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Frederick County (Virginia)

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  • 40 years after collapse, Catoctin Aqueduct restored

    A historic aqueduct in Western Maryland has been restored nearly four decades after two of its three arches collapsed, leaving the now-139-year-old structure in ruins. State and federal lawmakers held a ceremony Saturday near Point of Rocks, about 15...
  • Few takers so far for direct wine shipping

    Few takers so far for direct wine shipping
    This week, Maryland wine lovers will be able to get their favorite bottles delivered directly to their homes — so long as they're interested in buying from one of the 11 wineries that have applied for a shipping permit. Since the state made the...
  • The Rev. Mary-Patricia N. Ashby

    The Rev. Mary-Patricia N. Ashby
    The Rev. Mary-Patricia N. Ashby, a retired Episcopal priest who had been rector of a Frederick County church, died Wednesday of a cardiac arrest at Frederick Memorial Hospital. The Mount Airy resident was 71. The daughter of a career naval officer and a...
  • Dismayed by Washington, Pooran runs for Congress

    Dismayed by Washington, Pooran runs for Congress
    Milad Pooran was honeymooning in the South Pacific last summer as politicians in Washington were turning a deadline to raise the U.S. debt limit into another opportunity for partisan brinkmanship. A critical care physician from Frederick County, Pooran...
  • Theme parks gear up for spring

    Theme parks gear up for spring
    It's spring break for many students, and area amusement parks are ready to take visitors for a ride — up, down, sideways and backwards. Marylanders can take a day or weekend trip to one of these six theme parks, all within a few hours' drive of...
  • Howard school board to give Foose up to $25,000 in relocation costs

    Howard school board to give Foose up to $25,000 in relocation costs
    New Howard County schools Superintendent Renee Foose recently inked a four-year, $250,000 deal that includes a provision that allows her to be reimbursed for up to $25,000 in relocation costs. Foose will be moving from the neighboring Frederick County to...
  • Building teamwork with ropes, jumps and climbs

    Building teamwork with ropes, jumps and climbs
    Some 25 feet in the air, standing on the top of a wooden pole looking down at a few of his Archbishop Spalding rugby teammates, Zach McCloskey is ready to take what Clive Felgate calls "The Leap of Faith." It has nothing to do with matrimony, or some...
  • Md. voters to have say in GOP primary

    Md. voters to have say in GOP primary
    Candidates in the 6th Congressional District ran from polling place to polling place this morning, confronting particularly low turnouts despite the sunny, warm weather. Still, the candidates were confident in their get-out-the-vote operation and...
  • Protesters, police prep for G-8 summit at Camp David

    Protesters, police prep for G-8 summit at Camp David
    In the little town of Thurmont (population not quite 6,200), the recession has taken a heavy toll on Main Street, but things are picking up as residents prepare for next month's G8 Summit at nearby Camp David. The Cozy Country Inn has been busy booking...
  • New power plant to be built in Waldorf

    Maryland energy regulators Thursday ordered the construction of the state's first new natural gas power plant since the state's electric power market was deregulated more than a decade ago. In a decision questioned by other power producers, the...
  • Northrop Grumman to cut 800 jobs, most in Md.

    Northrop Grumman to cut 800 jobs, most in Md.
    Northrop Grumman Corp.'s plan to eliminate as many as 800 jobs — the second steep reduction for the Linthicum-based Electronic Systems division this year — could presage cutbacks by other federal contractors and further blows to the state's...
  • New map, new politics in Western Md.

    New map, new politics in Western Md.
    With a bit of math and a few clicks of a mouse, state Democrats transformed a once-sleepy congressional district in Western Maryland last week into one of the most closely watched political battlegrounds in the nation. Hours after Gov. Martin O'Malley...