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Community halts Pikesville cemetery from selling land to developers
Community halts Pikesville cemetery from selling land to developers

A decision by the Maryland Court of Appeals ended a long dispute in Pikesville between Druid Ridge Cemetery and community groups by ruling in favor of the groups, upholding a decades-old restrictive covenant prohibiting development of the land for non-cemetery use still applied. "The community is elated. This stops the development of these acres, destruction of a forest buffer and does not exacerbate water problems in the area," says Alan Zukerberg, president of Long Meadow Neighborhood Association and an advocate for the communities. The plaintiffs in the case are the Dumbarton Improvement Association, Inc., Long Meadow Neighborhood Association, a number of individuals who...

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