Business

Pepco Requests Rate Increase for 2014

On Dec. 4, Pepco filed a petition at the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) asking for an increase in the company’s rates and charges in order to make infrastructure improvements to improve reliability of service. This would increase its total…

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Moe’s Southwest Grill Opens With Fundraiser Moe’s Southwest Grill on Darnestown Road hosted a Pay What You Want Day to kick off their grand opening. For four hours on Dec. 12, Moe’s gave out 435 free menu items to 227…

Lin’s House Provides Refuge for the Elderly

Photo | Jenny Chen

Susan Wong helps one of her residents at Lin’s House read song lyrics.

Five years ago, Susan Wong was getting ready for retirement from her career in accounting when she saw an ad for Montgomery College about aging gracefully. “Something about that caught my eye,” Wong said. She took one class and one…

Arts & Entertainment

Winter Lights Festival Nov. 29-Dec. 31, 6-9 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, 6-10 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays. Closed to cars Dec. 2 & 9; closed to all on Dec. 25, Seneca Creek State Park Drive 3.5 miles through a winter wonderland of 365…

KDP to Focus on Branding This Year Under Newly Elected Board

The Kentlands Downtown Partnership (KDP) will focus on branding the local business district this year, including cross-marketing among KDP member businesses, partnering around social responsibility issues, effective volunteering and philanthropic events, and promoting the upcoming Kentlands 25th anniversary celebration events.…

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SPAGnVOLA Expands to National Harbor On Dec. 6, SPAGnVOLA opens a new boutique at 181 Waterfront St., National Harbor. Following the opening of a new boutique at Lakeforest Mall in May, the expansion to National Harbor is the second expansion…

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TeaSpa Wellness Center Opens Kentlands Location Kentlands residents now have another spa to choose from in the Kentlands area. TeaSpa Wellness Center is a full service spa with another location in Silver Spring. Jeff Shao said that TeaSpa hits the…