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Frederick County Opens Joint Information Center to Coordinate Information during the COVID-19 Response...

Frederick, MD – Frederick County agencies have opened up a Joint Information Center (JIC) to ensure coordination of public information during the COVID-19 response....

Partisanship And Voting Trends In State And Local Elections

In his 2018 book “The Increasingly United States,” Daniel J. Hopkins summarizes the circumstances surrounding state and local politics. In it, he looks at the factors that have made national politics the dominant focus for American citizens. The gist of his book is that Americans’ interest in politics at the national level has remained steady over the years, while interest in state and local politics has declined considerably.

You Aren’t Paying Enough Of Your Fair Share

I was very disappointed when I read recently that Councilmember Michael Blue is going to co-sponsor an increase of $1 in Recordation Fees. You might think I’m being stingy, and rightly so. Right now our Recordation Fee is $6.00 per $500, if passed the $1 increase would take it to $7.00 per $500.

Senator Michael Hough Responds to Why He Voted to Pass HB 1300 – The...

Senator Hough was asked why he voted for HB1300 (the Kirwan bill). His response is in the image provided. One has to...

Frederick Has A German Heritage, But Nazis?

On a snowy day at the end of 1944 my grandfather, a country boy from Rockville, who was all of 18 took part in the Battle of the Bulge. He killed Nazi’s. More specifically, he took out several SS members (Schutzstaffel; “Protection Squadron” in English).

EMERGENCY Call to Governor to Rescind Mask Mandate

Peter Manfredonia is suspected of murdering two people on May 22, 2020 in Willington, Connecticut. NBC News reported he was last seen on May 27th in a Sheetz in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.

Frederick’s Last Road Rally Before Election Day

The Frederick County Conservative Club has participated in two Trump road rallies. I think both must be considered a success. Although this last one, due to the nature of its length hit a few snags along the way, it was by most measures a success.

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Justice For The Weed Family

On September 20, 2019 around 5:30 p.m., while walking around the Great Frederick Fair, John Weed of Mt. Airy was enjoying time with his family, when he was approached by two males. The two males were brothers ages 15 and 16.  They asked Mr. Weed for a dollar.  He said no, at which point some sort of dialogue began.

BREAKING – General Assembly Shuts Down Public Testimony

Has tyranny reached the halls of the General Assembly in Annapolis?  The Tentacle heard that Speaker of the House, Delegate Adrienne A. Jones (D) announced...