Business Glade Valley Government 

Walkers Overlook Re-Submits Plans in Walkersville To Keep Operating

The Walkersville Planning and Zoning Commission met for its monthly hearing Tuesday night, March 28, 2017. After re-electing officers to their respective positions, two issues dominated the hearing that lasted an unusual two and a half hours. The first was Walkers Overlook. Walkers Overlook came before the Planning Commission to address its failures to meet several requirements of its conditional approval six years ago. Mark Lynch purchased the property from the Town of Walkersville and opened a reception facility on the agricultural property. Last year, Frederick County received a complaint,…

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Community Glade Valley Government 

Walkersville Library Groundbreaking Ceremony

Pictures by Kate Kuster Town of Walkersville, County, and Library officials broke ground on Walkersville’s new library Monday afternoon. A large crowd gathered to witness the event and cheer the long awaited library. The ceremony began with a flag ceremony performed by the Cub Scout Pack 1070. Walkersville High School’s band performed The Star Spangled Banner and On Wisconsin. Director of Frederick County Public Libraries, Darrel Batson noted that discussions for replacing the Walkersville Library have been ongoing since before his tenure in the late 1990’s. He praised the hard…

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Business Celebrations Food Glade Valley 

The Village Tavern Celebrates 30 Years

Many in the Glade Valley area enjoy dining at The Village Tavern in Walkersville’s Walkers Village Center. The establishment provides¬†a place “Where good friends gather to enjoy their favorite foods and beverages.” That has been their motto since opening thirty years ago. To celebrate their thirty years serving our area, interviewed Liz Murray, the owner. Mrs. Murray’s late husband, Dennis, and his parents, Bill and Arlene Murray, collaborated to realize Dennis’ dream of owning his own restaurant and bar. At the time, Mr. Murray managed Dunmoor’s Tavern in Bethesda,…

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Celebrations Glade Valley News Uncategorized 

Walkersville Veterans Day Service

The Town of Walkersville held its annual Veterans Day Service on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Memorial Park in town. Town Commissioner Don Schildt, Sr., who organizes the annual event, observed during his welcoming remarks that it was the largest turn-out for the event. In fact, the entire intersection of Five Corners was filled to standing room only for the event. The Boy Scouts served as the Color Guard and all joined in the Pledge of Allegiance and sang the national anthem, “Star Spangled Banner” as the Yellow Spring Band…

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Community Glade Valley 

Glade Valley Well Represented at The Great Frederick Fair

Glade Valley residents rose to the occasion and represented the area well at The Great Frederick Fair last week. The Fair began with Frederick County 4-H’s fifty-second Royalty Contest held at The Great Frederick Fair.¬†Haley Welty and Jameson Kuster, both students in Walkersville, were crowned 4-H Junior Princess and Junior Prince, respectively. Both Ms. Welty’s and Mr. Kuster’s brothers recently held the title of 4-H Junior Prince. Brandi Main, a member of Kaleidoscope 4-H Club with Jameson Kuster, was named a 4-H Princess. Mia Ogg, a member of the Walkersville…

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