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Next week, WSSC’s water line contractor will be making pavement repairs on Stanford Street and 45th Street.
WSSC’s sewer contractor will be making pavement repairs on East Avenue and will be doing some saw-cutting work on Leland Street (between Curtis Road and East Avenue) and Walsh Street in to prepare those streets for upcoming sanitary sewer replacement.
Thank you for your continued patience during the ongoing utility work. Please contact the Town Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-654-7144 if you have any questions.
Kick-Off Centennial Celebration - This Sunday, June 17Events for Everyone
With sunny skies and warmer temperatures predicted for this Sunday, June 17, everyone is invited to join in the Town’s kick-off Centennial Celebration from 1 pm to 6 pm.
From 1 pm to 4 pm, visit 10 distinctive gardens throughout Town. Front yards will be marked by a hanging basket, white bow and sign. Maps will be available at the Town Hall and at each garden. Wander through woodland sanctuaries and English cottage gardens. Stroll through formal gardens and outdoor rooms. Learn about the power of native plants and how to create a bountiful vegetable garden. Each gardener has a wonderful story to tell.
From 4 pm to 6 pm, drop by the Town Hall for a festive reception of wine, Prosecco, specially-baked anniversary cookies and tasty hors-d'oeuvres and enjoy two exhibits on our Town’s history. From 3 pm to 4 pm, children (and grown-ups!) can begin to create our My Town Mural. The exhibits and mural will also be on display in the Town Hall during the July 4 parade and picnic.
Important Notes for June 17: The trolley will not be available for the garden tour. With early voting at the Lawton Center from 10 am to 8 pm, the parking lot may be unusually crowded.
A Town Centennial Independence Day Picnic & ParadeJuly 4, 11:45 AM-2 PM, Lawton Center Grounds
11:45 a.m.: Parade & Dixieland BandThe parade begins at 11:45 a.m., led by the Dixie Land Trio. Come to the Lawton Center at 11:15 a.m. to decorate your bikes, scooters, wagons and baby carriages. The Town will provide decorating supplies.
12 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.: Picnic Bring your appetite and picnic blanket! Enjoy Red, Hot & Blue barbeque and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. Vegetarian options are available upon request. Please RSVP for a caterer count by June 22 to the Town Office at email@example.com or 301-654-7144.
The reading of the Declaration of Independence is a Town 4th of July tradition. Readers of all ages will be invited to take part in this community presentation during the picnic.
1 p.m.: Centennial Cake-Cutting & Salute to Long-Time ResidentsTwo 100th anniversary cakes add to the afternoon’s festivities for all to enjoy. The Town will recognize residents who have lived in the Town for 50 years or longer, and two will cut the first pieces.
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.: Chevy Chase on My Mind and My Town Mural If you missed the historical exhibit on display as part of the June 17 garden tour, stop in the Town Hall during the picnic. Learn about our Town and how it grew. Everyone, especially children, is encouraged to add their artwork or prose to an evolving Town mural also on display in the Town Hall.
The excavation work at 7272 Wisconsin Avenue is continuing through June 30, 2018. The closed west sidewalk on Wisconsin Avenue (MD-355) between Elm Street & 7220 Wisconsin Avenue will remain through June 30, 2018, with anticipated extension. Signage will continue to direct pedestrians around the work zone. Also, the 7272 Wisconsin Avenue construction access and staging will continue with the closed right lane of southbound Wisconsin Avenue (MD-355) between Elm Street & Bethesda Avenue. A flagging operation and signage will direct pedestrians and motorists through the work zone. For inquiries, please contact David Chaconas at 202-303-3089, firstname.lastname@example.org or Alison Wertzler at 202-461-3979, email@example.com.
Beginning at 7:00 AM on May 30, 2018, JPG Plumbing Services will close the sidewalk in front of the following addresses on Wisconsin Ave in Bethesda, MD; 7758, 7756, 7754, and 7752. Weather and progress permitting the sidewalk should reopen no later than June 30, 2018. Signage will be in place to detour pedestrian traffic around the work zone during the entire closure. If you have any questions prior to or during the scheduled closure please call Brian Murphy at 240-459-5156 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming Meetings & Events: Visit the Town website (www.townofchevychase.org) to view the Town calendar.