Advocates for Elkridge cemetery oppose development zoning

Elizabeth E.W. Kirk has planned to be buried alongside her mother, Beatrice, and her family dogs at the Rosa Bonheur Memorial Park in Elkridge, believed to be one of the world's first pet cemeteries to allow people to be laid to rest with their animal companions. But now the 69-year-old worries that her final resting place may have to be someplace else. A developer has asked Howard County to change the zoning on the 7.8 acres of grass and trees along U.S. 1 for a project that may include homes, stores and offices. (Balt. Sun)

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