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Posted on: February 23, 2024

City of Frederick Unveils Initiatives to Support Equity and Celebrate Black History

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Mayor Michael O’Connor announced a comprehensive series of initiatives focused on honoring the legacy of the Black community, addressing historical injustices, and promoting a future of inclusivity and equality this week. The announcements highl...

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 21, 2024

Disaster Preparedness Workshop for Businesses

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The City of Frederick's Department of Economic Development is hosting a Disaster Preparedness Workshop for businesses on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the City Hall Board Room (101 North Court Street).

This free event will...

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 20, 2024

Mayor O'Connor to call for closed session

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Mayor Michael O’Connor has requested a Closed Session on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 2:00 p.m.  Mayor O’Connor will request a vote of the Aldermen to convene in Closed Session at City Hall.  

 

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 16, 2024

Update: Snow emergency for February 17 lifted

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Update: The snow emergency will be lifted at 6 AM February 17, 2024. 

Frederick, Md. – Mayor Michael O’Connor has declared a SNOW EMERGENCY in The City of Frederick in anticipation of forecasted winter weather. The emergency wi...

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 16, 2024

HPC Training Session, February 28, 2024

The Historic Preservation Commission will meet at the City Hall Boardroom, on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at 6:00 PM, for the purpose of annual training. The training will result in quorum, and will be open to the public. 

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 15, 2024

President's Day Service Changes: Trash & Recycling, Parking, HHS, Recreation and More

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FREDERICK, MD – February 15, 2024: The City of Frederick offices will be closed to observe Presidents’ Day on Monday, February 19, 2024. Please note these service changes:

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 15, 2024

Hill Street Park and Mullinix Park Community Feedback

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The City of Frederick Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking public feedback on the redesign of Hill Street Park and Mullinix Park. Feedback from the community will be carefully considered and is critical to the redesign process. Links for each sur...

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 15, 2024 | Last Modified on: May 4, 2022

City of Frederick Budget Town Hall Meetings - 2024

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Join us for the City of Frederick Budget Town Hall Meetings. 

The City of Frederick is excited to announce two upcoming town hall meetings to discuss updates on the City’s budget. These meetings will provide an opportunity for community ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 6, 2024

February 9, 2024, Pre-Planning Commission Meeting - Cancelled

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The regularly scheduled Pre-Planning Commission meeting held virtually at 3:00 PM, Friday February 9th has been cancelled due to a lack of action items on the Monday, February 12th hearing agenda.   

To preview the Planning Commission age...

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 5, 2024 | Last Modified on: May 4, 2022

Applications for the City Historic Preservation Property Tax Credit are Open through April 1, 2024

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Tax-paying property owners may apply for a credit equal to 25% of the properly documented expenditures incurred during 2023 for exterior work that contributes to the restoration or preservation of a structure designated by the City of Frederick as a Histo...

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 2, 2024 | Last Modified on: May 4, 2022

Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) Site Visit on Thursday, February 8, 2024

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The City of Frederick’s Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is hosting a site visit on Thursday, February 8, 2024, at 4:45 p.m. at 419 W. South Street, Frederick, MD 21701. The purpose of this site visit is to review existing conditions and t...

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 1, 2024 | Last Modified on: May 4, 2022

2024 Annual Tree Frederick Store Launches

In its fifth year, the Tree Frederick program aims to assist City homeowners in planting more trees. The effort will ultimately increase tree canopy in the City, help improve air and water quality, and might even help homeowners reduce energy costs.

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 22, 2024 | Last Modified on: May 4, 2022

7th Street - Road Closure Update

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Road Closure Update - 7th Street. 

The limits of the closure are between Magnolia Avenue and Tollhouse Avenue. 

The two eastbound lanes are completely closed. The lanes are being used as work area to repair the street from the watermain br...

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 20, 2024

Water main break closes portion of 7th Street

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DPW crews are responding to a major water main break on 7th Street. 7th Street will be closed from Fairview Avenue to Toll House Avenue for the foreseeable future as crews work to repair the main. Commuters should attempt to find alternate routes. We appr...

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 19, 2024

City of Frederick Freezing Weather Plan Activation – Shelter Information

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The City of Frederick at all times is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all our community members. Currently, the City is operating under the activated Frederick County Freezing Weather Plan, a collaborative effort involving key partners ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 19, 2024

City experiencing phone outages; residents encouraged to report issues online

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The City of Frederick is experiencing a phone outage. The Frederick Police Department non-emergency phone line and Department of Public Works switchboard are among the lines through which residents are currently unable to reach the City. 

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 19, 2024

Snow Emergency, January 19, 2024

Frederick, Md. – Mayor O’Connor has declared a SNOW EMERGENCY in The City of Frederick in anticipation of forecasted winter weather. The emergency will go into effect at 8 AM, Friday, January 19, 2024. 

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 16, 2024

Inclement Weather Update, Closures and Cancellations, January 16, 2024

Due to today's inclement weather, the Planning Commission workshop scheduled for 2:00 p.m. in the Boardroom at City Hall has been cancelled. Arrangements to discuss the projects scheduled for the workshop are forthcoming. 

The Citywide Planning De...

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 12, 2024

Statement from Mayor O’Connor on the passing of former Alderwoman Marcia Hall

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It is with a heavy heart that I extend my sincerest condolences to the family, friends, and constituents of the late Alderwoman Marcia Hall. Marcia's passing is a profound loss for our community, as she was not only a dedicated public servant but...

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 11, 2024

Frederick City Parking Announces New Park Frederick App to Simplify Downtown Parking

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Frederick, MD - The Frederick City Parking Department is pleased to announce the launch of its new "Park Frederick" app, which allows residents and visitors to check real-time parking availability in select Downtown Frederick garages.

The Park Fr...

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 9, 2024

Important Notice Regarding Temporary Website Issue

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The City of Frederick is experiencing a temporary issue affecting the city's website, particularly the public meeting calendar and the ability to view public meeting agendas and watch previous public meetings at cityoffrederickmd.gov/publicmeetin...

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 9, 2024

City of Frederick Operational Changes Due To Anticipated Inclement Weather

The City of Frederick is closely monitoring reports from the National Weather Service, which indicate the likelihood of inclement weather characterized by heavy rains and strong winds. In response to these forecasts, the City is implementing operational c...

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 8, 2024

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Service Changes: Trash, Recycling, HHS, Recreation and More

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The City of Frederick offices will be closed to observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 15, 2024. Please see below for a list of holiday service changes.

Trash Collection

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There will be no trash collection service on Monday, January 15, 2024. If you normally set out your household trash and yard waste on Sunday evening for Monday collection, please set your trash out on Monday evening for Tuesday ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 5, 2024

Shon L. Dempsey, A.A.E., ACE Earns Professional Airport Accreditation

Frederick, MD - Shon L. Dempsey, A.A.E., ACE, Assistant Airport Manager, Frederick Municipal Airport, Frederick, MD, has been awarded the distinction of Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).&nb...

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 2, 2024

Mayor O'Connor appoints Collard Acting Deputy Director of Planning

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The City of Frederick is pleased to announce the appointment of Gabrielle Collard as Acting Deputy Director for Planning. A seasoned urban planning professional with an impressive 20-year career, Collard brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Holiday Service Changes: Trash, Yard Waste, Recycling Collection and More

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FREDERICK, MD – December 22, 2023: The City of Frederick offices will be closed to observe the Christmas Holiday, Monday, December 25, 2023, Tuesday, December 26, 2023 and the New Year’s Holiday, Monday, January 1, 2024. Please note these service changes:

Trash Collection

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There will be no trash collection service on Monday, December 25, 2023 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 14, 2023

City receives state funding for several revitalization projects

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The City of Frederick is pleased to share significant investments Gov. Wes Moore announced for projects in The City of Frederick that will drive economic growth and community development. These seven state revitalization programs administered by the Maryl...

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 11, 2023

City launches new licensing and permitting portal to enhance resident services

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The City of Frederick is proud to announce the launch of its new online portalpowered by OpenGov Permitting & Licensing, aimed at enhancing resident services by streamlining and expediting the pe...

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 8, 2023

Weather Alert - Pending Storm on 12/10/2023

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With heavy rains and wind in the forecast this weekend, it is crucial for residents to take precautions to limit flooding around their property. Residents can take preventative measures by clearing storm drain inlets, securing outdoor items, ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 6, 2023

City announces retirement of Deputy Director of Planning

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After an illustrious career spanning 35 years of dedicated service to the community, The City of Frederick’s Deputy Director of Planning Joe Adkins announced his intention to retire effective Dec. 29, 2023.

 

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 5, 2023

Long-Term Closure - Rocky Springs Rd. at Tuscanney Dr. Bridge

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ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE

Rocky Springs Rd. at Tuscanney Dr. will be closed long-term due to a hole in the bridge.

Please be advised that barriers are placed across the road and traffic will not be allowed through the bridge. We encourage drivers to plan for alte...

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 4, 2023

Sustainability Committee to meet virtually Dec. 4

The City of Frederick’s Sustainability Committee meeting scheduled for Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. has been moved to a virtual meeting. 

 

Residents interested in attending the meeting are able to call in on the Microsoft Teams meeting numb...

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 2, 2023

Mayor O’Connor issues statement on cuts to state transportation plan

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 1, 2023

City of Frederick announces hiring of Weinberg Center for the Arts Manager

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The City of Frederick is excited to announce the hiring of Stephanie Chaiken as the new Manager of the Weinberg Center for the Arts. Ms. Chaiken brings a wealth of experience and a passion for the arts, and the City of Frederick is eager to welcome her as...

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 1, 2023

The City of Frederick Announces Reopening of Gas House Pike at Monocacy Blvd

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The City of Frederick is excited to announce the scheduled reopening of Gas House Pike on Monday, December 4, 2023, upon completion of Phase 1 improvements along Gas House Pike an...

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Frederick News
Posted on: November 30, 2023

City of Frederick announces participation in Maryland’s groundbreaking service programs

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The City of Frederick is excited to announce the participation of Frederick’s Department of Housing and Human Services as a host site for the inaugural class of Service Year Option and Maryland Corps members, a partnership with the Maryland Department of ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: November 29, 2023

Housing and Human Services to Host Informational Session on 2024 Community Block Grant Program

FREDERICK, MD – The City of Frederick Department of Housing and Human Services is pleased to invite local organizations and community members to participate in an informational session regarding the 2024 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2023

Road Closure Alert - Rocky Springs Rd. at Tuscanney Dr.

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Rocky Springs Road -  Rocky Springs Rd. at Tuscanney Dr. will be closed due to a hole in the bridge. Local traffic will be allowed down Rocky Springs Road but stopped before the bridge. Traffic will not be allowed through the b...

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Frederick News
Posted on: November 27, 2023

FY25 Community Promotion Grant Application Period is Open

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The City of Frederick's Fiscal Year 2025 Community Promotion Grant Funding Cycle is now open for applications. The Community Promotion Grant program awards funding to nonprofit charitable and/or civic organizations in order to supplement existing funds th...

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Posted on: November 20, 2023

Update for Tuesday’s Annual Turkey Distribution

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Due to the forecasted rain for tomorrow, the much-awaited turkey distribution event hosted by the City of Frederick’s Department of Housing and Human Services in partnership with the Spanish Speaking Community of Maryland - Frederick ha...

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Frederick News
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Thanksgiving Day Service Changes: Trash, Yard Waste, Recycling Collection and More

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FREDERICK, MD – November 20, 2023: The City of Frederick offices will be closed to observe Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 23, 2023, and Friday, November 24, 2023. Some service schedules will change.

Trash Collection

Residential: There will be no trash collection service on Thursday, November 23, 2023.

  1. If you normally set out your household trash on Wednesday evening for Thursday collection, please set your trash out on Thursday&nb...
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Frederick News
Posted on: November 9, 2023

City of Frederick Charter Review Committee Publishes Draft Report, Invites Public Feedback

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The City of Frederick's Charter Review Committee is pleased to announce the release of the Charter Review Committee's draft report, a crucial step in the ongoing process to review and recommend changes to the city's governing do...

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Frederick News
Posted on: November 9, 2023

Mayor O'Connor to call for closed session

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Mayor Michael O’Connor has requested a Closed Session on Monday, November 13, 2023 at 2:30 p.m.  Mayor O’Connor will request a vote of the Aldermen to convene in Closed Session at City Hall.  

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Frederick News
Posted on: November 7, 2023

Prescribed Burn Scheduled in the Watershed Nov 15-22

A prescribed burn is scheduled to take place in the City Watershed property off Fishing Creek Road from Nov. 15-22, 2023. 

The purpose is to restore specific tree species. The prescribed burn will reduce the duff layer, burn competing vegetation, ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: November 2, 2023

City seeks applicants for new Technical Code Appeals Board

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The City’s newly-formed Technical Code Appeals Board is currently seeking interested individuals to fill vacancies for a 3-year term. The Technical Code Appeals Board meets as needed to hear disputes relating to the City’s Codes coveri...

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Frederick News
Posted on: October 27, 2023

The City of Frederick to Celebrate Weatherization Day on Monday with Community Efforts

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In recognition of Weatherization Day, the Department of Housing and Human Services in The City of Frederick is proud to announce a day of community engagement, education, and support on Monday, October 30, 2023.

Weatherization Day is an annual nationwide i...

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Frederick News
Posted on: October 18, 2023

Second draft of East Street Form-Based Code available

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The Division of Planning is publishing the Second draft of the East Street Form-Based Code for public review and to get feedback from the community. 

https://www.cityoffrederickmd.gov/1584/Form-Based-Code

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Frederick News
Posted on: October 18, 2023

City of Frederick Hosts Freecycle Roundup to Promote Sustainability and Reduce Waste

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The City of Frederick Department of Public Works is excited to host its upcoming Freecycle Roundup event, scheduled for Saturday, October 21st, from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. This community initiative invites City residents to participate in an environmentally ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: October 13, 2023

Court street garage elevator undergoing repairs

The elevator in the Court Street parking garage is undergoing repairs and will be out of order until Monday Oct. 16.

The garage remains and accessible to the public through the stairs.

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Frederick News
Posted on: October 13, 2023

Mayor, Chief of Police issue joint statement regarding ongoing conflict in Middle East

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Mayor Michael O'Connor and Chief of Police Jason Lando have issued the following statements regarding ongoing violence between Hamas and Israel in the Middle East. 

From Mayor Michael O’Connor

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Frederick News
Posted on: October 11, 2023

Public meetings scheduled for mixed-use Brickworks property development

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The City of Frederick Planning Commission will host a Special Planning Commission Meeting scheduled for October 17th, 2023, at 6:00 PM, to discuss the mixed-use master plan for development of the Brickworks Property. In addition, a Pre-Planning Commission...

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Frederick News
Posted on: October 11, 2023

HHS Invites Community to its Annual Engagement Summit on Tuesday, October 24th

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The City of Frederick's Department of Housing and Human Services (HHS) is excited to announce the return of its Annual Community Engagement Summit, scheduled for Tuesday, October 24, 2023. This event will take place at New Spires Art (15 W. Patri...

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Frederick News
Posted on: September 26, 2023

Grand Opening of Frederick Food Bank at Trinity: Join the Community Celebration

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The City of Frederick Department of Housing and Human Services is thrilled to announce the grand opening celebration of the Frederick Food Bank at Trinity, an expansion of food and nutrition services aimed at supporting individuals and families in need.

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Frederick News
Posted on: September 20, 2023

City seeking resident input on Maryland General Assembly legislative and capital funding priorities

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The City of Frederick seeking resident input in shaping the legislative priorities that will guide the City's future. This process aims to understand the collective desires of the community for projects and policies the State of Maryland could as...

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Frederick News
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Portal open for landlords to register rental properties as part of rental licensing ordinance

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The City of Frederick is pleased to announce the establishment of an online portal for landlords to register rental properties to prepare for the launch of the Rental Licensing Ordinance, an initiative aimed at ensuring safe housing for all renters in Fre...

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Frederick News
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Planning Commission meeting delayed due to technical difficulties

Due to technical difficulties, there will be a 15-minute delay to this evening’s planning commission meeting. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:15. The meeting will still be viewable on cable Channel 99 once it begins. Residents can also vi...

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Frederick News
Posted on: September 7, 2023

Grand Opening of Frederick Food Bank at Trinity: Join the Community Celebration

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The City of Frederick Department of Housing and Human Services is thrilled to announce the grand opening celebration of the Frederick Food Bank at Trinity, an expansion of food and nutrition services aimed at supporting individuals and families in need.

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Frederick News
Posted on: September 6, 2023

City encourages residents to reduce water usage by 10 percent this month

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On Monday July 10, 2023, the Maryland Department of the Environment issued a Drought Watch for Western Maryland and portions of Central Maryland based on lower-than-normal stream flows and groundwater levels for this time of year. During a drought watch, ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 31, 2023

City Joins Government Alliance on Race and Equity

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The City of Frederick is delighted to announce a significant step forward in its commitment to promoting racial equity and fostering inclusivity. The City has been granted membership to the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE), a national network...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 31, 2023

City of Frederick service changes announced for Labor Day

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The City of Frederick has announced several service changes and closures in observation of Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 4, 2023.

City Offices Closure: All City of Frederick offices will remain closed on Monday, Sept. 4, 2023, in honor of Labor Day. ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 28, 2023

Public invited to watch Mayor O'Connor's State of the City Address

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Mayor Michael O'Connor cordially invites residents, businesses, and community members to tune in and participate in the upcoming State of the City of Frederick Address Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023. This annual event will provide an opportunity for resi...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 18, 2023

City of Frederick Expands Residential Compost Pilot Program

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The City of Frederick is proud to announce the launch of its residential compost pilot project beginning August 21. This program seeks to reduce waste in the city, encourage environmental stewardship, and create new opportunities for composting. ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 15, 2023

Electric Vehicle charging stations now available at two City parks

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The City of Frederick is excited to announce the installation of several electric vehicle charging stations. 

In partnership with Potomac Edison, the City selected three sites for electric vehicle charging stations. Two Level II and two DC Fast ch...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 15, 2023

East Patrick Street storm drain work to cause lane closure

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A lane closure will be in effect on East Patrick Street between Monocacy Boulevard and approximately 700 feet of Monocacy Boulevard for several days as storm drain work is conducted. 

The storm drain work is expected to begin at 9 a.m. Aug. 16 and...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 10, 2023

City launches new water bill payment system

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The City of Frederick is excited to announce the launch of its new easy-to-use bill pay service for residents. 

This new service, Invoice Cloud, creates increased efficiencies and better customer service to residents by allowing them to pay how, w...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 9, 2023

City announces comprehensive initiative to mitigate pest concerns

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The City of Frederick is aware of a recent increase in rodent activity in several neighborhoods. In response, Mayor Michael O’Connor is announcing a comprehensive strategy to address concerns ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 7, 2023

Severe weather watch issued; residents should take precautions

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A severe weather alert and tornado watch has been issued for much of The City of Frederick until 9 p.m. today. 

Please take appropriate precautions as wind gusts up to 70 mph are possible this evening, significantly increasing the risk of tornadoe...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 2, 2023

City encourages reduced water usage during drought watch

On Monday July 10, 2023, the Maryland Department of the Environment issued a Drought Watch for Western Maryland and portions of Central Maryland based on lower-than-normal stream flows and groundwater levels for this time of year. During a drough...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 1, 2023

Charter Review Committee moving to preliminary recommendation stage

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The Ad-hoc Charter Review Committee for The City of Frederick will meet Thursday, Aug. 3, 2023 as it moves its deliberations to the preliminary recommendation stages. 

Convened in January, the Ad-hoc Charter Review Committee has spent the past eig...

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Frederick News
Posted on: July 27, 2023

‘Frederick Best Places to Work’ winners honored

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The 2023 Annual Best Places to Work award winners were recognized recently at a reception at the Downtown Community Room at the ERUCC. Nearly 100 nominations were submitted, and nine Frederick businesses proved why they came out on top for their specific ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: July 26, 2023

The City of Frederick Foodbank Request for Donations

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The Department of Housing and Human Services (DHHS) Foodbank is requesting donations. The Foodbank recently expanded services and donations are needed to meet the growing need for services in our community.

 

The Foodbank accepts the following dona...

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Frederick News
Posted on: July 17, 2023

City, County jointly announce new library location at Hillcrest Park

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In a joint announcement, The City of Frederick and Frederick County shared a new Frederick County Public Libraries branch will be built at Hillcrest Park. Frederick County Executive Jessica Fitzwater and Mayor Michael O’Connor of The City of Fre...

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Frederick News
Posted on: July 14, 2023

Work to begin to widen Gas House Pike, Monocacy Boulevard intersection

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Work to widen Gas House Pike at the intersection with Monocacy Boulevard is scheduled to begin Monday, July 17, 2023, resulting in some traffic changes for residents. 

Gas House Pike between Monocacy Boulevard and Helix Way will be closed for appr...

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Frederick News
Posted on: July 10, 2023

Americorps member needed for full-time service at the Department of Housing and Human Services

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The Department of Housing and Human Services (DHHS), in partnership with A STAR AmeriCorps, is pleased to announce the availability of one (1) opening for a full-time AmeriCorps Member to serve at the DHHS.  Specifically, the AmeriCorps Member wi...

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Frederick News
Posted on: July 6, 2023

City continues to seek public comment on Motter Avenue and 13th Street proposal

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The City of Frederick Engineering Department continues to take public input on the Motter Avenue and 13th Street traffic engineering proposal. 

The public comment period remains open until July 9th. Residents who have not already commented are enc...

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 28, 2023

City of Frederick Proudly Awarded Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award

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The City of Frederick is proud to be recognized with the 2023 Leadership Award by the Maryland Green Registry, for its unwavering commitment to our environment.

The Leadership Award is presented to organizations that have shown a strong commitment to the implementation of sustainable practices, the demonstration of measurable results, and the continual improvement of environmental performance. The City is being r...

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 27, 2023

FPD seeking assistance multi-agency burglary scheme investigation

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The Frederick Police Department, along with the Maryland State Police and Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, are currently investigating a commercial burglary series that has been occurring since May. The suspect in this case has been targeting ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 22, 2023

Second workshop scheduled to discuss the first draft of the east street form-based code

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As part of the Workshop series to present the first draft of the East Street Form-Based Code and to discuss different aspects of the Code and to get feedback from the community, the Division of Planning is holding the Second Workshop at The City Hall boar...

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 20, 2023

Assessment work has begun for stream restoration project

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Contractors will be onsite at Monocacy Village Park for several weeks to perform initial topographical surveys, forest stand delineation, and other assessments in preparation for a stream restoration project.

This project is an extension of the Motter Aven...

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 12, 2023

Sewer mainline rehabilitation to continue this week

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AM Liner East will continue rehabbing sanitary sewer mainlines in two locations in the City this week.

Today, June 12 and Tuesday June 13 crews will be working in the 100 block of W South Street. Expect the closure of the left lane on South St, between McM...

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 12, 2023

City service changes for Juneteenth holiday

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The City of Frederick offices will be closed to observe Juneteenth on Monday, June 19, 2023, and some service schedules will change. 

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 6, 2023

City seeks feedback on Motter Avenue, W. 13th Street and Fairview Avenue roundabout proposal

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Continuing its efforts to combat speeding in The City of Frederick through traffic calming measures, The City of Frederick Engineering Department is presenting a concept proposal for improvements at the Motter Avenue and West 13th Street and Fairview Aven...

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 5, 2023

Portion of East Street to be closed for Frederick Pride

On Saturday, June 24, 2023, The City of Frederick will welcome thousands of people to downtown for the annual Frederick Pride. 

To accommodate crowds that will be traveling along Carroll Creek Linear Park for the duration of the event, a portion o...

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 2, 2023

Sewer mainline rehabilitation to begin next week

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Next week, contractor AM Liner East will begin rehabbing sewer mainlines throughout the City. The sewer work will result in some parking disruption and road closures. 

The work will occur June 5-9 with the following timeline:

  • Monday June 5th: Mt Ol...
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Frederick News
Posted on: May 25, 2023

City service changes for Memorial Day holiday

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The City of Frederick offices will be closed to observe Memorial Day on Monday, May 29, 2023, and some service schedules will change.

Trash Collection

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  • There will be no trash collection service on Monday, May 29, 2023....
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Frederick News
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Work to resurface New Design Road to begin next week

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Work to resurface New Design Road from South Market Street to the U.S. 70 bridge will begin next week, resulting in some lane closures. 

The project, which is being completed by C. William Hetzer, will last from June 1 to approximately June 15, 20...

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Frederick News
Posted on: May 19, 2023

City to hold open house for transportation master plan release

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The City of Frederick is pleased to announce the release of the public draft of its first comprehensive bicycle and pedestrian plan, Let’s Move, Frederick.

The City will be kicking off its public outreach with an open house on May 30 at 6:00 pm a...

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Frederick News
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Weinberg Center for the Arts Executive Theater Manager Healey to retire in September

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After more than 17 years of service to The City of Frederick’s theater community, Weinberg Center for the Arts and New Spire Arts Executive Theater Manager John Healey announced this week his intent to retire in Septem...

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Frederick News
Posted on: May 12, 2023

Mayor O'Connor announces budget amendment ahead of May 18 final hearing

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Mayor Michael O’Connor is pleased to announce his amended FY2024 budget, which commits further investment into City park facilities, community safetyand quality of lifeand&nb...

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Frederick News
Posted on: May 4, 2023

2022 consumer confidence water report now available

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The City of Frederick has published its 2022 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) on City drinking water. The report is available for viewing and printing at cityoffrederickmd.gov/ccr.

 

The City of Frederick is dedicated to supplying its cust...

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Frederick News
Posted on: May 3, 2023

Charter Review Committee to continue election deliberations

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The City of Frederick’s Charter Review Committee will continue discussions for recommended changes to Elections and election administration in The City of Frederick on Thursday, May 4, 2023 at 1 p.m. in the City Hall Boardroom.

 

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Frederick News
Posted on: May 2, 2023

Mayor O'Connor to call for closed session

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Mayor Michael O’Connor has requested a Closed Session on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. Mayor O’Connor will request a vote of the Aldermen to convene in Closed Session at City Hall.

This action is in accordance with the authority g...

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Frederick News
Posted on: April 28, 2023

City To Issue Taxicab Permits

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The City of Frederick Taxicab Commission has forty-three (43) taxicab permits available. A person wishing to obtain a new taxicab permit must submit to the Taxicab Administrative Agency, on or before May 15, 2023:

  • A City of Frederick Taxicab Permit Applica...
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Frederick News
Posted on: April 27, 2023

City to expand foodbank operations to Trinity School

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Beginning Monday, May 1, 2023, The City of Frederick will begin offering expanded foodbank services for city and county residents.

The expansion will include moving some operations to the Trinity School of Frede...

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Frederick News
Posted on: April 26, 2023

City to conduct fire hydrant flushing

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Once a year the City of Frederick’s Water Department clears the sediment from the City’s water mains by opening the fire hydrants and discharging water. This activity assists in delivering the consistently highest quality of water and ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: April 26, 2023

City publishes first draft of form-based code

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The City of Frederick's Department of Planning is pleased to announce the publishing of the first of the East Street Form-Based Code for public review and to get feedback from the community. 

The form-based code can be viewed her...

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Frederick News
Posted on: April 24, 2023

UPDATE: Mayor O'Connor to call for closed session

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Mayor Michael O’Connor has requested a Closed Session on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 after the Mayor and Board of Aldermen workshop. Mayor O’Connor will request a vote of the Aldermen to convene in Closed Session at City Hall. The closed...

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Frederick News
Posted on: April 18, 2023

Charter Review Committee to begin considerations of election changes

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The City of Frederick’s Charter Review Committee will begin discussions for recommended changes to Elections and election administration in The City of Frederick on Thursday, April 20, 2023 at 1 p.m. in the City Hall Boardroom.

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Frederick News
Posted on: April 17, 2023

City of Frederick HPC to host Digging Local archeology event

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To recognize Maryland Archeology Month in April, the City of Frederick’s Historic Preservation Commission is excited to host its third Digging Local event on Wednesday April 19, 2023 at the C. Burr Artz Public Library Community Room at 6 p.m. Th...

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Frederick News
Posted on: April 12, 2023

City holding Freecycle Roundup this week

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The City of Frederick Department of Public Works is hosting a Freecycle Roundup on Saturday, April 15, 2023, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to receive and recycle bulk items City residents no longer want to keep. 

The Freecycle Roundup is an opportunity to...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 31, 2023

Best Places to Work Nominations now open

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Nominations are open for the 2023 Frederick County Best Places to Work Awards with a focus on workplaces that inspire the industry. 

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development, Freder...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 31, 2023

Mayor O'Connor announces FY24 budget

Mayor Michael O'Connor is proud to present his proposed budget for The City of Frederick's Fiscal Year 2024 today, March 31, 2023. This budget, which is now open for public feedback and discussion, is one that positions The City...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 28, 2023

Walkway to be closed for repairs in Baker Park

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Starting Wednesday, March 29, 2023 through Monday, April 3 a section of walkway will be closed for repairs. 

The portion of walkway closed will be between Fairview Avenue and Rosemont Avenue in Baker Park. 

Residents with questions are enc...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 27, 2023

Mayor O'Connor appoints ad-hoc parking committee

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Mayor Michael O’Connor has appointed a Downtown Parking and Mobility Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee pursuant to Frederick City Charter Article III, Section 6 (i). The purpose of the Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee is to consider the changing downtown deman...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 24, 2023

City to host "Maryland Women and the Fight for the Vote" event

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Everyone knows suffragists Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. But who is familiar with the women who fought for the right to vote in Maryland?Join Dr. Amy Rosenkrans, Maryland Women's Heritage Center, on March 29 at 6 p.m. to learn abou...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 23, 2023

City to partner with Elks Lodge to hold community meeting

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In response to two serious crimes that occurred this past weekend, The City of Frederick is working to reassure residents of their safety and will be hosting a community meeting next week to share available information ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Temporary Closure of Shared Use Path

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The Shared Use Path between Fairview Ave and Rosemont Ave will be closed tomorrow 3-16-23 for approximately 8 hours beginning at 8:00am to allow for environmental clean-up from the tanker event.

A detour will be set up to allow access along the sidewalk adjacent to Fairview Ave and West 2nd Street.

For more information, please contact Chip Stitley, Assistant Deputy Director of the Department of Public Works via email (cstitley@cityoffrederickmd.go...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 8, 2023

Filming activity set to take place on East Church Street

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The City of Frederick is working with Cinematic Productions and the Frederick Film Office to approve and permit possible filming activity on Friday, March 10 between the hours of 5 p.m. – 12 a.m. in the 100 block of East Church Street. Some stre...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 7, 2023

Lane closure near tanker fire to take place Wednesday

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Commuters should expect some delays Wednesday if traveling northbound on U.S. Route 15, near Saturday’s tanker explosion. 

The far-right lane of U.S. Route 15 north will be closed for environmental crews to continue conducting cleanup in...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 6, 2023

HPC site visit to take place this week

The City of Frederick is hosting a special Historic Preservation Commission Site visit this week. 

The site visit will take place at 105 W 2nd Street, at the garage facing North Court Street March 9 at 5 p.m. 

Anyone who wishes to attend s...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 7, 2023

Clean up of tanker fire site continues; still no threat to public

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Following Saturday’s gas tanker explosion and fire on Route 15, The City of Frederick is continuing to partner with Frederick County and Maryland Department of the Environment to monitor the environmental impacts of the incident. &n...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 3, 2023

Filming activity set for Frederick Municipal Airport

The City of Frederick has approved a filming request from L-SET Productions, LLC for filming activity to take place at Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK) on Saturday, March 4, 2023 between the hours of 2:00pm and 7:00pm.

The filming activity may involve sce...

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 23, 2023

Frederick leaders selected for statewide professional development program

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Leadership Maryland recently announced that Jodie Bollinger, Mary Ford-Naill, and Ashley Waters of Frederick have been chosen to participate in the statewide professional development program as a member of the Class of 2023. 

The selected trio has...

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 22, 2023

Registration open for historic window repair workshop

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The City of Frederick will offer a historic window repair workshop this weekend. 

This workshop hosted by the City of Frederick Planning Department/Historic Preservation Commission is for the DIY homeowner who wants to learn how to repair historic...

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 21, 2023

Mayor O'Connor announces Ad Hoc Neighborhood Engagement & NAC Committee; First meeting Feb. 28

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Mayor Michael O’Connor is pleased to announce the establishment of the 11-member committee to provide suggestions for changes to the Neighborhood Advisory Council resolution. 

“Over the next several months this committee will r...

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 21, 2023

Portion of Shookstown Road to be closed for approximately 7 months

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Contractors with the City of Frederick will be completing road work that will result in a lengthy road closure that will require drivers to make a short detour for the next several months. 

Shookstown Road will be closed between Waverley Drive and...

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 13, 2023

City Announces Award of $200,000 for Compost Pilot Expansion

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The City of Frederick is pleased to announce it has received a significant grant award for its composting program. 

The received a $200,000 award from the United States Department of Agriculture, with a match of $100,000 in City funds and staff ti...

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 8, 2023

Second phase of Culler Lake renovations to begin

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Construction for the second phase of renovations at Culler Lake is set to begin Thursday, Feb. 9. 

Construction will occur over the next six months and will include improvements to walkways, lighting, landscaping and benches. Additionally, work wi...

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Mayor O'Connor, Chief Lando issue statement regarding footage release of Tyre Nichols beating

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Mayor Michael O'Connor and Chief Jason Lando have issued the following statements in response to the release of video footage of the actions by police that led to the death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tennessee. 

From Mayor O'Con...

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 18, 2023

City partnering to hold tax credit workshop for rehabilitating historic properties

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The Maryland Historical Trust, The City of Frederick Planning Department, and the Frederick County Division of Planning and Permitting invite the public to a historic preservation tax credit workshop on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. to learn about...

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 30, 2022

Mayor O'Connor announces Charter Review Committee members; First meeting Jan. 5

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Mayor Michael O’Connor is pleased to announce the establishment of the 11-member committee to review and suggest changes to the City’s charter. 

“This committee has extremely important work that lies ahead over the ne...

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 29, 2022

Large sewer line work to begin first week of January

Beginning the first week of January and lasting through the month, AM Liner East will be rehabilitating a 1,600-foot section of 30-inch sewer mainline on the Carroll Creek Sewer Interceptor off Rosemont Avenue and stretching under Route 15 into Baker Park...

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 27, 2022

Mayor O’Connor appoints City Attorney

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Mayor Michael O’Connor is pleased to announce the appointment of Rachel Nessen as The City of Frederick’s City Attorney. 

Nessen has served as the Assistant City Attorney for the City of Frederick since Nov. 2001 and has held t...

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 22, 2022

Holiday Closures | City of Frederick

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Christmas Observance | Holiday Closures

The City of Frederick office facilities, including the Municipal Annex, will be closed on Friday, December 23, 2023 in observance of the Christmas Holiday. 

 

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 19, 2022

Upcoming service changes for holiday schedule

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The City of Frederick offices will be closed to observe the Christmas Holiday on, Monday December 26, 2022, and the New Year’s Holiday on, Monday January 2, 2023. Please reference the following:

 

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 14, 2022

Legislative priorities delegation meeting rescheduled due to inclement weather

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The City of Frederick Mayor and Board of Aldermen legislative priorities meeting with the Frederick County delegation has been rescheduled due to the potential for inclement weather. 

The meeting, originally scheduled for Thursday Dec. 15, 2022, h...

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 12, 2022

Mayor O'Connor to call for closed session

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Mayor Michael O’Connor has requested a Closed Session on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 5:30 p.m.  Mayor O’Connor will request a vote of the Aldermen to convene in Closed Session at City Hall.  

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 8, 2022

Water main repairs to cause lane closures on North Market Street

City Water Department crews are currently making emergency repairs to a water main break on N. Market St.

 

While these repairs are made, the left travel lane of N. Market, between 2nd St. and 3rd St. will be clo...

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Frederick News
Posted on: December 8, 2022

City to hold open house to discuss Form-Based Code Charrette report

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The Division of Planning is hosting an Open House to discuss the Charrette report and to get feedback from the community on Wednesday, Dec. 14. The open house will take place at the City Hall Annex at 140 W. Patrick Street in Conference Room C from 5:30 p...

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Frederick News
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Budget priorities meeting to kick off FY24 budget process next month

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The Mayor and Board of Aldermen will kick off the fiscal year 2024 budget process on Dec. 7, 2021 at 7 p.m. with a budget priorities workshop.

The City of Frederick’s Director of Budget and Administration, Katie Barkdoll, will present an overview...

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Frederick News
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Transportation Planning Board seeking applicants to promote region transportation issues

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The National Transportation Planning Board is seeking new members for its Community Advisory Committee. The application period is open until Dec. 5. The application can be found at mwcog.org/cac. 

This is an opportunity for residents to promote pu...

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Frederick News
Posted on: November 4, 2022

Filming activity to take place on S. Market Street; limited disruptions expected

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The City of Frederick is working with Bard Tales Productions, Cinematic Productions and the Frederick Film Office to approve and permit filming activity in Frederick, Maryland on Tuesday November 8 and Wednesday November 9th, between the hours of 7:00pm &...

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Frederick News
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Update: Repairs complete on South Market Street water line

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Update 4:45 p.m.: All repairs to the water line have been completed and the road is back open to traffic. The City of Frederick thanks its residents for their patience and cooperation. 

A portion of South Market Street will be closed starting at 1...

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Frederick News
Posted on: October 31, 2022

Filming to take place in Carroll Creek Linear Park this week

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The City of Frederick is working with Bard Tales Productions, Cinematic Productions and the Frederick Film Office to approve and permit filming activity in the City of Frederick on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, November 2-4, between the hours of 6:00pm ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: October 27, 2022

City seeks feedback on North Branch Trail project

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The City of Frederick is seeking resident feedback on a trail project that will allow people to more easily travel between downtown Frederick and neighborhoods to the northwest part of the City 

The North Branch Trail Project w...

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Frederick News
Posted on: October 26, 2022

City extending deadline for Charter Review Committee applications

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The City of Frederick is extending its application period for the Charter Review Committee. 

 

The application period will remain open until Nov. 1.

 

The Charter Review Committee, which will be appointed by Mayor Michael O&rsqu...

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Frederick News
Posted on: October 26, 2022

Water repairs to cause service disruption along W. Patrick Street

Due to ongoing emergency repair of the City’s Water Distribution System a temporary disruption of water service should be expected on October 26, 2022 from approximately 8 am to 4 pm.

Businesses to be affected include but are not limited to:

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Frederick News
Posted on: October 25, 2022

City working with production company to conduct filming in Frederick

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The City of Frederick is working with Bard Tales Productions, Cinematic Productions and the Frederick Film Office to approve and permit filming activity on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., at the 100 block of S. Market S...

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Frederick News
Posted on: October 7, 2022

Production company to conduct filming in Frederick

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A production company will be conducting filming in the City of Frederick that will involve intermittent traffic control on Monocacy Boulevard and Hughes Ford Road with police presence and assistance.

Portions of the filming will be occurring in the vicinit...

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Frederick News
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Mayor opens application period for Charter Review Committee

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The City of Frederick is excited to announce it is now accepting applications for those interested in sitting on the Charter Review Committee to review and make recommended updates to the City's governing document.  

 

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Frederick News
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Mayor O'Connor announces charter review, other highlights from State of the City Address

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During his State of the City address Thursday morning, Mayor Michael O’Connor announced an extensive review of the City’s charter will begin in the coming weeks.  

The charter review will aim to accomplish three objectives:

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Frederick News
Posted on: September 7, 2022

In the Streets, Market Street Mile to cause road closures downtown

This Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, the City will welcome thousands of people downtown for “In the Streets” and the “Market Street Mile,” which will result in road closures through parts of downtown. 

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Frederick News
Posted on: September 7, 2022

HPC public hearing canceled

The Historic Preservation Commission public hearing scheduled for Thursday, September 8th has been cancelled due to the lack of quorum. All applications that were scheduled on the agenda will be heard on September 22nd.

 

The City is accepting appl...

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Frederick News
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Clover Ridge Park construction to begin next week

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Construction on Clover Ridge Park will be taking place over the next several months as the project begins next week. During this time, some sections of the park will be closed to the public. 

Upon completion, the park will include a multi-purpose ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Labor Day Observance: Service schedule changes

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The City of Frederick’s office facilities will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5, 2022, to observe Labor Day, and some service schedules will change. 

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 30, 2022

Carroll Creek and Court Street garage elevators to undergo repairs

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The City of Frederick will be conducting repairs to elevators at the Carroll Creek and Court Street garages on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022. 

The Carroll Creek garage elevator will be shut down for approximately four hours in the morning, and the Cour...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Statement from Mayor Michael O’Connor on 2nd Street fire

The following is a statement from Mayor Michael O’Connor:

Today my heart is heavy, and my thoughts are with the residents and businesses affected by last night’s fire at West 2nd and Market Streets. 

 

The fear of any fi...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 19, 2022

Mayor Michael O'Connor issues statement on passing of former Alderman William "Bill" Hall

Mayor Michael O’Connor has issued the following statement: 

“I am deeply saddened by the passing of Former Frederick Alderman and community leader Mr. William Hall. Bill’s death leaves me an...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 19, 2022

Mayor O'Connor to call for closed session

Mayor Michael O’Connor has requested a Closed Session on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.  Mayor O’Connor will request a vote of the Aldermen to convene in Closed Session at City Hall.  

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 15, 2022

Form Based Code Work In Progress Presentation To Be Televised - Meeting Location Moved

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Due to significant public interest in the East Street redesign process, the City of Frederick is making necessary adjustments to make the work-in-progress presentation scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022 more accessible for viewers. 

 

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Section of Monocacy Boulevard reopened after sinkhole repairs completed

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The City of Frederick is pleased to announce the reopening of the portion of Monocacy Boulevard between I-70 and South Street as repairs to a sinkhole that opened in May.  

On May 4, A sinkhole opened on the shoulder of Monocacy Boulevard approxim...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Residents invited to design future of East Street corridor

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The City of Frederick is hosting a five-day community visioning “charrette” August 12-16, 2022, and asking for participation from residents, workers, property owners, and business owners to help design the future of the East Street cor...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Mayor and Board approve $19.8 million contract for FPD Headquarters

The City of Frederick Mayor and Board of Aldermen unanimously approved Thursday night a $19.8 million contract with Waynesboro Construction Company for design-build services of a new police headquarters at 100 E. All Saints Street. 

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 4, 2022

City Announces First Meeting of New Equity Advisory Board

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The City of Frederick is pleased to announce the formation and first meeting date of the new ad hoc committee, the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Advisory Board. The purpose of the Advisory Board is to provide feedback to the Mayor, Board of Alder...

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Frederick News
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Mayor O'Connor to call for closed session

Mayor Michael O’Connor has requested a Closed Session on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.  Mayor O’Connor will request a vote of the Aldermen to convene in Closed Session at City Hall.  

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Frederick News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Board of Aldermen seek public participation in legislative work sessions

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The City of Frederick invites organizations and individuals to participate in legislative work sessions in 2023 in our collaborative efforts to improve City government service delivery.

Board of Aldermen legislative work sessions are permitted by the City ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Mill Pond Road to be closed beginning next week

W.F. Delauter and Son Inc. will be conducting road work resulting in the closure of Mill Pond Road between Monocacy Boulevard and Bear Den Road starting next week. 

The road work is scheduled to take place between Aug. 1 through September 1.&n...

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Frederick News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Gas House Pike closure extended to end of August

The road closure at Gas House Pike has been extended to last until the end of August as work continues.

C. William Hertzer is completing work to remove and replace existing sanitary sewer piping. The project began in May and is now scheduled to extend unti...

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Frederick News
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Frederick's Best Places to Work Receive Awards

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The 2022 Annual Best Places to Work award winners were recognized at a reception at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center. 

Nearly 100 nominations were submitted, and 5 Frederick businesses proved that during challenging times, they adapted ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: July 14, 2022

Several roads to be closed during weekend events July 16

Two events in the City of Frederick Saturday, July 16, 2022 will cause several road closures and parking restrictions.

The National Clustered Spires High Wheel race will take place Saturday with the following roads being closed from 11-3:30 p.m.: ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: July 10, 2022

Paving project to cause some lane closures and parking restrictions

A paving project at Logan Street, Spruce Court and Catoctin Ave. is scheduled to begin this week. 

 

The majority of the project is a mill and overlay paving project completed by the contractor, but portions of Catoctin Avenue will require...

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Frederick News
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Rules for fishing in Carroll Creek & Culler Lake

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An increase in fishing in the restricted area of Carroll Creek prompts The City of Frederick to remind the public that fishing is not allowed in some parts of the creek. Fishing is prohibited in the creek between the brick bridge to the north of the Willi...

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 30, 2022

Mayor O’Connor announces strategic reorganization to improve City government service delivery

Mayor Michael O’Connor announced a strategic reorganization of City government that continues his ongoing commitment to make the executive leadership team the most experienced and diverse in City history.

The new City government structure, established with...

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 30, 2022

Update: Traffic signal repairs along West Patrick Street corridor complete

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Update: The traffic signals along the West Patrick Street corridor have been completed, and the signals are back up and running. 

The City of Frederick is experiencing several traffic signal outages along the West Patrick Street corridor. ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Independence Day service changes

The City of Frederick offices will be closed to observe Independence Day on Monday, July 4, 2022, and some service schedules will change.

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  • There will be no trash collection service on Monday, July 4, 2...
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Frederick News
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Portion of East Street to be closed for Pride Parade

On Saturday, June 25, 2022, The City of Frederick will welcome thousands of people to downtown for the annual Pride Parade. 

To accommodate crowds that will be traveling along Carroll Creek Linear Park for the duration of the event, a portion of E...

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Tuscarora Trolley Trail path to close for tree pruning

The Tuscarora Trolley Trail section of shared-use path from Tuscanney Drive heading north to Tuscarora Court will be temporarily closed June 20-22 for tree pruning. NG Gilbert, a subcontractor for Potomac Edison, will be working in the area to provide pro...

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Juneteenth Observance: Temporary Service Schedule Changes

The City of Frederick’s office facilities will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022 to observe Juneteenth. Some service schedules will change. 

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  • No payment is required at City parking garages and meters on Sunday, June 19, 2022, or M...
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Frederick News
Posted on: June 10, 2022

Production companies to conduct filming in downtown area

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Two production companies will be conducting cinematic filming in downtown Frederick June 13-16. 

Filming will be occurring throughout Church Street and Maxwell Alley. Maxwell Alley will be closed on Tuesday June 14 from 10:00 p.m. &nd...

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 8, 2022

Housing and Human Services announces sites for summer food service program

The Summer Food Service Program, operated locally by Housing and Human Services (HHS), provides a lunchtime meal for children and youth who would typically qualify for free- or reduced-price meals through the public school system; pre-school age children ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 7, 2022

DPW repairing leaking water valve that caused minor road damage

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The City of Frederick's Water Services Department is repairing a leaking valve on Monocacy Boulevard near Laurel Wood Way that has caused minor damage to the road. The Department of Public Works Operations division will repair the road once the v...

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Division of Planning launches East Street Corridor form-based code project

The City of Frederick's Division of Planning is launching efforts to draft a Form-Based Code for the East Street Corridor.

With the 2020 Comprehensive Plan, Strategic Plan, and the East Street Small Area Plan as the foundation, the Division of Pla...

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Frederick News
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Work to begin on City's first outdoor pickleball-specific facility

Court renovations at Monocacy Village Park to create the first pickleball-specific, outdoor courts in the City of Frederick is scheduled to begin Thursday, June 2, as the City works to continue to meet the demand for pickleball. 

The renovation pr...

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Frederick News
Posted on: May 25, 2022

City to perform pedestrian and traffic signal improvements at West 2nd St. and College Ave.

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Residents in the City of Frederick will begin noticing work to improve pedestrian safety and traffic control changes at the intersection of West 2ndStreet and College Ave. 

Work to create new ADA-compliant ramps and concrete pads at all four corne...

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Frederick News
Posted on: May 25, 2022

Aldermanic legislative session canceled; Mayor and Board Workshop still scheduled

The Board of Aldermen's 2 p.m. legislative session scheduled for Wednesday May 25, 2022 has been canceled. The presenter that was scheduled on the agenda was unable to attend the meeting. This meeting will be rescheduled for the Aldermen at a lat...

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Frederick News
Posted on: May 17, 2022

West 2nd street to undergo reconstruction this week

Under the direction of the City of Frederick Department of Public Works, C. William Hetzer will perform a 4-6-week full-depth reconstruction of West 2nd Street from North Bentz Street to College Ave beginning this week.

The project is scheduled to begin on...

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Frederick News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Mayor O'Connor to call for closed session

Mayor Michael O’Connor has requested a Closed Session on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.  Mayor O’Connor will request a vote of the Aldermen to convene in Closed Session at City Hall.  

This action is in accordance...

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Frederick News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Water service restored for customers as sinkhole repairs continue

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The City of Frederick Department of Public Works has restored service to all water customers who where affected by the damaged water line at the sinkhole on Monocacy Boulevard. 

The Department of Public Works continues to work on the water line an...

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Frederick News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Water line damage may result in brown water for water customers

Due to the water line break on Monocacy Boulevard, residents and businesses throughout the City may be experiencing issues with brown water. 

Due to the size of the water line, a significant portion of our community may experience issues as the va...

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Frederick News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

City working to repair damaged waterline due to sinkhole at Monocacy Boulevard

A waterline break caused by a sinkhole on Monocacy Boulevard has resulted in the closure of Monocacy Boulevard from U.S. 70 at the new Royal Farms to East South Street. This closure will be in place for an undetermined amount of time while the Department ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Additional portion of Monocacy Boulevard closed due to sinkhole

The City of Frederick’s Department of Public Works has closed the southbound lane of Monocacy Boulevard from East Patrick Street to East South Street until further notice. The closure is due a sinkhole adjacent to the roadway, but not in the roa...

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Frederick News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Mayor O'Connor in self-isolation after testing positive for COVID-19

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Mayor Michael O’Connor tested positive for COVID-19 Wednesday morning and is currently self-isolating in his home in Frederick. He will work remotely until he is officially cleared to return to City Hall. He remains in good spirits but is experi...

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Frederick News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Emergency lane closure on Monocacy Boulevard

A lane on westbound Monocacy Boulevard will be closed between South Street and the ramp to U.S. 70 for the next one to two weeks due to a sinkhole next to the road. 

The lane closure is precautionary as the sinkhole is not in the roadway, but is i...

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Frederick News
Posted on: April 29, 2022

2021 City Water Report now available

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The City of Frederick has published its 2021 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) on City drinking water. The report is available for viewing and printing at cityoffrederickmd.gov/ccr.

 

The City of Frederick is dedicated to supplying its cust...

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Frederick News
Posted on: April 26, 2022

City asphalt resurfacing project to cause some parking restrictions

Beginning May 2, 2022, C. William Hetzer, under the direction of the Department of Public Works Street Maintenance Department, will be milling the asphalt surface and resurfacing Dockside Drive and Mobley Court.  

There will be parking re...

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Frederick News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Mayor O'Connor to call for closed session

Mayor Michael O'Connor has requested a Closed Session on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 3 p.m. Mayor O'Connor will request a vote of the Aldermen to convene in closed session at City Hall.

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Frederick News
Posted on: April 15, 2022

Mayor O'Connor announces end of state of emergency

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Mayor Michael O’Connor announced this morning the formal end of the City of Frederick COVID-19 State of Emergency. 

The end of the state of emergency does not trigger any significant operational changes, as the City beg...

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Frederick News
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Mayor O'Connor to hold briefing regarding City State of Emergency

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Mayor Michael O’Connor is set to make an announcement regarding the City’s state of emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic on Friday, April 15 at 9 a.m. at City Hall. 

Any media wishing to cover the announcement are welcome at Cit...

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Frederick News
Posted on: April 11, 2022

City of Frederick prepares for Frederick Running Festival

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Thousands of runners and spectators will be on hand for the annual Frederick Running Festival April 30-May 1. It will start with a Kids Fun Run on Saturday, April 30 at 5 p.m., followed by the Twilight 5K race at 6 p.m. The 5K route begi...

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Frederick News
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Spring Freecycle event this Saturday

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The City of Frederick Department of Public Works will host its next Freecycle Roundup on Saturday, April 16, 2022, from 8 AM to 2 PM to receive and recycle bulk items City residents no longer want to keep. 

The Freecycle Roundup is an opportunity ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Storm drain mainline work to be completed on W. 2nd Street

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Storm drain work on Tuesday April 5, 2022 will result in some parking restrictions in the 200 Block of W. 2nd Street. 

The City of Frederick Stormwater Department will complete work on a storm drain mainline in the 200 Block of W 2nd Street. The w...

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Frederick News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Nominations Open for Frederick County Best Places to Work Awards

Nominations are open for the 2022 Frederick County Best Places to Work Awards. The Frederick County Office of Economic Development, Frederick County Workforce Services, City of Frederick Department of Economic Development and the Frederick County Chamber ...

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Frederick News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Mayor O'Connor presents FY23 proposed budget

Mayor Michael O'Connor is proud to present his proposed budget for The City of Frederick's Fiscal Year 2023 today, April 1, 2022. This budget, which is now open for public feedback and discussion, represents a generational opportunity to...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 21, 2022

HPC to hold site visits

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 The Historic Preservation Commission will be holding site visits near 401 Linden Avenue on Tuesday, March 22 at 6 p.m. and Wednesday, March 23 at 12:30 p.m. The purpose of the site visit is to review the property’s history/significance a...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 15, 2022

City Announces Creation of New Equity Advisory Board

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The City of Frederick is pleased to announce the creation of a new ad hoc committee to be known as the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Advisory Board. The purpose of the Advisory Board is to provide feedback to the City of Frederick Mayor, Board of...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Mayor O'Connor sets timeline for full re-opening and end of state of emergency

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Mayor Michael O’Connor is pleased to report the continued improvements in the health metrics relating to COVID-19 have positioned the City of Frederick to set expected timelines for operational changes. 

Effect...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 9, 2022

Sustainability Committee seeking applicants to fill vacancy

The City of Frederick is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on its Sustainability Committee. The role of the Sustainability Committee is to advise City officials and staff on developing and promoting the City’s commitment to sustainability eff...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 9, 2022

Mayor O'Connor to call for closed session

Mayor Michael O’Connor has requested a Closed Session on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. Mayor O’Connor will request a vote of the Aldermen to convene in Closed Session at City Hall.

This action is in accordance with the authority...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Sewer work to impact roads March 8-9

Sewer repair work on East Patrick is scheduled for March 8-9, 2022 from 7 a.m.-3 p.m.  and will result in the following traffic and road changes:

  • Franklin St will be closed heading north between Bernard St and East Patrick St
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Frederick News
Posted on: March 3, 2022

How to watch tonight's Mayor and Board Meeting

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Livestream link for City public meetings down due to technical difficulties.

Due to technical difficulties with our usual livestream link, tonight's Mayor and Board meeting is viewable here. Residents can still view tonight's meeting from Channel 99 as they usually would. If residents want to follow along with th...

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 1, 2022

Mayor O'Connor to call for closed session

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Mayor Michael O’Connor has requested a Closed Session on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Mayor O’Connor will request a vote of the Aldermen to convene in Closed Session at City Hall.

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Frederick News
Posted on: March 1, 2022

City of Frederick lifts mask requirement for City buildings

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The City of Frederick continues to see positive metrics in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. On Friday, the CDC downgraded Frederick County downgraded to "low community transmission" status. As a result, the City of Frederick has announce...

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Frederick News
Posted on: January 14, 2022

City to continue operational changes through end of month

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Due to the continuing impact of the current COVID-19 surge, the City of Frederick is continuing the modified operational changes announced last week through at least Jan. 31. Those operational changes include: 

  • City offices remain closed to the pu...
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Frederick News

News Flash

Posted on: January 4, 2024

FEMA Notice of Draft Environmental Assessment for the Motter Avenue Area Flood Mitigation Project

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The City of Frederick has applied through the Maryland Department of Emergency Management to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Assistance, Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) grant ...

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Homepage Highlights
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Neighborhood engagement revitalization

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Established in 2002, the Neighborhood Advisory Council program provides a forum for residents to collaborate and engage with City government, and provide advice on solutions to challenges in the City.

The City of Frederick is revamping the program and want...

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Frederick Police Corporal Receives Valor Award

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Corporal Sara Leishear of the Frederick Police Department has been honored with the Valor Award from the MD, DE, DC Moose Association for her exceptional courage and selflessness during a life-threatening situation. Her bravery and quick thinking led to t...

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Police News
Posted on: February 21, 2024

Frederick Police Conduct Crash Investigation

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The Frederick Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Team is investigating a fatal injury crash.  

On February 6, 2024, at approximately 10:30 a.m., officers from the Frederick Police Department's Patrol Division responded to ...

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Police News
Posted on: February 16, 2024

Frederick Police Conduct Death Investigation

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The Frederick Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit is investigating a stabbing death.

On February 14, 2024, at approximately 8:50 AM, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of the Mount Olivet Cemetery, located at 515 ...

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Police News
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Three-Alarm Fire in the 100 Block of S. Carroll St.: Please Avoid Area

A three-alarm fire has been reported in the 100 block of S. Carroll St. We urge residents and motorists to avoid the area as firefighters work diligently to extinguish the fire.

Due to the severity of the fire, power will be disrupted for an extended perio...

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Police News
Posted on: February 9, 2024

FPD Major Crimes Unit Arrests Murder Suspect

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On February 7, 2024, detectives with the Major Crimes Unit arrested Jeffrey Whitney Bryan Jr for the murder of Tayquan Palmer.

On July 1, 2023, officers with the Frederick Police Department responded to the 100 Block of W All Saints Street for a shooting t...

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Police News
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Update: FPD Murder Suspect Apprehended by Fairfax County Police

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The Frederick Police Department announces the apprehension of Hakeem Earnest Sampson, wanted as a suspect in the murder of Michael Isaih Olaniyi. On Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at approximately 8:30 a.m., officers with the Fairfax County Police Department ...

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Police News
Posted on: February 5, 2024

FPD Seeks Public Assistance in Locating Murder Suspect

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking public assistance in locating Hakeem Earnest Sampson (DOB 01/02/1997). Sampson is wanted as a suspect in the 1st-degree murder of Michael Isaih Olaniyi, which occurred on July 23, 2022, in the 300 Block of North ...

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Police News
Posted on: January 31, 2024

Annual Fire in Ice Event Returns to Downtown Frederick

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The City of Frederick is excited to announce the return of the annual Fire in Ice event, taking place the first weekend of February. This family-friendly celebration will feature hundreds of captivating ice sculptures and winter-themed activities througho...

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Police News
Posted on: January 29, 2024

Frederick Police Seek Assistance in Locating Missing Juvenile

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UPDATE: Davine Andre Mbu has been located. We would like to thank the community for their vigilance and concern.

The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Divine Andre Mbu is a 9-year-old male and is described as...

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Police News
Posted on: January 12, 2024

Frederick Police Validate Proper Procedures in Vehicle Stop

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In response to recent claims of a vehicle stop without probable cause and an unlawful vehicle search, the Frederick Police Department conducted a meticulous review of the associated body camera footage.

The investigation has conclusively determined that ou...

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Police News
Posted on: January 9, 2024

Frederick Police Make Arrest in Firearm Discharge Incident

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On January 8, 2024, at approximately 8:25 a.m., the Frederick Police Department responded to a reported firearm discharge in the vicinity of N. Market Street and W. 7th Street. Upon arrival, FPD officers with Patrol Squad A, encountered a victim who was a...

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Police News
Posted on: January 3, 2024

FPD Arrests One for Firearm Discharge

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On January 2, 2024, at approximately 10:55 p.m., an officer with FPD's Patrol Squad D was conducting a patrol check in the 400 Block of Waverly Drive in Frederick. This patrol check was initiated based on information obtained by officers regarding a wante...

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Police News
Posted on: December 28, 2023

FPD Arrests One in Connection to Series of Burglaries

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On December 28, 2023, at approximately 4:30 a.m., officers with Frederick Police Department's Patrol Squad E responded to a call for service in the 100 block of Thomas Johnson Drive for a reported burglary.

An employee of the establishment had obs...

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Police News
Posted on: December 20, 2023

FPD Arrests One in Connection to Commercial Burglaries

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On December 20, 2023, officers from the Frederick Police Department executed a targeted search warrant at a suspect’s residence in the 200 block of W. South Street. The suspect has been identified as Peter Samuel Lee, DOB: 10-09-1987. 

Lee is susp...

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Police News
Posted on: December 18, 2023

FPD Releases Body Worn Camera Footage from Officer-Involved Shooting

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The Frederick Police Department is dedicated to maintaining accountability and transparency in all matters, particularly in critical incidents involving our agency. As part of this commitment, we are releasing the body-worn camera footage associated with ...

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Police News
Posted on: December 18, 2023

Frederick Police Arrest One for Firearm Offenses

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The Frederick Police Department's Patrol Squad A successfully apprehended a suspect involved in a firearms discharge incident over the weekend.

At approximately 6:36 a.m. on December 16, 2023, officers from the Frederick Police Department responde...

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Police News
Posted on: December 15, 2023

FPD Addresses Sentencing Outcome and Body Camera Footage for Officer-Involved Shooting

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"Today, several members of our Frederick Police family came together to support Officers Snyder and Kowalsky and their families at the sentencing for Dominique Lamarr Lewis, the suspect who shot both of these brave officers on February 11,&a...

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Police News
Posted on: December 11, 2023

Snow Emergency Reminder and Parking Enforcement Notice

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As we enter the snow emergency season, the Frederick Police Department would like to remind residents about the importance of adhering to Snow Emergency Parking Regulations. As snowfall may affect the normal flow of traffic, it is crucial to keep designat...

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Police News
Posted on: December 8, 2023

Frederick Police Make Arrest in Stabbing Incident

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On Friday, December 8, 2023, at approximately 9:16 a.m., the Frederick Police Department received a call for a stabbing that had just occurred inside an apartment in the 100 block of North Market St. Upon arrival, officers located two male victims with mu...

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Police News
Posted on: December 7, 2023

Frederick Police Announce Road Closures and Parking Restrictions for Kris Kringle Parade

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The Frederick Police Department would like to inform the public of anticipated road closures and parking restrictions associated with the annual Kris Kringle Parade scheduled for Friday, December 8, 2023. The festivities are expected to bring joy and cele...

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Police News
Posted on: December 1, 2023

Frederick Police Conduct Crash Investigation

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The Frederick Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Team is investigating a serious injury crash. 

On Thursday, November 30, 2023, at approximately 11:30 p.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the area ...

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Police News
Posted on: November 30, 2023

Frederick Police Arrest Man for Arson; Suspect Faces 17 Charges

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On November 24, 2023, at approximately 9:13 p.m., officers with the Frederick Police Department responded to 2200 Block of Waller House Ct. for a reported domestic disturbance. The caller reported a disturbance, stating that his neighbors were engaged in ...

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Police News
Posted on: November 26, 2023

Frederick Police Conduct Crash Investigation

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The Frederick Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Team is investigating a serious injury crash. 

On 11/25/2023, at approximately 1:20pm, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the area o...

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Police News
Posted on: November 21, 2023

FPD's Tactical Investigations Unit Makes Arrest in Drug Trafficking Operation

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During the month of October 2023, Corporal Johnston of the Frederick Police Department's Tactical Investigations Unit (TIU) began an investigation into an individual, Keith Lamar Wright. 

Information obtained throughout this investigation...

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Police News
Posted on: November 20, 2023

FPD Arrests One for Attempted 1st-Degree Murder

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At approximately 12:08 a.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2023, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to Frederick Health Hospital for a report of a serious assault that had occurred earlier. Once at the hospital, officers contacted a 19-yea...

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Police News
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Frederick Police Arrest Child Pornography Suspect

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The Frederick Police Department has charged a subject with multiple sex offenses. 

 

In February 2023, Detective Sharpe of the Frederick Police Department began an inv...

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Police News
Posted on: October 23, 2023

FPD Identifies Victim in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident

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The Frederick Police Department is providing an update on the ongoing investigation into a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred on Thursday, October 12, 2023.

The deceased victim has been identified as William Arthur Whitted Jr., age 73, of ...

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Police News
Posted on: October 17, 2023

FPD Arrests Juvenile in Ongoing Armed Robbery Investigation

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On October 16, 2023, the Frederick Police Department's Major Crimes Unit and Special Response Team executed a search and seizure warrant at a residence in the 5900 block of Jefferson Commons Way, Frederick. The search warrant was related to an on...

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Police News
Posted on: October 16, 2023

Update FPD Investigates Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident

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The Frederick Police Department is providing an update on the ongoing investigation into a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Thursday, October 12, 2023. At approximately 10:45 a.m., FPD officers responded to an incident in the 1200 block of West Pat...

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Police News
Posted on: October 12, 2023

FPD Investigates Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident

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On Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023, at approximately 10:45 a.m., the Frederick Police Department responded to an incident in the 1200 block of West Patrick Street, involving a motor vehicle accident and a pedestrian.

While on patrol, officers observed a vehicle pa...

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Police News
Posted on: September 30, 2023

FPD Investigates Incident in 400 Block of E. Patrick St.

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At approximately 11:55 a.m. on September 30, 2023, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the 400 Block of East Patrick Street.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers encountered the victim, who reported ...

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Police News
Posted on: September 28, 2023

Speed Monitoring System relocated on Motter Ave

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An automated speed monitoring system has been relocated and installed on the Northbound Lane of Motter Avenue just north of the North Frederick Elementary School. The implementation of automated speed monitoring systems aims to improve road safety and red...

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Police News
Posted on: September 27, 2023

Frederick Police Arrests One for Child Pornography

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The Frederick Police Department has identified and arrested a subject on several sex offense charges. In September 2023, Detective DeWees, of the Frederick Police Department, began an investigation involving internet crimes against children.  

Det...

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Police News
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Frederick Police Arrest Child Pornography Suspect

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The Frederick Police Department has identified and arrested a subject on several sex offense charges. 

In August 2023, Det. DeWees of the Frederick Police Department received information from a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigatio...

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Police News
Posted on: September 12, 2023

FPD Seeking Public's Help in 2019 Fatal Hit and Run Cold Case

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in solving a cold case involving a fatal hit-and-run vehicle accident that occurred in 2019. Officers are asking the community to come forward with any information that could help...

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Police News
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Frederick Police Department Celebrates 66th Police Academy Graduation

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The Frederick Police Department is proud to announce the graduation of the 66th Police Academy class. On September 8, 2023, at the Frederick Community College JBK Theater, seventeen student officers, representing seven law enforcement agencies, celebrated...

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Police News
Posted on: September 1, 2023

FPD Arrests One in Connection to Multiple Burglaries

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Police News
Posted on: August 29, 2023

CALEA Accreditation Public Comment Portal

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The Frederick Police Department is scheduled for the CALEA on-site assessment from November 13 to 15, 2023. This assessment is part of our voluntary engagement in a program that ensures the maintenance of law enforcement accreditation by verifying our com...

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Police News
Posted on: August 28, 2023

FPD Identifies Victim in Fatal Shooting on Willowdale Drive

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The Frederick Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit has released the name of the victim involved in the fatal shooting that occurred on Wednesday, August 23, 2023, in the 100 Block of Willowdale Drive. The victim has been identified as Kagina Ma...

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Police News
Posted on: August 24, 2023

FPD Arrests One in Fatal Shooting

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Correction: FPD Arrests One in Fatal Shooting

At approximately 11:51 p.m. on Wednesday, August 23, 2023, officers from the Frederick Police Department's Patrol Squad D responded to the 100 Block of Willowdale Drive for reports of a firearm dischar...

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Posted on: August 23, 2023

FPD to Provide Road Closure Assistance for Elks Lodge Parade

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The Frederick Police Department is set to provide road closure assistance during the upcoming Mountain City Elks Lodge 100th Anniversary Parade, scheduled for Sunday, August 27th, from 12:00-5 p.m.

This year's parade route has been expanded to mar...

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Police News
Posted on: August 22, 2023

Frederick Police Seek Assistance in Locating Critical Missing Family

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UPDATE: The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce that Detectives have successfully located the two missing individuals, Mariela Lizeth Aguilar-Morales and Joshua Isaac Palacio-Aguilar, who were believed to be in danger. Both Mariela...

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Police News
Posted on: August 14, 2023

Man Sentenced in Online Sexual Solicitation and Rape of 13-Year-Old

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On Friday, August 11, 2023, Edwin Richard Hunt, age 43, of Joppa, Maryland was sentenced in Frederick County Circuit Court. The Honorable Judge Martz-Fisher sentenced him to 40 years suspended all but 20 years to serve in the Division of Corrections. Hunt...

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Police News
Posted on: August 10, 2023

FPD Announces Distribution of Steering Wheel Locks for Hyundai and Kia Vehicles

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In response to the escalating trend of Hyundai and Kia vehicle thefts, the Frederick Police Department is launching an initiative designed to safeguard the vehicles of local residents. The department will be distributing free steering wheel locks to eligi...

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Police News
Posted on: July 31, 2023

FPD to conduct traffic enforcement for new no commercial vehicle areas

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On July 7, 2023, the Mayor and Board of Aldermen amended Section 13-14 of the Frederick City Code regarding overweight through vehicles. The amended ordinance prohibits commercial motor vehicles, as defined by § 16-803 of the Maryland Transportat...

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Police News
Posted on: July 27, 2023

FPD seeking assistance locating critical missing female

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking community assistance in locating a critical missing female, 24-year-old Quadojah Adams, who was last seen on July 25, 2023. Quadojah may be in the vicinity of Carroll PKWY and possibly dressed in a grey tank top ...

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Police News
Posted on: July 25, 2023

Detectives with The Major Crimes Unit Make Arrest in Child Abuse Case

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On July 19, 2023, The Frederick Police Department was contacted by Child Protective Services about a possible child abuse case. The victim in the incident was a 6 week old infant who was at Frederick Health Hospital, but was later transferred to Children&...

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Police News
Posted on: July 10, 2023

New Speed Monitoring Systems installed on Christophers Crossing

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Two automated speed monitoring systems have been installed on the Eastbound and Westbound lanes of Christophers Crossing at Fieldstone Way and Sawmill Court. The implementation of these systems aims to improve road safety and reduce speeding violations.

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Police News
Posted on: July 7, 2023

FPD Identifies Victim in Fatal Shooting

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The Frederick Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit continues to investigate a fatal shooting that occurred in the area of the 100 Block of West All Saints Street in Frederick on Saturday, July 1, 2023.

At approximately 12:20 a.m., FPD officers r...

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Police News
Posted on: July 6, 2023

FPD Announces 40th Annual National Night Out Event

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The City of Frederick and the Frederick Police Department are thrilled to invite neighborhoods throughout the city to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 40th Annual National Night Out event. Taking place on Tuesday, August 1st, t...

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Police News
Posted on: June 5, 2023

Frederick Police Investigate Robbery

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The Frederick Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a vehicle involved in a recent robbery incident. On May 10, 2023, at approximately 5:46 PM, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to an incident in ...

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Police News
Posted on: June 2, 2023

FPD Major Crimes Unit Makes Arrest in Fatal Stabbing

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On Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at approximately 9:44 p.m., officers responded to assist EMS personnel with an injured person that was found in a business parking lot on N. McCain Drive. Upon arrival, it was discovered that the injured person had been assault...

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Police News
Posted on: May 31, 2023

FPD Charges 5 Suspects in Death of Missing 15-Year-Old

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On February 25, 2023, family members of 15-year-old Limber Lopez Funez contacted the Frederick Police Department to report him as missing. The teenager was entered as a missing person and detectives with the Major Crimes Unit were assigned to locate Lopez...

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Police News
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Juvenile Charged in Teen’s Death

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The Frederick Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit has charged a juvenile male in the October shooting death of a 14-year-old.

On October 15, 2022, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to 90 Waverley Drive, for a reported shoo...

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Police News
Posted on: May 18, 2023

FPD Investigates Fatal Stabbing

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The Frederick Police Department is actively investigating an incident involving a fatal stabbing that occurred on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at approximately 9:44 p.m. 

Officers responded to the parking lot of a business establishment along N. McCai...

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Police News
Posted on: May 10, 2023

FPD Makes Arrest for Possession of Loaded Handgun

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On May 7, 2023, officers with the Frederick Police Department’s patrol squad A made an arrest of a Frederick man in possession of a handgun.

At approximately 2:05 p.m., OFC. Gerand along with several other officers from FPD patrol squad A were di...

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Police News
Posted on: May 4, 2023

FPD Arrests One In Connection To 2022 Fatal Motorcycle Crash

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The Frederick Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred on Hillcrest Dr in Oct. 2022. 

Ja'Kwon Howard has been arrested in connection to a multiple vehicle crash that resulted in the de...

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Police News
Posted on: April 20, 2023

2023 Frederick Running Festival

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The Frederick Police Department is excited to announce their support for the upcoming Frederick Running Festival, taking place on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7, 2023. This annual event brings over 4,000 people to the city, including runners, their fam...

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Police News
Posted on: April 14, 2023

Frederick Police Investigate Stabbing on W 2nd St.

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At 11:13 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2023, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to a call for a stabbing that occurred in the Unit Block of W. Second St.  
Upon responding, officers located two male victims, both of whom had wou...
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Police News
Posted on: April 5, 2023

Update: FPD Charges Suspect in Strong Armed Robbery

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The Frederick Police Department has charged an individual in relation to a strong-armed robbery that occurred over the weekend.

On April 01, 2023, at approximately 9:43 a.m., officers responded to the 1300 Block of W. Seventh Street for a report of a stron...

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Police News
Posted on: April 1, 2023

Frederick Police Department Investigates Strong Arm Robbery

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On April 01, 2023, at approximately 9:43 members of the Frederick Police Department, responded to the Giant Eagle on W. 7th Street for the report of a strong-armed robbery.  The suspect who was described as a African American male, 45-50 years ol...

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Police News
Posted on: March 31, 2023

FPD Releases the 2022 Annual Report

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The Frederick Police Department is proud to release the Annual Report for the calendar year 2022. The posting of this information is focused on our continuing efforts to build trust and legitimacy with those that we serve.

The annual report provides the co...

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Police News
Posted on: March 31, 2023

Frederick Police Arrest Attempted 1st-Degree Murder Suspect

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At approximately 6:37 a.m. on March 31, 2023, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 600 Block of Wyngate Drive for a report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, first-responding officers located a single victim, a man in his sixties, and ...

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Police News
Posted on: March 30, 2023

UPDATE: FPD Investigates Incident Near Frederick High School

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The Frederick Police Department is providing an update on the incident that occurred this afternoon at Baker Park. 

 Upon further investigation it is evident that a stabbing did not occur. The victim, a FCPS student, was involved in an al...

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Police News
Posted on: March 30, 2023

FPD Investigates Stabbing Near Frederick High School

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On Thursday, March 30, 2023, at approximately 2:30 p.m., officers from The Frederick Police Department were dispatched to Frederick High School for a report of a fight that took place off school property.

Upon arrival, officers located a FCPS student suffe...

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Police News
Posted on: March 28, 2023

FPD releases statement on declination of charges in officer-involved shooting

The following is a statement from Chief of Police Jason Lando:

"The Frederick Police Department recently received a letter of declination from the Frederick County State’s Attorneys Office, meaning the office will not pursue prosecution agai...

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Police News
Posted on: March 20, 2023

FPD Identifies Victim in Fatal Stabbing

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The Frederick Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division continues to investigate a fatal stabbing that occurred in the 400 Block of North Market Street on Saturday, March 18, 2023.

 Around 1:15 a.m., on 3/18/23, officers respo...

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Police News
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Frederick Police Arrest Man for Firearm and Drug Offenses

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The Frederick Police Department's Tactical Investigations Unit have made an arrest of a Frederick man in possession of drugs and a handgun.

 On March 20, 2023, officers with with Frederick Police Departments TIU conducted a traffic stop o...

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Police News
Posted on: March 19, 2023

FPD Detectives Investigate Fatal Stabbing

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The Frederick Police Department is investigating an early morning incident that led to one person being fatally stabbed.

On Saturday, March 18, 2023, at approximately 1:15 a.m., officers from Frederick Police Department responded to the 400 Block of North ...

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Police News
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Frederick Police Investigate Shooting

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The Frederick Police Department is investigating an incident that led to one person being shot.

On Saturday, March 18, 2023, around 4:30 PM, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 100 block of West All Saints St. after an officer in...

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Police News
Posted on: March 14, 2023

FPD Major Crimes Unit Charges Armed Robbery Suspect: Looking To Locate

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In February, detectives assigned to the Major Crimes Unit obtained an arrest warrant charging Dante Martes Whiten with three commercial robberies occurring between September 2022 and February 2023. All three robberies occurred at different convenience sto...

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Police News
Posted on: March 7, 2023

FPD Arrests Juvenile In Commercial Robbery Case

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On Monday, March 6, 2023, at approximately 12:01 PM, officers of the Frederick Police Departments Patrol Squad A, responded to the 600 block of N. Market Street for a report of a commercial robbery.

Upon arrival, officers were notified that a male was atte...

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Police News
Posted on: March 2, 2023

UPDATE: Frederick Police Seek Assistance in Locating Critical Missing Teen

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The Frederick Police Department is providing an update on a critically missing teen, originally reported on 2/25/23. 

On February 25, 2023, the Frederick Police Department began investigating a missing person's report in reference to Limb...

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Police News
Posted on: February 16, 2023

FPD releases 2022 Community Policing Report

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The Frederick Police Department is proud to release the 2022 Community Policing Report. The posting of this information is focused on our continuing efforts to build trust and legitimacy with those that we serve, and are modeled after the recommendations ...

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Police News
Posted on: January 23, 2023

FPD investigating officer involved shooting

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On Jan. 23, 2023, approximately 12:34 a.m., officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to a report of a man firing shots inside his residence in the 2600 block of Monocacy Ford Road. 

Additional information indicated that the man&...

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Police News
Posted on: January 18, 2023

FPD seeking assistance in identifying graffiti suspects

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The Frederick Police Department is investigating an increased number of reports of graffiti in the City of Frederick. Since Dec. 25, 2022, FPD has received a total of 15 reports for graffiti around the city's public parks and parking decks.&n...

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Police News
Posted on: December 30, 2022

FPD Commander graduates from Northwestern School of Police Staff and Command

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The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Lt. Aaron Lapp from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) at Northwestern University. Lieutenant Lapp became the second person from the Frederick Police Department to ...

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Police News
Posted on: December 14, 2022

FPD identifies arrested suspects in S. Market Street firearms discharge

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The Frederick Police Department has arrested the second suspect involved in a firearms discharge in the area of South Market Street, W. All Saints Street and Ice Street. 

At approximately 8:20 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, the Frederick Police Depart...

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Police News
Posted on: December 14, 2022

Fatal pedestrian-involved crash investigated by FPD

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On Dec. 11, 2022 at approximately 6 p.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the area of West Patrick Street and Willowdale Drive for a motor vehicle crash with injury involving a pedestrian. 

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Police News
Posted on: December 12, 2022

FPD arrests one for firearms charges along Golden Mile

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On Dec. 9, 2022, at approximately 2:16 p.m., The Frederick Police Department received several calls for a disturbance and the sound of gunshots. Callers advised that an altercation took place around the area of Key Parkway and Willowdale Drive.

 

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Police News
Posted on: December 9, 2022

One apprehended, none injured in officer-involved firearm discharge; one suspect at-large

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At approximately 8:20 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, the Frederick Police Department received multiple reports of gunfire in the Unit Block of South Market Street near the area of W. All Saints Street. The calls described two individuals in a confrontation th...

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Police News
Posted on: November 26, 2022

La policía de Frederick advierte a la comunidad sobre la estafa de rescate de secuestro virtual

El Departamento de Policía de Frederick advierte a la comunidad de un aumento de estafas fraudulentas de rescate

En noviembre de 2022, el Departamento de Policía de Frederick investigó dos incidentes relacionados con una es...

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Police News
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Frederick Police Warns Community of Virtual Kidnapping Ransom Scam

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In November of 2022, the Frederick Police Department investigated two occurrences related to a virtual kidnapping ransom scam.  During these in...

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Police News
Posted on: November 3, 2022

FPD seeking assistance locating missing male

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance locating a 17-year-old male, who has been missing since June. 

Walter Javier Martinez, 17, was last seen in the area of Wellington Court and may have left in a blue vehicle. He is five-foot-fou...

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Police News
Posted on: October 31, 2022

Mayor O'Connor to call for closed session

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Mayor Michael O’Connor has requested a Closed Session on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 5:30 p.m.  Mayor O’Connor will request a vote of the Aldermen to convene in Closed Session at City Hall.  

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Police News
Posted on: October 31, 2022

FPD seeking assistance in firearm discharge cases

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The Frederick Police Department is requesting assistance from the community in relation to two firearm discharges that occurred.

 

On Oct. 15th, 2022 at approximately 1:30 a.m., officers were called to the 100 Block of Pennsylvania Ave in Lucas Vil...

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Police News
Posted on: October 26, 2022

The Frederick Police Department Charges Juvenile with firearms crimes

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On Oct. 24, 2022, at approximately 4:26 pm, The Frederick Police Department received numerous calls for a shooting that was said to have occurred at the intersection of Thomas Johnson Drive and Christophers Crossing. Initial reports indicated one person h...

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Police News
Posted on: October 23, 2022

Frederick Police investigate stabbing on North Market Street

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On Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022 at approximately 2:20 a.m., officers from Frederick Police Department responded to the 100 Block of North Market Street for a report of a stabbing. 

Upon arrival, officers located three victims who suffered non-life threat...

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Police News
Posted on: October 7, 2022

FPD identifies victim in fatal pedestrian-involved crash

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The Frederick Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Team continues to investigate a fatal crash involving multiple vehicles and pedestrians.

 

On Oct. 6, 2022, at 4:32 p.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Patro...

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Police News
Posted on: October 6, 2022

FPD investigating fatal crash involving pedestrians

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On Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at approximately 4:32 p.m., the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of Hillcrest Drive and Consett Place for a report of a vehicle crash.

Upon arrival, officers located two pedestrians that had been struck by a moto...

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Police News
Posted on: September 11, 2022

FPD makes arrest in Weapons Complaint

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On 09/11/2022, at approximately 10:28 AM, officers of the Frederick Police Department, responded to the area of S Market St and W All Saints St for report of a weapons complaint. Upon arrival, officers were notified of a male, later identified as Donald L...

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Police News
Posted on: September 12, 2022

FPD signs on to 30x30 pledge to increase female representation in policing

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Today, in recognition of National Women in Policing Day, the Frederick Police Department is proud to announce its commitment to joining the 30x30 pledge, a national effort aimed at increasing female representation in police work.  

 

The 3...

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Police News
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Frederick County SAO declines to prosecute officers involved in November taser incident

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On November 12th, 2021, the Frederick Police Department was called to a residence on Greenleese Drive for an individual behaving erratically. Officers arrived to find Daniel Michael Holley, 23, unclothed, sweating profusely, and pacing back-and-forth.&...

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Police News
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Man charged with reckless endangerment after unintentional discharge nearly strikes infant

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At approximately 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, officers responded to the 1400 Block of Key Parkway for what was initially reported as a building explosion. 

Upon arriving on scene, officers and other emergency personnel quickly determined that...

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Police News
Posted on: August 24, 2022

Elks Parade to cause road closures, parking restrictions in downtown Frederick

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The Frederick Police Department and Department of Public Works will be providing road closure assistance for the Elks parade on Sunday, Aug. 28 from 2-5 p.m.

The parade participants will stage near the All Saints Parking Deck, which will not be accessible ...

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Police News
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Frederick Police conducting crash investigation

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The Frederick Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Team is investigating an crash with injuries. 

On Thursday Aug. 11, at 8:14 p.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the ar...

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Police News
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Proactive policing leads to several firearms arrests by FPD officers

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Proactive patrol stops by the Frederick Police Department have resulted in multiple seizures of illegal firearms, including two “ghost guns.” 

“The Frederick Police Department’s patrol division works diligen...

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Police News
Posted on: July 23, 2022

FPD investigating downtown homicide

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At approximately 3:30 a.m. on July 23, 2022 an FPD officer was patrolling the North Market Street area when he heard a gunshot in the 300 Block of North Market Street.

Upon arriving on scene, the officer located an individual, later identified as Michael I...

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Police News
Posted on: July 22, 2022

FPD arrests two in commercial robbery

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The Frederick Police Department has identified and arrested two men who committed a commercial robbery.

On July 22, 2022, at approximately 12:30 a.m., the Frederick Police responded to a convenience store in the 200 Block of Amber Drive.

Officers from the F...

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Police News
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Hagerstown man arrested in shooting that injured two

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The Frederick Police Department has arrested and charged a suspect in the double shooting of two victims earlier this month. 

 

At approximately 1 a.m. Tuesday July 5, officers responded to a shooting in the 1000 Block of Heather Ridge Dri...

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Police News
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Frederick Police investigating shots fired incident

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The Frederick Police Department is investigating a shots fired incident that resulted in one residence being struck. 

At approximately 5:15 p.m., FPD received a call for a group of males in the area of Hillcrest Elementary School acting suspicious...

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Police News
Posted on: July 11, 2022

FPD investigates stabbing that injured two

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The Frederick Police Department is investigating an incident that led to two people being stabbed.

 On July 10, 2022, around 2:36 AM, officers from the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the area of 90 Wa...

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Police News
Posted on: July 9, 2022

FPD seeking assistance in locating missing woman

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance locating a missing adult female, Elizabeth Jean Goldberg, of Frederick. Elizabeth has been missing since June 2022. Loved ones have reported that her last known whereabouts were ...

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Police News
Posted on: July 10, 2022

FPD arrests male for firearm, drug offenses

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On July 1, 2022 at approximately 11:00 p.m., Officer Solano and Officer Inman were on routine patrol in the area of the 400 block of North Market Street. During that time, they observed a vehicle approach them from behind with a headlight not working. The...

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Police News
Posted on: July 5, 2022

FPD investigating shooting that left two injured

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At approximately 1 a.m. Tuesday July 5, 2022, the Frederick Police Department responded to the 1000 Block of Heather Ridge for reports of gunshots in the area. 

Upon arriving on scene, officers determined a shooting had occurred and located an adu...

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Police News
Posted on: July 1, 2022

FPD charges man for sex abuse of a minor

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On May 29, 2022, The Frederick Police Department received notification of a possible sex offense involving a juvenile victim. The case was assigned to Det. Skelly of the Major Crimes Unit to investigate. With the assistance of Child Protective Services, D...

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Police News
Posted on: June 28, 2022

FPD seeking assistance locating missing man

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance locating a critically missing male. Alexander Scott Henry, 26, was last seen on June 27, around 3:30 p.m. leaving his residence. He was driving a 2016 white Toyota Camry with the tag 9ET8364. Anyone wi...

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Police News
Posted on: June 17, 2022

FPD warrant leads to two arrests on gun, drug trafficking charges

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The Frederick Police Department early Friday morning arrested and charged two Frederick men for firearm and drug trafficking, seizing five firearms, more than 1,000 grams of illegal drugs and thousands of dollars in a search and seizure operation that was...

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Police News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

FPD makes arrest in Providence Court stabbing

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With the assistance of several partnering agencies, the Frederick Police Department has apprehended and charged a man wanted in a March stabbing in the City of Frederick.

 

At approximately 8:45 a.m. on Friday, March 25, the Frederick Police Depart...

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Police News
Posted on: June 3, 2022

FPD arrests one in May firearms discharge

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On May 3, 2022, around 2:32 PM, officers from the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the area of the 1000 Block of Heather Ridge Drive for a reported firearm discharge. While officers responded, additional 911 calls were ...

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Police News
Posted on: May 30, 2022

FPD makes handgun arrest during traffic stop

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On May 30, 2022 at approximately 0330hrs, Officer Davies was on routine patrol in the area of Baughmans  Lane and W. Patrick St. At this time, Officer Davies observed a vehicle having improperly illuminated registration plates. A subsequent traff...

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Police News
Posted on: May 21, 2022

FPD investigating North Market Street shooting

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At approximately 2:00 a.m. Saturday, May 21 2022 patrol officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 400 Block of North Market Street after hearing what sounded like gun fire. 

Upon arrival officers determined an incident did occ...

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Police News
Posted on: May 23, 2022

FPD signs on to Active Bystander for Law Enforcement training program

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The Frederick Police Department is excited to announce its participation in the ABLE program. A project out of Georgetown Law's Center for Innovations in Community Safety, ABLE stands for Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement, a training progr...

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Police News
Posted on: May 14, 2022

FPD investigating firearm discharge that damaged two residences

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On May13th, at approximately 1 a.m., The Frederick Police Department received reports for a firearm discharge in the 800 Block of Jubal Way. Upon arriving officers located numerous bullet shell casings and found that two residences were struck by bullets....

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Frederick police respond to firearms discharge

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On May 3, 2022, around 2:30 p.m., officers from the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the area of 1000 Heather Ridge Drive for a reported discharge of a firearm. While officers were responding, additional 911 calls were ...

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Police News
Posted on: April 29, 2022

FPD seeking assistance identifying woman involved in armed robbery case

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying and locating a woman suspected to have committed an armed robbery with a knife last week. 

A white female committed an armed robbery with a knife from a business establishment in...

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Police News
Posted on: April 29, 2022

City to issue taxicab permits

The City of Frederick Taxicab Commission has thirty-one (31) taxicab permits available. 

A person wishing to obtain a new taxicab permit must submit to the Taxicab Administrative Agency, on or before May 15, 2022:

  • A City of Frederick Taxicab Permit...
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Police News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

FPD designating areas "Selective Traffic Enforcement Zones"

The Frederick Police Department continues to work towards safer streets in and around the City of Frederick. Officers designated as traffic specialists use data and citizen complaint information to designate locations within the city as “selecti...

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Police News
Posted on: April 12, 2022

FPD seeking assistance in locating missing woman

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in locating Crystalle Victoria Rivers, 38. FPD received a missing person’s report for Crystalle at the end of March, as she was reported to last be seen at her residence in the area of W. 13t...

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Police News
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Frederick Police Note Increase in Thefts from Cars via Broken Windows

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Over the past several weeks, the Frederick Police Department has noted an increase in theft from vehicle cases where the suspect has gained access by breaking car windows. The common theme in these crimes is that a valuable item was in plain view, and a w...

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Police News
Posted on: April 8, 2022

FPD to celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

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The Frederick Police Department is celebrating the second full week of April (April 10-16) as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. This week, sponsored by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International and celebra...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

FPD Detectives Make Arrest For Shooting on Heather Ridge Drive

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The Frederick Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division has arrested a man involved in a firearms discharge in February.

 

On Feb. 22, 2022, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to 1000 Heather Ridge Drive, in F...

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Posted on: March 26, 2022

FPD identifies suspect in stabbing investigation

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At approximately 8:45 a.m. on Friday, March 25, the Frederick Police Department received a 911 call in the area of 1100 Block of Providence Court. Patrol officers located an adult female who had been stabbed in the torso. She was transported to an area tr...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

FPD investigating stabbing that left one injured

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At approximately 8:45 a.m. on Friday, March 25, the Frederick Police Department received a 911 call from a residence in the 1100 Block of Providence Court. Upon responding, officers located an adult female victim who had been stabbed in the upper body. Th...

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Police News
Posted on: March 24, 2022

FPD utilizing new technology to increase communication with residents

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At a time when communication and engagement with our residents is more important than ever the Frederick Police Department has expanded its efforts in those arenas with the launch of SPIDR Tech software effective March 28, 2022.   

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Police News
Posted on: March 14, 2022

FPD makes arrest in theft from motor vehicle case

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Earlier this month, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 400 Block of Harlan Way for a report of a subject attempting to gain entry into vehicles in the neighborhood.  

Upon arriving to the scene, a complainant positively...

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Police News
Posted on: March 11, 2022

FPD makes two illegal firearms possession arrests in Heather Ridge Drive area

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FPD has served five arrest warrants, charged 4 individuals for offenses related to controlled dangerous substances and arrested a man on criminal and traffic charges who attempted flee from police following a traffic stop.

Since March 1, the Frederick Police Department has increased its presence and enforcement efforts in the Heather Ridge Drive area in response to reports of multiple firearm discharges in the area dating back to the beginning of the year.  

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Police News
Posted on: March 11, 2022

FPD increasing patrols in Hillcrest area for youth pedestrian safety

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The Frederick Police Department has responded to three reports of unknown individuals approaching school children in the Hillcrest area over the last two weeks. The police department has investigated these reports, and while we have not been able to estab...

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Police News
Posted on: March 7, 2022

City employee injured in assault while performing street maintenance

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At approximately 1:30 p.m. on March 7, 2022, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 400 Block of Willow Ave. for a call for service. Upon responding to the scene, officers located an individual, who was later determined to be a Cit...

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Police News
Posted on: March 7, 2022

City road closures March 8 for funeral services

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The Frederick Police Department will be conducting street closures to assist the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office with funeral procession services for Deputy First Class Kenny Olander on Tuesday, March 8, 2022.  

The services will begin at 11:00 ...

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Police News
Posted on: February 25, 2022

FPD investigating gunfire that caused property damage

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in locating an individual, or individuals, involved in a firearms discharge earlier this week. 

On Feb. 22, 2022, at approximately 8:45 p.m., FPD received several reports for shots fired in the...

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Police News
Posted on: February 25, 2022

FPD makes arrest in stabbing incident

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On Feb. 24, 2022 at approximately 5:30 a.m., the Frederick Police Department received a call for a stabbing that had occurred in a residence on Victoria Square in Frederick City. When patrol officers arrived, they located a male victim that had been stabb...

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Police News
Posted on: November 15, 2023

FPD Investigates Bomb Threat at West Frederick Middle School

Public Safety Alert

On November 15, 2023, around 9:15 a.m., the front office of West Frederick Middle School received a bomb threat, prompting an evacuation of the school. Simultaneously, Crestwood Middle School, located in Frederick County, faced a similar threat, resulting...

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Police News
Posted on: June 6, 2021

FPD investigating early morning shooting on N. Market Street

On June 6, 2021 at approximately 2:20 a.m. officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 200 Block of N. Market Street for reports of a shooting. 

After arriving officers quickly determined a fight had broken out in the establishm...

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: February 22, 2024

Field & Court Scheduling In Process

Thank you for your interest in reserving a field/s and/or court/s with The City of Frederick.  Reminder that field scheduling is occurring now.  Please do not email and or phone regarding the status of  your requests.  ...

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Sports Field Closures
Posted on: February 14, 2024

2024 Spring Field Court Requests Deadline: Thursday, February 15th

Si necesita asistencia en español, por favor llamar Nanci Bustillo-Jacobo al 240.457.9098 o njacobo@cityoffrederickmd.gov.

Deadline for 2024 Spring Field & Court requests is Thursday, February 15th.  Requests will not be able to be en...

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Sports Field Closures
Posted on: December 1, 2023

All City Sport Fields are "At Rest" through March 1 2024

All City Sport Fields are "At Rest" through March 1 2024.  

Typically we try to ’rest’ our fields in December, January, and February.   We ask that you abide by the resting and repair times and not utilize th...

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Sports Field Closures