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Trappe man injured in Rt. 50 crash
LINKWOOD — A vehicle parked along U.S. Route 50 was struck by a pickup truck shortly after 6 p.m. Dec. 15 after the pickup driver fell asleep, state police said.
Crash on I-70 sends one to hospital
A crash on I-70 near Myersville sent one person to the hospital Thursday afternoon and backed up traffic on the highway for miles, state police said.
Brunswick man faces federal child porn charges
A Brunswick man charged with sexually abusing a 2-year-old girl will face federal charges of possession and distribution of child pornography, prosecutors said.
Gardner: Young’s relationship exposes flawed ethics laws
Debate over changing local ethics law could reach new intensity following Blaine Young's recent acknowledgment that he was involved in an 18-month relationship with a county employee during his time i
Family of four struggles with medical issues
The Gifford family was a typical American middle class family until June of this year, but a series of setbacks have put them in a position where they need help.
Relicense the Conowingo hydroelectric plant
StarDem.com / Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0500
The debate over relicensing Exelon to operate the Conowingo hydroelectric generating plant due to the sediment and nutrients washing down the Susquehanna River seems misplaced. One would get the impre
Look for Santa on a firetruck Sunday in Grasonville
GRASONVILLE — Santa will be cruising the first due with the volunteer firefighters from Grasonville starting at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 21. Neighborhood kids can come out to the firetruck to meet Santa
Distillery company takes next steps to opening in downtown Frederick
A new, family-owned company will open a microdistillery in downtown Frederick in about a year, if all goes as planned.
Teachers association: Assessments need review
Cindy Rose encourages other parents of public school students to opt out of state-mandated assessment tests, and teachers are asking for relief from the testing treadmill.
Centreville Dam removal put out for bid
StarDem.com / Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:00:00 -0500
CENTREVILLE — The Centreville Dam project is moving forward as expected and on time, town officials said at their Dec. 11. council meeting.
Appeals court: Emotional damages allowed in dog shooting case
After considering a lawsuit filed by a Taneytown family whose dog was shot by a sheriff's deputy, a Maryland appeals court has concluded that pet owners are eligible to recover damages for emotional d
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