City seeks to fill vacancy on Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee

Interested individuals, who live in the City of Frederick, have until February 24th to apply for the current vacancy on the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee. Mayor Randy … [Read more...]

County Executive Gardner to host meetings to gather public input (Thursday)

EDITOR'S NOTE: This Thursday evening, at Winchester Hall, County Executive Jan Gardner will be taking public comment and responding to questions at two public meetings (a “Talk of the Town” and a … [Read more...]

CBF Press Release: Supreme Court Allows Chesapeake Bay Blueprint to Stand

Farm Bureau Challenge without Merit (ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The U.S. Supreme Court today denied the request of the American Farm Bureau Federation and its allies to take up their case challenging the legality … [Read more...]

Last Solid Waste “What’s Next” public forum this Saturday!

EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the weather forecasts for Saturday morning, the Solid Waste Options Public Forum in Thurmont has been POSTPONED. Preliminary arrangements have been made for … [Read more...]

Circuit Court judge sends Trout Run matter back to County Council

After the County Council voted last June to deny the request of Social Betterment Properties International (SBPI) to have the Trout Run/Richey Lodge property placed on the Frederick County Register of Historic Places, … [Read more...]

Livable Frederick Steering Committee Announces ‘Convening Retreat’ (public welcome)

EDITED TO NOTE: From the county: "Due to impending snow emergency, the Friday January 22, 2016 Convening Retreat for the Livable Frederick Steering Committee will be postponed one week. The Convening … [Read more...]

Meeting of the Frederick Zero Waste Alliance (formerly the No Incinerator Alliance)

Did you oppose the Frederick/Carroll incinerator project? Now that the project is dead, we have an opportunity to be IN FAVOR of better ways to deal with our waste. Come to an Frederick Zero Waste Alliance … [Read more...]

Letter #2 from RALE attorney to County Council about Monrovia Town Center

EDITOR'S NOTE: The letter below was sent to Frederick County Council President Bud Otis (and the rest of the council members) on June 12, 2015, after the public hearing on June 9th, and in advance of the council meeting … [Read more...]