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Posted on: August 27, 2014

Frederick County Government Offices to Be Closed on Labor Day

Frederick County Government offices will be closed on Monday, September 1, for the Labor Day holiday. Offices will reopen at their regularly scheduled times on Tuesday, September 2.

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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 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 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 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 31, 2014

County Commissioners Encourage Seniors to Take Advantage of Senior Tax Credit

The Frederick Board of County Commissioners continues to encourage seniors to take advantage of the Senior Tax Credit that they enriched earlier this year. So far in FY2015, the Treasury has issued 1,500 credits with an... Read on...

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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: July 10, 2014

Commissioners Recognize County Divisions for Achieving 100% of Board's Business-Friendly Goals

The Frederick Board of County Commissioners recognized the Frederick County Community Development Division and other county divisions for achieving 100 percent of the 265 “business-friendly initiatives” that have helped ease... Read on...

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Posted on: July 8, 2014

Current Board of County Commissioners Obtains Highest Bond Rating in Frederick County History

Major municipal rating agencies responded favorably to a recent bond statement presentation on behalf of the Frederick Board of County Commissioners and assigned the highest bond ratings to Frederick County, Maryland, in the... 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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Health Department

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Posted on: August 27, 2014

Last Day to Submit Medicaid Renewal Applications

Thursday, August 28, is the last day that Medicaid applications can be renewed in-person at the Frederick County Health Department for persons whose Medicaid enrollment ends August 31.

Posted on: August 27, 2014

Kids Like Us Art Show

Please join us for the 11th annual Kids Like Us Art Show.

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Posted on: June 17, 2014

Stay Safe in Hot Weather

Summer heat is here! Don't forget to take the necessary precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses. Drink plenty of fluids, NEVER leave pets or children in a car, check on elderly relatives or neighbors, and take it easy... Read on...

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Public Works

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Posted on: August 26, 2014

Boyers Mill Road Utility Work

The Office of Transportation Engineering will be closing Boyers Mill Road on Sunday, September 7, 2014.

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Posted on: May 9, 2014

Boyers Mill Road Bridge Relocation over Lake Linganore

Boyers Mill Road Bridge

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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