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Monocacy River

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Contest To Name Monocacy Tributaries Nears End

A contest to give names to six tributaries of the Monocacy River has drawn more than two dozen entries.


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Frederick Rescuers Save 2 Men, 1 Officer In Water

Frederick County authorities have made two water rescues due to flooding from the Monocacy River.


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275,000 Gallons Of Waste Spill In Ballenger Creek, Monocacy River

Frederick County officials are trying to determine why a sewage treatment plant malfunction went unnoticed for 90 minutes.



Heat Stifles Md. Civil War Encampment

The National Park Service says it’s too hot for a Civil War anniversary event at the Monocacy National Battlefield near Frederick.


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Fort Detrick Says Wastewater Phosphorus Now Normal

The Army is investigating a spike in phosphorus levels in treated wastewater from Fort Detrick in Frederick.


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Frederick Says Water Restored After Sewage Spill

Frederick City officials say water quality has improved in Carroll Creek and the Monocacy River after 3.5 million gallons of raw sewage spilled from a waste water treatment plant last week.



Power Outage Causes Frederick Sewage Spill

Frederick City officials say 3.5 million gallons of raw sewage spilled into Carroll Creek after a wastewater treatment plant lost power for about nine hours.


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Roads Reopen After Sewage Spill In Frederick

Frederick County officials say roads have reopened following a raw sewage spill at the city’s waste water treatment plant.


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Moderate Flooding Along Monocacy River

High water is closing some roads and causing moderate flooding along the Monocacy River in Frederick County.


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Potomac River Flood Forecasts Eased

The National Weather Service predicts minor to moderate flooding on Potomac River tributaries including Antietam Creek, Seneca Creek and the Monocacy River.


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Police Find Body Of Swimmer Missing In Md.

Authorities say they have found the body of swimmer who went missing in the Monocacy River this week.


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Slave Village Digs Resume In Civil War Battlefield

National Park Service archaeologists are hoping to learn more this summer about a slave village unearthed within Monocacy National Battlefield.