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Berlin HDC approves plans for a new town hall sign

March 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Berlin HDC approves plans for a new town hall sign

Excerpt from the Dispatch: Local officials approved plans for a permanent sign to replace the longstanding banner at Berlin Town Hall. The Berlin Historic District Commission (HDC) approved plans for a new sign to replace the “America’s Coolest Small Town” banner that has adorned town hall for the past few [...]

Cambridge HPC accepting nominations for 2nd annual awards

March 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Cambridge HPC accepting nominations for 2nd annual awards

Cambridge's Historic Preservation Commission is now accepting nominations for its second annual awards. If you know of someone worthy of nomination, fill in the nomination form by March 31st. Nominations will be tallied and the ceremony will be held in May. Information about the awards is available on the City [...]

Kent County HPC approves changes to Asbury United Methodist Church

March 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Kent County HPC approves changes to Asbury United Methodist Church

Excerpt from MyEasternShoreMD: The Kent County Historic Preservation Commission, meeting Feb. 27, approved renovations to Asbury United Methodist Church in Georgetown. The church is on the Kent County Register of Historic Places.

City of Frederick HPC follows through on desire for open dialogue with city officials

February 25th, 2017|Comments Off on City of Frederick HPC follows through on desire for open dialogue with city officials

Excerpt from the Frederick News-Post: A meeting of the minds regarding the city’s historic preservation efforts is getting closer to actually happening. The city’s Historic Preservation Commission sent a letter Feb. 9 to Mayor Randy McClement and the board of aldermen requesting a formal meeting to discuss the role and [...]

Chestertown seeks HDC member

February 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Chestertown seeks HDC member

Excerpt from MyEasternShoreMD: The Town of Chestertown is seeking a qualified volunteer to serve as one of seven commissioners on the Chestertown Historic District Commission. The HDC reviews building permits for exterior renovations and new construction in the Chestertown Historic District. Its mission is to protect the cultural, social, economic, [...]

Frederick HPC signs off on rehab of townhouse on W. Fourth St

February 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Frederick HPC signs off on rehab of townhouse on W. Fourth St

Excerpt from the Frederick News-Post: Members of the city’s Historic Preservation Commission officially signed off Thursday on plans to rehabilitate the dilapidated downtown Frederick townhouse at 20 W. Fourth St. Susan Murphy, a representative of prospective property owner Murphy Properties, presented plans to rehab the building for the second time [...]

Frederick HPC, utility company, and property owner find workable solution for meter placement

February 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Frederick HPC, utility company, and property owner find workable solution for meter placement

Excerpt from the Frederick News-Post: A West Third Street property owner and the city’s Historic Preservation Commission struck a compromise Thursday regarding placement of a gas meter on the front of the building. James Callear, owner of the brick town house at 133 W. Third St. in the Frederick Town [...]

City of Frederick HPC seeks to improve communication with Mayor and Aldermen

January 31st, 2017|Comments Off on City of Frederick HPC seeks to improve communication with Mayor and Aldermen

Excerpt from the Frederick News-Post: A member of the city’s Historic Preservation Commission used his public comment period Thursday to formally request a meeting with the mayor, Board of Aldermen and city staff members. Commissioner Stephen Parnes called a lack of open dialogue between the commissioners and city officials crazy [...]

Berlin HDC to consider new decorative bike racks in district

January 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Berlin HDC to consider new decorative bike racks in district

Excerpt from the Dispatch: Officials with the Berlin Arts and Entertainment District want to incorporate decorative bike racks around town and are working with local businesses and government officials to construct designs that will be presented to the historic district commission later in the year. Heather Layton, chair of the [...]

Charles County HPC seeks nominations for annual awards

January 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Charles County HPC seeks nominations for annual awards

Excerpt from Southern Maryland Online: The Charles County Historic Preservation Commission is seeking nominations for its annual award program for outstanding achievements in historic preservation that occurred during the 2016 calendar year. The Historic Preservation Award is presented annually to an eligible individual, business, organization, or project deserving recognition for [...]