Glade Valley Government 

Frederick County Executive Gardner Leads Effort to Establish Detox Center

County Executive Jan Gardner today unveiled plans to encourage the establishment of a detoxification center in Frederick County, which would fill an unmet need in treatment and services for those struggling with addiction. “Recovery is a long and difficult journey. We can help those on that journey by making treatment and services available in our community,” said Executive Gardner. “Every day, a person overdoses in Frederick County. We can’t delay. The time is now.” Frederick County Government’s Procurement & Contracting office is seeking proposals for a detox center to be operated by either a…

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Elections Glade Valley 

Voter Registration Deadline Nears

Frederick County residents who wish to register to vote in the November 6, 2018 Gubernatorial General Election are reminded that the deadline for voter registration is 9 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. The same deadline applies to voters who are already registered and wish to make changes to their name, address, or party affiliation before the General Election. In order to become a registered voter and vote in this year’s election, individuals must be a U.S. citizen, a Maryland resident, and be at least 18 years of age on or before November 6,…

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Glade Valley Government 

Nationwide Wireless Emergency Alert and Emergency Alert System Test

The Frederick County Division of Emergency Management announced today that a nationwide Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) and Emergency Alert System (EAS) test will be conducted on September 20, 2018 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). This will be the first nationwide Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) WEA and EAS test. Emergency management officials want to raise awareness of the scheduled tests to minimize any concerns the public may have and reduce the confusion that could be created if the test occurred without prior notice. At…

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Elections Glade Valley Uncategorized 

Walkersville Re-Elects Incumbents and Four New Commissioners

Residents of the Town of Walkersville re-elected Burgess Chad Weddle and Commissioner Mary Ann Brodie-Ennis in the Town’s triennial elections Monday, September 10, 2018. Chad Weddle was first elected Commissioner in 1996, and elected Burgess in 2015. This will be Mr. Weddle’s second term as Burgess. Mary Ann Brodie-Ennis is currently serving her first term as Town Commissioner after being elected in 2015. Also elected as Town Commissioner were: Michael Bailey, Tom Gilbert, Michael McNiesh, and John Zimmerman. Residents turned out in much higher numbers than 2015; 672 of the…

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