Chevy Chase Land Company to Present Chevy Chase Lake Concept on April 27th

The Chevy Chase Land Company has announced that on the evening of April 27th, the company will present its vision and conceptual development ideas for redevelopment of Chevy Chase Lake around the planned Purple Line transit station.  Meeting details are below. 

The Land Company will also attend Rollingwood’s annual meeting on May 16th for a similar dialogue with Rollingwood residents. Details to follow in the mail shortly.

Wednesday, April 27th, 7:00 pm
National 4-H Youth Conference Center
7100 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD  20815
Maximum Occupancy – 220 persons

Street Sweeping Coming Soon

Just in time for the warm weather, signs going up in the neighborhood indicate that street sweeping operations will begin shortly.  The county requests that vehicles remain off the streets during sweeping operations so our roads may be as clean as possible.

Montgomery County Police Advisory

With the advent of warmer weather, thefts from autos and stolen vehicles have increased in the area. Today the Montgomery County Police issued the following advisory:


2nd District / Bethesda – April 19, 2011


We would like to remind all residents to be vigilant about removing valuables from their vehicles and then locking the vehicle.

Since late March we are seeing an up tick in the incidence of thefts from autos and stolen autos in the 2nd District / Bethesda. Some vehicles have been broken into, but others were left unlocked with valuables such as laptops visible in the passenger compartments. Read More

Purple Line/Crescent Trail Meeting – April 13th

Concerned about the impact of the Purple Line on the Capital Crescent Trail?  Maryland MTA is holding a public meeting on this subject for all area residents on April 13th:

MTA to host Purple Line Neighborhood Work Group Meeting Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The Maryland Transit Administration invites all residents to participate in Purple Line’s Neighborhood Work Group meeting for the Georgetown Branch/Capital Crescent Trail group. This meeting will be held this Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at the Bethesda Chevy Chase High School, located at 4301 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814 from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Leggett Announces Results of Pepco Work Group Survey of County Residents, Businesses Regarding Pepco Service, Reliability

For Immediate Release: 4/4/2011

Leggett Announces Results of Pepco Work Group Survey of County Residents, Businesses Regarding Pepco Service, Reliability;

Nearly 12,000 Responses Received; Economic Impact Estimated in Millions

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett today announced the results of a County survey of residents and businesses conducted earlier this year that focused on the quality of service and reliability of Pepco’s responses to past power outages experienced in the County.
Nearly 12,000 responses were received from the Customer Relations Survey conducted in January and February by the Pepco Work Group appointed by Leggett in October 2010. A total of 10, 895 residents responded, while 654 businesses completed the survey.
Among the findings reported by Pepco customers taking the survey are: Read More

Neighborhood Watch Update

The Neighborhood Watch Committee forwards the following crime report from the Montgomery County Police:

District Overview:

On Friday 3/18, Brittany Norwood (B/F, 28) was arrested for the homicide that occurred at the Lululemon Athletica store on Bethesda Avenue (D2).  The suspect was originally thought to be a second victim, but evidence revealed otherwise.

  • While not necessarily related to one another, five residential daytime burglaries (or attempts) occurred this week in various beats.  No suspects were seen.  Refer to the beat summaries below for details. Read More

Street Sweeping Coming to Rollingwood

Now that spring is here, it means it’s time once again to clean up neighborhood roads.  The county has announced that it will begin the annual street sweeping program next Monday.  A date for Rollingwood has not yet been announced.  Street sweeping removes salt, sand, and debris from the winter.  Sings will be posted in the neigborhood prior to sweeping operations.  The county’s annoucement follows. Read More

County Council Town Hall Meeting — March 2nd

The Montgomery County Council encourages residents to attend a town hall meeting on Wednesday, March 2nd. Here is there announcement:

You are invited to the Montgomery County Council’s


Wednesday, March 2, 2011
7:30 p.m. (Reception) — 8:00 p.m. (Meeting Starts)

Westland Middle School — 5511 Massachusetts Avenue — Bethesda, Maryland 20816
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Chevy Chase Lake Community Meetings – March 12

At the direction of the Montgomery County Council, plans are underway that could lead to extensive redevelopment of the Chevy Chase Lake shopping center and the surrounding area.  This project could have significant impacts on our community.

On Saturday, March 12th, the Montgomery County Planning Department will hold a series of workshops on this project — known officially as the “Chevy Chase Lake Sector Plan.”  All interested Rollingwood residents are invited and encouraged to attend this important meeting.   Pre-registration is required.

To register, click here.  Registration will be open until March 6.

To learn more, please visit theChevy Chase Lake Sector Plan website at

Here are additional details:

Chevy Chase Lake Sector Plan Community Design Workshop Saturday, March 12, 2011. Chevy Chase Library, 8005 Connecticut Avenue.

There will be six one-hour workshop sessions starting between 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM. Each session will cover the same material and accommodate a limited number of people. These workshops are open to all: residents, property owners, businesses, organizations, and any other interested parties.

Budget Meeting with County Council President

At 7 p.m., on Thursday, February 17, 2011, Montgomery County Council President Valerie Ervin and the Office of Legislative Oversight will give a presentation on the FY12 budget, followed by a discussion with the community.  The meeting will take place at the County’s BCC Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda.