Education Glade Valley Government News 

New Midway and Woodsboro to Remain in Separate School Buildings

Frederick County Public Schools recently announced that they were considering conolidation of New Midway and Woodsboro Elementary School into the one building of Woodsboro Elementary School. The school currently operates as one school in two locations. They share administrators, guidance counselors, and specials teachers. Frederick County sought to find savings in time and money by moving all students to Woodsboro. The community was invited to provide input to help make the decision. This morning, Dr. Diuseppe Di Monte, the school’s principal, announced that they would not be consolidating. The following…

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Business Government 

Frederick County Leadership Committed to Assisting Toys R Us Employees Affected By Closures

Toys R Us announced yesterday plans to close or sell all of its U.S. stores as it struggles through the bankruptcy process and increasing competition nationwide. The company employed 355 people at the height of the past holiday season in Frederick County, including 320 at their distribution center on Geoffrey Way and 35 at their retail store on W. Patrick Street in the City of Frederick. Frederick County Workforce Services is ready to respond with their rapid response team dedicated to assisting employees affected by layoffs. “We’ve reached out to the leadership at both…

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Glade Valley Government 

Veterans Bus Trip

The Town of Walkersville invites Veterans and guests on a bus trip to Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The bus trip will visit the Vietnam War Memorial and other war memorials. The bus will leave from the Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company at 8:00 a.m. and return at approximately 4:00 p.m. Seats must be reserved by April 17, 2018. You can reserve your seat by contacting Town Commissioner Donald Schildt at 301-788-1056 or calling Walkersville Town Hall at 301-845-4500.

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