Glade Valley News 

Work Progressing on Large Development in Walkersville

The Town of Walkersville will see over one-hundred new single-family homes when the “Bell Property” is fully developed. The Bell Property is located next to Walkersville Elementary School and lies between Woodsboro Pike and Fountain Rock Road. While the property has seen a lot of activity over the past three years, much was out of sight from the Woodsboro Pike. Over the past few months, a lot of changes have been visible from the busy intersection of Woodsboro Pike and the Walkersville School Campus. That prompted a spike in readers…

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Community Glade Valley News 

Mill Run Development Progressing

Photographs by Kate Kuster The mild winter affords Dan Ryan Builders plenty of opportunities to bring new homes to fruition in Walkersville’s newest development, Mill Run. Two houses sprang up from the ground over the winter. Construction continues at a brisk pace along Ports Circle which winds back to the property that once featured a brick farm house. The subdivision lies on a piece of ground once hidden off of West Pennsylvania Avenue. Eventually, twenty-one homes will be built. The development also features “forest resource” areas and a walk way…

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Glade Valley Government 

Parkside Development Presents Final Plans

On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, the Walkersville Planning Commission will review final plans from Verdant Development Group for their planned Parkside development on Biggs Ford Road. The former farm between Glade Creek and Kenneth Drive has been left fallow while the development plans were made. The barn, silo, and fencing were razed to leave only the old farm house, which the developer proposes will be updated and remain part of their new community. The development consists of twenty-four lots varying in size from about 22,000 square feet to just over 32,000…

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Community Glade Valley 

Mill Run Development Moving Dirt

The developers of Mill Run, a planned development on West Pennsylvania Avenue in Walkersville, began the early stages of their project last week. Large equipment moved earth and crews blasted large stone. The entrance and future road to the neighborhood of twenty-six new single-family homes became apparent after a short few days. The property entrance lies between the home of the Quinn Family and the railroad station. The property itself winds along the railroad, the back yards of homes on Maple Avenue, and the track at Walkersville Middle School. Mill…

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Glade Valley Government headline 

Parkside Developers Hope to Retain Existing Farm House

At last night’s meeting of the Walkersville Planning Commission, Mr. Tom Poss asked for permission to make a change to the proposed Parkside Development along Biggs Ford Road. The property which has been a small farm with cattle and crops will be transformed into a development of more than twenty single-family homes. The change sought, however, will retain the existing farm house and an existing shed if the house can be saved without too much trouble. The new homes on either side of the existing home will face Biggs Ford…

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