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Posted on: May 20, 2015

The City of Frederick Government Offices Will Be Closed On Memorial Day

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The City of Frederick Government Offices Will Be Closed On Memorial Day
Clarification to City Services Below

Frederick, MD – May 20, 2015: The City of Frederick Offices will be closed in observance of... Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2015

Revised -The City of Frederick Weekly Public Meeting Schedule

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The City of Frederick Weekly Public Meeting Schedule
Week of May 25th

Frederick, MD May 21, 2015: Revision - 7:00 PM – Joint Board of Aldermen/County Council Meeting – Winchester Hall, 1st Floor... Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

Next Talk to the Mayor Tuesday Scheduled for May 26th

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Next Talk to the Mayor Tuesday Scheduled for May 26th

Frederick, MD – May 19, 2015: Mayor Randy McClement will hold his monthly “Talk to the Mayor Tuesday” on May 26th. The Mayor sets aside time on the... Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2015

2015 Frederick's 4th Packs Baker Park with Entertainment from Noon to Dusk

FREDERICK’S 4TH PACKS BAKER PARK WITH ENTERTAINMENT FROM NOON TO DUSK

Celebrate Frederick, Inc. is proud to announce the entertainment line-up for the Frederick’s 4th – An Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 4... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: May 19, 2015

Frederick’s 4th Packs Baker Park with Entertainment from Noon to Dusk

FREDERICK’S 4TH PACKS BAKER PARK WITH ENTERTAINMENT FROM NOON TO DUSK

Celebrate Frederick, Inc. is proud to announce the entertainment line-up for the Frederick’s 4th – An Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 4... Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

City Seeking Interested Individuals to Serve on the Planning Commission

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City Seeking Interested Individuals to Serve on the Planning Commission

Frederick, MD – May 19, 2015: The City of Frederick is seeking applicants interested in serving on the Planning Commission. ... Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2015

City Sustainability Manager Plans Tree Identification Training Program for Citizens

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City Sustainability Manager Plans Tree Identification Training Program for Citizens
Change in Date of Introductory Course

Frederick, MD – May 18, 2015: Frederick City residents are invited to... Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2015

Revised - The City of Frederick Weekly Public Meeting Schedule

Revised - The City of Frederick Weekly Public Meeting Schedule
Week of May 18th

Frederick, MD May 18, 2015: Revision – The Board of Supervisors of Elections meeting scheduled for today at 2:00 PM has been cancelled... Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Moody's Upgrades The City of Frederick Credit Rating to Aa1 – Highest in History

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Moody's upgrades The City of Frederick Credit Rating to Aa1 – Highest in History!

Frederick, MD – May 14, 2015: The City of Frederick’s credit rating was upgraded from Aa2 to Aa1 on $175 million in... Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2015

Frederick Police Offers Child Identification & DNA Kits Free to Residents

Frederick Police Offers Child Identification & DNA Kits Free to Residents

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Frederick Police Department offers Child Identification & DNA Kits Free to Residents

FREDERICK, MD – May 11, 2015 - The... Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2015

Airport Commission Meeting Cancelled

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Airport Commission Meeting Cancelled

Frederick, MD – May 11, 2015: The Airport Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 28th has been cancelled due to lack of agenda items.

The next Airport... Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2015

“Gangs in Frederick” Presentation

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“Gangs in Frederick” Presentation
June 2nd at 6:30 PM

Frederick, MD – Monday, May 11, 2015: Rob Marker, Gang Analyst with the Frederick Police Department, will be doing a presentation for residents on... Read on...

Posted on: May 8, 2015

Bike Registration Program

Bike Registration Program

Every year, the Frederick Police Department accumulates a large number of unclaimed bikes. When bike owners cannot be identified, the bikes are sold via an online auction.

The Police... Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2015

Instructions for Current “Alert Frederick County” Customers to Implement Upgrade

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Instructions for Current “Alert Frederick County” Customers to Implement Upgrade

Frederick, MD – May 6, 2015 Frederick County upgraded the Alert Frederick County notification system effective today, May... Read on...

Alert@FrederickCountyMD.gov
Posted on: May 5, 2015

Winter/Spring Issue of Frederick Newel Post Now Available

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Winter/Spring Issue of Frederick Newel Post Now Available
Historic Preservation Newsletter

Frederick, MD – May 5, 2015: The City of Frederick Planning Department is pleased to announce that the... Read on...

Winter/Spring Issue - The Frederick Newel Post
Posted on: May 4, 2015

DRINKING WATER – Annual Report Notification

DRINKING WATER – Annual Report Notification

The City of Frederick has converted to electronic delivery of our annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) on City drinking water. The most recent report is available for... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: May 4, 2015

2015 Frederick’s 4th Bath Tub Race Offers Participants FREE Tubs

KEY103 GREAT FREDERICK BATH TUB RACE REGISTRATION OPENS WITH COMPLIMENTARY TUBS FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS

Resurrected in 2011 by FACKA Sports, the KEY103 Great Frederick Bath Tub Races return once again to Culler Lake on... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: May 1, 2015

Airport Commission seeking “Citizen Representative”

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Airport Commission seeking “Citizen Representative”

Frederick, MD – May 1, 2015: The Frederick Municipal Airport Commission is requesting interested individuals submit a resume of qualifications and a... Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2015

Public Notice of the Intention by The City of Frederick to Issue Taxicab Permits

Public Notice of the Intention by The City of Frederick to Issue Taxicab Permits

Frederick, MD – May 1, 2015: Pursuant to The Code of the City of Frederick, 1966 (as amended), Chapter 23 entitled “Taxicabs”, The City of... Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2015

Key103 Great Frederick Bath Tub Race Registration Opens with Complimentary Tubs for All Participants

Key103 Great Frederick Bath Tub Race Registration Opens with Complimentary Tubs for All Participants

Resurrected in 2011 by FACKA Sports, the KEY103 Great Frederick Bath Tub Races return once again to Culler Lake on... Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2015

CELEBRATE FREDERICK ANNOUNCES THE 2015 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES PERFORMER LINE-UP

CELEBRATE FREDERICK ANNOUNCES THE 2015 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES PERFORMER LINE-UP

Celebrate Frederick is pleased to announce the 2015 Summer Concert Series line-up. This FREE series of musical performances has become a... Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2015

Frederick County to Upgrade “Alert Frederick County” Notification System

Contact: Seamus Mooney, 301-600-1746

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: 4/22/15

Frederick County to Upgrade“Alert Frederick County” Notification System

FREDERICK, MD – On May 6, 2015, Frederick County will be... 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...

Posted on: March 13, 2015

City FY16 Budget Meetings Schedule Announced

City FY16 Budget Meetings Schedule Announced
Proposed FY16 Budget Presented March 25th

Frederick, MD – March 13, 2015: Mayor Randy McClement will present his Proposed FY 2016 Budget at the 3:00 p.m. Workshop on... Read on...


Police News

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Posted on: May 22, 2015

Frederick Police Investigate Armed Robbery At Frederick Restaurant (CID)

On 05/21/2015 at 8:54PM Frederick Police officers responded to a reported armed robbery at the Pizza Blitz Restaurant located at 2060 Yellow Springs Road Frederick, Maryland.

Frederick Police Officers determined that two... Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2015

Frederick's Most Wanted Reaches 400 Arrests

Frederick, MD – May 20, 2015: Frederick’s Most Wanted Marks its 400th Arrest

The Frederick Police Department in partnership with the Frederick News Post marked its 400th arrest on May 20, 2015 with the arrest of... Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

Frederick Police Seek Assistance in Construction Site Thefts (SCT)

On 05-18-2015, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the construction site located in the 7400 block of Willow Road, in Frederick City, in reference to several reported thefts. This location was... Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

Police arrest male for Indecent Exposure (DPT 15-39623)

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On 5/19/2015 Officers from the Frederick Police Department Directed Patrol Team were in the area of Baker Park due to calls regarding a male exposing himself.

At approximately 0845 hrs. Officers located a suspicious... Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2015

Frederick Police Make Two Arrests for Disorderly Conduct, CR15-39292

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Frederick, MD.-On 05/17/2015 at approximately 8:35pm, OFC. Sheena Yohe responded to the area of Carroll Creek, near South Market Street, for a fight in progress call. Upon arrival, OFC. Yohe noticed a B/M, later identified... Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2015

Second Suspect Photo - Exxon Station Robbery Arrest (CID)

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--Second Suspect Photo Attached to this Release--

On 08/04/2014 at approximately 10:06 PM Frederick Police Officers responded to a reported robbery at the Antietam Exxon Station located at 1561 Oppossomtown Pike Frederick... Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2015

Police Arrest Two Suspects for Exxon Station Robbery (CID)

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On 08/04/2014 at approximately 10:06 PM Frederick Police Officers responded to a reported robbery at the Antietam Exxon Station located at 1561 Oppossomtown Pike Frederick, Maryland. As officers arrived on scene they located... Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2015

Frederick Police Make Arrest for 1st Degree Assault and Reckless Endangerment, CR15-39289

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Frederick, MD.-On 05/17/2015 at approximately 8:33pm, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the 900 Blk of Chestnut Street for a domestic assault in progress involving a weapon. Upon arrival, officers were... Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2015

Frederick Police recover a gun and drugs during a traffic stop

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On May 17, 2015, at approximately 1258 AM, Officer Matthew Fast was on routine patrol when he observed a maroon Buick Lesabre in the area of E. Fourth St @ N. Market St. The vehicle made a sharp left turn onto... Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2015

Police Make Assault / Animal Cruelty Arrest

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On 05/17/2015 at approximately 8:15 AM, Frederick Police Officers responded to a residence on Heather Lane, Frederick, MD for a report of a domestic assault.

Officers arrived on scene and located an adult female victim... Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2015

Police Make Arrest in Sunday Morning Stabbing (CID)

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On 05/17/2015 at approximately 5:50 AM Frederick Police Officers responded to a reported stabbing in the 1300 Block of N East Street Frederick, MD.

Officers arrived on scene and located an adult female victim in the area... Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2015

Seed Of Life Cafe hosts "Coffee with a Cop" June 6, 2015

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The Seed of Life Cafe will host the next "Coffee with a Cop" on June 6, 2015

Come on down to Seed of Life Café at 629 N. Market St. from 8am -10 am for coffee and conversation with your community and local Police... Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Arrest for Drug Paraphernalia, CR15-38705

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Frederick, MD.-On 05/15/2015 at approximately 8:14p.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department made contact with a W/M, later identified as Nathan Patrick Odell, at the intersection of Market Street and Patrick Street... 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: May 13, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Arrest for Trespassing & Indecent Exposure, CR15-38018

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Frederick, MD.-On 05/13/2015 at approximately 5:00pm, OFC. Michele Donovan and OFC. Richard Molina responded to 116 West All Saints Street for a drug complaint. Upon arrival, both officers walked to the rear of the property... Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Arrest for Trespassing & Indecent Exposure, CR15-38018

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Frederick, MD.-On 05/13/2015 at approximately 5:00pm, OFC. Michele Donovan and OFC. Richard Molina responded to 116 West All Saints Street for a drug complaint. Upon arrival, both officers walked to the rear of the property... Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Arrest for Heroin and Drug Paraphernalia, CR15-37791

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Frederick, MD.-On 05/12/2015 at approximately 8:32pm, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the parking lot of the McDonalds restaurant, located at 423 South Jefferson Street, for a suspicious... Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2015

Driver with Multiple Aliases has Arrest Warrant, 15-037547

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On May 12 at about 12:40 AM, Officer Fast of the Frederick Police Department stopped a vehicle for driving the wrong way on a one-way street. The driver told the officer she had left her license at home, and provided a name,... Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2015

Frederick Police Offers Child Identification & DNA Kits Free to Residents

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Frederick Police Department offers Child Identification & DNA Kits Free to Residents

FREDERICK, MD – May 11, 2015 - The Frederick Police Department is pleased to offer child identification and DNA kits... Read on...

Posted on: May 8, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Arrest for 1st Degree Assault, CR15-36136

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Frederick, MD.-On 05/07/2015 at approximately 7:49 a.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to 1st block of Apple Way for a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, officers contacted the victim and noticed... Read on...

Posted on: May 7, 2015

Bike Registration Program

Every year, the Frederick Police Department accumulates a large number of unclaimed bikes. When bike owners cannot be identified, the bikes are sold via an online auction.

The Police Department offers a free and... Read on...

Posted on: May 7, 2015

Armed wanted Subject from PA arrested without incident

On April 6, 2015, at approximately 2135 hours, Officers responded to a request for assistance in locating a wanted subject from York County PA. Police in York County advised the subject had an open warrant for a theft of a... Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2015

Reminder: "Coffee with a Cop" at The Bicycle Escape May 8th

Come out and join us for "Coffee With A Cop".

May 8th from 8am -10am at the Bicycle Escape (7820 Wormans Mill Rd) will have coffee and pastries for the community.

Join your neighbors, Police Officers and staff... Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2015

Reminder: "Coffee with a Cop" at The Bicycle Escape May 8th

Come out and join us for "Coffee With A Cop".

May 8th from 8am -10am at the Bicycle Escape (7820 Wormans Mill Rd) will have coffee and pastries for the community.

Join your neighbors, Police Officers and staff... Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2015

The Frederick Police Department makes arrest in bad check case (CID)

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On June 6th, 2014, at approximately 12:52 pm, The Frederick Police Department was called to 908 E Patrick St for a fraud that had occurred. The business reported that a male had cashed a check for $914.13. When the check was... Read on...

Posted on: May 3, 2015

Road Closure: Northbound Opossumtown Pike @ Amber Drive Closed.

Effective immediately, northbound Opossumtown Pike at Amber Drive is closed to all traffic, including emergency personnel, due to a water main break. Northbound traffic will be shut down for a substantial amount of time as... Read on...

Posted on: May 3, 2015

Frederick Woman charged with stabbing her husband, 15-034912

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On 05-02-15, at approximately 2225 hours, officers with the Frederick Police Department responded to the 1900 block of Moran Drive in Frederick for a report of a Domestic Dispute. Upon their arrival, they encountered the... Read on...

Posted on: April 30, 2015

The Frederick Police Department Seeks Assistance in Counterfeit Currency Case (CID)

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On February 5th, 2015 at approximately 9 pm, the Frederick Police Department responded to the CVS located at 1460 W Patrick Street and the Weis at 2 Old Camp Drive for a report of counterfeit money being used.

When... Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2015

Frederick Police Seek Assistance in Preventing Theft and Burglary Related Crimes

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As the warmer weather approaches, the Frederick Police Department is urging community members to lock and secure their residences, garages, outbuildings and vehicles to assist with growing theft from motor vehicle and... Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2015

The Frederick Police Department Seeks Assistance in Robbery Investigation (CID)

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On 4/14/15, at approximately 11:43 pm, the Frederick Police Department responded to the BP Gas Station located at 503 W 7th Street Frederick, Maryland for a robbery that had just occurred.

The subsequent investigation... Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2015

Frederick Police arrest 1 for drug charges

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Officers with the Frederick Police Department came into contact with a man identified as Rendell Markeith Johnson at the Motel 6 on W Patrick St. Johnson was found to have an active warrant and was placed under arrest. ... Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2015

Frederick Police arrest 2 for drug charges, 1 for Burglary

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Patrol Officers with the Frederick Police Department observed 2 males suspected to be involved in drug activity in the 400 Blk of W South St. The individuals split up and officers approached one of the males, identified as... Read on...

Posted on: April 24, 2015

Frederick Police Department Make Heroin Arrest, CR15-32490 Cont.

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Photo of second arrestee:
Jonathan Eugene Fawley

Posted on: April 24, 2015

Frederick Police Department Make Heroin Arrest, CR15-32490

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Frederick, MD.-On 04/24/2015 at approximately 7:49p.m. OFC. Christopher Prior and Off. Daniel Grimes, of the Frederick Police Department, responded to the Giant Eagle parking lot, located at 1275 West Patrick Street, to... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Frederick Police Department Make Drug Paraphernalia Arrest, CR15-31808

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Frederick, MD.- On 04/22/15 at approximately 11:31p.m. Off. David DeWees and OFC. Sheena Yohe conducted a traffic stop, at the intersection of South Jefferson Street and Prospect Boulevard, for an inoperable brake light... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Frederick Police Seek Assistance in Commercial Burglary (SCT)

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On 03-26-2015, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the Eastside Liquors business, located at 507 N East Street, in Frederick City, in reference to a commercial burglary.

During the investigation, it... Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2015

Frederick Police Department Has A Permanent Drug Collection Receptacle

Frederick Maryland citizens looking to dispose of excess and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications can visit the safe and secure permanent drop off location at the rear of the Frederick Police Department... Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2015

Frederick Police Department Investigating Hit and Run Collision involving Bicyclist, CR15-031249

Frederick, MD.-On 04/21/15 at approximately 4:30 pm officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of Broadway Street and Lee Alley for a bicyclist that was struck by a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, contact... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2015

Police request assistance in locating missing person

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On April 7th 2015 at approximately 8:32 PM the Frederick Police Department received a report of a missing person. Det. Renninger was assigned as the investigator for this case.

The missing person is 19 year old Geovanni... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Second Photo of suspect in Frederick high School Shooting (CID)

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Frederick, MD - January 30, 2015:

The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce the arrest of two subjects in the February 4, 2015, shooting at Frederick High School.

Detectives Jorge Garcia and Gene Alston... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Frederick Police Announce Arrest in Frederick High Shooting (CID)

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Frederick, MD - January 30, 2015:
The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce the arrest of two subjects in the February 4, 2015, shooting at Frederick High School.

Detectives Jorge Garcia and Gene Alston... 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

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Posted on: May 15, 2015

Traffic Advisory - Road, Lane, Sidewalk

Traffic Advisory

Frederick, MD – May 15, 2105: The following lane/sidewalk/road closures have been scheduled.South Market Street – Lane Closure: The left lane on South Market Street in front of United Fire Company... Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Traffic Advisories for Multiple Areas

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Traffic Advisories for Multiple Areas

Frederick, MD – May 14, 2105: The following lanes closures are scheduled.

East 8th Street – Lane Closure: One lane will be closed in front of #116 East 8th... Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2015

Traffic Advisory - Lane Closures on East Church St.

Traffic Advisory

East Church Street – Lane Closure

Frederick, MD – April 22, 2105

East Church Street – Lane Closure: There will be lane closures on East Church Street at County Lane between April 27th and June... 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...

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Traffic Advisory - Includes South Carroll Street, West South Street, East South Street, Shookstown

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Traffic Advisory

Frederick, MD - March 26, 2105

Shookstown Road – Lane Closure: Lane closures will occur on Shookstown Road between Montevue Lane and Baughman’s Lane for one to two days between... Read on...