Frederick County News

Superfresh closing leaves Frederick Co. shopping center guessing

Remnants of the Ballenger Creek Shopping Center's Superfresh grocery store remain, but the traffic that the now-gutted business once brought is long gone.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 02:00am EDT

Scam strikes close to home

As warmer weather approaches, homeowners are being warned of a surprising door-to-door scam.

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 05:04am EDT

Student, 18, charged with assaulting teacher

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office says a student at Tuscarora High School has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a teacher. Eighteen-year-old Dale Weeks of Frederick has been charged with second-degree assault, disorderly conduct and disrupting school activities.

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 08:48pm EDT

Woman celebrates 68 years of work at CVS/Peoples

Hallmark does not make congratulatory cards for 68 years of work with the same employer, but if it did, Margaret Powers might receive one this week.

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 06:00am EDT

Md. puts $250K behind Frederick hotel, conference center

With the help of a quarter million dollars from the state, local officials have started to lay a financial foundation for a long-discussed downtown hotel and conference center.

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 06:00am EDT

15-year-old sinks basket after front flip (VIDEO)

Mastering a front flip is hard enough, but imagine then making a basket from across the basketball court.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 12:36pm EDT

Motorcycle sells for $155,000 at auction

A 1903 Indian motorcycle sold for $155,000 at a public auction Saturday at the Frederick Fairgrounds.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 02:00am EDT

Newest Frederick Co. winery grows in Thurmont

Catoctin Breeze Vineyard represents the ninth and newest Frederick County winery, and offers two table wines and three dessert honey wines.

Monday - 04/23/2012, 02:00am EDT

Pageant celebrates spirit of girls with disabilities

Young women with disabilities showed their self confidence during the Miss Amazing Pageant in Frederick.

Sunday - 04/22/2012, 02:00am EDT

Former Frederick Co. man helped save pilot in Va. Beach crash

In the aftermath of tragedy, Colby Smith has emerged as a hometown hero

Sunday - 04/22/2012, 02:00am EDT

Man protests sale of synthetic marijuana

Duane Canter wants to draw attention to the sale in local stores of a substance that mimics the effects of marijuana

Sunday - 04/22/2012, 02:00am EDT

Md. man arrested after crashing car into home

Police in Frederick say they've arrested a man who crashed his car into a home and then attempted to leave the scene of the crash.

Saturday - 04/21/2012, 09:41pm EDT

Frederick Co. considers fighting state ‘rain tax' law in court

The county is considering a legal battle against the state to avoid charging property owners for runoff cleanup efforts.

Saturday - 04/21/2012, 02:00am EDT

New housing, zoning at odds in historic Frederick

A struggling national housing market is not slowing proposed growth in southern Frederick County, where two projects could generate 1,710 new homes

Saturday - 04/21/2012, 02:00am EDT

Frederick to fix roads, install 100 new meters

The streets of Frederick are getting new pavement and parking meters.

Friday - 04/20/2012, 02:00am EDT

Italian astronaut speaks at Hood College

Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli was a guest speaker Wednesday afternoon at Hood College. He talked about his experiences as a crew member of the International Space Station. Nespoli was in the area because he is attending the ceremony transferring the space shuttle Discovery from NASA to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum Annex in Virginia Thursday.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 02:46pm EDT

Frederick Co. urged to allow hives in yards

A handful of area apiarists wearing pollen-colored shirts urged commissioners Tuesday night to "make bee space in Frederick County."

Wednesday - 04/18/2012, 02:00am EDT

Plant wholesaler near Thurmont has big-name clients

Catoctin Mountain Growers sells primarily to retail outlets, including Walmart, Sam's Club and landscapers, and offers a Saturday-only retail sale for the public.

Monday - 04/16/2012, 02:00am EDT

Japanese student drummers in Frederick, Md.

A team of Japanese student drummers headlines a cherry-blossom event in Frederick's Baker Park.

Sunday - 04/15/2012, 09:17am EDT

Insider's book reveals 'whole other world' of baseball

Professional baseball includes plenty of behind-the-scenes actors not featured on trading cards, to hear Matthew Kastel tell it

Sunday - 04/15/2012, 02:00am EDT
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