DOT to Hold Hearing on Proposed Shared Use Path on Dale Drive

The county’s Department of Transportation will hold a virtual public hearing on a proposal to create a shared use path and other safety improvements along Dale Drive, officials announced. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. and participants must register online to receive an electronic invitation to participate.

Takoma Park Police Seeking Applicants for Community Police Academy

The Takoma Park Police Department is looking for residents interested in applying for the Community Police Academy, according to a community advisory. The academy is limited to 25 people who would like to learn more about topics including patrol, traffic enforcement, use of force, criminal investigations, canine, firearms, crisis negotiation and more.

County Lifts Indoor COVID–19 Mask Mandate

The county’s COVID–19 indoor mask mandate has been lifted, as of 12:01 a.m. today, Oct. 28. James Bridgers, the county’s acting health officer, officially notified the County Council yesterday that the county had achieved a “moderate” rate of COVID-19 transmission.