Government 

FREDERICK COUNTY COUNCIL TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON AMENDMENTS TO THE MONOCACY SCENIC RIVER PLAN

The Frederick County Council will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the first floor hearing room of Winchester Hall, 12 East Church Street, Frederick, Maryland, to receive public testimony on the recently adopted 22 amendments to the Monocacy Scenic River Citizens Advisory Board’s 2017 Recommended Monocacy River Management Plan.  Individuals will be given an opportunity to be heard at this public hearing, and comments will be limited to three minutes per speaker President MC Keegan-Ayer stated, “The County Council was not required to…

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Crime 

Sex Offenders Charged During Month of March 2019

As a result of ongoing monitoring of registered sex offenders in Frederick County, the Sheriff’s Office in March has charged the following registered sex offender with violating conditions associated with being placed on the sex offender registry: Patrick Michael Flanagan Day, 36, of Frederick, MD Charges: Failure to register as a sex offender. Disposition: Warrant issued on March 20, 2019 James Robert Rollins Jr., 35, of Frederick, MD Charges: Failure to register as a sex offender. Disposition: Warrant issued on March 22, 2019 Tracy Ben Taylor, 44, of Frederick, MD…

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Community Glade Valley Sports 

Walkersville Friends of the Walkersville Library Hosting “Run for the Books 5K”

The Friends of the Walkersville Library will host a new fundraiser, Run for the Books 5-K, on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Heritage Farm Park. The first Annual Run with the Books is hosted by Friends of the Walkersville Library and Deborah Wallace Allstate Insurance. The race is scheduled during the festive Walkersville Days celebration. Participants will run on paved pathways that meander through the grounds of Heritage Farm Park which offers a fairly even elevation. Throughout the race, participants will enjoy scenic views of the country side including wooded paths…

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