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Mayor Michael O’Connor has scheduled a town hall style meeting at 7 p.m. on July 10, in the Boardroom in City Hall to offer updates and answer the public’s questions concerning recovery from flooding that occurred in May.
The City of Frederick announces an upgrade to the iSpires App, released today to the public. A complete redesign of the free app enables “push notifications” from the City.
The June 27 meeting agenda is published.
The Summer Food Service Program, operated locally by the Frederick Community Action Agency (FCAA), provides a free lunchtime meal for children and youth who would typically qualify for free- or reduced-price meals through the public school system.
Beginning Monday, June 18, and continuing through Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, a free lunch will be served Monday through Friday (except Wednesday, July 4)
KICK-OFF CELEBRATIONS: This year, the FCAA will be sponsoring two Summer Meals Kick-Off Celebrati...
Healthy City HonorsFor healthy living initiatives, The City of Frederick was promoted to a platinum level HEAL leader during the Maryland Municipal League Summer Conference on June 12.
Sunday was Global Garbage Man Day, and The City of Frederick joins in the recognition by celebrating its refuse collectors this week.Mayor Michael O’Connor will proclaim this Sanitation Worker Week on June 21.
The U.S. Small Business Administration will provide disaster assistance in the form of low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, businesses, non-profits and co-ops, who apply and qualify.
The schedule for public meetings the week of June 18 is published.
The City of Frederick and Frederick County join many other state and municipal jurisdictions filing lawsuits against drug manufacturers and distributors for their role in the opioid crisis nationwide.
Celebrate Frederick has lined up music to fill summer's Sunday evenings.
Celebrate Frederick's 2018 Summer Concert Series, features free musical performances, in the Baker Park Band Shell.
While each series performance is free to the public, the Summer Concert Series Committee encourages each guest to bring a canned food item i...
The next Fourth Friday informal question and answer session with Mayor Michael O’Connor is scheduled for June 22, at the IHOB restaurant in Market Square.
Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti took NBC’s hit show America's Got Talent (AGT) by storm during its 2016 season and now he is coming to the Weinberg Center for the Arts on Friday, September 14, 2018.
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Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti took NBC’s hit show America's Got Talent (AGT) by storm during its 2016 season and now he is coming to the We...
The June 20 Mayor and Board of Aldermen workshop agenda is published.
The agenda for the June 21, 2018, Mayor and Board of Aldermen public hearing is published.Note: the meeting will be in the Municipal Annex, 140 W. Patrick St.
Janglebachs to perform: Enjoy the music that changed the world and the lives of the generations that followed influencing the British Invasion, West-Coast Psychedelic, Country Rock, Pop and Soul.
Celebrate Frederick is kicking off the 2018 Summer Concert Series, featuring 12 free musical performances, Sunday, June 10, in the Baker Park Band Shell from 7 to 8:30 p.m. with The Janglebachs, presented by Tobacco Free Frederick.
The series's opening nig...
A revised schedule of public meetings for the week of June 11 is published
Fort Detrick officials announced June 1 that its Steam Sterilization Plant is undergoing repairs following recent flooding in the Frederick area.
Fort Detrick said it is taking the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of its employees and the surrounding community. All local, state and federal officials have been notified and will be provided with regular updates on the status of the plant. F...
Until further notice, no public meetings will be in the City Hall boardroom. Meetings have been moved from the boardroom to the Municipal Annex, 140 W. Patrick St. No other meeting rooms in City Hall are affected.
During the construction period, no meetings will be aired live on the City's Channel 99. Meetings that are usually televised will be streamed live as usual at www.cityoffrederick.com, and will be rebroadcast on Channel 99.
Work has begun to moder...
The agenda for the June 6 Mayor and Board of Aldermen workshop is published. The meeting will be at the Municipal Annex, 140 W. Patrick St., not at City Hall.
The schedule of public meetings the week of June 4 is published.
The City's Finance Department received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.
Finance Director Gerry Kolbfleisch accepted the award and credited his staff for doing the work that earned the Certificate of Achievement from the Government Finance Officers Association. It is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting a...
The playground at Baker Park - Fleming Avenue is now re-opened. Thank you for your patience as we repair the storm and flood damage throughout the City parks.
Congratulations to Chase Eder, District 6 winner in the Maryland Municipal League's "If I Were a Mayor, I Would ..." competition.
Frederick City Dog Park, 212 Carroll Parkway, has re-opened after its temporary closure to repair storm damage. Thank you for your patience as we work to repair storm damaged areas of City parks. We apologize for any inconvenience, and...
The schedule of public meetings the week of May 28 is published.
The Frederick County Emergency Management Division established a post-storm assessment survey to help residents and businesses recovering from recent heavy rain and flooding. The surveys are due by June 15.
The Frederick County Emergency Management Division released a post-storm assessment survey to help residents and businesses in Frederick County, including the City of Frederick, recovering from recent heavy rain and flooding. The surveys are due...
Starting May 31, work to modernize the City of Frederick Channel 99 control room and equipment will require closing the City Hall boardroom to use.
The playground at Willowdale Park, and Angleberger Field will be closed indefinitely due to storm damage. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Angleberger Field is closed indefinitely - until further notice - due to storm damage and flooding. We apologize for any inconvenience.
What CITY SPORTS FIELDS CLOSED means – All City leasedfields, including City school fiel...
Continued construction for the Baker Park shared use path is slated to begin Monday, May 14. The path between Culler Lake and Fairview Avenue will be closed for the duration of the project.
Traffic control at the Opossumtown Pike and Christopher’s Crossing intersection will change from a two-way stop to a four-way stop on or about May 7, 2018.
The City of Frederick has updated its annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) on City drinking water.
The most recent report is available for viewing and printing online.
This annual report contains important information about the source and quality of the drinking water provided by the City of Frederick.
The report will be mailed upon request: For a copy, call 301-600-1681.
Frederick youth are invited to be a force within City government. The Board of Aldermen voted to create a Youth Advisory Council for 14- to 18-year olds.
The council, promoted by Alderman Roger Wilson, will consist of 18 total members, 13 voting and five non-voting. Each member will be appointed by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. City residents ages 14 to 18 will make up the voting members.
The Mayor and Board of Aldermen rely on numerous citizen boards and commissions in a planning and advisory capacity. You may fill out an application at any time, to be considered when there is an opening on one of them.
The Key City Food & Farm Market is a new weekly event starting this spring.
The market will run from May 4 to Oct. 26. The Food & Farm Market will feature food trucks and locally sourced goods at the William Talley Recreation Center area of Baker Park, every Friday between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.; food trucks until 2 p.m...
Gardeners who would like to get or renew a reserved plot at Hargett Farm Community Garden must make a reservation by April 23.
The City's new Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program Review Panel began its work April 17 and set its next meeting for 9 a.m. May 1, at City Hall. The panel will review the City's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program.
Mayor Michael O'Connor has selected a panel to review the City's policy on minority contracting under the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program.
The panel will have its organizational meeting, open to the public, at 9 a.m., April 17, in room 212 at Cit...
Coming soon to the Weinberg Center for the Arts and presented by Upfront Inc.: John Hiatt and The Goners featuring Sonny Landreth. The band will play the Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 West Patrick Street, Frederick, MD on Wednesday, Aug 22 at 7:30pm.
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John Hiatt and The Goners featuring Sonny Landreth are coming to the Weinberg on Aug 22
FREDERICK, Md., Wednesday April 11, 2018 — Comin...
The City of Frederick has been notified by Frederick County Government officials that the county’s water system in the Clover Hill III subdivision recently violated a drinking water standard: Does not pose an emergency nor immediate danger to the public.
The Sold on Frederick program now offers up to $15,000 towards down payment and closing costs to buy a home in the City of Frederick to qualifying applicants.
Keeping his commitment to expand civic engagement, Mayor Michael O’Connor is creating a new opportunity for the public to communicate with City Hall.
The first opportunity for the informal Q&A with the mayor will be 7:30-9 a.m., March 9 at the Waffle House, 317 S. Jefferson St. The public is invited to stop by to chat. No appointment is necessary. Each month, at locations around the City, informal ...
Mayor Michael O’Connor’s transition committee has begun its mission to explore how every City department functions, how it might do more, do things differently, or should continue as is.Newly formed workgroups begin to examine departmental functions.
The City of Frederick made some changes to its parade/walk/race permit process that are effective immediately. A complete list is published online: http://www.cityoffrederick.com/1054/Parades-Walks-Races.
For the latest information about the Monocacy Boulevard project, visit the project's page on the City website.
The Monocacy Boulevard project and the effects of the road closure are a top priority. City engineers, the mayor and police are continuously evaluating potential modifications to traffic controls to improve movement along alternate routes.
The City has added pickleball lines to the tennis courts at: Amber Meadows, Max Kehne, and Monocacy Village Parks.
A new, formal grant application process has been approved for The City of Frederick to fund nonprofit programs.The applications will replace the informal, requests made to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.
Nonprofits that would like to apply for a grant must attend a workshop at 10 a.m. Oct. 30 in the City Hall boardroom.
The project to realign and widen Monocacy Boulevard will soon involve closing much of the road for about 18 months to replace a bridge over the Monocacy River and install four new lanes for through traffic.
The City is giving as much notice as possible and is aware of the inconvenience it will cause to traffic that normally uses Monocacy Boulevard between the City’s downtown and Md. 26.
Monocacy Boulevard will be closed between Gas House Pike and Sc...
June 15, 2018
Frederick Police Partner with Community Crime Map
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department has partnered with LexisNexis, Community Crime Map to provide the public with information on criminal activity in ...
FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT
June 12, 2018
Bank Robbery Suspect Identified / FPD case # 18-036736
The robbery suspect described in the press release below from April 25, 2018 has been identified as Timothy Tyrone Byers, 48, of C...
June 11, 2018
Frederick Police Investigate Firearm Discharge
FREDERICK, MD – At 2243 hours on June 9, 2018, the Frederick Police Department received several calls about gunshots that were f...
Pictured are Robert Higgins, Juwon Favors and Zachary Sullivan.
June 9, 2018
Frederick Police Make Arrests in Strong-Arm Robbery
At 1304 hours on June 8, 2018, Officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of S...
June 7, 2018
Possible Overdose Death Investigation
FREDERICK, MD – At 0256 hours on June 4, 2018, several officers of the Frederick Police Department (FPD) arrived in the area of the 1200 b...
The Frederick Police Department is investigating a shots fired incident that occurred on 6/6/18 at approximately 2308 hours. Officers responded to the area of Fairfield Drive and Oppossumtown Pike for a discharge of a firearm. The first officers on scene ...
June 6, 2018
Community Invited To Attend
59th Frederick Police Academy Graduation
FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce the graduation of...
Police Activities League Open House
Wednesday, June 20th from 4-6 pm
Frederick, MD - The Frederick Police Activities League (PAL) will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, Jun...
June 4, 2018
Police Investigate Pedestrian Struck by Motor Vehicle
FREDERICK, MD – On today’s date at approximately 7:02 am, officers responded to Baughmans Lane near Waterford Dr...
Frederick Police Department Makes Arrest for Hit & RunAccident Involving Struck Bicyclist, CR18-046038
Frederick, MD.-05/26/2018 at approximately 11:11p.m.,officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the intersection ofWest Patrick S...
Frederick Police Department requests the public's assistance in locating a missing teenager.
The Frederick Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing teenager. Brooke Turner, a 16-year-old female student at TJ High School, has been missing since 5/24/18. She is 5’4 with brown hair and hazel e...
A sinkhole has opened on Monocacy Blvd. northbound just after Spires Way. Frederick Police and The Department of Public Works are on scene and will be closing the northbound lanes. The southbound lanes of Monocacy Blvd. will be shifted...
May 21, 2018
Start of 60th Frederick Police Academy
FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce the start of the 60th police academy ...
UPDATE: Brooke Turner has been found and returned home. FPD Thanks the public for their assistance.
The Frederick Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance with locating a missing teen. Brooke Turner, a 16 year-old female student at...
Frederick Police Department Investigates Homicide
FREDERICK, MD – At 1818 hours on May 16, 2018, Officer First Class Scott McGregor of the Frederick Police Department...
The Police Activities League Open House schedule for this evening has been canceled due to road conditions around the PAL Center. The attached photo shows the condition of the road near the center of Rotary Alley.
May 16, 2018
Please be advised that we are continuing to experience flooding conditions in areas that were impacted last night as well as new areas. There are and will be road closures as ...
May 15, 2018
FPD Requests Assistance In Identifying Assault Suspect
FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a m...
Thursday, May 17th, 4-6 pm
Frederick, MD - The Frederick Police Activities League (PAL) will be hosting an open house this coming Thursday, M...
May 10, 2018
FPD Sergeant to Speak at Human Trafficking Information Session
FREDERICK, MD – On Saturday, May 12, 2018, D-Sergeant Andrew Alcorn with the Criminal Investigations Unit of the ...
May 9, 2018
FPD Officer Involved in Personal Injury Collision
FREDERICK, MD – On May 8, 2018, at approximately 9:31 pm, while on patrol in the area of Baughmans Lane and Rosemont ...
May 8, 2018
Frederick Police to Host Law Enforcement Torch Run
FREDERICK, MD – On Wednesday, May 30, 2018, the Frederick Police Department will be hosting the annual Law Enforcement Torch R...
May 4, 2018
2018 Youth Resource Guide
Frederick, MD - The Frederick Police Department is pleased to release the 2018 Guide to Youth Resources in Frederick County. This i...
April 24, 2018
Frederick Police Respond to Vehicle Collision with Injuries
FREDERICK, MD – On Monday, April 23, 2018, at approximately 5:30 pm, the Frederick Police Department responded to ...
Frederick Police Respond to Vehicle Collision Involving A Pedestrian
FREDERICK, MD – On Sunday, April 22nd at approximately 12:23 am, the Frederick Police Departmen...
April 17, 2018
Youth Resource Fair
Saturday, April 21st 11 am - 2:00 pm
Francis Scott Key Mall - Center Court
Frederick, MD – Several Frederick County, Maryland agencies ha...
FPD TO HOST COFFEE WITH A COP
Thursday, April 19th 9-11 am at Starbucks, 104 N. Market Street
Monday, April 23rd – 6:30-7:30 pm at The Arc, 555 S. Market Street
FREDERICK, MD -...
What CITY SPORTS FIELDS CLOSED means – All City leasedfields, including City school fields, are closed for the time frameindicated. No one is to use the fields when closed. If it is foundthat a permitted league is using...