2013 | News

Morning Notes

Chevy Chase Village Could Share Police Force, But Village Board Wants Higher Fee – A proposal to share some of its police department officers with the nearby Village of Martin’s Additions is doable and could serve the greater good, according to Chevy Chase Village’s police chief. But at a meeting on Monday, the Chevy Chase Village Board decided to table the measure, saying the flat $1,250 fee that would be charged to Martin’s Additions is too low. [The Gazette]

Floreen on Leggett vs. Duncan: ‘I Don’t Think There’s Going To Be Much Of A Race’ – Councilmembers George Leventhal likely won’t run for county executive now that Isiah Leggett has announced he’ll run for re-election. Councilmember Marc Elrich won’t. Leventhal and councilmember Nancy Floreen, elected in 2002 on Doug Duncan’s slate, both said Leggett will beat Duncan in a 2014 showdown. Floreen said she thinks Leggett will win easily. [Bethesda Magazine]

County Asks For Input On Alert Montgomery, Zoning Code Rewrite – Montgomery County is asking what types of information (besides the weather alerts and traffic notifications it sends now) should be included in the Alert Montgomery system. It’s also looking for ideas on the zoning code rewrite, which the County Council is now examining. [Engage Montgomery]

Aroma Espresso Putting On Car Show – Aroma Espresso Bar (7101 Democracy Blvd.) will host a weekly informal gathering of car enthusiasts in the parking lot outside its Montgomery Mall location. Gift cards and gear from a local Maserati dealer will be available. The first “Aroma Exotics” event is Saturday from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. [Aroma Espresso Bar via Facebook]

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