Category: Business

Spring Sales on the Upswing

When temperatures slowly climb and flowers inch their way out of the ground, so do the for sale signs outside of houses as the spring real estate market gets into full swing. Local real estate agents are predicting strong sales…

Charter Board Members Appointed

The Frederick Board of County Commissioners selected nine members and three alternates for the Frederick County Charter Board including one member from Urbana. Joan Aquilino of Urbana was selected among more than 50 people who applied to be on the board that…

Voltaggio Makes Sole Bid on City Site

Celebrity chef Bryan Voltaggio has made the only offer on the Frederick City-owned space on All Saint Street. Despite including the availability of the property on the commercial real estate listings, the city received no additional offers in the past…

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Rotary Club Donates Saddle Handicapped horse riders can once again saddle up thanks to a donation from The Rotary Club of Southern Frederick County. After hearing about an area teenager who was paralyzed when a drunk driver hit the car…

Wine Bill Uncorks Controversy

Aproposal to allow customers to bring their own wine to Frederick County restaurants has some restaurateurs fearing the option could cut into their profits. The Frederick County Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly is sponsoring a county bill that would…

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Talon Construction Earns Honors Frederick Magazine recently ranked Talon Construction, Inc. as the “Best Carpentry & Home Improvement” in its 2011 “Best of Frederick” issue. The list is populated by the results of an annual poll given to the readers…

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Bubble Tea Comes to Urbana Yo Bubble, offering non-fat frozen yogurt and bubble tea, opened last month at 3327 Worthington Boulevard. The store, owned by Janet Wu of Germantown and Tina Trinh of Urbana, is open Monday through Saturday from…