Patti Borda Mullins, Frederick News-Post

Patti Borda Mullins

Frederick News-Post

2, Frederick, MD, United States

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Past articles by Patti:

Brunswick eyes additional building for government expansion

Next week, the public will have a chance to hear about and weigh in on the Brunswick City Council’s plans to buy two properties. → Read More

Brunswick man hopes flea market will drive business to downtown

An actionable plan to get people shopping in downtown Brunswick occurred to U.S. Marine veteran Rick Nischan. → Read More

Substantial changes send county's proposed school funding bill back for public hearing

The public gets another chance to consider how much money Frederick County collects from developers to help pay for the schools it needs in the next few years. → Read More

New rules may retroactively disallow councilman's business

The central figure in the ethics bill drama staged by the Frederick County Council was not present Tuesday for the final vote. → Read More

Fortress or farm: What would pot-growing site in Frederick County look like?

What a medical marijuana farm in Frederick County might look like is still a little hazy. → Read More

Frederick High graduate picks ship for Naval career

A third-place rank among 280 Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps graduates earned Abigail Kaiser of Frederick the home port of her choice: Spain. → Read More

Opponents to appeal county's action on Monrovia Town Center

Monrovia Town Center's detractors said they will make their next appeal to Frederick County Circuit Court. → Read More

Frederick County reviews options for growing medical marijuana

Frederick County Council members on Wednesday indicated that they supported the idea of letting farmers grow medical marijuana. Some members, though, didn’t think proposed rules made that a practical option. → Read More

Technical matter may leave appeal door open for Monrovia Town Center opponents

The Frederick County Board of Zoning Appeals on Thursday will host the next skirmish involving neighbors trying to stop the Monrovia Town Center from being built. → Read More

Myersville man dies in single-vehicle crash

A Myersville man died after the truck he was driving went off the road between Wolfsville and Myersville, according a Frederick County Sheriff's Office news release. → Read More

Frederick County Planning Commission recommends group homes not be allowed on historic properties

The Frederick County Planning Commission recommended Wednesday that the County Council approve a zoning change that would prevent drug recovery programs from operating on historic properties. → Read More

Medical marijuana hard for Frederick Planning Commission to swallow

Growing medical marijuana sounded a little like agriculture and a little like the pharmaceutical industry Wednesday when the Frederick County Planning Commission decided not to make a recommendation to the → Read More

Tennis play, work keep octogenarian in motion

At 88 years old, Frederick County native and tennis enthusiast Madelyn Ford delivers a wicked slicing serve at the Tuscarora Tennis Barn that is about the only unwelcome characteristic people → Read More

Burkittsville's goal for next 20 years: Stay small

Whether it is Burkittsville’s towering Greek revival buildings or its modest log cabins, the newly adopted Comprehensive Plan for the historic village does not envision a lot of change over → Read More

Alphabet oops: Glitch prompts state to scrap machines for early voting

ANNAPOLIS — Early voters in Maryland’s April primary elections will cast ballots on paper, instead of through a computer screen. → Read More

Authorities investigating possible storm-related death; governments stay closed

As governments stay closed and try to clear the remaining snow from this weekend’s blizzard, the death of a 64-year-old Knoxville man whose body was found Saturday now appears related → Read More

Monrovia Town Center review begins again

The Frederick County Planning Commission on Wednesday officially restarted a review of the controversial Monrovia Town Center development, which is seeking approval to build 1,250 homes south of New Market. → Read More

Powerball jackpot tops local budgets

The $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot would go a long way to fund local governments and institutions, or it could just help normal folks if only the money were theirs. → Read More

Insurance for reproductive services leaves some veterans behind

In the 2½ years Kevin Jaye was recovering at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center from injuries he suffered after stepping on an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in 2012, → Read More

American Legion Post 96 has new look, goals

BRUNSWICK — Bright, freshly painted, with updated functional office space, the American Legion post in Brunswick now reflects the revitalization that post Commander Bob Effler wants to give to veterans. → Read More