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Posted on: September 1, 2015

Traffic Advisory – Road Closure in Westbound Lane on 7th Street at Apple Avenue

TRAFFIC ADVISORY
Traffic Advisory – Road Closure Westbound Lane on 7th Street at Apple Avenue

Frederick, MD – September 1, 2105: The westbound lane on West 7th Street at Apple Avenue is closed to all traffic due to an... Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2015

Copper Sulfate Application Will Take Place in Lake Linganore

MEDIA RELEASE

Copper Sulfate Application Will Take Place in Lake Linganore
September 8, 2015Frederick, MD – September 1, 2015: The City of Frederick Department of Public Works will apply 180 gallons of copper sulfate... Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2015

New Wayfinding Signage at Western City Limits

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MEDIA RELEASE
New Wayfinding Signage at Western City Limits

Frederick, MD – August 31, 2015: The Golden Mile Alliance Design Committee identified the need and requested support from the Mayor and Board of Aldermen to... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2015

The City of Frederick Government Offices Closed on Labor Day

MEDIA RELEASE

The City of Frederick Government Offices Closed on Labor Day
Trash/Yard Waste/Recycling Schedules Change

Frederick, MD – August 27, 2015: The City of Frederick Government Offices will be closed on... Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2015

Land Management Code Updates

MEDIA RELEASE
Land Management Code Updates LMC on-line
Frederick, MD – August 31, 2015: The Planning Department is excited to announce that the Land Management Code (LMC) in now available through Municode.

The... Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2015

City Seeking Interested Individual to Serve on the Parks and Recreation Commission

MEDIA RELEASE

City Seeking Interested Individual to Serve on the Parks and Recreation Commission

Frederick, MD August 31, 2015 - The City of Frederick is seeking an individual interested in filling an unexpired... Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2015

All Zumba Classes Now in New Wm. Talley Fitness Room

PARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY

All Zumba Classes Now in New Wm. Talley Fitness Room
Register Now

Frederick, MD August 27, 2015: All Zumba classes will now be held in the new Talley Fitness Center located in the Wm.... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2015

The City of Frederick Weekly Public Meeting Schedule

MEDIA RELEASE

The City of Frederick Weekly Public Meeting Schedule
Week of August 31st

Frederick, MD August 27, 2015: The weekly public meeting schedule for The City of Frederick is as follows.

Weekly Public... Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2015

33rd Annual In The Street Festival Hits Downtown Frederick on Saturday, September 12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TO: Media
FROM: Keri Amorosi, Executive Director, 301-600-2841

DATE: Tuesday, August 25, 2015

RE: 2015 In the Street Festival Hits Downtown Frederick on Saturday, September 12

33RD ANNUAL... Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2015

Back to School Safety Tips

BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY

August 20, 2015

FREDERICK, MD - With schools starting next week, the Frederick Police Department encourages all to use extra caution when traveling in school zones.

Here are some tips to help... Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2015

7th Annual Halloween in Baker Park- October 23rd - Volunteers Needed

PARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY

7th Annual Halloween in Baker Park- October 23rd
Volunteers Needed

Frederick, MD December, 2014: The City of Frederick, Parks and Recreation Department is seeking adult volunteers,... Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2015

City of Frederick Kicks Off East Street Corridor Small Area Plan - Online Survey

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MEDIA RELEASE

City of Frederick Kicks Off East Street Corridor Small Area PlanOnline Survey

Frederick, MD – August 11, 2015: The City is undertaking a Small Area Plan study of the East Street Corridor. The... Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2015

Carroll Creek Walkways/Paths Closed to Foot Traffic

PARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY

Carroll Creek Walkways/Paths Closed to Foot Traffic
Shared Use Path Phase II Construction

Frederick, MD March 30, 2015: Paths/Walkways around the portion of Carroll Creek from the... Read on...


Police News

48 Stories
Posted on: August 31, 2015

Youth Resource Guide

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 looking for organizations, programs,... Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2015

Frederick Police Department Investigating Armed Robbery, CR2015-70677

Frederick, MD.-On 08/28/2015 at approximately 7:01p.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the DJ’s Hair Fantasies Salon, located at 45J Waverly Drive, for an armed robbery that just occurred. Upon... Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2015

Frederick Police Make an Arrest in Stabbing Investigation on Alban Court (CID). Update #2

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Frederick Police Detectives have been working tirelessly to identify and arrest the suspect(s) responsible for a brutal knife attack on a man and a woman on 8/28/2015, on Alban Court in Frederick, MD. On 08/31/2015,... Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2015

Frederick Police Department Arrest Male for Theft and Poss. Of Marijuana, CR2015-70290

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Frederick, MD.-On 08/27/2015 at approximately 4:16pm, OFC. Jason Essel responded to the 300 Blk of South Jefferson Street for a shoplifter who just left the A-1 Choice Mart. Once in the area, OFC. Essel located a B/M that... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2015

Frederick Police Department Arrest Two Males for Tampering with Motor Vehicle, 2015-70101

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Frederick, MD.-On 08/27/2015 at approximately 1:07am, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the 1400 Blk of Baker Place West for suspicious persons attempting to open car doors in the parking lot. Upon... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2015

Frederick Police make drug arrest

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On 08-27-15 at 9:34am officers responded to a call at 840 Heather Ridge Dr. regarding a male who was sleeping in the hallway. As officers entered the building they observed the male sleeping in the middle of the vestibule. ... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2015

Frederick Police make drug arrest

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On 08-27-15 at 9:34am officers responded to a call at 840 Heather Ridge Dr. regarding a male who was sleeping in the hallway. As officers entered the building they observed the male sleeping in the middle of the vestibule. ... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2015

Swearing in Ceremony and Awards Presentation

Frederick, MD

An Awards and Promtion Ceremony will be held on Friday, August 28th in Hodson Auditorium on the campus of Hood College. The ceremony will take place at 6:00 PM with a reception to follow. The ceremony is... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2015

Police Arrest Male For Attempted Armed Robbery (DPT 2015-70157)

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On 8/27/2015 at 8:41 am, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of 50 Carroll Creek for a reported armed robbery.

The victim advised police, that an unknown male demanded her wallet, cell... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2015

Traffic Stop leads to DWI/DUI and CDS charges (2015-069823-Patrol)

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On August 25, 2015 at approximately 0132 hours, Officer Fast was on routine patrol when he observed a black vehicle driving recklessly in the area of Klineharts Alley and West Fourth Street. He attempted to catch up with... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2015

Heroin Distribution arrest from traffic stop 15-069459-Patrol

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On August 25, 2015 at approximately 0059 hours, Officer Rucci was conducting stationary radar enforcement in a marked police vehicle in the area of the 1500 block of Oppossumtown Pike. He observed a white Audi traveling at... Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2015

Frederick Police Arrest Two for Heroin (SCT)

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On 08-25-2015, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed a suspicious vehicle in the 900 block of W. Patrick Street, in Frederick City.

During the investigation, there came a time when... Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2015

Frederick Police Arrest Man and Woman for Heroin (SCT)

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On 08-19-2015, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of W. Patrick Street and Baughman’s Lane, in Frederick City.

While conducting surveillance on the... Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2015

Police Seek Assistance in Locating Home Invasion Suspect (CID)

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UPDATE TO THIS PRESS RELEASE:

Corey Malik Grant, subject wanted in this incident has been LOCATED and arrested on today's date, 08-29-15 when the Frederick Police Department received an anonymous tip of his location in... Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Frederick Police make arrest in shots fired case in 2014. (CID)

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On 05/29/2014 at approximately 0014 hours officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 100 Block of Rhode Island Court for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival officers were able to determine that no... Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Picture of 2nd Suspect from 1st Degree Assault/Burglary, CR15-067903

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Jose Victor Boj
W/M DOB: 09/30/91
90 Waverly Drive
Frederick, MD 21703

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Arrest for 1st Degree Assault/Burglary, CR15-067903

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Frederick, MD. - On 8-20-2015 at around 1:15 PM, Officers were dispatched to the area of Orchard Way and Hill Street for a report of an assault in progress. Upon arrival OFC Inman observed 2 subjects attempting to flee the... Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Arrest for 1st Degree Burglary, CR15-67967

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Frederick, MD.-On 08/20/2015 at approximately 4:47pm, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to Beckley’s Motel, located at 7611 Willow Road, for a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, officers were able to... Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2015

Frederick Police Make 2 Arrests for Alcohol in Baker Park

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On August 20, 2015 at approx. 0148 hrs, Officers were on foot in Baker Park near the bandshell when they observed 2 people, later identified as the defendants, Dwayne William Weedon (08/20/1989) of the 1300 BLK of Taney Ave... Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2015

Back to School Safety Tips

BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY

August 20, 2015

FREDERICK, MD - With schools starting next week, the Frederick Police Department encourages all to use extra caution when traveling in school zones.

Here are some tips to help... Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2015

Frederick Police Department Make Disorderly Conduct / Assault Arrest (CR15-66269)

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Frederick, MD.-On 08/18/2015 at approximately 9:50 AM an Officer was flagged down by a citizen who advised that someone had just grabbed her crotch and is now sitting in the 200 block of W Patrick Street. Additional... Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2015

Frederick Police Department respond to personal injury accident

On 08/17/15 at approximately 2117 Hrs the Frederick Police were dispatched to a personal injury accident on RT 40 westbound just prior to the intersection with Old Camp Rd. Upon arrival officers located a pedestrian that... Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Drug Arrest

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On 08-15-15, at approximately 9:42 am, patrol officers observed a subject they recognized as Kevin Thomas Doyal driving in the area of Taney Ave & Wilson PL. The patrol officers knew that Doyal had an active Violation of... Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Robbery Arrest on Hillcrest Drive, CR15-66269

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Frederick, MD.-On 08/14/2015 at approximately 7:30 PM an officer with the Frederick Police Department was flagged down by a subject who advised that he was just robbed in the area of Hillcrest Drive and Arwell Court. The... Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2015

Frederick Police Request Assistance In Commercial Burglary (DPT 15-63930)

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On 08-7-2015, Officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the Wine Kitchen, located at 50 Carroll Creek, in Frederick for a commercial burglary that had already occurred.

The investigation determined an... Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2015

Frederick Police Seek Assistance in Tire Theft (SCT)

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On 08-10-2015, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the Automotive Enhancements business, located at 7932 Reichs Ford Road, in Frederick City, in reference to a reported theft.

During the... Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2015

Suspicious vehicle investigation leads to drug charges

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Officers with the Frederick Police Department were investigating a suspicious vehicle in the area of the 1000 Blk of W Patrick St. One of the occupants, identified as Jerrell Isaiah Smith, was patted down for weapons due to... Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2015

Multiple Calls For Fight in Progress Results in Two Arrests, 15-064791

On 8-10-15 at about 4:20 PM, FPD received several calls from the area of Country Court in Amber Meadows about a crowd of juveniles who were fighting. Arriving officers and four MSP troopers encountered a chaotic scene with... Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2015

Frederick Police Arrest man on Gun and Drug Charges. (1:00 display of seized material at FPD HQ)

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The Frederick Police Department invites members of the media to view a large quantity of seized material from a long term investigation, which wrapped up last week, resulting in the arrest of two men. The display will... Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2015

Frederick Police Investigate Shots Fired

On 08-08-15 at 9:02pm officers responded to 101 N. Bentz St(Baker Park) for a report of shots fired. Officers arrived on scene and determined there were no injuries reported during this investigation. If anyone has any... Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2015

Traffic Stop leads to handgun and drug charges

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Officers with the Frederick Police Department Patrol Division conducted a traffic stop in the 400 Blk of N Bentz St in the early hours of 08/07/15. The driver of the vehicle, identified as Troy Andrews, was found to have a... Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2015

Subject arrested for Burglary

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On 08-06-15, at approximately 0354 hours, officers were dispatched to a suspicious situation in the area of 1303 E. Patrick St. BB& T Bank. Officers were able to located a subject who was located on the south side of 200... Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2015

Frederick Police Make Assault Arrest

On 08/05/2015, at approximately 6 pm, OFC Douglas Kemp was on patrol when he observed a male assaulting another person in the parking lot of 45 Waverly Dr. OFC Kemp was able to apprehend the suspect, but he resisted OFC... Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2015

Frederick Police seek assistance in identifying suspect (CID)

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The Frederick Police Department would like the public’s assistance in identifying the individual in the pictures below. He is the subject of an investigation in which items were fraudulently purchased from the Verizon store... Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2015

Frederick Police seek assistance in identifying suspect (CID)

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The Frederick Police Department would like the public’s assistance in identifying the individual in the pictures below. He is the subject of an investigation in which items were fraudulently purchased from the Verizon store... Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2015

Frederick Police and Dunkin Donuts host next Coffee with a Cop

The Frederick Police Department has teamed up with Dunkin Donuts to host the next Coffee with a Cop on September 18th from 9-11 am.

Stop by the Dunkin Donuts located at 1296 W. Patrick St. for free coffee and conversation... Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2015

Traffic Accident on West Patrick Street at Kline Boulevard (15-062742)

On 8/3/2015 at approximately 9:05 AM Frederick Police Officers responded to a motor vehicle accident in the vicinity of West Patrick Street and Kline Boulevard. Upon arrival 3 vehicles were located that were involved in the... Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2015

One Arrested for Assault with Baseball Bat, 15-062402

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On 08/01/2015 at about 10PM, officers responded to the 500 block of West South Street after receiving multiple calls of a fight in progress involving a baseball bat. Upon officers' arrival, the fight had ended but... Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Arrest for 1st Degree Assault, CR15-62471

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Frederick, MD.-On 08/02/2015 at approximately 1:37am, officers of the Frederick Police Department were flagged down by staff members of the JoJo’s Restaurant and Bar, located at 16 E Patrick Street, for an assault that just... Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Arrests on Carroll Creek, CR15-62042 and CR15-62047

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Frederick, MD.-On 07/31/2015 at approximately 7:19pm Off. Hiester and OFC. Prior, of the Frederick Police Department, were on routine patrol on Carroll Creek. During this time their attention was drawn toward several... Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2015

Two Suspects Arrested for Armed Robbery (CID)

On 07/30/2015 at approximately 1:57 PM Frederick Police Officers responded to a reported armed robbery which occurred in the 1200 block of W. Patrick Street Frederick, MD.

A victim was located, who advised he had been... Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2015

The Frederick Police Department Make an Arrest in the Murder of Mr. Brandon Brown (CID)

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UPDATE:

The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce an arrest in the murder investigation of Mr. Brandon Brown. Mr. Brown was murdered on 06/13/2015 at approximately 5:12 pm as he was selling ice cream for the... Read on...

Posted on: June 4, 2015

Frederick Police Determine Death investigation to be a Homicide (CID)

UPDATE:

The victim, identified as Gloria Watson (DOB; 09/12/62: 52 year old female), was found dead in her apartment at 4:36 pm on 6/3/2015. Ms Watson has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, in... Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2015

Frederick Police make arrest for 1st Degree Burglary

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On May 15, 2015, at approximately 0029 hours, Frederick Police Department received a call for a residential burglary in the 400 block of N. Market Street. The victim stated an unknown male was located inside her residence... Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2014

Frederick man charged with arson after vehicle fires.

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On 08/16/2014 at approximately 2321 hours, Frederick Police officers responded to 1660 Bowman’s Farm Road for a vehicle fire.

This case was assigned to Detective Forrest with the Criminal Investigation Division for... Read on...


Road Closures

11 Stories
Posted on: September 1, 2015

Traffic Advisory – Road Closures Rotary Alley

Traffic Advisory – Road Closures
Rotary Alley

Frederick, MD – September 1, 2105:

Rotary Alley – Road Closure: Rotary Alley will be closed at Pennsylvania Avenue from 9:00 AM on Tuesday, September 2nd to 9:00 AM on... Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2015

Traffic Advisory – Sidewalk/Lane Closures for West 3rd St. & West Patrick St.

Traffic Advisory – Sidewalk/Lane Closures

Frederick, MD – September 1, 2105:

West 3rd Street – Sidewalk/Lane Closures – Sidewalk and lane closures are scheduled to occur on West 3rd Street at North Market Street... Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2015

Traffic Advisory – Lane Closure

Traffic Advisory – Lane Closure
Dill Avenue

Frederick, MD – September 1, 2105: One lane is closed on Dill Avenue between Elm Street and North Bentz Street for utility work. Mid Atlantic Utilities is performing the... Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2015

Traffic Advisory – Road Closure

Traffic Advisory – Road Closure
East 8th Street

Frederick, MD – September 1, 2105: East 8th Street is closed between Maxwell Alley and Mews Alley for road work. Emergency vehicles can not navigate this area.... Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2015

Traffic Advisory for Multiple Locations

Traffic Advisory

Frederick, MD August 25, 2015
Lane Closures – West Patrick Street: The westbound lane in front of #506 West Patrick Street will be closed on August 27th between 9:00 AM and 12:00 noon to accommodate... Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2015

Traffic Advisory – South Bentz Street

Traffic Advisory – South Bentz Street

Frederick, MD August 19, 2015

Lane Closure – South Bentz Street: One lane on South Bentz Street will be closed between West Patrick Street and West All Saints Street to allow for... Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2015

Traffic Advisory –West 3rd Street & Montevue Lane

Traffic Advisory –West 3rd Street & Montevue Lane

Frederick, MD August 18, 2015
The following streets will have a lane/sidewalk closure sometime between August 24th and August 31st between 7:30 AM and 3:30 PM to... Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2015

Traffic Advisory – Rocky Springs Rd., Commerce St., Monocacy Blvd

Traffic Advisory – Rocky Springs Rd., Commerce St., Monocacy Blvd.

Frederick, MD – August 7, 2015:

Rocky Springs Road – Road Closure: Rocky Springs Road will be closed between the entrance to Walnut Ridge Park and... Read on...

Posted on: July 27, 2015

Traffic Advisory – East Patrick Street Intermittent Lane Closure – Curb/Sidewalk Work

Traffic Advisory – East Patrick Street – Lane Closure

Frederick, MD – July 27, 2015: Due to sidewalk and curb/gutter replacement work, intermittent lane closures will occur on East Patrick Street between Carroll Creek... Read on...

Posted on: May 28, 2015

Traffic Advisory - Lane Closures

Revised - Traffic Advisory
USI5/Monocacy Blvd. Interchange Project Work Hours Extended

Frederick, MD – May 28, 2105 Intermittent lane closures for the USI5/Monocacy Boulevard Interchange Project will occur at the... Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2015

Traffic Advisory - Road Closures

Traffic Advisory

Road Closures

Frederick, MD - March 30, 2105 – The following roads will be closed beginning March 30h through November 30, 2015 between the hours of 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM to accommodate water main... Read on...