Government headline 

Glade Road Improvements

Improvements to Glade Road in Walkersville continued this week.  The Burgess and Town Commissioners decided in January of 2013 to make improvements to the stretch of road leading to the Walkersville Southern Railroad tracks.  Work began last month and has continued. Glade Road improvements include paving, installation of curb and gutter, and stormwater work.  Despite Town policy, a sidewalk will not be installed along Glade Road.  During the meeting on January 9, 2013, Commissioner Don Schildt, a resident along this stretch of road, told the Burgess and Town Commissioners that…

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Community Government 

Walkersville to Update Fencing Regulations

The Walkersville Planning Commission hopes to send proposed amendments to the Walkersville Town Code that will address fences in the town.  The proposal will be discussed and may be approved at the Planning Commission’s Public Hearing on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the Walkersville Town Hall. Several months ago, a resident at the corner of Glade Road and Charles Street erected a tall wooden fence that became the subject of much debate in town.  The fence, which had been approved by the town, blocked the view of…

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