Just 10 of the reasons to vote against Blaine Young

Editor's Note: The following was submitted by Lesli as a Letter to the Editor of the Frederick News Post on April 16th. She received an automatic "receipt" for the letter, but it was not published. … [Read more...]

Jan Gardner announces campaign for County Executive (full text of speech at rally)

EDITOR'S NOTE: On Saturday, November 9th, in front of Winchester Hall in Frederick, former county commissioner Jan Gardner formally announced and launched her campaign to be the first county executive of Frederick County … [Read more...]

Open Letter to the Frederick County Planning Commission

My name is Steven McKay and I have been a resident of Monrovia for the past 15 or so years. On October 23rd, the Planning Commission will convene to decide upon the Monrovia Town Center development. There are many … [Read more...]

Fighting for our community by fighting against the Monrovia Town Center

When my husband and I decided to uproot our family from Virginia we were excited to begin a new chapter of our lives here in Frederick County. We had simply had enough of his three hours or more commute, overcrowded … [Read more...]

Planning for Failure …… Our Schools, Our Children and Our Future!

Planning does matter. I became involved in Frederick County government almost 20 years ago out of an interest in solving school overcrowding. The schools my children attended were surrounded by portable classrooms, … [Read more...]