Glade Valley Government headline 

Town of Walkersville Opposes Solar Farm

On Wednesday evening, the Town of Walkersville voted to forward a letter opposing a solar farm on Biggs Ford Road. That letter from the Walkersville Planning Commission resulted from Tuesday evenings Planning Commission meeting. The Frederick County Board of Zoning Appeals requested input from Walkersville, because the property lies within Walkersville’s area of influence and a priority preservation area as defined by Frederick County. The area of influence recognizes that the property is within Walkersville’s growth area. The Planning Commission in Walkersville noted that a solar farm is not allowed…

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Glade Valley Government headline News 

Main Street Development for Woodsboro

The Town of Woodsboro will meet tonight with Verdant Development Group to discuss plans for¬†Marketside,¬†a planned development for the property at Main Street and Maryland Route 194. The parties will discuss the plans and off-site contributions including “major road improvements to Main Street with curb, gutter, sidewalk, street trees, and light posts.” The plan calls fro seventy town homes, two commercial pads on the south side, a mix of retail and offices in a twenty-thousand square foot building on the north side, and a large open space. The open space…

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Community Glade Valley headline 

COPT Out

This story has been revised to reflect breaking developments. We hoped to encourage residents to attend a planned MDE meeting. The Frederick News Post reports that Corporate Office Properties Trust withdrew its application to build on the forty acres which was recently annexed by the City of Frederick. Therefore, the meeting has been cancelled. Corporate Office Properties Trust submitted an application with the Maryland Department of the Environment to fill-in forty acres of floodplain on a Glade Valley farm of historic value. The property, recently annexed by The City of…

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