Community Glade Valley Obituaries 

Fundraiser for Nikole Morfessis Funeral and Memorial Fund

The Walkersville Community is joining together to support the family of Niki Morfessis in the wake of her tragic accident last week. Morfessis’ aunt, Ourania Fitzwater, organized a GoFundMe for a funeral and memorial fund. If you would like to contribute, please visit On April 22, 2022 Niki’s life was tragically ended due to a fatal accident at the young age of fifteen years old. Niki was a student at Walkersville High School where she had many friends and classmates who are mourning this tragic loss of life. Nikole…

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Community Glade Valley 

Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Walkersville

Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred early this afternoon in Frederick County. Shortly after 12 p.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police Frederick Barrack responded to Woodsboro Pike (Route 194) at W. Frederick Street in Walkersville, Maryland for a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. According to a preliminary investigation, the pedestrian, identified as Nikole Cynthia Morfessis, 15, of Walkersville, Maryland, was standing on the edge of the roadway on the northbound side, looking northbound. A tractor-trailer was traveling northbound on Route 194…

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Glade Valley Government 

Walkersville Town Meeting

The Town of Walkersville will hold its next Town Meeting on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 7 p.m. on the second floor of the Town Office. The meeting agenda includes: Tip Me Frederick Planning Commission Appointment Water Customer Appeal Award Spring Gardens Construction Bid Constant Yield Tax Rate Discussion Road / Sidewalk Study Discussion Watershed Update This meeting is open to the public, and will be live streamed on our website. Masks are optional.

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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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