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Another chance to do the right thing, and say no to the incinerator

It has been more than eight years since Frederick County authorized the expense of more than $100,000.00 to have RW Beck, Inc. study only two options for addressing the county's waste management challenges -- … [Read more...]

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BREAKING NEWS: MD Board of Public Works delays decision needed for sale of Citizens and Montevue

The Maryland Board of Public Works (BPW) decided today to postpone for at least one meeting a decision that is required before Frederick County can move forward with the sale of the Citizens Care & Rehabilitation Center … [Read more...]

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The Bottom Line Tonight: Enabling and facilitating a WalMart Supercenter on the Golden Mile is a choice!

It is with genuine disappointment I note that, tonight, a majority of the Board of Aldermen of the City of Frederick are probably going to vote to adopt a new zoning map that will, among other things, change the zoning … [Read more...]

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Maryland League of Conservation Voters releases 2013 Environmental Scorecard

"Are your elected officials representing your environmental values? The scores are in. Find out how your legislators are measuring up." Today, the Maryland League of Conservation Voters released their "2013 … [Read more...]

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WalMart a prominent controversy in public hearing tonight

Wednesday evening (July 10, 2013), starting at 7:00pm, the City of Frederick will be holding a public hearing at City Hall, at which a proposed Walmart Supercenter is certain to generate a lot of attention and public … [Read more...]

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BREAKING NEWS: Carroll County commissioners vote to end Waste-to-Energy partnership with Frederick County

The Carroll County Board of County Commissioners voted today to formally end their partnership with Frederick County in the development of a controversial 1,500 tons per day Waste-to-Energy incinerator. The board's … [Read more...]

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Video: June 25 Public Hearing regarding the sale of Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center and Montevue Assisted Living Facilities

After a lengthy, and sometimes heated, public hearing at Frederick Community College on Tuesday evening, four members of the Frederick County Board of County Commissioners voted to abolish the Citizens Nursing Home Board … [Read more...]

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Rezone Baker Park for Mixed Use Development?

Okay. Nobody is proposing to rezone Baker Park! And there's no doubt such a proposal would be absurd to virtually anyone who knows downtown Frederick, the surrounding neighborhoods and, of course, Baker Park itself. … [Read more...]