Glade Valley News 

Bear Sighting in Walkersville

Due to reports of a bear sighted un Walkersville, the following schools were placed on a partial lockdown for approximately an hour this morning as a precautionary safety measure: Walkersville High Walkersville Middle Walkersville Elementary Glade Elementary Staff Development Center The partial lockdown is now lifted and schools are operating normally; all students and staff are safe. A black bear was spotted near the churches along Biggs Ford Road near the Creek Side neighborhood.

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Glade Valley Government News 

Emergency Management Partners with National Weather Service to Offer SKYWARN® Flood Course

Do you have an interest in weather, specifically, heavy rain and flooding? Would you like to be able to help your local National Weather Service office by providing the ground truth on the atmosphere that we observe from radar, satellites and various reporting stations? Then consider attending the SKYWARN® program Flood course. By attending this course, you will be trained by NWS personnel to recognize different types of flooding, learn how it is forecast and what causes it to occur, and get an in-depth look into the science of hydrology. The SKYWARN® Basics course is…

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Glade Valley News 

From the FNP: County Approves Development in Libertytown

“A development with nearly 200 homes in Libertytown will be able to proceed after the Frederick County Planning Commission voted Wednesday to approve its plans. The commission voted unanimously to approve a site plan for the project that would build 148 single-family houses and”  . . . Continue Reading at The Frederick News Post. The approved development lies on land bordered by MD 26, Daysville Road, and MD 550.

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