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Frederick County (Virginia)

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  • Back Story: 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam

    Back Story: 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam
    On a sunny, humid day 150 Septembers ago, the fate of a nation seemingly converged at a diminutive rural Western Maryland village called Sharpsburg. There, 87,000 federal troops under the command of Union Gen. George Brinton McClellan met the...
  • 10 years ago, snipers plunged the region into terror

    10 years ago, snipers plunged the region into terror
    When the Washington-area snipers launched their shooting rampage a decade ago, Prince George's County restaurateur Paul LaRuffa suffered the same effects as everyone else: anxiety about leaving the house, fear of pumping gas, worry for loved ones —...
  • Theme parks gear up for spring

    Theme parks gear up for spring
    It's spring break for many students, and area amusement parks are ready to take visitors for a ride — up, down, sideways and backwards. Marylanders can take a day or weekend trip to one of these six theme parks, all within a few hours' drive of...
  • Baltimore Farmers' Market returns on Sunday

    Baltimore Farmers' Market returns on Sunday
    The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar begins its 35th season April 1. This is the second year the popular market is starting so early. Until 2003, when it was moved up to the first week in May, the opening came in early June. Last year, skeptics...
  • Third of Maryland now in drought

     
    The new Drought Monitor map, released Thursday morning, shows that nearly a third of Maryland is now in "moderate" to "extreme" drought, with the most serious drought in Western Maryland. Southern Maryland and the Lower Eastern Shore are also struggling...
  • Sunshine until rain returns late Wednesday

     
    Noticed a few cars during the commute this morning that had some snow on their hoods and roofs. We had only a sprinkle of flakes, or sleet, on the WeatherDeck. But some locations across Maryland really did get measurable snow......
  • Flash Flood Warnings for northwest suburbs

     
    The National Weather Service has posted Flash Flood Warnings (dark red on map) for portions of Carroll, Baltimore and Harford counties, effective until 1:30 p.m. Thursday.(Click here for updated watches and warnings.)The warnings come on top of the...
  • Severe Storm Warning moves to Howard, PG

     
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... HOWARD COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND... MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND... PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND...* UNTIL 700 PM EDT* AT 613 PM EDT....
  • Few takers so far for direct wine shipping

    Few takers so far for direct wine shipping
    This week, Maryland wine lovers will be able to get their favorite bottles delivered directly to their homes — so long as they're interested in buying from one of the 11 wineries that have applied for a shipping permit. Since the state made the...
  • Don't give up on septic

    When columnist Erma Bombeck published her book "The Grass is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank" in the mid-1970s, she was trafficking in suburban, comedic gold. Septic systems were universal — iconic, even — and as close as a waste...
  • Howard school board to give Foose up to $25,000 in relocation costs

    Howard school board to give Foose up to $25,000 in relocation costs
    New Howard County schools Superintendent Renee Foose recently inked a four-year, $250,000 deal that includes a provision that allows her to be reimbursed for up to $25,000 in relocation costs. Foose will be moving from the neighboring Frederick County to...