News Flash

Posted on: January 17, 2020

Temporary Street Light Power Outage

Due to a Potomac Edison outage, the following streets will experience street light outages: Wembly Drive, Stradford Way, Dogwood Drive, and Mohican Drive. The City will provide updates as they become available.

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Mayor Calls for Closed Session of the Board of Aldermen

The Closed Session is scheduled for Wednesday, January 22, 2020, immediately following the Mayor and Board of Aldermen Workshop.

Mayor Michael O’Connor has requested a Closed Session on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, immediately following the Mayor and Board of Aldermen Workshop. Mayor O’Connor will request a vote of the Aldermen to convene the meeting as a Closed...

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Roundabout at Poole Jones Road & Walter Martz Road Scheduled to Open On or About January 24, 2020

The roundabout is part of the Christopher’s Crossing (Sanner) roadway construction project, which began in 2018.

The roundabout portion of the Christopher’s Crossing (Sanner) roadway construction project, which connects Poole Jones Road and Walter Martz Road, is scheduled to open to traffic on or about Friday, January 24, 2020. The City will issue an updat...

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance: City Services & Office Schedule Changes

The City of Frederick's offices will be closed to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, and some service schedules will change.

The City of Frederick’s offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, to observe Martin Luther King Day Jr., and some service schedules will change.

Residential Trash Collection

  • There will be no trash collection service on Monday, January 20, 2...
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Frederick News
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Planning Commission Special Workshop Schedule Announced for the 2020 Comprehensive Plan

Planning Commission will hold special workshops to garner additional public feedback

The City of Frederick Planning Commission will hold three special workshops over the next several weeks to continue the drafting of the 2020 Comprehensive Plan. The plan, which is being informed by public input from two questionnaires and stakeholder and ...

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Additional Info... Frederick News
Posted on: December 31, 2019

City sells property to the Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs for $1

The Hayward Road property will become an emergency family shelter.

With a continued focus on serving emerging community needs, The City of Frederick and the Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs closed on the sale of a City-owned property located at 7516 Hayward Road on Monday, December 23, 2019, at a sale price ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 28, 2019

Dropoff and Recycle your Christmas Tree

City program offers residents the opportunity to drop off their Christmas trees for recycling now through January 31, 2020.

The City of Frederick Live Christmas Tree Drop Off and Recycling program began on December 26, 2019 and will continue through January 31, 2020. The drop off points will be:

  • Harry Grove Stadium lower parking lot
  • Husky Park Yard 2 on Highland Street
  • Tasker's C...
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Frederick News
Posted on: December 24, 2019

Historic Preservation Commission Hearing Date Changed

Take note of the January hearing adjustment

The Historic Preservation Commission hearing regularly scheduled for January 23, 2020 has been rescheduled for January 30, 2020. For full information regarding this meeting and the work of the Historic Preservation Commission, please visit https://www.cit...

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Additional Info... Frederick News
Posted on: December 19, 2019

City’s First Strategic Plan Adopted

CommUNITY 2030 frames the vision for the City’s next ten years

At tonight’s Mayor and Board of Alderman Public Hearing, the Board of Alderman approved a resolution to adopt the City’s first strategic plan. The plan, known as CommUNITY 2030, was developed by the Mayor’s office with the si...

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Resolution Summary and Strategic Plan Frederick News
Posted on: December 13, 2019

Frederick Community Action Agency Acting Director Appointed

Janet Jones, FCAA’s Assistant Director of Medical Services, will serve as Acting Director.

On behalf of the City of Frederick, Mayor Michael O’Connor is pleased to announce Janet Jones as the Acting Director of the Frederick Community Action Agency (FCAA). 

Janet began her tenure with the FCAA as a Clinic Outreach Worker in 19...

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Monocacy Boulevard Open to Vehicles

The Monocacy Boulevard Project nears completion and will allow vehicles and bicycles beginning today, December 12, 2019.

After many months of anticipation, The City of Frederick is thankful for the community’s patience and is pleased to announce the opening of Monocacy Boulevard between Schifferstadt Boulevard and Gas House Pike as of Thursday, December 12, 2019, ...

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Additional Info... Frederick News
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Former Mayor Paul Gordon dies at 92

Flags to fly at half-staff through out the City

The City of Frederick is saddened to hear of the death of Former Mayor, Paul Gordon, and expresses our most sincere condolences to Mayor Gordon’s wife Rita, his family, friends and the many lives he touched during his tenure as an elected offici...

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 5, 2019

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Dec. 14, Santa Fun Run

There will be a running event Saturday, December 14, 2019 along the Monocacy 5k route. Please be advised that temporary delays can be expected for rolling lane closures between 10 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

More information about the event is available from the YMCA here

Run route attached

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Additional Info... Frederick News
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Watershed Gate Closure

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The City of Frederick has closed and locked the gates on Fishing Creek Road at its junctions with Gambrill Park Road and Hamburg Road to protect critical habitat.

Press release

Frederick News
Posted on: November 27, 2019

Press Conference Announcing City's 275th Anniversary

Press conference to be held on Monday, December 2nd, 2019 at 2:00PM in the City Hall Boardroom announcing the City’s upcoming 275th Anniversary

Full release here

Frederick News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

New City Website and Email Address Launch

The City of Frederick announces new website and email address launch.

Full media release

Frederick News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

City Announces New Communications Manager

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The City of Frederick is pleased to announce the hiring of Ashley Waters as the City’s new Communications Manager.

FREDERICK, MD – November 18, 2019:  The City of Frederick is pleased to announce the hiring of Ashley Waters as the City’s new Communications Manager. The Communications Manager is a redesigned role for the City of Frederick t...

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Frederick News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

I-270 Pre-NEPA Upcoming Public Workshops

Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) invites the public to learn more at a series of upcoming workshops

Upcoming Workshops:

  1. Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | 6:30PM-8:30PM | Urbana Fire Dept Banquet Hall | 3602 Urbana Pike, Frederick MD, 21704
  2. Thursday, November 21, 2019 | 6:30PM-8:30PM | Activity Center at Bohrer Park | 506 South Frederick Ave, Gaithersburg MD,...
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Additional Info... Frederick News
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Frederick Police Department Accreditation Public Hearing

On Monday, November 18, 2019 a team of assessors from by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc.

Frederick Police Department Accreditation Public Hearing and Public Call-In Session

On Monday, November 18, 2019 a team of assessors from by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc., (CALEA®) will arrive in Frederick for an...

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Frederick News
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Lawn Fertilizer Blackout Dates

Lawn fertilizer blackout dates will be in effect beginning on November 16, 2019 through February 29, 2020.

Lawn fertilizer blackout dates will be in effect beginning on November 16, 2019 through February 29, 2020 as authorized by Maryland’s Lawn Fertilizer Law.

Nitrogen and phosphorus are the key nutrients found in most lawn fertilizers and are a thre...

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Frederick News
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Prescribed Burn Scheduled in City Watershed

A prescribed burn is scheduled to restore a stand of pitch pine that is about 90 years old, at the end of its life span in the city watershed property off Gambrill Park Road between October 28 and November 8, 2019.

See full release here

Frederick News
Posted on: October 14, 2019

Mayor O'Connor calls for Closed Session

Mayor Michael O'Connor has requested a Closed Session on Wednesday, Oct 16

Mayor Michael O’Connor has requested a Closed Session on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 immediately following the Mayor and Board of Aldermen Workshop. Mayor O’Connor will request a vote of the Aldermen to convene the meeting as a Closed ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Mandatory Orientation to Apply for FY 2021 Community Promotion Grants

All nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organizations considering applying for a City grant must attend an orientation at 11 a.m. on Oct. 24 in the City Hall Boardroom.

Any nonprofit, 501(c)(3), organization that is considering applying for a grant from the City must attend a workshop at 11 a.m. Oct. 24 in the City Hall boardroom to learn about the application process.

  • Applications will be available immediately following ...
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Additional Info... Frederick News
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Traffic Advisory - Road Closure

Extended Closure of Walter Martz Road at Christopher’s Crossing.

As part of ongoing construction to extend Christopher’s Crossing between Walter Martz Road/Poole Jones Rd and Crestone Dr, The City of Frederick will be closing Walter Martz Road at Christopher’s Crossing in order to complete construct...

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Frederick News
Posted on: September 24, 2019

City's 2020 Comprehensive Plan Update

City’s Division of Planning now accepting requests to consider the reclassification of land use for individual properties.

The Division of Planning is currently accepting requests to consider the reclassification of land use for individual properties during the 2020 Comprehensive Plan update. 

All interested property owners or their agents must complete the applicatio...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Weinberg Earns Major State Grant, Recognized for Success

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The Weinberg Center receives a $158,908 grant for “outstanding service to Maryland’s arts community” from the Maryland State Arts Council.
When did you last check out what's on at the Weinberg Center?

Do you know about the artistic, cultural, entertaining activities available to you at the Weinberg Center for the Arts? 

Don't let a great show pass you by: https://weinbergcenter.org/

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Additional Info... Frederick News

News Flash

Posted on: October 3, 2019

Monocacy Boulevard

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Monocacy Blvd is now open to vehicles and bicycles. Stay up to date as the project nears completion. Visit the Page

Homepage Highlights
Posted on: October 3, 2019

CommUNITY 2030

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Recently adopted, this is a plan for all of Frederick; one that places our community's shared vision for the future at the forefront of our efforts.

View the Overview and Action Plan Homepage Highlights
Posted on: October 3, 2019

2020 Comprehensive Plan

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Are you interested in what will be built in Frederick the next 20 years? You'll want to be involved in the 2020 Comprehensive Plan. Visit the Page

Homepage Highlights
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Christopher's Crossing

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Are you interested in the status of the Christopher's Crossing construction project? Visit the Page

Homepage Highlights
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (APFO)

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The City's Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (APFO) is Chapter 4 of the City Code. Visit the Page

Homepage Highlights

News Flash

Posted on: January 13, 2020

Frederick Police Lieutenant Kirk Henneberry Graduates from 278th Session of National Academy

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January 13, 2020

Frederick Police Lieutenant Kirk Henneberry Graduates from 278th Session of National Academy

FREDERICK, MD – On December 20, 2019, Lieutenant Kirk Henneberry graduated from the 278th session of the Na...

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Police News
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Attorney General Report on Disposal of Sexual Assault Evidence Kits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 10, 2020

Attorney General Report on Disposal of Sexual Assault Evidence Kits

Recently, the Maryland Sexual Assault Evidence Kit Policy and Funding Committee released its 2019 annual report. In the report, the Frederick Police De...

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Police News
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Frederick Police Patrol Officers To Transition to Twelve-Hour Shifts

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January 3, 2020

Frederick Police Department Patrol Officers To Transition to Twelve-Hour Shifts

FREDERICK, MD – As a result of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Frederick and Fraternal Order of P...

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Police News
Posted on: January 1, 2020

Frederick Police Make Arrest in New Year's Day Shooting

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January 1, 2020

Frederick Police Make Arrest in New Year's Day Shooting

FREDERICK, MD - On today's date at 11:11 am, the Frederick Police Department responded to a local area hospital for a report of an adult male suffering from a gunsh...

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Police News
Posted on: December 21, 2019

Frederick Police Make Arrest In Burglary Series

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December 21, 2019

Frederick Police Make Arrest In Burglary Series

FREDERICK, MD - In September of 2019, the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit (SCU) began an investigation into a residential and apartment burglar...

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Police News
Posted on: December 19, 2019

Frederick Police Investigating Suspicious Death (Possible Hit and Run)

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December 19, 2019

Frederick Police Investigating Suspicious Death (Possible Hit and Run)

FREDERICK, MD – Last evening at approximately 8:51 pm, the Frederick Police Department received a call for an injured person in ...

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Police News
Posted on: December 17, 2019

Frederick Police Investigate Attempted Armed Robbery

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December 17, 2019

Frederick Police Investigate Attempted Armed Robbery

FREDERICK, MD - On Sunday, December 15, 2019, at approximately 6:22 am, two males wearing facemasks, entered the Bob Evans restaurant located at 1505 Garrett Drive, ...

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Police News
Posted on: December 16, 2019

Frederick Police Make Arrest in Woodsboro Bank and American Legion Armed Robberies

Frederick Police Make Arrest in Woodsboro Bank and American Legion Armed Robberies 

FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department has made an arrest in connection with two recent armed robberies. Anthony Young, age 33 of Jeffe...

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Police News
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Frederick Police Respond to Bank Robbery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

December 5, 2019

Frederick Police Investigating Bank Robbery 

FREDERICK, MD – This afternoon at approximately 12:25 pm the Frederick Police Department responded to 900 East Street (Woodsboro Bank) f...

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Police News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Frederick Police Request Public’s Assistance In Identifying Burglary Suspect

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December 4, 2019

Frederick Police Request Public’s Assistance In Identifying Burglary Suspect

FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in iden...

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Police News
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Frederick Police Make Arrest for Assault

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December 2, 2019

Frederick Police Make Arrest for Assault

FREDERICK, MD - On Sunday, December 1, 2019, at approximately 4:05 pm, the Frederick Police Department received a call for an assault that had just occurred in the 1400 block of ...

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Police News
Posted on: November 27, 2019

FPD and DFRS Offer Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

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November 27, 2019

FPD and DFRS Offer Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

 

FREDERICK, MD – The holiday season is here, and the Frederick Police Department and the Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Service have collabor...

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Police News

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