Government News 

County’s Reaffirmed AAA Ratings Result in Significant Savings of $4.6 million

As a result of last week’s reaffirmation of the county’s AAA bond ratings by all three major bond rating agencies, Frederick County Government received over $4.6 million in savings on a refinancing of some of its bond debt. This is over a million dollars more in savings than originally anticipated. “Today’s negotiated sale of bonds went much better than anticipated, resulting in millions of dollars of savings for taxpayers,” commented County Executive Jan Gardner. “Good things are happening in Frederick County, as our conservative budgeting and vibrant economy has set us on the path for…

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Crime headline 

UPDATE: PNC Bank Offering $5000 Reward

On January 17, 2017, at approximately 1:00 P.M., a white male entered the PNC Bank located at 8 E. Main Street in Emmitsburg, MD. The suspect approached the teller, demanded cash and left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. No weapon was displayed or mentioned by the suspect. The suspect left in an unknown direction. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 20 to 30 years old, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, jeans and a glove on his left hand. Anyone with information can call or text Detective…

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Celebrations Glade Valley 

Santa Claus is Coming to Town Sunday

Santa Parade Route Sunday December 18th Starting at approximately 2pm The following is the tentative schedule, it is subject to change without notice. Santa will visit each neighborhood but is unable to go down every street. Start: Walkersville Fire Company (79 W. Frederick St) Right onto Frederick Street, right onto Rt 194, left onto Antietam Drive, right on Raleigh Road, left onto Hickory Hill, left onto Antietam Drive, left onto Rt 194 Left onto Adventure Avenue, right on Inspiration avenue, right on Discovery Blvd, left on Stauffer Road, right onto Rt…

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Education Glade Valley 

Digital Age Solution Donates Chromebooks to Walkersville High School

When Walkersville High School Principal Tracey Franklin sent out a plea for the community “The Road to States . . . The Road to Equal Access,” Digital Age Solution responded quickly. Michael Kuster, owner of the information technology firm, immediately called the school to offer a solution that afternoon. “We have two brand new Chromebooks in the shop right now. I will donate them to get things rolling,” he told the principal. In her call to action, Mrs. Franklin explained that while the community has been very supportive of the…

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Celebrations Glade Valley News Uncategorized 

Walkersville Veterans Day Service

The Town of Walkersville held its annual Veterans Day Service on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Memorial Park in town. Town Commissioner Don Schildt, Sr., who organizes the annual event, observed during his welcoming remarks that it was the largest turn-out for the event. In fact, the entire intersection of Five Corners was filled to standing room only for the event. The Boy Scouts served as the Color Guard and all joined in the Pledge of Allegiance and sang the national anthem, “Star Spangled Banner” as the Yellow Spring Band…

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