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From NYC to DC: A Standup Comedy Show

Frederick native comedian, circus performer, and former professor Andrea Jones-Rooy returns to the region to perform standup comedy in (ok, near) her hometown for the first time ever! Currently located in New York City, Andrea has performed and toured a unique blend of comedy, circus, and science ar

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2017-12-17 04:00:00

Monocacy Valley Montessori gets 10-year charter

The Board of Education has waived its policy on charter school renewal terms for a second time to give Monocacy Valley Montessori a new 10-year charter. The 10-year term for Maryland's first public charter school is the longest term the board has granted a charter school. The board previously waived

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2017-12-16 00:00:00

Green Health Docs expands Md. medical marijuana business

Frederick-based Green Health Docs announced Thursday it has expanded its medical marijuana evaluation practice new locations in Baltimore, Cumberland, Hagerstown, Rockville and Waldorf. Dr. Shivani Amin, a registered cannabis physician in the state of Maryland, opened the company's first location i


Dozens evacuated after Frederick condo fire

As snow fell on Frederick on Wednesday night, dozens of residents evacuated their homes at Fairfield Condominiums while firefighters responded to an apartment blaze. The fire started around 8:40 p.m. in a ground-level condominium at the four-story community on Mercer Court. No serious injuries were


Religion: Speakers and topics

Beaver Creek Christian Church, the Rev. Mark Curran will preach at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on "Testimony to the Light." Lay leader will be Sandy Curran. Sunday school follows fellowship. Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, The children will present the Christmas story at the 10 a.m. service Su

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-12-15 22:02:00

Boonsboro to host tour of churches

BOONSBORO - A series of events have taken place in honor of the 225th anniversary of the founding of Boonsboro. To wrap up the celebration, The Town of Boonsboro and Boonsboro Historical Society will host the Historic Churches Open House from from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17. This self-guided tour i


More Snow For MD: Winter Weather Advisory Issued

BALTIMORE, MD - Another round of snow will move into Maryland Friday afternoon, setting up what could be a slick and chaotic evening commute, warn weather forecasters. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Baltimore-Washington area from 1 to 7 p.m. The weather ser

PATCH - 2017-12-15 14:31:24

Hagerstown man caught with heroin gets 16 years in prison

A Hagerstown man charged with possession of more than 800 packets of heroin, each labeled "Body Bags," entered a conditional guilty plea Thursday in Washington County Circuit Court and was sentenced to 26 years in prison. Curtis Lee Groves, 37, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute


Police investigating Route 7 hit-and-run incident

Police are investigating a hit-and-run of a pedestrian that occurred on Saturday, Nov. 18. Police say a 26-year-old man was struck by a northbound truck while walking in the northbound shoulder of Ethan Allen Highway. The car is reported to be a newer model black pickup truck, possibly a Dodge Ram Q

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-12-15 15:18:26

Hearing extended to Dec. 19 for affordable housing proposal

How does Ridgefield encourage affordable housing developments while maintaining the town's sleepy New England charm? That was the question at a public hearing to discuss a proposed "mixed use overlay zone" at the Nov. 21 Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. The hearing was granted an extension to

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-12-16 08:00:26

Man Steals Van, Crashes Into Cop Car In Southbury: State Police

SOUTHBURY, CT - A New York man is accused of trying to steal a van from a Southbury garage, hitting a Southbury police officer's vehicle and then crashing the stolen van into a large tree before being taken into custody, State Police said. Eric A. Feye, 34, of Putnam Valley, New York is facing nume

PATCH - 2017-12-16 22:26:13

Forum on Faith: Nurturing life, at home and in the church

The meaning of Christmas took a drastic turn for me following the events of early one July morning. After nine months and a grueling 22 hours, my wife finally gave birth to our first child, Kayden Noelle. Not only did this experience bring the most beautiful little girl I had ever seen into my life,

NEWSTIMES - 2017-12-16 05:25:14

Winners chosen for Danbury Collaborative Awards

DANBURY - The winners of the Danbury Collaborative Awards, which were run for the first time this year, have been announced. For the 2017-18 awards, Danbury's Promise for Children Partnership received the first place award of $20,000, the Dream Homes Community Center received the second-place $10,00

NEWSTIMES - 2017-12-16 13:26:36

Danbury Attorney Offers Help for New CT Tax Amnesty Program

DANBURY, CT - On Thursday, Dec. 7, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced an amnesty program for Connecticut state taxes. Connecticut is offering to allow individuals and businesses to report old unpaid taxes for Connecticut and they will waive the penalties, and most of the interest, in an effort to collect

PATCH - 2017-12-16 02:57:22

Public Skating at Winter Garden on Sunday

How about a cool weekend activity? There is Public Skating at Winter Garden tomorrow, Sunday, December 17 from 2:20 to 3:30 pm. Busy weekend? Winter Garden offers Public Skating Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Fees: $8 adult $5 child (12 and under) Skate rental - $4 Helmet rental - $

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-12-16 22:23:00

The Best Food and Drink in CT for 2018, Popular Website Says

Even if you live as far south as Stamford, or as far north as Enfield, you may want to make a day trip to get the best of every kind of food and drink in the state. The popular food site, The Daily Meal, has provided that for you. The Daily Meal has provided what it considers the "complete" guide of

PATCH - 2017-12-16 13:00:00

DENNIS:ELCA's work ethic is its biggest secret

Responses came from all parts of the state about the column I posted Friday shortly after Athens Academy's loss in the A private state championship game. Some neutral parties agreed. Some neutral parties disagreed. All of Eagle's Landing Christian thinks I'm the devil. That's fine, they should proba


Marathon: Aquarium, Stouts to re-open

Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters will reopen to the public on Saturday, Dec. 16. With almost all the Hurricane Irma damages repaired, the only thing lacking is excited visitors to once again enjoy all the Florida Keys waters have to offer ... while standing on firm ground. "Most of the damage was ve


City of Key West wants to play ball

It's hard not to cry foul when the "Beach Bum" movie trucks are parked on one of the few usable sports fields in Key West. Unfortunately, Irma's aftershocks keep affecting the community and lately, the kids' AYSO soccer league. From Dec 3-10, the city gave permits to the movie production to use the


Key West's main street

More than 180 years ago, Duval Street could not claim to be Old Town's central avenue. That honor went to another road, located west of Duval, which the 500 or so Key West residents at the time referred to as "Main Street." In 1829, William Whitehead completed his famous survey of this island outpos