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By Greg Tasker and Greg Tasker,Staff Writer | June 15, 1993
The Carroll commissioners yesterday denied a request to rezone a 12.5-acre parcel at the northwest corner of Routes 32 and 97 from agriculture to general business."
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,Sun reporter | December 7, 2007
Norman Stumpf Jr., a bricklayer who went on to found his own general contracting business, died of cancer Tuesday at his Brooklyn Park home. He was 77. Born in Baltimore's Curtis Bay, he was raised in a section of the neighborhood, Car Shop Homes, where railroad passenger coaches were once built. He was a 1947 graduate of Southern High School. After service in the Army during the Korean War, he became a machinist at General Refractories and later trained as a bricklayer. He worked for Henry Knott Co. and Consolidated Masonry before establishing his own business.
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By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,Sun Staff Writer | December 12, 1994
Hampstead's wall of fame honoring past mayors since 1892 will be dedicated at the Town Council meeting at 7:30 p.m.tomorrow.Town officials have been working on the project, gathering photos or portraits of Hampstead's 14 leaders, since last fall. The renditions were copied and restored by Westminster photographer Bob Porterfield.Each 8-by-10 photo has been matted, framed and identified with years of service.Hampstead's Town Council is also scheduled to hear public comments about rezoning Roberts Field Business Center from a general business to a local business zone.
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,SUN STAFF | March 9, 1999
In anticipation of purchasing 21 acres to expand Taneytown Memorial Park, the Taneytown City Council delayed several rezoning votes last night.Tomorrow, the state Board of Public Works is expected to approve a $321,000 grant toward the purchase of the land adjacent to the park. The acquisition would prompt a zoning change from industrial to open space, said City Manager Chip Boyles.Boyles proposed several changes last night that had been recommended by the city's planning and zoning commission.
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By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,Sun Staff Writer | January 11, 1995
Hampstead officials moved last night to restrict the types of business that will be allowed under the town's general business zoning category.In a 3-1 vote, council members agreed to remove truck terminals and warehouses from general business zoning. The council plans to ask the town's Planning and Zoning Commission to amend the town's industrial zoning category to include the two uses.Council members Jacqueline Hyatt, Wayne H. Thomas and Dwight W. Womer agreed that those uses are improper in all of Hampstead's general business zones.
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By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,Sun Staff Writer | October 24, 1994
Hampstead's Planning and Zoning Commission is expected to discuss tonight changing the zoning for three tracts of land in the Roberts Field Business Center from general business to local business use.The tracts, which are restricted as part of a "planned business center," abut the Roberts Field housing development and are part of the shopping strip that houses a Weis Supermarket, a McDonald's and a Jos. A. Bank clothing outlet.Commissioners are considering a proposal, presented Sept. 26, for Blockbuster Video, Wendy's and Yingling General Tire Center on one of the tracts, which is at North Woods Trail and Clearview Avenue.
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By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,Sun Staff Writer | November 10, 1994
A resolution introduced during the Town Council meeting Monday night would give Hampstead residents the opportunity to express their views on the zoning of the Roberts Field Business Center.Councilman Wayne H. Thomas introduced the resolution. If adopted, it would change the shopping center's zoning from general business to local business, said Town Manager John A. Riley.As part of the resolution, a public hearing would be held at the Dec. 13 council meeting, he said.The council is also asking the town's Planning and Zoning Commission to make a recommendation, Mr. Riley said.
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By Traci A. Johnson and Traci A. Johnson,Staff Writer | December 9, 1993
New subdivisions in Union Bridge may have a more unusual look if the town planning commission is successful in its bid to amend the town's zoning ordinance.The amendment is aimed at providing construction diversity in new subdivisions, such as the community of more than 400 units being planned for the 171-acre Phillips property on Route 75."There is a need to update the Union Bridge Zoning Ordinance so as to eliminate planned unit development and replace it with a more flexible option for residential development," the planning commission said in a resolution drafted by John T. Maguire II, the town attorney.
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,SUN STAFF | March 9, 1999
In anticipation of purchasing 21 acres to expand Taneytown Memorial Park, the Taneytown City Council delayed several rezoning votes last night.Tomorrow, the state Board of Public Works is expected to approve a $321,000 grant toward the purchase of the land adjacent to the park. The acquisition would prompt a zoning change from industrial to open space, said City Manager Chip Boyles.Boyles proposed several changes last night that had been recommended by the city's planning and zoning commission.
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By Kerry O'Rourke and Kerry O'Rourke,Staff Writer | June 30, 1993
Carroll commissioners voted unanimously yesterday to deny a request to rezone 10 acres on the northeast corner of routes 140 and 91 from conservation to general business use.The commissioners said they worried that rezoning the land would hurt the environment."
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By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,Sun Staff Writer | January 11, 1995
Hampstead officials moved last night to restrict the types of business that will be allowed under the town's general business zoning category.In a 3-1 vote, council members agreed to remove truck terminals and warehouses from general business zoning. The council plans to ask the town's Planning and Zoning Commission to amend the town's industrial zoning category to include the two uses.Council members Jacqueline Hyatt, Wayne H. Thomas and Dwight W. Womer agreed that those uses are improper in all of Hampstead's general business zones.
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By Donna E. Boller and Donna E. Boller,Sun Staff Writer | December 14, 1994
The Hampstead Town Council voted 3-2 last night to reappoint planning commission member William Drummond, who was reportedly involved in a heated discussion with a resident at a recent planning commission meeting.The two dissenting votes were cast by Councilmen Wayne H. Thomas and Dwight W. Womer. Both said they would like to see other interested residents given a chance to serve on the commission.Mr. Thomas said it appeared Mr. Drummond patterned his planning commission votes along those cast by Councilman and Planning Commission Chairman Arthur H. Moler, and suggested it might have something to do with both men's membership in a Masonic order.
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By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,Sun Staff Writer | December 12, 1994
Hampstead's wall of fame honoring past mayors since 1892 will be dedicated at the Town Council meeting at 7:30 p.m.tomorrow.Town officials have been working on the project, gathering photos or portraits of Hampstead's 14 leaders, since last fall. The renditions were copied and restored by Westminster photographer Bob Porterfield.Each 8-by-10 photo has been matted, framed and identified with years of service.Hampstead's Town Council is also scheduled to hear public comments about rezoning Roberts Field Business Center from a general business to a local business zone.
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By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,Sun Staff Writer | November 10, 1994
A resolution introduced during the Town Council meeting Monday night would give Hampstead residents the opportunity to express their views on the zoning of the Roberts Field Business Center.Councilman Wayne H. Thomas introduced the resolution. If adopted, it would change the shopping center's zoning from general business to local business, said Town Manager John A. Riley.As part of the resolution, a public hearing would be held at the Dec. 13 council meeting, he said.The council is also asking the town's Planning and Zoning Commission to make a recommendation, Mr. Riley said.
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By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,Sun Staff Writer | October 24, 1994
Hampstead's Planning and Zoning Commission is expected to discuss tonight changing the zoning for three tracts of land in the Roberts Field Business Center from general business to local business use.The tracts, which are restricted as part of a "planned business center," abut the Roberts Field housing development and are part of the shopping strip that houses a Weis Supermarket, a McDonald's and a Jos. A. Bank clothing outlet.Commissioners are considering a proposal, presented Sept. 26, for Blockbuster Video, Wendy's and Yingling General Tire Center on one of the tracts, which is at North Woods Trail and Clearview Avenue.
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By Traci A. Johnson and Traci A. Johnson,Staff Writer | December 9, 1993
New subdivisions in Union Bridge may have a more unusual look if the town planning commission is successful in its bid to amend the town's zoning ordinance.The amendment is aimed at providing construction diversity in new subdivisions, such as the community of more than 400 units being planned for the 171-acre Phillips property on Route 75."There is a need to update the Union Bridge Zoning Ordinance so as to eliminate planned unit development and replace it with a more flexible option for residential development," the planning commission said in a resolution drafted by John T. Maguire II, the town attorney.
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By Greg Tasker and Greg Tasker,Staff Writer | June 4, 1993
Worried about increasing traffic and harm to the environment, about two dozen Finksburg residents turned out yesterday to oppose rezoning 10 acres at Routes 140 and 91 from conservation to general business."
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By Greg Tasker and Greg Tasker,Staff Writer | October 27, 1992
The Carroll County Board of Zoning Appeals yesterday approved conditional uses for a dance school in Westminster and an indoor sports facility in Eldersburg.Patty Neivert, owner and principal dance teacher at Patty Neivert School of Dance, applied for a conditional use permit to operate her studio at a new location -- a warehouse off Railroad Avenue. The building is located in an area zoned restricted industrial district, and Ms. Neivert's business venture is considered general business.The board also repealed a variance to allow Ms. Neivert more access to parking at the site.
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By Kerry O'Rourke and Kerry O'Rourke,Staff Writer | June 30, 1993
Carroll commissioners voted unanimously yesterday to deny a request to rezone 10 acres on the northeast corner of routes 140 and 91 from conservation to general business use.The commissioners said they worried that rezoning the land would hurt the environment."
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By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,Staff Writer | June 30, 1993
A quotation that accompanied a story in yesterday's Carroll County edition was wrongly attributed. Carroll State's Attorney Thomas E. Hickman made the statement.* The Sun regrets the error.Local business people should beware of solicitations that resemble bills and invitations to advertise in labor union publications, Maryland Attorney General J. Joseph Curran told the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce yesterday.Both scams, which are occurring more frequently in Maryland, involve businesses that may or may not exist.
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