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Week in Review: June 26 to July 2

The week in headlines from Whitefish Bay Patch.

With some residents concerned about the spraying of pesticides in village shrub beds, the Environmental Advisory Commission is seeking volunteers to take over the responsibility of weeding and maintaining the shrubs without using chemicals.

Five teenagers were cited for tearing down poles, cutting down a tree and doing other damage to playground on three separate occassions. Three 18-year-old Whitefish Bay men, a 19-year-old Brookfield man and a 16-year-old Whitefish Bay boy were all cited with criminal damage to property and trespassing for the latest vandalism incident that occurred between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. June 18.

Join Patch and as we do our part to support American soldiers stationed in Afghanistan. Starting Tuesday, find an item on this list, like a tube of toothpaste, calling card or football, head to Stone Creek Coffee in , 4106 N. Oakland Ave., or , 601 E. Silver Spring Dr., and hand it to the baristas. They'll brew you up a Stone Creek latte...for free. And we'll send your donation to a soldier stationed in Afghanistan.

About six to eight young people fled when police arrived to investigate a fire along the beach on the 6100 block of Lake Drive. In other police news, three 15-year-old boys were caught smoking marijuana in the parking lot and a resident on Cramer Street gets fed up with teen vandalism.

A fun, education-themed toyshop will soon join the retailers of Silver Spring Drive. ThinkTOYS! will hold a grand opening next week at its newly-remodeled storefront at 308 E. Silver Spring Dr. The store already has a location at Mayfair Mall.

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