Congressional Country Club Receives County Violation for Tree Canopy Removal

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Congressional Country Club receives violation notice after removing 20,000 square feet of tree canopy

Congressional Country Club on River Road in Bethesda received a violation notice from county officials last week and a requirement to obtain a sediment control plan after an estimated 20,000-square-feet of tree canopy was removed from the high-profile golf tournament host. A member anonymously reported the alleged violation. [Washington Post]

Manna Food Center kicks off food rescue week

Manna Food Center, one of the largest food bank centers in Montgomery County, kicked off its inaugural community food rescue initiative this week. Organizers say the week-long initiative is designed to help people understand what they can do with “rescued food” in an effort to prevent waste. [mymcmedia]

Today’s weather

Patchy drizzle with a chance of showers and mostly cloudy with a high near 73 degrees. Chance of wind gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

Tonight showers are likely, mainly before 11 p.m. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind from 9 to 18 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Between a tenth-and-a-quarter inch of rain is possible.


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