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Yesterday | WFMD-AM Frederick

Nedrow Earns Outstanding Teacher Award

Brunswick Middle School language arts teacher Amy Nedrow is the Frederick County recipient of a 2014 Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award.

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Thursday | WFMD-AM Frederick

Rebuilding Together in Frederick County

The Board of Directors of Rebuilding Together, Frederick County, cordially invites the public to visit any of the 16 homes that will be rehabilitated during the 2014 project day on Saturday, April 26, National Rebuilding Together Day.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WFMD-AM Frederick

FCPS Needs Grant Writers

Frederick County Public Schools needs grant writers. The school system is working to move forward with a project to provide the county's public school students and teachers with modern learning technology.

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CBS Local

Police: 2 Sexual Assaults At Frederick County Park May Be Linked

Maryland State Police have developed a link between two sexual assaults at Walkersville Community Park in Frederick County.

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Related Topix: Walkersville, MD

City of Frederick County

Junior Deputy Academy

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office Community Deputy Unit and town of Middletown are excited to announce that they will once again be hosting the FCSO Junior Deputy Academy in 2014 for children living in the Middletown, MD community.

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Related Topix: Middletown, MD

Tue Apr 15, 2014

FireHouse.com

Md. Vol. Ambulance Co. Threatened With Suspension

April 15--The all-volunteer Emmitsburg Ambulance Co. No. 26 could be stripped of county funding and have its services suspended due to ongoing leadership woes and failure to meet minimum standards.

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Related Topix: Emmitsburg, MD

Baltimore News

Murder charge in Frederick, Md., infant's death

A Frederick County grand jury is adding a charge of first-degree murder to the allegations against a Frederick man in the death of his 21-month-old daughter.

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Related Topix: Frederick, MD

WFMD-AM Frederick

Sixth Arrest Made in Armed Robbery/Kidnapping

Detectives with the Frederick Police Department made another arrest in the January 2014 armed robbery and kidnapping which happened in the area of E. 16th Street and N. East Street, in Frederick, Md.

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Related Topix: Frederick, MD, Street, MD

WFMD-AM Frederick

Vivint Solar to Hire in Frederick County

Vivint Solar will expand into Frederick and Baltimore counties and hire for 85 new positions.

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Related Topix: Baltimore County, MD

WFMD-AM Frederick

Governor Signs Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana Possession

Legislation decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana was signed into law on Monday by Governor Martin O'Malley.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

WFMD-AM Frederick

Woods Fire Scorches Four Acres In Frederick County

Fire fighters from Frederick County, and Franklin County, Pa., responded to a woods fire on Monday afternoon along Catoctin Hollow Road and Catoctin Mountain Highway .

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Walkersville Community Park assaults may have connection

There are similarities between a November 2013 sexual assault in Frederick County and one that occurred on April 6 in the same area, Maryland State Police say.

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Utility Products

Potomac Edison to rebuild 500 kV Maryland transmission line

Potomac Edison, a unit of FirstEnergy Corp., is rebuilding a major 500 kV transmission line in Frederick County, Maryland, to enhance service reliability for existing customers and accommodate future electrical load growth in Maryland and West Virginia.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

City of Frederick County

Synergies Committee

The mission of the Synergies Committee is to research and identify savings and efficiencies that can be achieved by working cooperatively with other governmental entities.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

City of Frederick County

Spring Rabies Clinics

The Frederick County Health Department will be conducting rabies vaccination clinics for all dogs, cats, and ferrets 3 months of age or older at the following locations: Farm & Home Services - Brunswick Friday, May 2 630 Souder Rd. Brunswick, MD 21716 Hours: 4-7 PM Cost: $8 per animal Ballenger Creek Park Thursday, May 15 5420 Ballenger Creek Pike ... (more)

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Related Topix: Brunswick, MD, Ballenger Creek, MD, Frederick, MD, Thurmont, MD

Wed Apr 09, 2014

City of Frederick County

Frederick County Public Libraries Welcomes Donations of Materials

Frederick County Public Libraries recently presented its quarterly report to the Frederick Board of County Commissioners regarding donations of materials to public libraries.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

A small win for polluters [Editorial]

Our view: Decision to let Carroll and Frederick counties avoid the 'rain tax' by tapping property taxes instead unleashes a flood of challenges Two years ago, the General Assembly passed a law requiring Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions to begin imposing a stormwater fee to cover the costs of reducing pollution that results when rain sweeps dog ... (more)

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Related Topix: Carroll County, MD, Natural Disasters, Flood, Environment, Science, Frederick, MD, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Opinion

WTOP-FM Washington

Joggers attacked by man in Frederick County park, suspect at large

Authorities in Frederick County, Md., are trying to track down a man who reportedly attacked two women who were jogging in a park Sunday afternoon.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Examiner.com

Bell and History Days ring in Museum Season

Today marks the official opening of " museum season" in nearby Frederick County, and to celebrate several participating museums and historic sites across the community are ringing in the season with Frederick County Bell and History Days .

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Related Topix: Emmitsburg, MD

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WFMD-AM Frederick

Death Of Westminster Man In Frederick Ruled Accidental

The Frederick County Bureau of Investigation has closed its probe into the death of a Westminster man earlier this year, and determined it was accidental.

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