News Flash

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

2020 Comprehensive Plan Questionnaire Results Released

2020 Comprehensive Plan Questionnaire Results Released, Planning Commission Workshop Scheduled

 2020 Comprehensive Plan Questionnaire Results Released, Planning Commission Workshop Scheduled

The Planning Department launched its efforts to draft the 2020 Comprehensive Plan in July, 2019. The community was invited to participate in two questi...

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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 20, 2019

Holiday Season Free Parking begins

Free Holiday Parking through New Year's Day

Thanksgiving on Nov. 28 marks the start of free holiday parking.  Free holiday parking includes Friday, Nov. 29, and the entire weekend.  From 8 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Monday, every weekend through New Year's day, parking is free at met...

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Frederick News
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Thanksgiving Day Observance: City Services & Office Schedules Change

Trash Collection Services

FREDERICK, MD – November 20, 2019: The City of Frederick offices will be closed to observe Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 28, 2019, and Friday, November 29, 2019. Please reference the following:

Trash Collection Services:

Resident...

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Frederick News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

City Announces New Communications Manager

Ashley Waters

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: November 5, 2019

UPDATED Veterans Day Closure and Service Changes

Veterans Day

Updated to include FREE parking at all City meters and parking garages.

Updated release here

Frederick News
Posted on: November 4, 2019

Veterans Day Closure and Service Changes

Veterans Day

City Office Closure and Trash/Yard Waste Changes Due to Holiday

See release here

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

Weinberg

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