Government 

Maryland Dept of the Environment Approves Frederick County Government Financial Plan for Stormwater

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has approved the five-year Financial Assurance Plan for Frederick County Government’s stormwater compliance program, County Executive Gardner announced at a public information briefing Wednesday afternoon. In a recent letter to Manager Shannon Moore, Office of Sustainability and Environmental Resources, Director Lynn Buhl, MDE Water Management, states, “After reviewing Frederick County’s 2016 Financial Assurance Plan, MDE has determined that the county has demonstrated that is has sufficient funding in its plan for stormwater compliance.” The letter further states that “Frederick County is commended for…

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Editorial Elections Talking Maryland Politics 

Democratic Dominos Set to Fall in Maryland

George Wenschhof The announcement by Maryland U.S. Democratic senator Barbara Mikuski that she would not be running for reelection set off a momentous chain reaction among Democratic elected officials and activists. On Tuesday April 26, primary election day in Maryland, voters will determine the outcome.

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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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