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  1. Romping on the RocksRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Internet Security

    Carole had to go up to Pennsylvania on Saturday, so I tagged along and Carl and I hiked the 5 mile Wolf Rock/Chimney Rock/Thurmont Vista loop at Catoctin - the right hand side of the map above. Great weather but at this time of year the rock path is often covered in leaves which can make for slow going as you find your footing.

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  2. Officials: 200 Grams Of Heroin Found In Md. toiletRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | CBS Local

    ... with another 61.5 grams. Frederick County sheriff's deputies went to the trailer in the Crow's Nest Campground in Thurmont on Thursday and arrested 32-year-old Jesse Downs on two warrants. Sheriff's deputies applied for a search warrant after seeing ...

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  3. At Big Hunting Creek, a presidential past and a troublesome presentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Baltimore Sun

    These days, some parts of Big Hunting Creek do not seem nearly so presidential. Its banks torn apart by years of erosion, the roaring stream has become, for some Thurmont citizens, a noisy, unwanted neighbor.

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  4. Md. Man Pleads Guilty In 2-Year-Old's Fatal AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | CBS Local

    A Frederick County man has pleaded guilty to fatally abusing a 2-year-old boy by kicking and shaking the toddler, beating him with a belt and cleaning his teeth with a wire brush meant for barbecue grills. The Frederick News-Post reported that Raymond Matthew Brittle, 40, of Thurmont pleaded guilty Thursday to first- and second-degree child abuse resulting in the Sept.

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  5. Monster grandfather who brushed his grandson's teeth with a wire...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Daily Mail

    The two-year-old refused to eat his dinner, so Raymond beat him with a belt, kicked him and lifted him by his head Raymond Matthew Brittle, of Thurmont, Maryland, abused the two-year-old over an extended period of time, but ultimately killed the toddler one night when he refused to eat his dinner, beating him with a belt, kicking his body and even lifting the child up by his head. The boy died three days later at Children's National Medical Center in Washington D.C. on September 8, 2013.

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  6. Engineering & PlanningRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | City of Frederick County

    ... respective Region Plans, i.e., Frederick, Walkersville, New Market, Urbana, Adamstown, Brunswick, Middletown and Thurmont. DUSWM provides water and sewer service within certain areas bounded and identified in the respective Region Plans, as 20-year ...

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  7. Spring Grove student helps pony 'overcome anything'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | York Dispatch

    ... They decided their best chance to connect with a rescue was to put Buddy up for auction. It was at the auction in Thurmont, Md., that they met Deb Dempsey from Izzy's Love Equine Rescue in Carroll County. When Lane asked if she might bid on Buddy, ...

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  8. Two People Arrested on Heroin Distribution ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    Two people were arrested on drug charges Thursday by members of the Frederick County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit and Homeland Security Investigations. Authorities said officers took 32 year old Jesse Downs, of Thurmont, and 23 year old Rachel Grimes, of Walkersville, into custody.

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  9. Frederick, Garrett, Kent and St. Mary's Counties Receive Funding for Park UpgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Maryland Department of Natural Resources

    ... now so successful that there is at least one recreation area located within 15 minutes of every Maryland family." Thurmont i n Frederick County will receive $16,200 to develop a 7,000-square-foot, off-leash dog park within the existing East End ...

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  10. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    States Attorney Charlie Smith said 37 year old Melissa Brittle of Thurmont failed to protect 2 year old Robert Dean Watkins on September 5th, 2013, when her husband Raymond Brittle beat him to death. "A lot of people are asking why are you seeking 20 years in prison for this lady,when she didn't lay a hand on this little boy.

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  11. Wife pleads guilty in death of Md. 2-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Baltimore News

    A Frederick County woman has pleaded guilty in the beating death of a 2-year-old boy in her care. Thirty-seven-year-old Melissa Brittle of Thurmont pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree child abuse resulting in death.

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  12. Glenwood bank robbery defendant strikes plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... providing police with key video footage and copies of identification. He was arrested in mid-July, when police in Thurmont, Maryland, were tipped that he was on his way there from Indiana to visit a friend. They found $10,000 and a handgun when they ...

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  13. Rockville Man Indicted In Frederick County For Child Sexual AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    ... He's being held on a $1-million bond. State's Attorney Charlie Smith says Montgomery was babysitting a child in Thurmont while the girl's mother and grandmother were at work. He says Montgomery sexually abused this child between March, 2012 to ...

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  14. Scouting For Food Takes Place This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    ... a network of food banks." Those food banks are located in Brunswick, Emmitsburg, Jefferson, Knoxville, Middletown, Thurmont, Urbana Walkersville and the Frederick Community Action Agency. Rev. Scott says not having enough food is big problem in the ...

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  15. Maryland Man Gets 7 Years In Fatal Heroin SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | CBS Local

    ... pleading guilty to providing heroin to a man who died after using the drug. Twenty-one-year-old Jacob Powell of Thurmont, in Frederick County, was sentenced Tuesday to the seven-year prison term and ordered to pay more than $7,000 in restitution to ...

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  16. Maryland Man Gets Seven Years in Fatal Heroin SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    A Maryland man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to providing heroin to a man who died after using the drug. 21-year-old Jacob Powell of Thurmont, in Frederick County, was sentenced Tuesday to the seven-year prison term and ordered to pay more than $7,000 in restitution to the family of the man who died after using the heroin.

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  17. In Frederick County, popular sheriff Chuck Jenkins faces a serious challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Washington Post

    ... critical of Jenkins not only for Saylor's death, but also for a sharp spike in crime connected to heroin. But in Thurmont, a rural area in the northern part of the county, there were no Bickel signs outside the middle school polling place. Voters ...

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  18. More than 10,000 Frederick County Residents Vote EarlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    ... ballots. Along with the Senior Center on Taney Avenue in Frederick, voters could also cast ballots early at the Thurmont Regional Library, and the Urbana Regional Library. "We had two more days of early voting. Four years ago, we only have six days ...

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  19. Bad Blood Between Two Elected Officials In Frederick CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    ... an impact on the upcoming general election. It started with a proposal to construct an Advanced Auto Parts Store in Thurmont. Frederick County Commissioner Kirby Delauter had tried to push the town to move the project along, saying it would mean ...

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  20. Thurmont Woman Sentenced For Being A Heroin DealerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    A Thurmont woman was sentenced on Wednesday to seven years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin. In US District Court in Baltimore, Kathleen Elizabeth Myers, 21, was also placed on three-years supervised release after she gets out of prison, and must pay $7,000 in restitution for the medical and funeral expenses of one her customers who died after she provided him with heroin.

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