Germantown’s spite-blight case finally comes to a legal end

The city’s latest legal case against the elderly owner of a Germantown home involved in a long-running dispute with neighbors came to a quiet end in court, but not a lot has changed for the house at 5357 Knox St.

At the end of years of complaints, fines, sporadic work on the house and many, many hearings, Judge Bradley Moss imposed more fines on Anthony R. Byrne, and then closed this chapter in the saga, a case brought against him by the city Historical Commission in 2010.

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