Town of Chevy Chase Announces Public Meeting on Tree Policy — The Town of Chevy Chase is creating a policy to protect its tree canopy. Officials will make a presentation before taking questions at a public meeting set for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Town Hall (4301 Willow Lane). The Town Council will discuss how to move forward with a new policy in its November and December meetings, according to a Town email alert.
MoCo Police Ask State Prosecutor to Investigate County Officials — In the latest salvo over the police effects bargaining referendum, past president of the Fraternal Order of Police Marc Zifcak said the FOP is asking State Prosecutor Emmett C. Davitt to investigate whether county officials illegally used tax dollars to advocate against effects bargaining. The county has started a web site, purchased time on a radio station and placed banners on Ride On buses, among other campaigning methods. [NewsTalk with with Bruce DePuyt/ABC7]
Get Ready For Big Blowdryer on Bethesda Row — When blowout salon Drybar opens Friday on Bethesda Row, expect to see a 13-foot, yellow, operable blowdryer nearby on Bethesda Avenue. The giant blowdryer is part promotion, part art in the Bethesda Row Arts Festival that happens to be taking place this weekend. [Bethesda Patch]
Area Boutique Closes Bethesda Location — Across the street from Drybar, until this week, was designer clothing boutique Urban Chic. The business closed its Bethesda location (7216 Bethesda Lane) on Tuesday, leaving locations in Georgetown and Baltimore. [Bethesda Magazine]
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