Author: Town Courier Admin

Cookbook for a Cause

Sometimes mother does know best. In this case the Urbana MOMS club gathered 150 of their best recipes for a cookbook they hope will keep Frederick County children from going home hungry. All net proceeds of the cookbook, which is…

Chasing the American Dream

Ten-year-old Jhonatan, from Columbia, South America, is having a very busy summer: soccer camp, tennis camp and a trip to Capital Hill, where he met several Senators. He’s also staying with an Urbana family for five weeks with the hope…

Out and About

As the dog days of Summer make their way to Urbana, many area residents head out of town, but there’s plenty of fun in our own backyard, too. Here are a few things to get you Out and About in…

Fatal Crash in Mt. Airy Under Investigation

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit is currently investigating a fatal crash that occurred July 24, approximately 12:02 p.m., at the intersection of Bartholows Road and Molesworth entrance. The preliminary investigation revealed that a Honda Accord driven by Carol L. Smith, 77,…

PSC Rules PATH can Move Forward

The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) ruled Friday that Potomac Edison Company qualifies as an electric company. The ruling allows the company to move forward in the approval process to build the Potomac Appalachian Transmission Highline (PATH), a $2.1 billion,…

Earthquake Shakes D.C. Region

A minor 3.6 earthquake rattled many residents out of bed shortly after 5 a.m. this morning. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the epicenter was located one mile north of Gaithersburg in Germantown, although the rumbling was felt from Frederick to…

Public Meeting for PATH Set

A public scoping meeting to discuss the Potomac Appalachian Transmission Highline (PATH) is set for July 21, 4 – 8 p.m., at Tuscarora High School. The National Parks Service, the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…