Category: Business

Loan Keeps Bechtel Power Jobs Safe

A $9.5 million conditional loan was approved for Bechtel Power Corp., announced Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Maryland House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Governor Martin O’Malley on Oct. 20. “The purpose of the loan is to retain…

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A Vet That’s Like a Spa At the end of September, the Village Vet of Urbana opened its doors in the Urbana Village Center. But this isn’t the normal vet experience. Clients are greeted with sage-colored walls, a framed painting,…

Urbana’s Taste of India

In India’s metropolis of New Delhi, there is a small area that locals call Delhi 6. It’s where all the foodies go, said Urbana’s Seema Sharma, and the term is synonymous with the taste of authentic, epuciurian Indian cuisine. “I…

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Turning Point Real Estate Expands Turning Point Real Estate launched quietly in the Urbana area about 18 months ago. This summer, Turning Point added Chris Highland, who said the company is unique in the real estate world in that it…

Tauraso’s Mark on Urbana: Black Hog

In mid-July, Michael Tauraso, well-known name among Frederick County’s restaurateurs, brought his name to Urbana. He opened his second Black Hog restaurant, known for its flavor-packed BBQ and weekly deals on ribs. “This is my fourth, current restaurant venture,” Tauraso…

Sage Orthopedic Opens

Dr. Jeremy Dunker and his wife, Stephanie, have been married for 10 years. Both physical therapists, Stephanie says they’ve constantly tossed around ideas on how to fulfill one of their long-term goals — opening their own physical therapy clinic. This…

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Peer Squared Tutoring Kristin Whyte, a certified interpreter for the deaf and hard of hearing, and her husband, Craig, an AP calculus teacher in Montgomery County, came up with a solution to a long-term need they saw for tutors: Peer…

A Better Lie in the Sand

Renovations at Worthington Manor make for better golf Although no golfer ever wants to find their ball in the sand, for those hitting the links at Worthington Manor Golf Course in Urbana, a bunker renovation project may make it easier…