10 Good Things to Know if You Are New to Frederick

If you are new to the Frederick Maryland area, or just moved to downtown Frederick from further out, here are ten things to know about, sign up for, and track. They will make your life more informed, easier, and fun! … [Read more...]

Best laid plans: East Street Corridor Small Area Plan approved

It passed with little fanfare the other day, but the city finally approved the East Street Corridor Small Area Plan. Meant to guide future growth and development along East Street from Interstate 70 to 14th Street, the … [Read more...]

Assessing the Tree Canopy in the City of Frederick

For clean air and water, energy savings, and overall health, the city of Frederick has a goal of 40 percent tree canopy coverage. Tree canopy, the layer of branches, stems and leaves that cover the ground when viewed … [Read more...]

Live Downtown Frederick Housing Symposium (Friday evening, April 28)

Downtown Frederick Partnership is working towards a goal of welcoming 335 new residents to Downtown Frederick by 2020. Reusing, adapting and growing the Downtown Frederick building stock is the sustainable path the … [Read more...]

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...]

The Fate of Schley Farm and East Frederick

Just like there is good and bad cholesterol, there is good and bad development. Among other things, good development depends on where it occurs, its relationship to the environment, and its design quality. For two … [Read more...]

Do you know where your water comes from?

In early December, about 150 gallons of lubricating oil was spilled into the Potomac River. The source was the NRG Energy power plant in Dickerson, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. This spill didn’t … [Read more...]

Compost bins for sale to City of Frederick residents

EDITOR'S NOTE: The City of Frederick is selling nice compost bins to residents for just $21.50. Click here for the short press release. Darcy Richards dropped off her order form on Wednesday afternoon and had a new … [Read more...]