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Procedural, economic, environmental questions dominate comments at Maryland Airport hearing

The first public hearing on a set of proposed amendments to the county’s 2016 Comprehensive Plan drew criticisms that focused not just on the potential environmental and health impacts of expanded operations at the Maryland Airport near Bryans Road — which the amendments are designed to permit — but also

Maryland Airport rezoning proposal unveiled

Charles County’s Department of Planning and Growth Management has formally introduced a proposal to amend the county’s land-use guidelines to allow land around the Maryland Airport to be rezoned for commercial uses, a change that proponents say will encourage economic development and critics argue could harm the Mattawoman watershed. The

Board of Public Works approves expanded Zekiah Rural Legacy Area

The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved a proposed expansion of a land conservation region in the center of Charles County that will allow the county government and land preservation trusts to leverage state and federal funds to preserve privately owned property, bringing to a successful conclusion a process

Commissioners hear school seat policy arguments

Several Charles County Public Schools board members reiterated their concern that the school board had not been adequately consulted on a series of proposed changes to the way the county allocates school seats to new subdivisions during a public hearing Tuesday evening before the Board of Charles County Commissioners. “We

Agritourism, housing relief, tax credit bills included in commissioners’ 2021 legislative package

Ten proposals for state legislation that would address a variety of planning and economic development issues in Charles County cleared their first hurdle Tuesday as the board of county commissioners voted on the proposals that would be forwarded to the state delegation. Nearly half of the 23 proposed pieces of