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Frederick County


Md. Police Debut New Helicopters In Frederick

Frederick County is a high priority for the Maryland State Police Aviation Command. Because of hilly terrain, which makes flying more challenging, the county will become the first location in the state where the new $11.8 million police medevac helicopters will debut.


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Bear Causes Problems For Urbana Residents

Barbara Jones and her family are accustomed to wildlife congregating in her yard, nestled in a heavily wooded area along Doctor Perry Road near Urbana.


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Truck Crashes Into Grocery In Effort To Steal ATM

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says at least two people drove a truck into the front of a New Market grocery in an effort to steal an ATM.


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Truck Crashes Into Supermarket In Failed ATM Theft

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says thieves stole a truck and then drove it through a supermarket window in a failed attempt to steal an ATM.



Frederick Celebrates Opening Of Museum Season

It’s Frederick County Bell & History Day, the opening of museum season in the county.



Frederick County Hopes To Save Historic Lime Kilns

When Alice Nemitsas first thought about establishing a park at what is now Fountain Rock Park and Nature Center, the lime kilns were hidden under tangled vines.


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Frederick County Schools To Get Wi-Fi

Eighteen Frederick County schools will have wireless Internet access installed for the next school year.


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Frederick County To Offer 911 Texting For Speaking, Hearing Impaired

Calling for help. That’s what 911 is all about. But what if you can’t speak or hear? Frederick County is one of the first jurisdictions in the country to meet that need.


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Frederick Schools Eye New Safety Alert System

Frederick County public school officials are considering beefing up their safety alert system.


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Woman Dies In Mount Airy House Fire

A woman has died in a house fire in Mount Airy.


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Snow Piles Up In Frederick County

You didn’t have to climb very high in western Maryland to get a real taste of winter.


Photo Credit: Mindie Burgoyne

African American Cemeteries Tell Unique Story

Rick Smith usually teaches chemistry at McDaniel College, but during the school’s January term, he teaches students how to research their genealogy. He doesn’t have any trouble getting students to sign up for the class, which combines genealogical research methods and actual documentation efforts of African-American cemeteries in Frederick County.