Glade Valley Government 

County Executive Gardner Proposes Legislation to Better Manage Residential Growth

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner today detailed legislation she is proposing that would better manage residential development outside of municipalities. During her public information briefing, Executive Gardner outlined a measure to limit the use of legal contracts known as Development Rights and Responsibilities Agreements, and to require any future agreements to include an enhanced public benefit for Frederick County taxpayers. “Residential growth continues to be a hot topic in Frederick County,” Executive Gardner said. “My goal is to ensure that new housing is timed with the County’s ability to provide…

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Crime Glade Valley 

Suspects Charged in Waterside LetGo App Theft Series

On January 21st, 2019, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office detectives charged an adult male and juvenile male in a string of thefts involving the popular buy-and-sell app, LetGo. From August through October of 2018, Frederick County Sheriff’s deputies took 3 theft reports in which the victims were attempting to purchase cell phones using the LetGo app. The victims arranged to meet the seller in the Waterside community to make the transaction. When the transactions were made, the victims provided the suspects with money to purchase a phone. The suspects would then…

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Glade Valley Obituaries 

James Stup

James Monroe Stup, a lifelong dairy farmer, died on January 25, 2019 at Homewood at Crumland. Jim was born on January 1, 1929 at the Staley family home on Bloomfield Road. He had recently celebrated his 90th birthday with family and friends. He was the oldest child of Monroe W. and Margaret Staley Stup. He married Louise Huffer of Middletown on August 19, 1956, with whom he celebrated a 60th wedding anniversary in 2016. Jim graduated from Frederick High School in 1947. He started farming on New Design Road and…

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Business Glade Valley Uncategorized 

Gas Stations & Convenience Stores Galore

Last week, Rutter’s opened its doors and fuel pumps becoming the third such facility built or expanded in so many years. Next month, Frederick County will hear plans for a fourth such business along the same two mile stretch of Woodsboro Pike through Walkersville. An applicant submitted plans to build a 7-Eleven convenience store and gas station directly across the street from Sheetz. That lot, which currently is home to a car wash, lies outside of Walkersville. As a result, Frederick County decides this development project. “SP86-09 DISCOVERY CENTER 7-11…

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