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Frederick County to receive 8 to 10 inches of snow Thursday

Frederick County may be in for another snow day this week as meteorologists predict 8 to 10 inches of snowfall Thursday.

Posted: March 04, 2015
Man sentenced for Kmart restroom attack

A Frederick man was sentenced to 18 months in jail Tuesday for robbing and assaulting another man in a Kmart restroom in 2014.

Posted: March 03, 2015
Virginia man sentenced to prison for role in Colonial Jewelers robbery

The Virginia man accused of robbing Colonial Jewelers at gunpoint in 2013 was sentenced to prison Tuesday in Frederick County Circuit Court for armed robbery and first-degree assault.

Posted: March 03, 2015
Jefferson house fire sends 1 to hospital, displaces 4

A chimney fire that spread into a house on Old Middletown Road in Jefferson displaced four adults and a dog Tuesday morning, fire officials said.

Posted: March 03, 2015

Sports

Finding his own Way

URBANA — Morgan Way knows this is going to come off as incredibly arrogant, and he honestly doesn’t mean or want it to sound that way.

Posted: March 04, 2015
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Local schedule on ice again

In sports, it’s cliché for coaches and players to say they’re taking things one day or game at a time, but those are precisely the terms local public school basketball teams must operate under from here on out in the regional playoffs.

Posted: March 04, 2015
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Local roundup: Hawkins named FCC's first men's lacrosse coach

Men’s Lacrosse

Posted: March 04, 2015
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In the Schools

Lottery to fill Frederick County Public charter schools open through Monday

The lottery for placement in each of Frederick County's three public charter schools closes at midnight Monday.

Posted: March 03, 2015
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Frederick teen uses stature to battle bullying

For Jessica Bayuk, 16, a typical school day ends around 1 p.m., about an hour before the rest of Frederick High School is released.

Posted: March 02, 2015
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School Notes: Guidance counselors promote career finding program

Guidance counselors promote career finding program, snow days cut vacations and students show off research and cultural education.

Posted: March 02, 2015
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Community news

Around South Frederick County: Jefferson Homemakers' Club seeks new members

The Jefferson Homemakers’ Club hopes to add more new members this year.

Posted: February 22, 2015
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Volunteer opportunities — February 22

The Meals on Wheels program is expanding home-delivered meals to homebound clients in the areas of Lewistown, southern Thurmont and Woodsboro. The program delivers two meals daily, Monday through Friday, to older adults and adults with disabilities who have limited or no regular daytime assistance, and have limited access to shopping and food preparation. Volunteers are needed to deliver meals to recipients in this area.

Posted: February 22, 2015
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'Held in Regard' black history program

AARCH will present “Held in Regard,” a black history presentation, at 4 p.m. Saturday hosted by Trinity United Methodist Church, 703 W. Patrick St., Frederick. The program will focus on the people, places, events, lifestyles and items of respect, appreciation and value in telling the African-American history of Frederick County.

Posted: February 18, 2015
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Announcements

Colleen Mary McCarrick to wed Robert Pietrucha

Martin and Susan McCarrick of Myersville, Maryland are excited to announce th...

Posted: February 27, 2015 - 2:00 am
Kodi Beth Stup to wed Gregory Tyler Davis

With great pleasure and enthusiasm, the parents of Gregory Tyler Davis and th...

Posted: February 27, 2015 - 2:00 am
Rachel Suzanne Crum to Jose Luis Moreno

Stephen and Donna Crum of Jefferson, Maryland are excited to announce the eng...

Posted: February 27, 2015 - 2:00 am

Obituaries

Death Notice: Eleanor Virginia Ohler

Mrs. Eleanor Virginia Ohler, of Thurmont, Maryland, died Wednesday, February ...

Posted: February 28, 2015 - 2:00 am
Death Notice: Mr. William Loudon

Mr. William Loudon, of Frederick, died Thursday, Feb. 26. Arrangements are by...

Posted: February 28, 2015 - 2:00 am
Death Notice: Linda Wiles

Mrs. Linda Dianne Wiles, of Thurmont, died Thursday, Feb. 26. Arrangements ar...

Posted: February 28, 2015 - 2:00 am

Letters from Your Town

Easterly views

On Sunday, Alex Bauer wrote an interesting letter to the editor bemoaning the changes happening on the east side of downtown (“Losing east Frederick”).

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Worldwide effort on climate change needed

It should be evident to most that the excessive use of fossil fuels is causing global climate change. Even if we now act on an emergency basis, we cannot prevent the premature deaths of millions of people. Those that are advocating for the XL pipeline and fracking seem willing to risk the future ...

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Test debacle

Suppose you were fortunate enough to get a job that you enjoyed and you excelled in. One day, your boss calls you in to say that you will be tested and compared against the other employees in your position nationwide. Immediately, your boss starts preparing you for the test. She gets behind in he...

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    Wed, Mar 04, 8:00 am EST
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    Wed, Mar 04, 8:30 am EST
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    Prints with collage elements that were inspired by a road trip artist Rhonda Smith took to see some of the country's great works of art. Smith…

  • Women's Center Art Exhibit 2015

    Wed, Mar 04, 9:00 am EST
    Women's Center at FMH Crestwood, Frederick

    This is a "No Theme Exhibit," Jan. 12 to May 1. Artist reception 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 16 The exhibit and art reception are open to the public. Loc…

  • Art League of Germantown Members' Exhibit

    Wed, Mar 04, 9:00 am EST
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    Artists reception 7 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 10. Oils, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, pencil/charcoal, mixed media and photography.

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