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Frederick County (Virginia)

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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Try not to breathe today

     
    Plenty of heat and sunshine today, coupled with millions of internal combustion engines, will generate some pretty nasty pollution in the air we're breathing. Code Orange air quality alerts have been issued for the entire region - from Northern Virginia...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Millions of dollars headed to local school systems to help with construction projects

    Millions of dollars headed to local school systems to help with construction projects
    Millions of dollars are headed to local school systems to help with new construction, renovations and expansion projects.  The Virginia Department of Education announced Wednesday the allocation of $229,551,000 in Qualified School Construction Bonds. ...
  • The Rev. Mary-Patricia N. Ashby

    The Rev. Mary-Patricia N. Ashby
    The Rev. Mary-Patricia N. Ashby, a retired Episcopal priest who had been rector of a Frederick County church, died Wednesday of a cardiac arrest at Frederick Memorial Hospital. The Mount Airy resident was 71. The daughter of a career naval officer and a...
  • 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...
  • Dismayed by Washington, Pooran runs for Congress

    Dismayed by Washington, Pooran runs for Congress
    Milad Pooran was honeymooning in the South Pacific last summer as politicians in Washington were turning a deadline to raise the U.S. debt limit into another opportunity for partisan brinkmanship. A critical care physician from Frederick County, Pooran...
  • 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...