About the Author

Katherine Heerbrandt is journalist who's covered all things Frederick in print, on the radio and on tv since 1989. A Frederick County native, she's worked at The Frederick News Post as a reporter, and later as lead columnist, and at The Frederick Gazette, twice, as a reporter.

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County Executive Gardner blasts previous Young board on growth

A sobering presentation from County Executive Jan Gardner on Thursday highlighted the downside of growth, and put county council Republicans on the defensive. They promise to vet the information in the coming … [Read more...]

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Check out “The Frederick Extra” for real reporting and informed opinion!

The Frederick Extra at thefrederickextra.com, and on Facebook as The Frederick Extra, is an online news site launched on Oct. 13, 2016. I decided to take the plunge because I am a seasoned … [Read more...]