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Frederick man combines love of woodworking, steeples

FREDERICK — Steeples are steeped in lore, and that’s one of the things Vall Boring loves about his job. Boring owns Steeples Plus, a company that paints, repairs and maintains steeples. Frederick, the city of clustered spires, has provided him ...

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Frederick teen bakes ‘Cakes to Die For’

FREDERICK, Md. — Lucie Shelton has always wanted to bake cakes. Even as a child, she had Easy Bake ovens and enjoyed creating cakes for family and friends. Now, at the age of 17, she has her own business — ...

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Md. school districts pushing local produce

FREDERICK — It was like a match made in heaven. Catoctin Mountain Orchard happened to have a fantastic plum crop this year, co-owner Robert Black said. Frederick County Public Schools food services workers wanted to put more locally grown fruits ...

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Frederick’s BlueRidge opens Towson branch

With the addition of a new office in Towson, Frederick-based BlueRidge Bank has doubled its physical presence and taken its first steps into the Greater Baltimore market. BlueRidge, the only bank to receive a state charter in 2008, decided it ...

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Drilling for answers

According to the Associated Press, U.S. Congressman Roscoe Bartlett (R-Frederick) has dropped his opposition to oil and natural gas drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Representative Bartlett says high oil prices have prompted his change of heart, and that ...

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