Site for Deaf Community Center moves ahead after Planning Commission vote

Map showing where the new Maryland Deaf Community Center would be located.

Frederick’s Deaf community is closer to having a new gathering place, after a vote of the city’s Planning Commission.

The commission voted unanimously to approve a final site plan Monday night for the Maryland Deaf Community Center, planned for North East Street on the eastern side of Frederick.

“It will be the best day of our lives when we get this building,” Marsha Flowers, a member of the Maryland Deaf Community Center’s board, told the commission, through a sign language interpreter.

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