Baltimore County said today in a news release that the remaining buildings on the property at York Road and Bosley Avenue will be demolished soon to make way for Caves Valley Partners’ new development.

Even though the county’s original contract for the sale of the property said the land was to be sold “as-is,” the county spent thousands of dollars to remove trees from the site and demolish a building. Both the tree removal and the fact that it was done at taxpayers’ expense angered many in the community. The trees were to remain, per a council resolution.

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