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Frederick County Deputy Arrested For Assault On Child
Frederick, Md. (DG) – A Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Deputy has been arrested for assault involving a child. Maryland State Police are handling the investigation. According to a press release, investigators say the assault involved a five year old child and happened on March 21. The deputy was...
03_23_23 Sheriff Chuck Jenkins on MNE
Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins joined Bob and Ryan to talk about Allan Mandujano, a 29-year-old deputy charged with second-degree child abuse. Mandujano was allegedly involved in an assault on a five-year-old child on March 21.
Fatal Frederick stabbing victim identified; police investigating
FREDERICK, M.d. (FOX 5 DC) - The victim in a fatal stabbing has been identified by Frederick Police as they continue to search for a suspect. Officers responded to the 400 block of North Market St. on Saturday around 1:15 a.m. for a report of a stabbing. Officers located a...
Frederick County Council Approves Amendments To Proposed Property Tax Credit Ordinances
The legislation would enhance these credits for senior citizens and military veterans. Frederick, Md (KM) Two bills which would enhance property tax credits for Frederick County’s senior citizens and retired military will once again undergo public hearings. The Council on Tuesday approved amendments to these measures which would reduce the amount of credits being provided.
Updated: Dog rehab center evacuated after mysterious odor, symptoms
People and dogs had to leave a dog rehabilitation center on Prospect Boulevard in Frederick on Wednesday morning because unknown fumes were burning people’s eyes and throats, authorities said. People in Skylos Sports Medicine were evacuated after Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services responded to the building...
Auditors visited more than 100 FCPS special education classrooms, spoke with 250 people
Members of the independent team reviewing Frederick County Public Schools' special education programs spoke to the school board on Wednesday night, giving an update on their progress and outlining the data they are studying. Public Consulting Group (PCG), a private firm based in Boston, is auditing the district's services for...
City ethics chair resigns, cites criticism
The head of Frederick’s Ethics Commission resigned this month, upset, he wrote in a letter, that his and the commission’s integrity were questioned during a workshop hearing with the Board of Aldermen. Commission Chairman Richard Stup sent a letter to Mayor Michael O’Connor on March 2, resigning his...
Traffic Stop Leads To Seizure Of LSD, Crack Cocaine, Other Drugs In Frederick: Police
What could have been a routine traffic stop led to a massive drug bust for police investigators in Frederick. Aaron-Patrick Vincent Williams, 31, is facing a host of charges after being busted by members of the Frederick Police Department this week with LSD, crack cocaine, and other drugs, according to officials.
Lara Fritts To Take Over Frederick County Office Of Economic Development
She has been appointed by the County Executive. Lara Fritts (Photo Frederick County Executive’s Office) m. Frederick, Md (KM) There’s a new director for the Frederick County Office of Economic Development. Lara Fritts has been appointed to the position. She will take over on April 3rd from Jodie Bollinger, who has served as Acting Director of Economic Development since Helen Propheter retired in 2022.
Frederick residents want more than a guardrail on Route 15
FREDERICK, MD (DC News Now)– A guardrail now separates the residents of Apple Avenue from Route 15. This is weeks after a tanker truck crashed and exploded which left one person dead. Kathryn Hamilton, a resident said she believes the guardrail is a temporary fix for what she believes needs a permanent solution. “It’s a […]
Other driver identified in recent Frederick County crash was from Washington County
A Smithsburg resident was among the fatalities last Thursday after a head-on crash on U.S. 40 east of the Washington County/Frederick County line, according to Maryland State Police. Shawn Patrick Whalen, 56, of Smithsburg, was the driver of the 2019 Ford F-150 pickup truck in the crash that occurred Thursday...
FCPS hires new chief legal counsel
Frederick County Public Schools is hiring a new chief legal counsel. Steven Blivess will take over the cabinet-level district position on April 11, according to an FCPS news release. He will replace Jamie Cannon, who has been with the district for more than 15 years.
Community in Frederick County doing proactive testing of drinking water sources
BRUNSWICK, Md. (DC News Now) — With municipalities across the region on alert for so-called “forever chemicals” in the drinking water, the Frederick County community of Brunswick is trying to get ahead of the curve. They are testing for PFAS, a residue from non-stick cookware and many cleaning products. The town’s water utilities director says […]
Walkersville true to form in softball win over Thomas Johnson
WALKERSVILLE — Walkersville starter Caroline Hinkelman struck out just two batters in Wednesday’s season opener against Thomas Johnson. In other words, it was vintage Hinkelman.
It’s Restaurant Week in Downtown Frederick!
If you’re looking for a great culinary experience, join us for Restaurant Week in Downtown Frederick and throughout the county today through March 26, 2023. A celebration of the city’s diverse culinary scene, restaurants offer special menus, giving diners the chance to sample new dishes and revisit old favorites. During restaurant week, these establishments pull out all the stops, creating special menus that showcase their best dishes and ingredients, allowing diners to try new places and dishes. This is a great opportunity to explore different culinary traditions and styles. You might discover a new favorite restaurant or cuisine that you have never considered!
Proposed Changes To Md. Open Meetings Law Not Taking Place This Year In General Assembly
Legislation to that effect was sponsored by Frederick County Delegate April Miller. Delegate April Miller (Photo from Md. General Assembly) Annapolis, Md (KM) Legislation to expand the state’s open meeting law to cover citizen committees and task forces formed by local boards of education in Maryland won’t go forward this year. That’s according to Frederick County Delegate April Miller who is sponsoring the bill. “It did not make it out of the House. It has not made to the other side. As I didn’t have a cross file on it, so that means it pretty much won’t go anywhere after the next couple of days,” she says.
Guardrails installed on US-15 in Frederick after deadly tanker fire
Maryland transportation officials say a new addition to a stretch of U.S. Route 15 in Frederick will help shield residents from crashes, such as this month’s tanker disaster. Work crews worked late Monday to deploy guardrails along northbound Route 15 near Rosemont Avenue, more than two weeks after a...
Frederick police investigating fatal stabbing
Police said that at about 1:15 a.m., they responded to the 400 Block of North Market Street for a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived, they found a victim who had been stabbed multiple times. Frederick police investigating fatal stabbing. Police said that at about 1:15 a.m., they responded...
With mortgage rates up, cash buyers more common in housing market
FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) — Many norms have been changed by the pandemic. One such example is the current spike in homebuyers paying all cash. “It was the traffic. Traffic was always backed up every day, so we decided to move here, and it’s quiet,” said Gil Grillot of Frederick County. Grillot moved […]
Guard rails added along Route 15 after fatal tanker crash, fire
FREDERICK, Md. (DC News Now) — Guard rails were added along Route 15 at the location of a fatal tanker crash and fire that happened earlier this month. The guard rail is on northbound Route 15 between 7th Street and Rosemont Avenue. 58-year-old Ronald Heiston, Jr. of Hagerstown died after the tanker he was driving […]
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