Glade Valley Government 

Planning Commission Gives Preliminary Approval to New Rock Creek School

The Town of Walkersville’s Planning Commission held its monthly Public Hearing on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The only item on the agenda was the continuation of a Public Hearing in January on the proposed Rock Creek School that Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) wants to build on the Walkersville Middle School Property. The Planning Commission held a Workshop with FCPS two weeks ago to review a revised site plan that made drastic changes to the plan presented in January. The plans presented by FCPS featured large cement swales, retaining walls…

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Glade Valley Government 

Walkersville Planning Commission Holding Public Hearing on Rock Creek School

The Planning Commission will focus its meeting on the Revised Site Plan for Rock Creek School. the Frederick County Board of Education proposes building the new school on the Walkersville Middle School Campus on West Frederick Street.

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Government 

Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Advisory Committee Holds 27th Annual Awards Ceremony

On Thursday evening, April 11th, 2019, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Advisory Committee held its 27th Annual Awards Ceremony at the Lewistown Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall to honor and recognize the hard work and dedication of Sheriff’s Office staff from the previous year. Michael Blue, Frederick County Council member and Vice President of the Citizen’s Advisory Committee, was the Master of Ceremonies. Opening remarks were given by Sheriff Chuck Jenkins, who expressed his pride and gratitude to each and every member of the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office and…

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Government 

Driver safety classes at senior centers

The American Association of Retired Persons Frederick Chapter 636 is partnering with the Frederick County Senior Services Division and the Carroll County Bureau of Aging to co-host Smart Driver classroom training classes at local senior centers. The course is the nation’s first and largest refresher course designed especially for drivers over 50. The course provides updates on Maryland-specific rules of the road and new traffic laws. Participants learn the effects of aging and medication on the driver, how other health-related issues affect driving ability, and ways to adjust to allow…

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Community Glade Valley Government 

Frederick County Human Relations Commission Announces 2019 Award Winners

The Frederick County Human Relations Commission will present its 2019 Awards, along with the Student Excellence Awards to an outstanding student from each of the county’s public high schools, at an Awards Dinner on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Dutch’s Daughter, 581 Himes Avenue in Frederick, Md. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the program starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets and sponsorships are available at by calling Miles Ward at 301-600-1110. Kris Fair, Chair of the Frederick Center’s Board of Directors, will give the keynote address at the Awards Dinner.…

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