Some residents in Frederick County have received letters of solicitation from a Connecticut-based insurance company asking them to purchase coverage for their water lines -- but many are mistaking the messages for official government requests.
Spring is only a few weeks away from the valley and according to Mike Wade, chairman of the Community Wellness Festival board, this is the perfect time for locals to start paying closer attention to their health.
James "Jim" Nickens used to travel 18 miles to go to school in Winchester, and he wasn't the only one. He and all other black students from Strasburg and Woodstock took the same school bus to and from Douglas High School on Kent Street each day.
Slick Williams of Strasburg cleans up his vehicle at the car wash on East Washington Street in Strasburg. Afternoon temperatures climbed again to the 50s on Thursday, melting much of last week's snow. Rich Cooley/Daily