Primary Election: June 26, 2018

2018 is right around the corner!

Now that the election of 2017 is over, the election of 2018 can begin! The City of Frederick election was a big win for our community. Michael O’Connor was elected mayor- only the second Democrat elected in the last 28 years. And not only did all five […]

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Livable Frederick

Have you heard of Livable Frederick? Livable Frederick is a vision-based Comprehensive Plan effort in Frederick County that centers around input from the community and what we want Frederick County to look like in 2025, 2040, and beyond. At tonight’s County Council meeting, the Council will receive our second […]

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Letter to the Editor: Fitzwater’s arts background will benefit council

Thanks to campaign supporter Helen Vo-Dinh for her letter of support in the 11/2/14 edition of the Frederick News-Post. Helen has been playing with Jessica in the Frederick Symphony Orchestra for ten years and understands that experience in the arts is a valuable asset for any leader. […]

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Letter to the Editor: Fitzwater thoughtful on environmental issues

Thank you to campaign supporter and volunteer, John Daniels, for his letter of support in the 10/22/14 edition of the Frederick News-Post. John writes, “Quite simply, we must choose leaders who embrace science, leaders who think beyond the present, and leaders who will engage the public in […]

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Heather Mizeur supports Jessica’s campaign

At a campaign fundraiser on October 7th, Heather Mizeur publicly supported Jessica’s campaign for County Council saying, “There are few candidates running in the state of Maryland right now that get me more excited than Jessica Fitzwater.” Heather has been a long-time supporter of Emerge Maryland, a […]

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Jessica featured on the cover of MSEA ActionLine Magazine

Jessica and three of her colleagues from across the state were featured on the cover of the Maryland State Education Association’s October issue of ActionLine Magazine in recognition of their campaigns for public office. “Four trailblazing classroom teachers, association members, and candidates…know that one of the best […]

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Council Candidates Debate at Mt. Pleasant Ruritan Forum

County Council District 4 and At-Large candidates debated issues of over-development, school capacity, and stormwater management at a recent forum hosted by the Mt. Pleasant Ruritan Club. EXCERPT: Shreve said he has found many parents in these locations would rather send their children to portable classrooms than move […]

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Council Candidates Work to Win Votes Door-to-Door

On Sunday, August 31st the Frederick News-Post covered Jessica’s campaign efforts by tagging along with her on a day of canvassing door-to-door. “Fitzwater was also able to convert what could have been fleeting encounters into substantive discussions about the county’s new charter form of government and the […]

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Frederick Arts Council “Art in the Park” Event

As a member of the Frederick Arts Council Board of Directors, Jessica had the privilege of volunteering at the annual “Art in the Park” event at the Frederick Keys Stadium. “Art in the Park” is a collaboration between the Frederick Arts Council and the Frederick Keys that […]

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Herald Mail Recognizes Jessica

This week Jessica’s hometown paper, the Herald Mail of Hagerstown, recognized Jessica for being selected as NEA’s Top Political Activist of the Year.  “I am honored to receive this award on behalf of educators everywhere who stand strong for their students, schools, and professions every day,” Fitzwater said. We […]

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By the Authority of Friends of Jessica Fitzwater, Chelsea Kadish, Treasurer

   Friends of Jessica Fitzwater
   P.O. Box 661
   New Market, MD 21774