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Emmit Ridge 2 — The property is for sale.

Federal Stone — The forest and site plans have been approved. The next step is to submit an improvement plat with the town. Construction is being pushed back due to high construction cost caused by inflation.

Frailey Farm — The property is under contract. The proposed developer held a public workshop with the mayor and board of commissioners to discuss the project last month.

Mason Dixon Logistics Park (Trout Property) — The concept plan has been submitted to staff for a commercial/industrial park. Potential zoning text and/or map amendment applications are expected in the near future.

MDOT/SHA Park & Ride — MDOT/SHA restarted design work on July 1. It is expected that 30 percent of the project will be complete by the end of 2022.

Ripleigh’s Creamery — The owners are working on obtaining a Frederick County building permit.

Rutter’s — The project is under active construction. It is expected to be completed this month.

Village Liquors & Plaza Inn — Property owner has informed the town he is now phasing the project – Phase 1: first-story convenience area, and Phase 2: second- and third-story hotel. They are currently waiting on Frederick County improvement plan approval. Warthen’s Court 5-unit townhomes — A sketch plan has been submitted

Hobb’s Division: Consists of two approved building lots in the Mixed-Use Village 1. They are listed for sale.

Hammaker Hills, Phase 1: Consists of 37 single-family dwelling lots in the R-2 zoning district. Water and sewer installation complete. Electric installation almost complete. Final plats have been recorded.

Hammaker Hill, Phase 2: Received preliminary plat approval for 22 single-family dwelling lots.

Mechanicstown, LLC: Received preliminary plat approval for 31 single-family dwelling lots.

Mountain Brooke: Received preliminary plat approval for 11 single-family dwelling lots.

Meunier Minor Subdivision: Received preliminary/ final plat approval for one new lot and adjustment of two lots in R-2 residential.

Weis Gas & Go (2 Thurmont Blvd.): Weis Markets did a partial site redevelopment for converting existing underutilized overflow parking area to a Gas & Go fuel station that will have three pumps and one manned kiosk. Waiting for Frederick County permit approval.

Thurmont Business Park: Lot 1 to be developed for the relocation of Goodwill into a 17,850-square-foot building.

Criswell Automotive (105/107 Frederick Road): Relocating the existing accessory structure and paving of the parcels for automotive sales and storage. It is under construction.

Thurmont Main Street Pop Shops (224 North Church Street): They are open every Saturday through December 17 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. in the Thurmont Plaza. They offer handmade and commercial products along with four bakers. A different food truck will be there each week.

Simmers Property: The Thurmont Board of Commissioners has approved the Resolution for the Annexation of 16.68 acres for an intergenerational mixed-use neighborhood with day care and assisted living center. Complete and accurate information available at

New business/services coming: Catoctin Mountain Massage, T-Mobile, and The Rose Boutique.