Man convicted in 2004 rape gets life in prison

A Hagerstown man convicted of a 2004 rape in Frederick based on a DNA sample he submitted in Tennessee has been sentenced to life in prison.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 08:44pm EDT

YMCA to oversee Frederick Co. Head Start

Local YMCA leaders Monday announced they are taking the reins of a Head Start program in limbo since Frederick County relinquished control of it last year.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 02:00am EDT

Frederick ‘preparing for worst' in case of G-8 riots

Frederick police are urging property owners to be prepared in case unruly mobs descend on Frederick during the upcoming G-8 summit, as happened in some G-8 host cities.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 02:00am EDT

Frederick woman walking down aisle for first time at 70

Barbara Schultze was never in a hurry to get married and didn't mind waiting The wait is over, and now the 70-year-old Frederick woman is ready to walk down the aisle for the first time May 27.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 02:00am EDT

Memorial for fallen soldier planned in Md. park

A friend of a slain U.S. Army captain is raising funds for a memorial to fallen service members in an Urbana park.

Monday - 05/07/2012, 03:22am EDT

Frederick arts festival organizers seek volunteers

As the 19th annual Frederick Festival of the Arts approaches, organizers are seeking volunteers, event coordinator Tammy O'Connor said

Monday - 05/07/2012, 02:00am EDT

At half marathon, runner 'highly recommends' kilt

At Sunday's half-marathon in Frederick, Lee Riley was the guy who made tartan the new Spandex.

Monday - 05/07/2012, 02:00am EDT

Marble tourney a friendly competition

A trip to the national tournament in Wildwood, N J , was on the line, but Saturday's marble shooting tournament at Middletown Park was anything but fierce

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

Frederick businesses hope to capitalize on Gettysburg anniversary

The Gettysburg Convention and Visitors Bureau estimates the 150th anniversary will attract 4 million people in 2013, but many visitors are expected to make the trek this year to avoid the 2013 crush, and local establishments hope to benefit from tourists coming through Frederick County on their way to the battlefields.

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

Md. restaurant offers big challenge for big eaters

"Thirty minutes or less, and the meal is free."

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 10:03am EDT

Monster burger is free, if you can finish the meal

Here's a challenge. Eat a burger meal in 30 minutes and your meal is free at Lohr's Family Restaurant in Frederick. It's the size of the meal that's the catch.

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 07:59am EDT
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Giant Maryland burger is free, if you can eat it

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Thursday - 05/03/2012, 06:19am EDT

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Frederick City to ‘condemn every building' if necessary

Last month, the Frederick City's code enforcement manager announced that he would crack down on chronic violators, and this week he announced two more properties are condemned.

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 02:00am EDT

Growth brings changes to Frederick Running Festival

Runners from 37 states and five countries will take to city streets this weekend to race toward the Frederick Running Festival finish line.

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 02:00am EDT

Blog: Bad owners make bad dogs - it's a matter of fact

The story concerns pit bulls and the latest ruling from the Maryland appellate court that says "pit bulls and cross-bred pit bulls are inherently dangerous."

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 08:09pm EDT

Scout develops device to make reloading gun easier

Brian Nelle is only in seventh grade, but his ingenuity has already made a difference in the life of a wounded veteran.

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 02:00am EDT

Urban chickens popular but few towns allow them

Jokes might have you believe that chickens are well-versed at crossing roads, but these days they are crossing entire zip codes, being mailed from chicken hatcheries and ending up in backyard coops.

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 02:00am EDT

Bar shooting leads to wreck in Frederick, Md.

Police in Frederick say a shooting outside a downtown tavern led to other complications when a passenger vehicle carrying the victim to the hospital crashed into a parked car on Dill Avenue.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 01:14pm EDT
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