Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction Against Elkton

The Daily Record moved a story a short time ago concerning a temporary injunctin that has been granted to Meeting Ground against the town of Elkton zoning decision.  Click on the link at the bottom to go to the full story
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Judge orders review of Elkton mission’s quest
BRENDAN KEARNEY
October 24, 2008

The town of Elkton’s zoning administrator has two weeks to determine whether a Cecil County Presbyterian mission’s intended uses for a downtown property are, in fact, religious in nature, a judge ruled in U.S. District Court in Baltimore.

Judge Catherine C. Blake granted Meeting Ground a preliminary injunction on Thursday. The group, which counts ministry to the homeless among its central tenets, has not been able to move forward with its plan to open the Mary Randall Empowerment Center, a daytime facility for the homeless, since Zoning Administrator J. Craig Trostle Jr. first heard the proposal in August 2007. Trostle and the zoning appeals board have rejected the proposal a number of times.

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