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Frederick County Considers Reuse Plan For Ex-presidential Retreat

The Frederick County Council is again considering a plan to turn a former presidential fishing spot near Thurmont into a drug rehabilitation center linked to the Church of Scientology.

06/01/2015

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Maryland Man Gets 40 Years In Fatal Abuse Of 2-Year-Old

A Maryland man was sentenced to 40 years in prison Thursday for what the judge called the “mind-boggling,” fatal abuse of a 2-year-old boy who was whipped with a belt, kicked, shaken, slammed against kitchen cabinets and forced to brush his teeth with a steel barbecue brush.

03/19/2015

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Md. Man Pleads Guilty In 2-Year-Old’s Fatal Abuse

A Frederick County man has pleaded guilty to fatally abusing a 2-year-old boy by kicking and shaking the toddler, beating him with a belt and cleaning his teeth with a wire brush meant for barbecue grills.

11/21/2014

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Auction Set For Items From Eatery Near Camp David

An auction in Thurmont promises collectibles from a restaurant near Camp David that closed last spring after 85 years in business.

10/13/2014

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Loy’s Station Covered Bridge In Thurmont Closed For Repairs

A covered bridge in Thurmont has been closed for repairs.

09/09/2014

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Horse Dies In Hit-And-Run Near Thurmont

Maryland State Police are reporting a horse killed by a hit-and-run driver near the Frederick County town of Thurmont.

05/27/2014

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Swimming Advisory Issued For Md. State Park Lake

The Frederick County Health Department is advising people with cuts or open wounds to avoid swimming in the lake at Cunningham Falls State Park near Thurmont.

05/23/2014

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Synthetic Pot Seized In Maryland Valued At $100K

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says authorities seized more than $100,000 worth of synthetic marijuana from three gas stations and the Thurmont home of the station owners.

05/21/2014

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USDA Sharpshooters Kill 156 Deer In Md. Park

The National Park Service says government sharpshooters killed 156 white-tailed deer in the fifth year of a herd-reduction program at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont.

04/04/2014

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Md. State Park Closed For Superstorm Sandy Cleanup

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s closing part of Cunningham Falls State Park near Thurmont to salvage timber downed or damaged by Superstorm Sandy more than 14 months ago.

01/15/2014

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Camping Fees Rise At Md.’s Catoctin Mountain Park

The cost of camping at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont is going up.

01/09/2014

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Md. Man Charged With Child Abuse After Boy Dies

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Thurmont man with child abuse and is investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy.

09/09/2013

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