Editorial Elections Glade Valley 

Brad Young on His Re-Election Bid for the Board of Education

I am running for re-election to the Board of Education for Frederick County. I am currently serving as President of the Board and have been President the past 4 years.  I have a deep passion for education and also a life-time experience working in the financial field. Managing an over $600 million dollar operating budget and dealing with current capital projects of over $100 million takes someone that has the financial experience to make the right decisions on how the Board’s budget is being spent. We have to make sure…

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Glade Valley Government 

Biggs Ford Solar Center Meeting at Library

There will be a Community Meeting this Wednesday to discuss the proposed Biggs Ford Solar Center. The meeting will be held at the Walkersville Library at 6 p.m. The property consists of 151 acres at the corner of Dublin Road and Biggs Ford Road. The address is 8300 Biggs Ford Road. A trust listing former Walkersville Burgess Ralph Whitmore as the trustee owns the farm. The applicants withdrew their original application for their facility after County Executive Jan Gardner placed a moratorium in January 2016 on such zoning requests while…

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Community Government Health 

Frederick County Emergency Responders to Conduct Community Preparedness Seminar on June 2

Frederick County emergency responders will conduct a free community preparedness seminar on June 2 from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Public Safety Training Facility, 5370 Public Safety Place, Frederick. Attendance will be restricted to the first 30 registrants and will be closed on May 25. Register for the seminar at www.tinyurl.com/CommunityPreparednessSeminar. The Division of Fire & Rescue Services, Frederick County Department of Emergency Management, Frederick County Health Department, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, Frederick County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association, The City of Frederick Police Department, Maryland State Police and Maryland Department of Health have…

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Elections Glade Valley 

Town of Walkersville Seeking Election Judges

The Town of Walkersville will appoint its Election Judges at the May 23, 2018 Town Meeting. Five judges and two alternates will be appointed to serve at the Monday, September 10, 2018 election. Polls open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Any eligible citizen interested in being appointed is asked to submit a letter of interest by Friday, May 18, 2018, 4:30 p.m. to the Town office at 21 West Frederick Street, P.O. Box 249, Walkersville, MD 21793.

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