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Frederick News Post (Newspaper) - August 14, 2015, Frederick, MarylandFriday August 14, 2015 Frederickse Spost. Com vol. 132 no. 302 4 sections � 2015 Randall family Lac 75 cents pitching leads keys to 2 1 win sports c1 certified natural now in Frederick Green b4 Good morning in wildness is the preservation of the world. Henry David Thoreau business. C5 classifieds. D1 6 comics. C6 Community. B5, 6 dear Abby. C7 fire & police blotter. B2 Green. B4 local. B1, 2 lotteries. A2 obituaries. B3 opinion letters. A7 sports. C1 4 to Best bets. C7 weather c8 88�/ 63� by Nancy Lavin Flavin news Post. Com habitat for humanity of Frederick county staff and supporters continue to wait with bated breath for the outcome of a request to demolish a dilapidated downtown log Cabin. The historic preservation commission determined in a 3 2 vote thursday that the East fifth Street Cabin contributes to the Frederick town historic District with members Scott Winnette Carrie Albee and Dan Lawton voting for the contributing designation and Rebecca Cybularz and Chase Tydings voting against it. The vote was the first of two required for the demolition request. The second vote on the demolition itself will take place at the commissions next meeting based on the requirements set Forth in the Cit yes historic preservation guidelines. Had the commission voted to designate the Cabin a no contributing resource members could have voted on the demolition the same night. The upcoming meeting will Mark the third Public hearing on the demolition request which has been the subject of further workshops and discussions since habitats executive director Ron Cramer submitted the application last Winter. The drawn out High profile Case has sparked controversy among City residents and commission members some supporting and others opposing the demolition. Staff photo by Sam you a meteor from the perseid meteor Shower leaves a Bright track in the Northern sky at about 12 30 a. M. Thursday. The perseid result from the earths orbit going through the debris left by Comet Swift Tuttle which has a 133 year orbit of the Sun and most recently passed by in 1992. This scene was captured from Al View drive in mount pleasant. By Rebecca Savransky Savransky news Post. Com when Middletown Dairy Farmers Randy and Karen Sowers had their Bank account seized in 2012 by the irs they lost nearly $ 30,000. Now they re trying to make the situation right for themselves and for the Many other businesses that have fallen victim to the same practice by asking the government for their Money Back. And they have lawmakers on their Side. A bipartisan group of members of Congress wrote a letter wednesday urging the u. S. Department of Treasury to return assets to Randy and Karen Sowers who own South Mountain Creamery on Bolivar Road in Middletown that they say were wrongly seized by the irs. Starry night new Market Middletown by Paige Jones phones news Post. Com new Market development plans for a 925 Home subdivision along Boyers Mill Road will continue Forward after town officials rezoned the site thursday night. The towns mayor and Council unanimously approved the rezoning of the 925 unit housing project from medium density residential to a planned development District floating zone at a Public meeting thursday. Councilwoman Rita Mueller was absent. The rezoning allows the property owners and developers of the site now called Calumet to further pursue plans on the 262 acre site for a maximum number of 925 dwellings which would include houses and town houses. Town officials did not discuss the rezoning at thursdays meeting and there was no Public comment. However 15 to 20 Frederick county residents crowded into new markets town Hall last month to voice their opposition to Calumet and the lands rezoning citing traffic and environmental concerns. Although Calumet representatives responded to Many of the Public cos questions and concerns they urged those in attendance to read and carefully consider Calumet is application to the town which contained details about expected population increases and Road improvements. Town officials delayed making a decision on the rezoning last month so they could fully consider the proposal new Market mayor Winslow f. Burhans Iii said at the time. A town document on the mayor and town councils ruling on the rezoning stated that town leaders determined that the Overall concept of the project is both feasible and desirable noting new markets planning Board also formally approved development plans for the site. The site where Calumet is planned was annexed into the town in 2014. In addition to the 925 Homes Calumet will include nearly 7 acres of wetlands 65 acres of Parks and wooded areas and about 3.5 houses per acre according to a schematic plan submitted by the Developer Miller and Smith. The plan also outlines extensions to Mussetter and Boyers Mill roads which run through the land. Calumet is expected to be built in phases but no Date has been set for the Start of construction. A memorandum Between the town and Developer outlines the order in which planning documents must be filed and sets some deadlines but no exact dates Are included. For More information and updates on Calumet visit . Com land development Calumet. Follow Paige Jones on twitter @ Paige Tejones. Dairy Farmers stand up for Small business interests Creamery owners irs unfairly seized assets see assets a5 Fate of Frederick Cabin still Uncertain historic preservation Board to vote on demolition request after deeming building of historic value see Cabin a6 by Paige Jones phones news Post. Com at least three dozen thefts from cars reported at 16 locations across Frederick county this year May be linked to a National criminal network known As the felony Lane gang according to local Law enforcement. The criminal organization is known for smashing car windows and stealing a omens purses and later using the credit cards Check books and ids in them to withdraw Large sums of Money according to Nathan Michael a crime analyst with the Frederick county sheriffs office. Local Law enforcement officials believe the felony Lane gang May be connected to at least a dozen car burglaries since june including the most recent break ins of two cars parked at the giant store in Urbana on tuesday morning according to statistics compiled by the sheriffs office. Officials gang May be linked to thefts from cars group known to prey on women grab purses see gang a5 town oks rezoning for 925 unit housing project plans for Calumet development also include wetlands Parks on 262 acres

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