Frederick County News

Md. middle school student self-publishes book

When Destiny Dixon is handed an assignment to write eight to nine sentences, she usually writes a whole page.

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 11:55am EDT

Trial starts in Ijamsville dog neglect case

Two Frederick County residents are charged with failing to provide proper veterinary care after abandoning eight dogs -- seven pit bull-mix puppies and an adult male dog -- alongside a road in Ijamsville.

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 06:46am EDT

Md. farmers sweating early spring

While the Mid-Atlantic has been enjoying an early spring, it's not much fun for fruit farmers in the region.

Sunday - 03/18/2012, 05:39pm EDT

Man donates buildings to St. Thomas More Academy

St. Thomas More Academy just got a really big gift. A businessman donated the former Catoctin Inn & Conference Center to the academy.

Saturday - 03/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

Romney to visit Frederick

Mitt Romney plans to visit Frederick next week, one of three stops the Republican front-runner will make during a quick swing through Maryland, his campaign confirmed Friday.

Saturday - 03/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

Local Irish-Americans look to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in traditional manner

"Amateur Day." That's what Allen Byrne calls St. Patrick's Day, a holiday that some would expect the Irish-born Frederick resident to observe with green beer and plastic shamrocks.

Saturday - 03/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

G-8 Twitter chatter: Protesters coming to Camp David

Social media networks are atwitter with discussions about plans to occupy a park near the G-8 summit at Camp David in May.

Friday - 03/16/2012, 02:00am EDT

Blaine Young ponders a run for Md. Governor's seat

Blaine Young knows he would be an underdog, but the Frederick County Commissioners president announced Thursday he will explore a run for governor in 2014.

Friday - 03/16/2012, 02:00am EDT

12 year old lands a hole-in-one at Md. golf course

Conditions at Glade Valley Golf Club in Walkersville, Md. were less than ideal when Jim and Nicholas Fox went out for a Sunday round on March 4

Thursday - 03/15/2012, 02:00pm EDT

Lawmakers debate tax increases, teacher pensions

Frederick County senators Wednesday took opposite approaches to a budgetary package that would establish widespread tax increases and ask counties to take on millions of dollars in teacher retirement costs.

Thursday - 03/15/2012, 02:00am EDT

Frederick man convicted of sexually abusing two children

A Frederick County jury found a 52-year-old man guilty of three counts of felony sex abuse of two children he helped to care for, the State's Attorney's office said in a news release today.

Wednesday - 03/14/2012, 02:00pm EDT

Hospital's garage addition approved in Frederick

Frederick officials have approved a hospital's plan to build a 420-space addition to its parking garage.

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 11:53am EDT

Hotels, local government gearing up for G-8

The G-8 leaders will be talking about global financial stability, but their weekend at Camp David could be anything but stable for the local business community.

Monday - 03/12/2012, 10:00am EDT

Military medical experts mark progress against the common cold

Military medical experts at Fort Detrick are marking progress against an enemy most of us have encountered: the common cold.

Monday - 03/12/2012, 07:39am EDT

Lack of oversight found in area schools spending

Your tax dollars pay for public schools and two new reports are shedding some light on cases where those dollars may not be watched closely enough.

Sunday - 03/11/2012, 09:01am EDT

Md. state park holds maple syrup demonstration

The sap is rising at Cunningham Falls State Park near Thurmont.

Saturday - 03/10/2012, 07:37am EST

Robbery suspect found under pool deck

The man charged with robbing a Frederick bank on Friday was found hiding under a pool deck attached to Melanie Bittner's house in the Robin Meadows subdivision.

Saturday - 03/10/2012, 06:00am EST

Frederick County installs panic buttons at Winchester Hall

There is no cause for alarm, county officials say, but three panic buttons have been installed at Winchester Hall.

Friday - 03/09/2012, 06:00am EST

Frederick, Md., community college picks new leader

Frederick Community College says it has chosen an official from the College of Southern Maryland as its new president.

Thursday - 03/08/2012, 12:19pm EST

Md.'s Catoctin Zoo plans educational center

The Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo near Thurmont says it's planning an expansion.

Thursday - 03/08/2012, 06:17am EST
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