Billy drops “f” bomb in workshop!!!!

  Howdy Yokels!! We’ll get back to our title in a moment. Last night’s workshop had three items to discuss; Medical Marijuana, Kirby and Tony’s task force, and changes to the council’s rules and procedures. We are all for the growth and use of marijuana for medicinal purposes.  It is absolutely ludicrous that the Federal Government […]

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Editorial Talking Maryland Politics 

Otis Strives To Serve Constituents

George Wenschhof The time went by quickly recently when I sat down with Frederick County council president Bud Otis (R).  In fact, I ran over by fifteen minutes the hour he had set aside for my interview. We spoke about a lot of issues ranging

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Glade Valley Government headline News 

Blizzard Clean-Up and Aftermath Continues

Glade Valley and the entire region continue to suffer the costs and burdens of the historic blizzard that dumped 35 inches of snow in Walkersville. Many neighborhoods in the county have not seen snow plows, at all. Frederick County, The City of Frederick, and Frederick County Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Walkersville crews and contractors have been hard at work trying to make all of its roads accessible. The Town of Walkersville thanked residents for their continued patience as the community continues to dig out from this…

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Glade Valley Government headline 

140 Acre Solar Farm on Biggs Ford Not Part of Executive Order

On Friday, January 15, 2016, County Executive Jan Gardner took executive action to address the growing number of applications for solar farms to be built on agricultural land in Frederick County. Executive Gardner placed a six month hold on the consideration of applications for large scale solar farms. The executive action does not apply to any project with an application submitted before January 15, 2015. As a result, the proposed 140 acre solar farm on Ralph Whitmore’s Biggs Ford Road property will continue to be considered. Executive Gardner mentioned two other…

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