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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Frederick County Awarded $5.5 Million Federal Grant to Fund Additional Firefighters

Frederick County Fire & Rescue

Frederick County has been awarded a $5,498,585 grant to pay for 38 additional career firefighter positions, which will reduce response times and enhance firefighter and public safety throughout the county. The grant is part of the U.S. Department...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

County Announces Emergency Closure of Reichs Ford Road Bridge over Bush Creek

Reichs Ford Road Bridge

The Division of Public Works, Office of Highway Operations and Office of Transportation Engineering, announced today that the bridge over Bush Creek on Reichs Ford Road between Ijamsville Road and Bartonsville Road will be closed due to safety concerns re...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Livable Frederick Wins 2019 Outstanding Plan

Livable Frederick adoption and signing

The American Planning Association’s Maryland Chapter announced today that Livable Frederick has earned its 2019 Outstanding Plan award. Livable Frederick is an innovative approach to long-term planning. The master plan integrates health, community, the ec...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Bond Sale Brings Lowest Interest Rate in County History

Bond Sale

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner secured the lowest interest rate in the County’s history in a live bond sale. Thanks to the AAA bond ratings Frederick County received in August from the three major financial rating agencies, taxpayers will save mil...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

County Buildings Go Purple in September

Frederick County Goes Purple

Throughout September, several Frederick County Government facilities are “going purple” as part of a community call-to-action to reduce substance-related deaths and overdoses.  From dusk until dawn, Winchester Hall, the Freder...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

September Is National Preparedness Month - Prepared Not Scared

National Preparedness Month 2019 - Prepared Not Scared

The Frederick County Division of Emergency Management, along with its preparedness partners, announces that September is National Preparedness Month.  Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner kicked-off the month with a proclamation at an August 27...

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