Category: News

Of Kids and Camps

School’s out and summer camp season is in full swing. Day and overnight camps offer all kinds of opportunities for learning a new skill or improving on those we already have. They are also a chance to make new friends,…

Shop Talk

A Healing Place You won’t find cold floors or plain white walls at the new Serenity Treatment Center in Frederick. Instead you’ll find an atmosphere that lives up to its name. “It’s a warm and healing environment,” said co-owner and…

Interfacing With the County

The Villages of Urbana (VOU) and Urbana Highlands are homeowner association (HOA) communities. They are not municipalities (i.e., towns or cities) and receive services from Frederick County government as do other unincorporated areas. However, both associations have boards of directors…

Carnival and a Car Show

The bands are booked, the midway games and rides are scheduled, and the smell of fair food is not far behind. Urbana Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for it’s annual carnival July 19 – 24 and is kicking off…

Chasing the Crown

When the winner of the 2010 Mrs. International pageant is announced in July, Urbana Highlands resident Jyoti Mahajan will be standing on the stage. And if all goes well she just might come home with the crown. After being crowned…

Commuter News

New Design Road to be to Close between Doubs Road and Adamstown Road The Frederick County Division of Utilities and Solid Waste Management announced today that a portion of New Design Road will be closed between Adamstown Road and Doubs…

A Different Beach Week

As 2010 high school graduates all over Maryland headed to the beach for some R & R, two Urbana High School graduates chose a different kind of beach week and came back enriched because of it. Urbana High School graduates…