Author Archives: Laura Mol

Coronavirus Mask Project 2020 — March to May

Scroll down for May 15th update Here’s the story!  On the morning of March 19th, the 160 people signed-up on the Sligo Woods Civic Association’s listserv got an email from one resident, asking if maybe others in the Sligo Woods … Continue reading

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Tree Rescue for the Sledding-Hill Woods

Ten Sligo Woods neighbors successfully rescued a number of trees along the south side of the sledding hill.  These threatened trees—mainly maples and tuliptrees—had been overgrown by porcelainberry, an invasive vine that climbs up the trunk and branches, and eventually … Continue reading

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Winter chili main course–with a side of business–on January 12th, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Come eat, come talk!  Some of the eating will be chili, some will be other dishes.  Some of the talking will be with neighbors sitting at the same table, some will be afterwards–for those who can stay for a bit … Continue reading

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Holiday Cheer, 2019

For the fourth year, the civic association held a Winter Holiday Decorating Contest–a friendly competition to highlight holiday spirit in our neighborhood. Judging was held December 13-15. Warm thanks to Justin Way’s Mary Moore for leading the event–and for these … Continue reading

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Tree Walk, Fall 2019

A group of fifteen strolled up Tenbrook Drive, looking at the preponderance of streetside silver (shown here) and red maples, augmented by more tree and shrub diversity in yards.  We  admired  a fine  sycamore,  with  its  multi-colored  bark, as  we … Continue reading

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October in Sligo Woods neighborhood

The Sligo Woods neighborhood will enjoy three events this October– A Tree Walk–Sat the 12th, 4-5 pm.  Questions?  < lauramolmail@gmail.com > Second Annual Halloween Decorating Contest–entries by Thurs the 24th to  moorem09@verizon.net, judging on the 26th The Fifth Annual Halloween Parade–Thursday … Continue reading

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Fall 2019 program prompted by Tenbrook speeding

The civic association’s fall program featured  Mr. Devang Dave from the Traffic Engineering Department of Montgomery County.  He described the County’s process for development of traffic calming and the role that a neighborhood’s civic association can play—in fact, must play, … Continue reading

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Annual meeting elects 2 new board members

A new president was elected by the 2019 annual meeting of the Civic Association.  Thanks and congratulations to Todd Sleeman, who’s lived in the neighborhood–on Calumet–for about seven years.   Also elected to the board was new at-large member Emily Sudbrink, … Continue reading

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Beltway program at 2019 annual meeting

Program The proposed widening of the I-495 Beltway is an issue gaining more and more public attention, but the path of the proposal’s review, involving a series of state and federal decisions and negotiations, is both complicated and unfamiliar–and the … Continue reading

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January 2019’s Chilly-Winter Chili

Chili came in many delightful flavors–from lime-coconut curry to vegetarian bean to beef-broccoli–for the 28 Sligo Woods neighbors who sat down together for an informal Sunday supper on January 27th (re-scheduled from the blizzardy weather of January 13).   Potluck offerings … Continue reading

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