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Ag society chooses board members

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by Meg Partington FREDERICK, Md. — The Frederick County Agricultural Society (FCAS) held its annual life member meeting on Dec. 8 at the Frederick Fairgrounds. The society is made up of 250 life-member certificate holders who own the Frederick Fairgrounds, site of The Great Frederick Fair. During the annual meeting, shareholders elect a board of managers for the following year. The 2019 board consists of John Bare, Charles Cramer, Joseph Devilbiss, Robert Frank, Maurice Gladhill, James Grimes, Colby Hubble, Nancy Hendricks, Nancy Keller, Jacqui Kreh and John Murphy. After the meeting, the new board elected officers. Cramer, of New Market,…

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VOTER VOICES: Frederick Co. residents talk health care, transportation — and guns

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By: Kate Ryan FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. — As Marylanders prepare to head to the polls, weighing in on their choice for governor and a number of other races, WTOP took a trip to Frederick County, Maryland, to find out what issues are top of mind for county residents and local party leaders and how they feel about the candidates vying for their votes. In terms of registered voters, the county is nearly evenly split between Democrats and Republicans, but tends to vote red and has a sizable population of unaffiliated or “independent” voters potentially up for grabs. In 2014, then-candidate…

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