Buying local is investing in your community

The people of the world are consuming more and more of the world. And the global economy and the internet has made it easier and easier. We are all increasingly connected, in many ways, and our rate of consumption is … [Read more...]

Local Food is part of being a conscious consumer

The world is getting smaller. Not physically, but in the ways we are connected to each other. We travel faster and farther and more frequently than in decades past. We communicate with more people, more easily than ever … [Read more...]

How Freaking Cool is Tesla?

Cars as we know them are fairly standard. They have batteries, brakes, doors, a windshield, and gasoline-fueled engines. Our automobiles have run on gasoline since the first practical gas engine was invented in 1860. We … [Read more...]

What You Should Know About Student Debt

Editor's Note: An important goal of Envision Frederick County is to encourage people to be more informed about and engaged in civic life. Some consider our democracy threatened by the lack of participation in our … [Read more...]

Most Millennials are not voting, but they should!

Over the last few weeks, I have likely annoyed the pants off of most of my Facebook friends with constant updates about voting in the upcoming primaries. Those posts have received little to no attention or comment, not … [Read more...]

To begin, who or what is a Millennial?

There have always been differences between generations. Everyone has experienced the problems of trying to explain new technology to someone much older or an important part of history to someone much younger. The … [Read more...]

Looking forward to sharing and exploring a millennial perspective

Hi everyone. My name is Blair Donald. I am a junior at Kent State University majoring in public relations, and I‘ve been a resident of Frederick County for my entire life. This summer I will be interning with … [Read more...]