December 2, 2019 | Staff Writer

100 Chickens Seized: Silver Spring Man Charged with Animal Cruelty

A Silver Spring man faces 22 counts of animal cruelty charges after Animal Services Division officers seized 100 chickens on his Burtonsville property, a Montgomery County police statement said. Raymond Romig, 59, of Clement Place in Silver Spring, was arrested Monday and was released after posting a $10,000 bond, online court records say. Specifically, Romig […]

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September 27, 2013 | Staff Writer

PHED Committee Discusses Farm Animals in Residential Areas

The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee is continuing its extensive review of the first proposed major changes in the County Zoning Ordinance since 1978. At Friday’s worksession, among the items to be discussed are the distance setbacks from a property line if an owner wants to have chicken roosts in […]

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