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Frederick County Workforce Services to Open at New Location

Frederick County Workforce Services (FCWS) soon will be co-located with Frederick Community College’s Monroe Center at 200 Monroe Avenue in Frederick. The new center, which is accessible by TransIT, will be open to the public on Thursday, August 24. “We’re excited to offer the same great services for businesses and job seekers at a newly renovated and more convenient location,” said County Executive Jan Gardner. “I invite our residents and employers to take advantage of all the opportunities at our new Workforce Services center. In Frederick County, we mean business!” In addition to Workforce Services,…

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Business Government 

County Executive Gardner Announces Good Economic News

County Executive Jan Gardner today announced that Frederick County is expected to have the fastest percentage of change in employment growth in the state of Maryland through 2024. Projections by the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation show Frederick County jobs growing by 9.2 percent, or 9,375 jobs. “It’s clear that we mean business in Frederick County and that Frederick County is a great place to do business,” commented Executive Gardner. “Having a job is fundamental to having a high quality of life. These projections are testament to Frederick County’s diverse and vibrant economy.” According…

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Business Glade Valley News 

New Sheetz Opening Next Week – Gas Sales Halting Temporarily

Construction crews continue working to put the finishing touches on the new Sheetz store in Walkersville, but an occupancy permit has been issued. Last week, a Sheetz representative informed the Walkersville Planning Commission that they will open their new store on June 8, 2017. “Because we are doing this in phases, the drive-thru and car wash will not open yet,” he explained. Those amenities will open in the weeks following the stores opening. Shortly after the new store opens, the old store and the fuel pumps will be removed. Their…

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