Business Glade Valley 

Renovated McDonald’s Re-Opens

With little fanfare, the Walkersville McDonald’s re-opened this morning. The restaurant closed two weeks ago for renovations. With a flurry of activity on the site, the building got a face-lift inside and out.  The long vacated fenced playground no longer greets visitors and passers-by with the appearance of a ghost-town. Now, a modern McDonald’s with fresh pavement, paint, and landscaping invites patronage of Walkersville’s McDonald’s Restaurant.

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Business Government 

Frederick County Leadership Committed to Assisting Toys R Us Employees Affected By Closures

Toys R Us announced yesterday plans to close or sell all of its U.S. stores as it struggles through the bankruptcy process and increasing competition nationwide. The company employed 355 people at the height of the past holiday season in Frederick County, including 320 at their distribution center on Geoffrey Way and 35 at their retail store on W. Patrick Street in the City of Frederick. Frederick County Workforce Services is ready to respond with their rapid response team dedicated to assisting employees affected by layoffs. “We’ve reached out to the leadership at both…

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Brighter Futures Ribbon Cutting

Last Friday, Brighter Futures Pediatrics and Lactation Services held a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new practice in Woodsboro opened by Nurse Practioner Cindy Zeller povides the highest quality care for patients with individualized and personal care. Brighter Futures Pediatric & Lactation Services provides comprehensive pediatric and adolescent health care from birth to twenty-one years old. The goal of the practice’s pediatric care is to work with the parent and child to achieve the best health possible. Mrs. Zeller utilizes through parental guidance, lifestyle education, screening and early detection of illnesses…

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