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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.
The Occupy Frederick group says it plans a number of events in Frederick later this month linked to the meeting at nearby Camp David of leaders of the Group of Eight leading industrialized nations.
Frederick County public school students will have a day off in May because of the G-8 summit being held at Camp David in Thurmont.
Camp West-Mar is typically a camp used by the YMCA and Boy and Girl Scout groups. It's being offered as a place to stay when the G-8 Summit comes to Frederick County.
Social media networks are atwitter with discussions about plans to occupy a park near the G-8 summit at Camp David in May.
For town Commissioner Wayne Hooper and other Thurmont officials, concerns about possible protests and commotion during the upcoming G-8 summit at Camp David seem to be outweighed by excitement over the event