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Posted on: September 25, 2016

Emergency water restrictions LIFTED

The water main break in the Old Farm area has been repaired. Water pressure has been restored to normal. Customers may experience some cloudy water, but it is not a hazard. Running water several minutes should clear it.

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Compost bins for sale to city residents

The City of Frederick is offering compost bins for sale, $20 plus tax

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Agenda for Oct. 6 Mayor and Board Meeting

The agenda for the regular Oct. 6 meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen is published.

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

Freecycle Roundup of bulk items set

From 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Oct. 15, Frederick City residents have the opportunity to dispose of large bulk items during the Freecycle Roundup.

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Accomplished Author David Sedaris to Speak at Weinberg Center

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

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Accomplished Author David Sedaris to Speak at Weinberg Center

FREDERICK, Md., Thursday, September 22, 2016 — A frequent NPR c...Read on...

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Grand opening: Bike, pedestrian east-west access

The City of Frederick will celebrate the east-west shared use path grand opening Oct. 4.

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

We Banjo 3 at Weinberg Center Shifts Performance Date

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
We Banjo 3 at Weinberg Center Shifts Performance Date

FREDERICK, Md., Wednesday, September 21, 2016 — The Weinberg Center for...Read on...

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Public Meetings for Week of Sept. 26

The public meeting schedule for the week of Sept. 26 is published.

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

Development Review Agenda

The Sept. 26 Development Review Conference Agenda is published

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

Dogwood Drive partially closed

Part of Dogwood Drive will be closed temporarily.

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Posted on: September 16, 2016

String Quartet Sweet Plantain Brings Contemporary Sound to Frederick

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

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String Quartet Sweet Plantain Brings Contemporary Sound to Frederick

FREDERICK, Md., Friday, September 16, 2016 — Artfully fu...Read on...

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Posted on: September 16, 2016

Planning Commission has vacancy for alternate member

The City of Frederick Planning Commission has a vacancy for an alternate member.

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Posted on: September 16, 2016

Voting Record for Sept. 15 meeting of Mayor and Board of Aldermen

The voting record from the Sept. 15 meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen is published.

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Posted on: September 13, 2016

Celebrate Frederick invites public to serve on board

Interested persons are invited to apply for a position on Celebrate Frederick's board to promote cultural activities.

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

Girls Guns and Glory to Kick Off Weinberg’s Pay-What-You-Want Series

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

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Girls Guns and Glory to Kick Off Weinberg’s Pay-What-You-Want Series

FREDERICK, Md., Thursday, September 15, 2016 — Once agai...Read on...

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

Weinberg Adds Additional Halloween Screening of “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”

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

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Weinberg Adds Additional Halloween Screening of “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”

FREDERICK, Md., Friday, September 9, 2016 — An addi...Read on...

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

Halloween event in Baker Park needs volunteers

Adult volunteers, families, organizations, drama clubs, civic organizations and businesses wanted to help with the 8th Annual Halloween Event Friday, Oct. 21, 2016.

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Cult Classic “The Big Lebowski” to Screen at Weinberg Center

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

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Cult Classic “The Big Lebowski” to Screen at Weinberg Center

FREDERICK, Md., Wednesday, September 7, 2016 — “The Big Lebowski...Read on...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

FCAA has opening for outreach worker

The Frederick Community Action Agency has an opening for a full-time AmeriCorps member to perform client intakes, conduct initial assessments, schedule appointments, answer calls, refer clients and assist in the Community Health Center.

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Posted on: September 2, 2016

“Swan Lake” to be Performed at Weinberg Center

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

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“Swan Lake” to be Performed at Weinberg Center

FREDERICK, Md., Monday, August 29, 2016 — Russian Grand Ballet presents Swan L...Read on...

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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: September 2, 2016

Voting Record from Sept. 1 meeting of Mayor and Board

The voting record from the the Sept. 1 regular meeting of the mayor and Board of Aldermen is posted.

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Posted on: August 30, 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 4, 2016

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

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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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Police News

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

FPD Conducted DUI Checkpoint on 9/24/2016

Officers from the Frederick Police Department stopped and contacted 186 drivers on Saturday, September 24th during a Sobriety Checkpoint operation in the 800 block of N. Market St. As part of an effort to promote safe driving, officers stopped all vehicle...Read on...

Posted on: September 24, 2016

Frederick Police Make Two Arrests for Crack Cocaine (SCT)

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Jodie Carol Thomas from case number 2016-070419.

Posted on: September 24, 2016

Frederick Police Make Two Arrests for Crack Cocaine (SCT)

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On 09-23-2016, at approximately 8:30pm, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team were conducting enforcement in the area of Key Parkway at Willowdale Drive. An officer observed a vehicle operating without illuminated taillights. As...Read on...

Posted on: September 24, 2016

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

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On 09-23-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed a vehicle commit several traffic violations in the area of the Opossumtown Pike and Heather Ridge Drive, in Frederick City.
A traffic stop was initiated and con...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

Frederick Police Charge Man in Connection to Three Burglaries (SCT)

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On 09-19-2016, Officer First Class Evans, of the Frederick Police Department, arrested Ryan Patrick Noble in connection with a burglary that occurred in the 100 block of South Jefferson Street, in Frederick City. Details of this arrest were documented in...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

Frederick Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Commercial Burglary Suspect (SCT)

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Between 08-27-2016 and 09-18-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to four (4) commercial burglaries in the area of the 900 and 1200 block of E Patrick Street, in Frederick City. Those burglaries are listed below:

Olde Mothers Br...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

Frederick Police Make Arrest for 1st Degree Assault (CID)

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On 09/21/2016 at approximately 10:33 PM, Frederick Police Officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 800 block of Heather Ridge Drive. Officers arrived and located female victim with a laceration to her hand and cuts to her upper back.

Dete...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

3rd Suspect for Theft Scheme

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Melissa Marie Wilder

Posted on: September 22, 2016

2nd Suspect for Theft Scheme

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Cynthia Marie Norwood

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Frederick Police Make Arrests in Theft Scheme (SCT)

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The City of Frederick experienced a theft scheme, at the CVS Pharmacy stores, that involved three persons stealing high quality facial and skin care products from July to September of 2016.

Initially, the Patrol Division responded to numerous thefts du...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Frederick Police Promotion, Retirement, and Award Ceremony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 20, 2016

The community is invited to attend the Frederick Police Department Promotion, Award, and Retirement Ceremony on Friday, October, 7th at 2:00 pm. The ceremony will be held at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Educati...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Frederick Police Charge Suspect with Residential Burglary

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On 09/19/16 at approximately 12:13 PM, officers from the Frederick Police Department were dispatched to a residential burglary that occurred earlier in the 100 block of South Jefferson Street. Upon arrival, OFC Evans made contact with the victim, who stat...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

FPD To Host Coffee With A Cop

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 20, 2016

FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department will be hosting Coffee With A Cop at Frederick Community College, 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Student Center, Room H111, on Wednesday, S...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Frederick Police Release Several Reports and General Orders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 16, 2016

FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department is proud to announce the release of the department’s 2015 Annual Report, 2015 Use of Force Report, 2015 Internal Affairs Investigations Report, and the 2015 Hum...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

FPD To Host Medication Disposal Event

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 16, 2016

FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department along with Whitesell Pharmacy and the Drug Enforcement Agency will be hosting a Drug Disposal Event on Saturday, October 22nd from ...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Frederick Police to Host Gang Awareness Presentation

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 16, 2016

FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department in partnership with the National Alliance of Gang Investigators Association (NAGIA) will be hosting the first annual Gang Awareness...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Update: Frederick Police Make Second Arrest for Robbery and Assault (SCT)

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On 09-15-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team were able to locate the second robbery/assault suspect, Thomas Edward Reid, in the area of the 10800 blk of Old Annapolis Road. A warrant was obtained since Reid was not locat...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Frederick Police Capture an Escapee from the FCADC Work Release Program(SCT)

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On 09-15-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team (SCT) was requested, by the FCSO, to assist in locating and apprehending an escapee of the FCADC Work Release Program.

Information was received from the FCSO the escapee, ...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Frederick Police Locate Missing Juvenile, CR2016-67608

The Frederick Police Department located Bullard this evening. Bullard was in good health and didn't need any medical treatment. The Frederick Police Department would like to thank the public for it's assistance.

Preparing Officer:
Sgt. Jay Brown

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

Wanted Subject for Robbery and Assault

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Thomas Edward Reid

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Frederick Police Make Arrest for Robbery and Assault (SCT)

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On 09-15-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team responded to the 700 block of Wembley Drive for the report of an assault. Upon arrival, officers observed a white male who displayed multiple facial injuries that included a p...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Frederick Police Seek Assistance in Theft/Fraud Investigation (2016-067314)

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FREDERICK, MD -On 09-13-2016, the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division handled a theft of a wallet, occurring at the Buffalo Wild Wings (located at 210 Shorebird Street), in Frederick City.

During the investigation, it was found an unknown sus...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Frederick Police Department Makes Graffiti Arrest, CR2016-67736

Frederick, MD.- On 09/14/2016 at approximately 5:07pm, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the Hill Street Skate Park for a juvenile spray painting city property. Upon arrival, officers were able to locate the juvenile and catch him i...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Frederick Police Request Assistance in Locating Missing Person (CID)

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***UPDATE***
On 9/17/16 the FCSO responded to a suspicious vehicle at the park and ride in Myersville. Upon arrival Deputies contacted FPD and advised the vehicle belonged to Mr. Zorn. Detectives from both FPD and the FCSO responded and confirmed that ...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2016

Frederick Police Make Multiple Drug Arrests from a Traffic Stop (SCT)

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On 08-18-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team were conducting surveillance in the Heather Ridge Drive area. During their observations, officers noticed a CDS transaction occur and the suspected buyer get into a black Ford...Read on...

Posted on: September 7, 2016

58th Frederick Police Academy

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 7, 2016

FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce the start of the 58th academy class on September 19th. The 58th Frederick Police Academy Class will be c...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

Frederick Police Department Investigating Accident Involving Struck Pedestrian, CR16-65381

Frederick, MD.-09/06/2016 at approximately 5:30p.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the 1200 Blk of West Patrick Street for a personal injury accident involving a struck child. Upon arrival, officers were able to talk to the chil...Read on...

Posted on: September 4, 2016

Frederick Police seek the public's assistance in locating a missing person (CR#16-064786) UPDATED

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FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 4, 2016

Missing Person 2016-064786

The below person has been located. You can disregard anything further.

FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department is seeking the public...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

Frederick Police to Host Gang Awareness Presentation

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 2, 2016

FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department in partnership with the National Alliance of Gang Investigators Association (NAGIA) will be hosting the first annual Gang Awareness ...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

FPD to Host Coffee With A Cop

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 2, 2016

FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department will be hosting Coffee With A Cop at Frederick Community College, 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Student Center, Room H111, on Wednesday...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

2nd suspect

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Groh

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Frederick Police make Heroin Arrest

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FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 01, 2016

Frederick Police Department Makes Heroin Arrests

FREDERICK, MD –
On 08-31-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) were conducting ...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Police Investigate a Discharge of a Firearm (CID)

On 8/28/16 at approximately 2030 hours members of the Frederick Police Dept. responded to at 1700blk of Jacob Bruner Drive for a report of a discharge of a firearm. Upon arrival Patrol Units discovered that a house in the area had been struck by a single...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Checkpoint Results

Frederick Police Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

Officers from the Frederick Police Department and Maryland State Police stopped and contacted 661 drivers on Saturday, August 27th during a Sobriety Checkpoint operation in the 1000 block of West Patrick St...Read on...

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 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 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 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: 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: September 20, 2016

Dogwood Drive partially closed

Part of Dogwood Drive is closed for approximately two weeks.

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