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Posted on: September 4, 2014

County Completes 100 Percent of Strategic Plan Objectives Set By Commissioners

Over the past four years, the Frederick Board of County Commissioners has worked with Frederick County Government divisions to complete 100 percent of the board’s ambitious strategic plan goals established at the beginning... Read on...

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Posted on: September 17, 2014

Frederick County Firefighters Sell Tee Shirts for Breast Cancer Fund

Since 2010, Frederick County Firefighters have supported the Breast Cancer Fund from the annual sale of breast cancer awareness tee shirts. With 100 percent of the profit going to the fund, they were able to donate $30,000 in 2013 by selling 3,111 shirts.

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Posted on: August 27, 2014

Woelfel Named Director of Frederick County Department of Emergency Communications

John Woelfel has been named director of the Frederick County Department of Emergency Communications effective August 23, 2014.

Mr. Woelfel takes over the position previously filled by Clarence “Chip” Jewell, who was... Read on...

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Posted on: August 26, 2014

FCG TV's "This Week in Frederick County" Focuses on Emergency Preparedness

As September is National Preparedness Month, Director Seamus Mooney of the Emergency Preparedness Department provides tips for home, business and special needs planning.

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Posted on: August 22, 2014

Back to School Safety Tips from Frederick County Sheriff's Office

With the school year quickly approaching, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office offers a few tips to help keep our students safe while traveling to and from school.

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Posted on: August 21, 2014

Commissioners Move Forward with Naming First Synthetic Athletic Field in County after Chuck Foreman

The Frederick Board of County Commissioners agreed to move forward with naming the first multi-purpose synthetic turf field in Frederick County after Frederick High School sports standout and All-Pro Minnesota Vikings... Read on...

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Posted on: August 21, 2014

Commissioners Meet in Closed Session to Discuss RFP for Waste Transportation Services

The Frederick Board of County Commissioners met in closed session in accordance with the Maryland Annotated Code State Government Article §10-508(a) (7) to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice on a legal matter; and... Read on...

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Posted on: August 7, 2014

Commissioners Establish Fire & Rescue Services Director-Volunteer Chief Position

In response to requests from volunteer fire companies to provide for full-time liaison staff for the membership of the volunteer fire and rescue services community, the Frederick Board of County Commissioners today... Read on...

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Posted on: July 31, 2014

Frederick County Ranked One of Top 10 Best Counties in America

Frederick County, Maryland, is one of the top 10 best counties in America, according to Movoto Real Estate, which is well known for rankings on various influential topics.

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Posted on: July 24, 2014

Board of Elections to Relocate to The Bourne Building, 355 Montevue Lane

The Frederick County Board of Elections will relocate on July 29 from Winchester Hall in downtown Frederick to Suite 101 in The Bourne Building, 355 Montevue Lane, Frederick, MD 21702.

Please see the attached press... Read on...

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Posted on: August 15, 2013

Visit County Website Document Center for Previous Press Releases

Releases are stored under "Board of County Commissioners."

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FCG TV

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Posted on: September 8, 2014

New Bookends now airing on FCG TV

The latest Bookends checks out the 2014 Music on the Terrace program.

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Public Works

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Posted on: September 11, 2014

Simpsons Mill Road to Close at Bridge over Pike Creek

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The Frederick County Office of Transportation Engineering announced today that Simpsons Mill Road will be closed between Claybaugh Road and Johnsville Road (Carroll County).

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Posted on: September 9, 2014

Boyers Mill Road Closure for Utility Work

The Frederick County Office of Transportation Engineering advises the public that Verizon and Comcast will be performing utility relocation work at the Boyers Mill Road bridge over Lake Linganore.

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Posted on: May 9, 2014

Boyers Mill Road Bridge Relocation over Lake Linganore

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The Frederick County Office of Transportation Engineering advises the public that Concrete General, Inc., of Gaithersburg, Maryland, will begin work on replacing the Boyers Mill Road Bridge over Lake Linganore on or around May 12, 2014.

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Posted on: April 23, 2014

Maryland Route 85 - I-270 Short Term Improvement Project

The Frederick County Office of Transportation Engineering advises the public that the Francis O. Day Company will begin work on the MD 85 at I-270 Short Term Improvement Project.

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Sheriff's Office

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Posted on: August 22, 2014

Back to School Safety Tips from Frederick County Sheriff's Office

With the school year quickly approaching, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office offers a few tips to help keep our students safe while traveling to and from school.

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