State Highway Admin Herbicide Spraying Near Inverness Drive on November 14

The Village has received the following alert from the Maryland State Highway Administration about herbicide spraying adjacent to Inverness Drive scheduled for Tuesday, November 14, 2017.

A field inspection was conducted Wednesday, November 8th at MD 185/I-495 interchange by the LOD Project Engineer and SHA Contractor, it has been determined that the area near Village of North Chevy Chase/Inverness Drive will need to have invasive vegetation treatments. The contractor will perform foliar spot applications to all invasive vegetation that has regenerated. The contractor is slated to start the vegetation control on November 14th @ 9:00 a.m., weather pending. Vegetation control work will be completed within one business day. At the conclusion of vegetation control work a herbicide advisory marker will be placed at this location and I will send you an email when the vegetation control work has been completed.

Open House at the Chevy Chase Fire Station on October 14

On Saturday, October 14, the Chevy Chase Fireboard will host an Open House at the Chevy Chase Fire Station from 10 am to 3 pm. We have free hot dogs, sodas, balloons, and a bouncy slide for your children. See the BCC Rescue Squad tear apart a car and take a ride in a firetruck. Come enjoy, while supporting your Chevy Chase Fire Station. Donations are not necessary, but are gratefully accepted.

Family Fun Day on Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Chevy Chase Library

Please bring the whole family to Family Fun Day this Saturday, October 14, at the Chevy Chase Library, 8005 Connecticut Ave.  It is sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Chevy Chase Chapter.

10:30-11. Kaydee Puppets:
“Goldilocks and the Three Bears” and “Stone Soup.”
Preschool and Kindergarten, Elementary School Age will enjoy two puppet shows.

11-1. Children’s Crafts
Creative crafts will be in the Chevy Chase Library’s Children’s Room

10-3. Fire Station Open-House

A fire vehicle and fire fighter will at the fire station next door to show their machinery, talk about fire safety, and answer questions.

11-3. Master Gardeners

Master Gardeners will be available on the back lawn to answer gardening questions and assist children in planting seeds

10-3. FOLCC membership table.

Membership costs only $15 for an individual and $25 for a family but it supports great programs like Family Fun Day. Please come and join or renew your membership or just stop by for a chat.

We can still use a few volunteers! Eligible for Service Learning Credits. Contact us at [email protected] if you can help out!

Judy McGuire
Friends of the Library, Chevy Chase

Village Curbside Leaf Collection Scheduled to Begin the Week of Oct. 15

Curbside leaf collection is scheduled to begin the week of October 15th and will continue until approximately January 15th.
Leaf collection is scheduled for Monday’s, weather permitting. (It takes almost two full days per pass to collect all the Village leaves)
Please place leaves at the curb, do not shred the leaves.
Sticks, rocks and other debris are not collectable and should not be mixed into leaf piles.

Please place other yard debris, sticks, grass, branches in regular Monday yard waste pick up. Yard waste should be put into paper bags or reusable trash cans. Plastic bags are illegal for yard waste and will not be picked up.
Branches should be cut to 4 feet or less and bundles with twine.


Free Concert on Sunday, October 15, at Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church

Do you enjoy the sound of brass instruments? If so, the seven-member “Washington Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble” will perform for free at 4 pm on Sunday, October 15, at Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church, One Chevy Chase Circle NW, Washington.

The ensemble, which specializes in early music, is celebrating its 20th season. They have entitled this program “Divisioni e passaggi: Renaissance and Baroque Improvisations and Other Diversions.”

This will be the first concert in the 47th Season of Chevy Chase Concerts. A reception to meet the artists will follow the concert.

Sunday, October 15 at 4:00 p.m.
Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church
One Chevy Chase Circle, Washington, DC

Reception to follow
Free (Donations are gratefully accepted)

Pet of the Month – Miss Olive

Miss Olive, this sweet little girl, found her forever home five years ago here in North Chevy Chase and has been charming everyone in the neighborhood (two- and four-leggeds alike) ever since.  Always ready to give paw and look adorable for a treat, she is also an accomplished backyard agility puppy extraordinaire.

Bulk Trash Pickup Reminder for Sept. 16

This is a reminder that the next Village Bulk Trash Pickup is scheduled for this coming Saturday, September 16, 2017.   Please have items for pickup curbside by 7:00 a.m. that morning.

Capital Crescent Trail From Silver Spring to Bethesda to Close on Sept. 5 for 4 to 5 Years

This is to advise you that earlier today, Purple Line Transit Partners, the public private partnership entity that will construct the Purple Line, issued a formal Trail Closure Notice dated August 29, 2017, announcing that the Capital Crescent Trail running from Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda to Talbot Avenue in Silver Spring will close on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, for four to five years because of construction of the Purple Line.  A copy of that notice is attached here FINAL GTB Trail Notice SS.

If you have any concerns about this precipitous action, with essentially just one week advance notice, you may want to consider contacting Roger Berliner, who is the Montgomery County Council representative serving the North Chevy Chase area and is also currently the President of the County Council.  He can be reached at the following phone number or email address:


Email  [email protected]