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Homeless shelter proposed for Route 40 site in Edgewood

Homeless shelter proposed for Route 40 site in Edgewood

Faith-based groups and two Harford County councilmen want to build an emergency homeless shelter on Route 40 in Edgewood, and they are hoping to mollify area residents and business owners worried about the project. The shelter would consist of two, 5,000-square-foot fabric structures on the site of the former Chase Manor Motel, across from The Home Depot. A community input meeting on the proposal is scheduled for 6 p.m. this Monday at the Edgewood Library, 629 Edgewood Road. Councilman Mike Perrone, who represents Edgewood, defended the project at the council's only meeting of the summer Tuesday evening. "This would not be a 'tent city.' These proposed...

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