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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Business Glade Valley News 

Lonza Hosting Career Open House

Lonza, one of the largest employers in Walkersville, will be holding a Career Open House this Saturday, February 10, 2018. Interested employees are invited to visit Lonza at 8830 Biggs Ford Road in Walkersville between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Applicants will be interviewed on the spot. Lonza currently lists 49 open full-time positions at the Walkersville location on their web site. Jobs available include manufacturing, maintenance, mechanics, quality roles, scientific, and more. Interested individuals should apply online before attending at

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Business Glade Valley Government 

Rutters Returns to Planning Commission Agenda Tuesday

The Walkersville Planning Commission’s Public Hearing on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 covers a lot of ground. Two items regarding one project promise to draw enough of a crowd to move the meeting upstairs to the large meeting room of Walkersville’s Town Hall; Site Plan/Site Improvement Plans and an Addition Plat for a proposed Rutter’s Convenience Store and Gas Station appear as the last two items on the Planning Commission’s agenda. The plans to build a Rutter’s gas station and convenience store drew a small group of opponents to a meeting…

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