RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Frederick County (Virginia)

A collection of news and information related to Frederick County (Virginia) published by this site and its partners.

Top Frederick County (Virginia) Articles

Displaying items 67-77
  • New map, new politics in Western Md.

    New map, new politics in Western Md.
    With a bit of math and a few clicks of a mouse, state Democrats transformed a once-sleepy congressional district in Western Maryland last week into one of the most closely watched political battlegrounds in the nation. Hours after Gov. Martin O'Malley...
  • Wet snow falls on Maryland, Northeast

    Wet snow falls on Maryland, Northeast
    Ethan Yankellow pondered the last time he saw snow in the Baltimore area at this time of year — and drew a blank. "I don't remember any time I saw snow in October, and I've lived here all my life," Yankellow, 42, said Saturday. The Reisterstown...
  • John E. Sparks

    John E. Sparks
    John E. Sparks, an artist, educator and a nationally known printmaker who developed and chaired the department of printmaking at the Maryland Institute College of Art for nearly 40 years, died Aug. 2 of prostate cancer and pneumonia at Meritus Health...
  • Power grid operator to consider canceling major transmission line projects

    Power grid operator to consider canceling major transmission line projects
    The state's power grid operator does not need a $3.3 billion pair of transmission line projects built through Maryland because the weak economy has slowed demand for electricity, the staff of operator PJM Interconnection has concluded. The staff will...
  • Debt believed to be factor in family deaths

    The man who killed his wife and three young children and then himself in a tiny Frederick County town last week was at least $460,000 in debt and owned a Florida house that was in foreclosure, according to property records and police officials. In one of...
  • As economic crisis goes on, financial fears can push some over the edge

    As economic crisis goes on, financial fears can push some over the edge
    The headlines have had a similar ring: A Frederick County man underwater on his mortgage kills himself and his family. A man accused of financial improprieties does the same while staying at a Towson hotel. A top official with Freddie Mac, a company...
  • Here's one way to call the slots tossup

    The last poll I saw on slots showed about 54 percent of Marylanders still supporting a state constitutional amendment allowing the gambling machines. That support was not as large as it appeared to be eight or nine months ago, which fits a theory I have:...
  • Pentagon, EPA at odds

     
    By Josh Mitchell and wire reports The Pentagon and the Environmental Protection Agency are mired in a dispute over the pace of environmental cleanups at Maryland's Fort Meade and Fort Detrick, where contamination from fuels and munitions for years seeped....
  • More winter weather "advisories" ahead

     
    Marylanders can expect more 'winter weather advisories' in their future. It's not because winters will get worse. Rather, the National Weather Service's Sterling forecast office, which serves Central and Western Maryland and Northern Virginia, is changing...
  • Flooding increases amid heavy rains

     
    Heavy, peristent rain across the region is bringing small stream and creeks to their brims, while waters are rising to flood stage along the Potomac River, the Monocacy in Frederick County and other rivers.BWI-Marshall has tallied more than 3 inches of......
  • 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...