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 

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner to Hold Budget Hearing on December 14

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner will hold a virtual budget hearing regarding fiscal year 2022 Operating and Capital Budgets and the fiscal year 2022-2027 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020 at 7 p.m. The public is invited to offer their suggestions and priorities for the upcoming budget year, which begins July 1, 2021. The public hearing will be broadcast live on FCG TV, cable channels 19 and 1085, and streamed via the web at   In addition, comments may be submitted online at To participate by phone,…

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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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