Category: Community

Candidates Come to Urbana

The Urbana Civic Association (UCA) will host a candidates’ forum August 23, 7 p.m. at the Urbana fire hall. Calling it a “one-stop candidate shopping” event, UCA’s Sue Waterman said there will be nearly 50 candidates in attendance vying for…

Taylor wants to Revive County

His name, face and actions are synonymous with volunteerism across the community. You may know Roy Taylor as the president of the Araby Civic Association. He’s also dedicated countless hours working as a member of the Southern Frederick County Youth…

Around Town

Back to School Frederick County Public Schools students head back to class August 23. Watch for back to school news in the September issue of The Town Courier. Students in Need of School Supplies The Urbana Food Pantry is collecting…

Vandals Deface VOU Sport Courts

Community Plans National Night Out Event The Frederick County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call about graffiti found on the basketball court in Villages of Urbana July 19 and the investigation is ongoing, according to Cpl. Jennifer Bailey, spokesperson for…

Vacation Close to Home

How’s your summer? Did the kids go to camp, learn a new skill or enjoy daylong adventures with their friends? Or did they avoid the intense heat and stay indoors and read, watch TV or play video games? Did you…

Local Teachers Walk for the Cure

Pink is universally associated with girls, but for some women the meaning goes much deeper than being just a pretty color. Two years ago, Urbana High School special education teachers Tracy Easterday and Heather O’Brien, both of Frederick, set out…