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BPW Approves $146,500 in Program Open Space Funds for Charles County
On January 3, Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. announced that the Board of Public Works approved $146,500 in Program Open Space funds for Pope’s Creek Rail Trail. The funds will be used to acquire 41 acres of the abandoned Pope’s Creek Rail Line in Charles County.
January 3, 2007
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