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Early Park Closing and Traffic Pattern After Fireworks

In preparation for tonight’s giant fireworks display in Walkersville, Walkersville Community Park will be closing at 4 p.m. today, July 8, 2022. IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM THE WALKERSVILLE RESIDENT TROOPERS REGARDING TONIGHT’S CARNIVAL TRAFFIC: Please be aware that when traffic lets out after the fireworks, traffic will only be exiting both ends of Frederick Street, and no one other than residents, will be allowed onto Frederick St, until the traffic has cleared out from the Fire Company and High School. Those residing on Frederick St, or in Old Town, will be allowed…

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Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company Purchases New Pumper

The Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company recently signed a contract with Atlantic Emergency Solutions to purchase a 2021 Pierce Manufacturing custom pumper truck. The new pumper replaces a 1994 pumper that the fire company says is “degenerating.” In its announcement cancelling the annual carnival, the Fire Company estimated the cost of the new pumper at around $600,000. During the July 8, 2020 Walkersville Town Meeting, Burgess Chad Weddle reported that the new engine will cost $755,000, but the Fire Company will pay $725,000 after receiving a $30,000 discount for paying cash…

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Sex Offenders Charged

As a result of ongoing monitoring of registered sex offenders in Frederick County, the Sheriff’s Office in May has charged the following registered sex offenders with violating conditions associated with being placed on the sex offender registry: James Billy Osborne Jr., 30, of FrederickCharge 1: Failure to notify of an internet identifier.Charge 2: Failure to notify of a telephone number.Disposition: Summons issued on May 7, 2020; served. Eliezer Juan Garcia, 26, of FrederickCharge: Failure to register as a sex offender.Disposition: Warrant issued on May 29, 2020; pending service. Tyzaia D’Vonne…

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