Education Glade Valley Government 

School Construction Projects Accelerated, New Libraries…Funded in Preliminary Capital Budget

Emphasizing that every student deserves a seat in a classroom, Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner today unveiled plans for a record nine school construction projects in the upcoming fiscal year. Her preliminary capital budget also funds three new library branches, the purchase of body cameras for deputies, several parks projects, fire stations, technology upgrades, roads, and the construction of a new medical unit for the Adult Detention Center.   “I am proud of the significant investment this capital budget makes to support our schools, roads, libraries, parks, and more,” Executive Gardner…

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Glade Valley Government News 

Motorists Urged to Remain Cautious As Heavy Rains May Close County Roads

Frederick County officials urge motorists to use caution when they head home on their commute Thursday.  According to the National Weather Service, portions of the county could receive ½ inch, or as much as 2-4 inches, of rain in a short period of time if there are multiple thunderstorms.  Heavy rainfall in a short amount of time can result in rapid rises in streams, creeks and urban areas.  Such heavy rain may strand motorists and close some county-maintained roads because of flooding, debris or sinkholes.  A list of road closures…

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Community Glade Valley Government 

Frederick County Senior Services Division will host Six Virtual Classes for Caregivers

Frederick County Senior Services Division will host six virtual classes to give caregivers an opportunity to learn news ways to provide care for themselves and their loved ones. Sessions will be held online weekly on Tuesdays, beginning January 19, 2021 through February 23, 2021, from 4-6 p.m. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an evidence-based educational program. Whether you are helping a parent, spouse, or friend, and regardless of where they live – at home, nursing home or across the country – you will benefit from this class. This program helps…

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Glade Valley Government Health 

Indoor Gathering Sizes Limited as COVID-19 Cases Continue to Climb

Effective 5 p.m. on Friday, December 11, capacity limits for indoor recreation establishments are revised as follows: Bingo halls, bowling alleys, pool halls, roller and ice skating rinks, social and fraternal clubs, and the indoor areas of any other establishments subject to the admission and amusement tax are limited to 50% capacity; If 50% capacity would allow more than 50 people, then the establishment’s capacity is lowered to 25%.  The 25% cap also applies in areas where food and beverages are served within recreational establishments.

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