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Posted on: August 15, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Catoctin Colorfest 2016

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Providing public safety to our citizens and its visitors is paramount. The Thurmont Police Department and Town Officials will continue in a collaborative manner to ensure that our community is safe and secure. In doing so, the following adjustments have to be made:

1) As a result of the sidewalk construction on North Church Street, the roadway lost approximately two feet of width, which causes a safety issue when vehicles park or stop along the sidewalk. Emergency vehicles as well as large vehicles cannot pass freely and safely. Furthermore, State law prohibits vehicles from blocking any portion of a roadway. Therefore, the Town of Thurmont will prohibit vehicles to stop, stand or park at anytime on North Church Street.

2) Colorfest 2016- Friday, October 7th through Sunday, October 9th, “No” Parking signs will be installed on Apples Church Road (eastside) from Carroll Street to Eyler Road.

The Thurmont Police Department has been directed to strictly enforce these restrictions.

We apologize for any inconvenience and ask that you assist us in keeping our community safe.


Chief Gregory L. Eyler

**Below are the No Parking areas and street closures for Colorfest weekend**

Thurmont Police Advisement for 2016 Colorfest October 8 & 9, 2016

Thurmont Police Command Post will be located at: 10 Frederick Road on Saturday and Sunday

Important Numbers: Emergency 911
Non-Emergency 301-600-2071

The following NO PARKING areas will be strictly enforced on Friday, Saturday and Sunday:
? E. Moser Road
? N. Church St.
? N. Carroll St.
? Apples Church Rd.- East side from Carrol Street to Eyler Road.
? All Ramps leading onto and exiting Rt. 15

The following streets will be closed from 8:00am to 6:00pm on Saturday and Sunday:
? Frederick Rd. (from Moser Rd. to Water St.) Water St. (from Summit Ave. to Main St.)
? S. Center Street
? Park Lane
? Municipal Alley
? Polley’s Alley

All Yard Sale Signs must be attached to their own stake or post. They cannot be attached to any existing utility pole, sign post, building, or other structure.

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