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Glade Valley Government 

Rutter’s Narrowly Approved by Walkersville Planning Commission

After months of hearings and presentations of site plans, Rutter’s Farm Store gained the Walkersville Planning Commission’s approval of its plans to open a 7,450 square foot convenience store with gas and high speed diesel fuel pumps at the former Exxon station on Woodsboro Pike. The Planning Commission voted in an unusually close vote of 4 – 3. The Public Hearing held this evening continued last month’s hearing. That hearing heard testimony from Rutter’s representatives and many from the public. All but one resident spoke against the Rutter’s Farm Store….

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Education Glade Valley Government 

Walkersville Middle School Property Considered for New Rock Creek School

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) is seeking a new site for the Rock Creek School, which provides special education programs for students with complex medical conditions and severe intellectual, physical, emotional, hearing, vision and learning disabilities, from ages 3 through 21. Seven potential sites are under consideration; six are on current schools’ property. At each potential school site, Rock Creek School would be a stand-alone building on the school property. Sites under consideration are Ballenger Creek Middle, Dearbought property, Gov. Thomas Johnson Middle, Monocacy Elementary/Middle, Tuscarora Elementary, Valley Elementary and…

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