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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 25, 2014

7/31 - Last Day for 1% Discount! Treasury Reminds Property Owners of Tax Bill Payment Discount

The Frederick County Treasury Department would like to remind property owners that July 31 is the deadline to pay their real estate taxes and fees bill and still receive a one percent discount.

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Posted on: July 31, 2014

Frederick County Sheriff's Office to Hold National Night Out & Law Enforcement Center Open House

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is inviting citizens to attend several upcoming community events during the month of August.

National Night Out will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5th, in... Read on...

Posted on: July 28, 2014

FCG TV's "This Week in Frederick County" Features Sheriff Chuck Jenkins

Board President Blaine Young interviews Sheriff Jenkins about his recent fact-finding trip to Texas and how that experience helped him see the future impact on public safety issues in Frederick County.

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Posted on: July 25, 2014

Commissioners Make Appointments to Ethics Commission & Board of Zoning Appeals

The Frederick Board of County Commissioners appointed Steve Snow and Steve Starliper to serve as regular members to the Ethics Commission, and Beverly Freed to serve as the alternate. Mr. Snow’s term will expire June 30,... 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.

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Posted on: July 17, 2014

Summer Sales Event Announced for County's Mulch Product: July 19 - Aug 9

The Department of Solid Waste Management has announced that it will conduct a summer sales event for the mulch produced and sold at its primary Yard Waste Recycling Site, located at 9031 Reichs Ford Road in Frederick.
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Posted on: July 18, 2014

County Calls for Critical Farms Program Applications - Due By Aug 15

The Frederick Agricultural Land Preservation Program has opened up an application cycle in the Frederick County Critical Farms Program. The Critical Farms Program assists full-time farmers in purchasing new farmland and... 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: May 30, 2014

Health Department Announces Annual Open Burn Ban

The Frederick County Health Department reminds county property owners that there is a ban on open burning in effect from June 1st through August 31st. No open burning permits can be used during this time period. This ban... 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: July 28, 2014

Never Leave a Child Unattended in a Vehicle: Free Window Decal Reminders Available

The Maternal Child Health (MCH) program is reminding parents and caregivers about the dangers of heatstroke and leaving children in hot cars. MCH is giving away free window decal reminders as a reminder to check twice before exiting a vehicle.

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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: 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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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: July 1, 2014

Reichs Ford Road Closed between Ijamsville Rd. & Bartonsville Rd.

The Office of Highway Operations announce today that Reichs Ford Road will be closed between Ijamsville Road and Bartonsville Road.

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Sheriff's Office

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Posted on: July 31, 2014

Frederick County Sheriff's Office to Hold National Night Out & Law Enforcement Center Open House

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is inviting citizens to attend several upcoming community events during the month of August.

National Night Out will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5th, in... Read on...

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