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Posted on: August 26, 2016

Mayor seeks closed session

Mayor Randy McClement will request a closed session of the Board of Aldermen.

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Posted on: August 26, 2016

Aug. 31 Mayor & Board of Aldermen Workshop Agenda

The agenda for the Mayor and Board of Aldermen Aug. 31 workshop is set.

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Posted on: August 26, 2016

Leaf collection starts Oct. 24

The Department of Public Works will begin annual leaf collection campaign on Monday, Oct. 24.
Five times through Friday, Dec. 23, leaves will be collected in all areas.

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Posted on: August 26, 2016

Labor Day closings and schedule changes

The City of Frederick Government offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5, for the Labor Day holiday. Some trash collection schedules change, and parking will be free.

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Posted on: August 24, 2016

Talley Rec Center to stay open during roof work

The City of Frederick’s William R. Talley Recreation Center will undergo flat roof replacement on the east and west ends of the facility beginning Monday, Aug. 29. Pedestrian access and parking options may change temporarily.

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Weekly Public Meeting Schedule

Public meeting schedule for the week of Aug. 29, 2016.

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Sept. 11 tribute scheduled

Commemorating the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, The City of Frederick, Frederick County Government and Fort Detrick will jointly sponsor a tribute at noon on Friday, Sept. 9.
Please see the attached media advisory for additional information.

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Record of Aug. 24 Mayor and Board meeting

The voting record for the Aug. 24 Business meeting of The City of Frederick Mayor and Board of Aldermen is available.

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Midtown Men and Paula Poundstone to Open Weinberg Season

Media Contact:
Ashley Birdsell, Manager of Marketing301-600-2868 | abirdsell@cityoffrederick.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Midtown Men and Paula Poundstone to Open Weinberg Season

FREDERICK, Md., Monday, August 22, 2016 — The Midtown Men and Paula ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 22, 2016

REVISED: Week of Aug. 22 public meeting schedule

Notice of revised meeting schedule:
The Golden Mile Alliance Design Committee meeting scheduled for Aug. 23, has been rescheduled to Aug. 30, 2016. The week's schedule is available.

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Traffic Advisory - Opossumtown Pike

Asphalt road milling, patching and resurfacing will affect traffic flow on Opossumtown Pike between Thomas Johnson Drive and Hayward Road between Aug. 21 and Sept. 2.

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Meeting of Board of Aldermen

A regular meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen for The City of Frederick will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2016, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The agenda is posted.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

State of the City Address scheduled

Mayor Randy McClement will deliver his State of the City address Sept. 13.

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Posted on: August 11, 2016

Frederick Police Arrest Man and Woman for Heroin (SCT)

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On 08-11-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation in the area Taney Avenue and W. 7th Street. A traffic stop was conducted in the area of Route 15 southbound ramp and W. 7th Stree...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2016

Frederick Police Make Arrest for Possession of a Schedule II Drug (SCT)

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On 08-16-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation in the area of Heather Ridge Drive and Taney Avenue.

Members of the Street Crimes Team attempted to conduct a traffic stop....Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2016

Weinberg’s 2016-2017 Season to Feature William Shatner, Regional Premiere of New Musical, and More

Media Contact:
Ashley Birdsell, Manager of Marketing301-600-2868 | abirdsell@cityoffrederick.com

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Weinberg’s 2016-2017 Season to Feature William Shatner, Regional Premiere of New Musical, and More

FREDERICK, Md., Thursday, ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

2017 Frederick Speaker Series Lineup Announced

Media Contact: Ashley Birdsell
Manager of Marketing, Weinberg Center for the Arts301-600-2868 | abirdsell@cityoffrederick.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE2017 Frederick Speaker Series Lineup Announced

FREDERICK, Md., July 28, 2016 — Now entering its...Read on...

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

Weinberg Accepting Donations of Artifacts, Personal Stories

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Ashley Birdsell, Manager of Marketing301-600-2868 | abirdsell@cityoffrederick.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Weinberg Accepting Donations of Artifacts, Personal Stories

FREDERICK, Md., Monday, August 1, 2016 — In celebration of its ...Read on...

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Police News

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Posted on: August 27, 2016

Suspect sought in burglary of Hobbytown USA

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In the early morning of 08/14/2016, Officers of the Frederick Police Department Patrol Division were dispatched to an alarm complaint at the Hobbytown USA store on Prospect Blvd. Upon arrival officers found that the glass front door to the business ...Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2016

Destruction of property complaint leads to Robbery Arrest

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In the late hours of 08/25/2016, officers with the Frederick Police Department Patrol Division were dispatched to the 600 Blk of N Market St for a destruction of property complaint. The complainant advised that she and her friends were having issues...Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2016

Frederick Police Department investigates reports of firearm discharge, CR 2016-060377

Frederick, MD. – On 08/10/16 at approximately 1152 p.m. Officers responded to the area of Broadway Street and Madison Street in reference to several calls for a discharge of a firearm. Upon arrival officers canvassed the area and located a vehicle which ...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2016

Frederick Police Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

The Frederick Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location this weekend to promote awareness and reduce the number of alcohol-impaired drivers on the roads.

The checkpoint is part of the agency’s traffic safety initi...Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2016

Frederick Police Make Burglary Arrest

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On 08-19-2016, at approximately 11:20 pm, The Frederick Police Department received an alarm call at the US Post Office at 201 E Patrick St. Upon arrival officers located an unlocked door that led to a secure area in the Post Office. While searching the bu...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2016

FPD TO JOIN NEXTDOOR

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 17, 2016

FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department is excited to join Nextdoor to share relevant updates and safety information with your neighborhood. Nextdoor is a private social net...Read on...

Posted on: August 16, 2016

Two Suspects Charged in Armed Robberies (CID)

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On 08/07/2016 at approximately 1550 hours officers with the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of Jubal Way and Waterside Drive for a reported armed robbery that just occurred. The victim stated a male suspect wearing a ski mask attempted ...Read on...

Posted on: August 16, 2016

Frederick Police Department Investigating An Assault, CR16-58949

Frederick, MD.-On 08/15/2016 at 8:56p.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to an assault that just occurred in the 200 Blk of East Patrick Street. After talking with the victim, officers learned that an unknown male approached the vic...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

Frederick Police Arrest suspect for possession of Methamphetamine (CR#16-057995)

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On 08/12/2016 at approximately 10:11 am, officers from the Frederick Police Department were in the area of the 400 block of Prospect Blvd when OFF M Lee and OFC Cosgray observed a suspicious vehicle in front of them. A routine check of the vehicle re...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

Frederick Police arrest suspect using fake ID to apply for credit card (CR#16-057673)

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On 08/11/2016 at approximately 10:23am, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the Costco, located at 10 Monocacy Blvd in reference to a fraud complaint. Upon arrival, OFC Evans made contact with an employee from Costco who advise...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

Police Arrest Male for Possession With Intent To Distribute (16-57994 DPT)

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On August 12, 2016 at approximately 10:15 am Officers responded to the area of the 1st Blk of E. All Saints St for a suspicious vehicle.

Upon arrival OFC Stotler observed an unknown male unconscious in the drivers seat of the vehicle. OFC Stotler atte...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2016

Frederick Police arrest juvenile suspect for strong arm robbery (CR#16-057648)

On 08/11/2016 at approximately 8:25AM, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 1300 block of West Patrick Street in reference to a strong armed robbery that just occurred. Upon arrival, officers located a victim who stated an unknow...Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2016

Frederick Police Request Assistance in Identifying Vehicle Tampering Suspect

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The Frederick Police Department is requesting the assistance of the community in identifying the below photographed suspect in relation to a tampering with motor vehicle case.

On 08/09/2016 at approximately 2:31 AM Frederick Police Officers responded ...Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2016

Frederick Police Department Requests Assistance in Identifying Assault Suspect (CID)

On 8/7/16 at approximately 1540 hour’s officers responded to a reported assault. The victim was walking Westbound on West Fourth Street at Klineharts Alley when an unknown male came up behind her and grabbed her in the area of her waist with both hands. ...Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2016

Frederick Police seek assistance in identifying theft scheme suspect

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking the public assistance in identifying the suspect in the accompanying picture. The suspect is wanted for questioning in reference to a theft scheme from several different pharmacies in Frederick City.

The susp...Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2016

Frederick Police Department Makes Drug Arrest, CR16-56924

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Frederick, MD.-08/08/2016 at approximately 11:10 p.m., OFC. Sean Carpenter was on routine patrol in the area of West All Saints Street and North Bentz Street. During this time, OFC. Carpenter conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for failure to display a ...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2016

Frederick Police Department Makes Theft/Shoplifting Arrest, CR16-56133

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Frederick, MD.-On 08/05/2016 at approximately 6:46pm, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the K-Mart store, located at 1003 West Patrick Street, for a shoplifting complaint. Upon arrival, officers were able to locate the suspects just...Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2016

Frederick Police Arrest Suspect in Assault and Arson Case

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On 08/04/2016 at approximately 7:15 AM, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of West Fifth Street and North Bentz Street for an assault in progress. As officers were responding to the area, it was relayed to them that the su...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

Police Arrest Suspect Wanted For First Degree Assault (16-54907)

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On 8/11/2016 at approximately 3:43 pm members of the Frederick Police Department Street Crimes Unit received a tip regarding the whereabouts of Jeremiah Juquine Williams (DOB 12/2/91)

Officers responded to the area of the 1600 blk of Colonial Way. Wil...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

Frederick Man Arrested After Firearm Incident

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On 08/01/2016 at approximately 3:05 AM Frederick Police Officers responded to the 800 block of E. Church Street for a reported discharge of firearm and assault. Upon arrival on scene Officers located a victim of an assault with a firearm.

Officers wer...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

Frederick Police Arrest Suspect for Armed Robberies

Officers from the Frederick Police Department have apprehended the suspect from an armed robbery that occurred at the Asian Café on N. East St. as well as another armed robbery of the China Garden at 506 W. Patrick St.

At approximately 2136hrs units fr...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2016

Frederick Police Investigate Burglary at Monocacy Elementary School

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Officers with the Frederick Police Department are investigating a burglary that took place on Thursday evening on 8/18/2016 at Monocacy Elementary School located at 7421 Hayward Road in Frederick.

During this time someone forced entry into a mobile tra...Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2016

National Night Out - Tuesday 6-9

Frederick Police announce National Night Out – Tuesday, August 2nd from 6-9 pm

The Frederick Police Department along with our community partners are encouraging residents to leave their homes, lock their doors, turn their front porch lights on and spen...Read on...

Posted on: July 19, 2016

MS-13 Member Pleads Guilty to Federal Racketeering Conspiracy

July 19, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact MARCIA MURPHY www.justice.gov/usao/md (410) 209-4885

MS-13 MEMBER PLEADS GUILTY TO FEDERAL RACKETEERING CONSPIRACY INCLUDING ATTEMPTED MURDER

Greenbelt, Maryland –Jaime Ernesto ...Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2016

2016 National Night Out - August 2nd 6-9 pm

July 18, 2016

Frederick Police announce National Night Out – Tuesday, August 2nd from 6-9 pm

FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department along with our community partners are encouraging residents to leave their homes, lock their doors, turn the...Read on...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Frederick Police Arrest Alexandra Kastner

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Alexandra Kastner, age 27, of Frederick, MD was arrested on July 1, 2016 at approximately 10:01 pm after a car she was riding in was stopped by patrol officers. Ms. Kastner was transported to Frederick County Adult Detention Center where at the time of ...Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2016

Youth Resource Guide (4th edition) Released

January 14, 2016

FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department along with the Frederick County Juvenile Delinquency Prevention and Policy Board (JDPPB), a subcommittee of the Local Management Board, is pleased to announce the release of the fourth ed...Read on...


Road Closures

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Traffic Advisory - Opossumtown Pike

Asphalt road milling, patching and resurfacing will affect traffic flow on Opossumtown Pike between Thomas Johnson Drive and Hayward Road between Aug. 21 and Sept. 2.

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