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Frederick County Board of Education welcomes final member

, you'll find the Board of Education's newest member, Dr. Lois Jarman, in the Office of International Affairs. "I have always encouraged my students to look beyond our borders to find excitement and to find learning," Jarman explained.


Rutter's opening in Walkersville with tensions still high

After placing a fresh cup of coffee on top of his car, David Mays looked across the parking lot of the Walkersville Circle K gas station. Several hundred feet away, crews were spending Tuesday morning finishing work on the new Rutter's gas station.


Weather report postpones Frederick Women’s March planned for weekend

The threat of inclement weather this weekend has forced the organizers of the third annual Frederick Women’s March to push the event back another week. Initially set for Sunday, the rally and march is now slated for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 27. The event is scheduled this year to begin at Carroll Cr


Taneytown police chief, officer on administrative leave after FBI executed search warrant at department

The city of Taneytown has placed its chief of police, William Tyler, and another officer on administrative leave after federal law enforcement agents executed a sealed search warrant at the Taneytown Police Department on Tuesday.


Maryland’s ‘red flag’ law prompts more than 300 court orders

In the three months since its implementation, Maryland’s "red flag" gun safety law has prompted more than 300 protective orders across the state, law enforcement officials told state lawmakers Jan. 15.


Weather-related delays, closings and cancellations - Friday, Jan. 18

Weather-related delays, closings and cancellations include:. • Frederick County Public Schools will operate on a two-hour delay on Friday. • Frederick Community College will open at 11 a.m. Friday.


Overdose Investigation Leads To Narcotics Arrest In Frederick County

FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — A Frederick man was arrested Tuesday as a suspect responsible for selling a fatal overdose victim fentanyl in September 2018. Frederick County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded to a fatal overdose at a local hotel/motel in Frederick County in September 2018.


Maryland Teacher Dies After Suffering Medical Emergency In Front of Students

A Rockville middle school teacher died Thursday after suffering a medical emergency as she was teaching students in the classroom. Deanna Perucci was an English teacher at Herbert Hoover Middle School. Principal Dr. YM Kim said in a statement that Perucci was kind and committed to others.


City Of Frederick Operating As Normal

Board of Aldermen expected to meet Thurs. night. Frederick, Md (KM). There are no plans to change or postpone any scheduled meetings or events by Frederick City government on Thursday night. And that includes the Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting taking place at 7:00 PM on Thursday.


Defense challenges detectives' warrant applications in shooting death investigation

Attorneys for a Frederick teen facing murder charges for a 2018 shooting death have alleged that detectives lied to obtain search warrants. The warrant allowing detectives to search Ean Davis-Lattimore's social media accounts and home were based in part on false interpretations of the teenager's int


Rutter’s opens first store in Maryland

Rutter’s opened its first store in Maryland, in a northern suburb of Frederick, according to a company press release. The Rutter’s is at 9210 Woodsboro Pike on Route 194, and will future fuel, food and dairy, the company said.


Questionnaire about strategic plan open through Feb. 8

FREDERICK, Md. — An online questionnaire to guide the 2030 Strategic Plan is open through Friday, Feb. 8, at www.surveymonkey.com/r/phase01. The questionnaire was developed to complement five community engagement events in January.


Maryland Cryptologist Killed In Syria: Patch PM

Share-worthy stories from the Maryland Patch network to talk about tonight:. The 35-year-old intelligence expert described as a "rockstar" in her field reportedly leaves behind two children under the age of 5.


Sheriff's deputies, city police seize smorgasbord of illegal narcotics during search warrant

Frederick County law enforcement seized more than 5 pounds of marijuana, just under 3 pounds of ecstasy, 290.6 grams of crack cocaine and various other drugs during a series of search warrants served Wednesday.


Hood College To Cancel Classes Thurs Afternoon

Frederick, Md (KM) Due to inclement weather, Hood College is cancelling classes beginning at 5 p.m. or later for Thursday, January 17th, 2019.


What to expect from the wild weekend storm: Icy mix, heavy rain and Arctic blast

* Winter weather advisory for northern Fauquier, Loudoun, Montgomery and Howard counties *. The looming weekend storm is less than 24 hours away. After a day’s worth of persistent precipitation in the form of rain, snow or wintry mix — depending on your location — gusty winds and Arctic high pressur


Seniors homeowners are eligible for tax relief in city of Frederick

FREDERICK, Md. - Senior homeowners are eligible for tax relief in. The Mayor and Board of Aldermen adopted an ordinance to establish city tax credit for eligible senior citizens. Alderman Roger Wilson said the problem the city is trying to solve is senior citizens at the poverty level. The qualifica


Frederick man supplied drugs that led to fatal overdose, sheriff's office says

A Frederick man was denied bail after his arrest Tuesday on charges that he supplied the drugs in a fatal opioid overdose last year, according to county sheriff's deputies and court records.


Large Quantities Of Drugs, Cash, Confiscated In Search & Seizure Operation in Frederick

Two people were arrested. Frederick, Md (KM) A search and seizure operation in Frederick on Wednesday yielded a large amount of drugs and cash. The Sheriff’s Office says deputies from the Narcotics Investigation Section and Proactive Criminal Enforcement Team (PACE) and officers from the Frederick P


Maryland Food Bank Works To Keep Maryland Families Fed Amid Government Shutdown

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Day 28 of the federal shutdown brought a spike in the number of Marylanders who need help feeding their families and community organizations are trying to help employees who are out of options.