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Goddard School Second Location Site Plan Approved

Urbana’s Goddard School will be expanding with a second location adjacent to Sugarloaf Elementary School. Site plan approval for the 11,063-square-foot center on the 2.1-acre site was granted by the Frederick County Planning Commission on Sept. 11. John and Jill Pelicano opened the Carriage Hill Drive Goddard School, which is next door to Centerville Elementary School, in January 2009.

PearlFection Dentistry Moving to Giant Shopping Center

After approximately 12 years in Knowledge Farms, located across MD 355 from Urbana High, PearlFection Dentistry is moving into the former Kopit Dental Care space next door to Giant on Sugarloaf Parkway. The practice anticipates a mid- to late-October move-in, according to General Manager Stewart Stringer.

Eleven doctors—including a periodontist, orthodontist, oral surgeon, endodontist, pediatric dentist, and restorative and cosmetic dentists—offer almost comprehensive dentistry that includes emergency care. A number of the doctors have strong ties to Walter Reed, Stringer said, and are leaders in their fields.

The Green K9 Plans October Opening

Marni Lewis, owner, said that she anticipates a mid-October opening for The Green K9. Located at the Urban Green Apartments, the 4,330-square-foot luxury pet resort will offer daycare for dogs 40 pounds and under, events like dog birthday parties and Yappy Hours on the Urban Green patio, grooming and self-wash stations, and a healthy pet market and outfitter.

Urbana Canines Stoked for Surf House Patio

Did you know that the Surf House patio, 8925 Fingerboard Road, is dog-friendly? You can dine outdoors and enjoy the beautiful fall weather with your best friend.

Art & Soul Debuts Creative Spaces

The Urbana Art & Soul Studio, 2510 Urbana Pike, Suite 104 in Ijamsville (near Long Fence), will introduce Creative Spaces, a special shopping event, on Oct. 18, 19 and 20. Enjoy unique experiences with learning stations and workshops while you shop. Hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Frederick Club Z! Tutoring Recognized

Have you seen tutors working with students in grades K through 12 and above at the Urbana Regional Library? Many are tutors with Club Z! In-Home & Online Tutoring of Frederick, owned and run by Urbana resident Yan Manegan. In addition to meeting students in the library, tutors travel to students’ homes to work with them. The Frederick Club Z! was recently selected for the 2019 Best of Frederick Awards in the category of Tutoring Service. Each
year, the Frederick Award Program identifies companies that have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category.


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