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  • The Holiday Show Needs You! - Come one, come all, to McCathran Hall! An introductory meeting for the 2018 Washington Grove Holiday Show will take place on Sunday, October 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. If you are interested in participating in any way — as an actor, singer, musician or dancer, as a stage hand, helping with lighting and other […]
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McCathran Hall

300 Grove Avenue
PO Box 216
Washington Grove, Maryland
20880-0216

Town Office

Located in the lower wing of McCathran Hall, the office is usually open Monday Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Wednesday from 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. Town Clerk Kathy Lehman is available to answer your questions. Please drop by, call the office at 301-926-2256 or send an e-mail to [email protected].

Office Hours:
  • Mornings
    M, T, Th, F » 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Afternoons
    Wed. » 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
TOWN COUNCIL
Historic Preservation Commission, Roads & Walkways, Sign Restoration Project, WG Conservation Park

Darrell Anderson
301-963-8555 home
240-506-2341 cell
[email protected]

Planning Commission, McCathran Hall, Montgomery Municipal Cable Board, Census Liaison, FEMA Floodplain Coordinator

Charlie Challstrom
301-926-4498
[email protected]

Dog Park, Woods, Contracts, Shady Grove Crossing Liaison

Robert B. Gilmore
202-352-1877
[email protected]

Website, Communications, Recreation

Marida Hines
301-337-8476
[email protected]

Emergency Preparedness, Maple Lake

Pat Klein
301-926-2256
[email protected]

Forestry and Beautification, Maintenance, Memorials, Playgrounds

Audrey Maskery
240-205-4756
[email protected]

OFFICERS
Mayor

John Compton
240-432-5700
[email protected]

Clerk

Kathryn L. Lehman
301-926-2256
[email protected]

Treasurer

Mary Challstrom
301-926-4498
[email protected]

Buildings & Grounds

Steve Werts
301-926-1668
[email protected]

COMMISSIONS
Board of Zoning Appeals

Marc Hansen, Chair
301-869-0926
[email protected]

Satoshi Amagai
301-330-1336
[email protected]

Christine Dibble
301-869-4334
[email protected]

Kathie Evans (Alternate Member)
301-869-7816
[email protected]

Historic Preservation Commission

Robert Booher, Chair
301-963-3935
[email protected]

Darrell Anderson, Council Liaison
301-963-8555 home
240-506-2341 cell
[email protected]

Wendy Harris
914-388-2195
[email protected]

Gail Littlefield
301-990-6567
[email protected]

David Stopak
301-330-5446
[email protected]

Mimi Styles
301-519-1957
[email protected]

Planning Commission

Peter Nagrod, Chair
301-512-5771
[email protected]

Charlie Challstrom, Council Liaison
301-926-4498
[email protected]

Georgette Cole
301-330-6740
[email protected]

David Hix
301-825-3737
[email protected]

Deb Mehlferber
240-805-5406
[email protected]

Supervisors of Elections

Meredith Horan, Supervisor
301-926-1054
[email protected]

Joe Clark
301-869-7944
[email protected]

Nick Suzich
240-750-9289
[email protected]

COMMITTEES
Dog Park

Christine Dibble (co-Chair)
301-869-4334
[email protected]

Mary Warfield (co-Chair)
202-421-6006
[email protected]

Forestry & Beautification

Georgette Cole, Chair
301-330-6740
[email protected]

Audrey Maskery, Council Liaison
240-205-4756
[email protected]

Woods

Patrice Klein (co-Chair)
301-926-2256
[email protected]

Joan Mahaffey (co-Chair)
240-631-8064
[email protected]

Vacant Homes Task Force

David Stopak
301-330-6446
[email protected]

Emergency Preparedness

Satoshi Amagai
301-330-1336
[email protected]

Maple Lake

John Hutchinson
240-997-5820
[email protected]

Memorials

Audrey Maskery
240-205-4756
[email protected]

Recreation

Emily Cavey
240-838-1840
[email protected]

Missy Yachup
301-947-4159
[email protected]

Intergovernmental

John Compton
240-432-5700
[email protected]

Joli A. McCathran
301-869-5358
[email protected]

Sunday, 21 October 2018
  • HPC & MAHDC Tour
    Sunday, 21 October 2018 @ 3:00 am - 6:00 am in McCathran Hall and various locations   More Details >>

  • MAHDC Tour
    Sunday, 21 October 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

Monday, 22 October 2018
  • Elections Modernization Committee
    Monday, 22 October 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm in Council Room Grove Ave.   More Details >>

Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Wednesday, 24 October 2018
  • Mindfulness and Meditation Class
    Wednesday, 24 October 2018 @ 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

Thursday, 25 October 2018
  • Deadline for Bulletin Submissions
    Thursday, 25 October 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm in Washington Grove Town Office   More Details >>

  • EPC Meeting
    Thursday, 25 October 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave.   More Details >>

Saturday, 27 October 2018
  • Private Hall Rental
    Saturday, 27 October 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in 300 Grove Avenue   More Details >>

Sunday, 28 October 2018
  • Rain Date MAHDC Tour
    Sunday, 28 October 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

MAHDC Washington Grove Tour – Sunday, October 21, 2018

We are honored that the Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions (MAHDC) has asked us to organize a walking tour of Town for its membership. Clare Lise Kelly (author, architectural historian and former resident) has agreed to be the speaker for the event....

Halloween Party and Trick or Treat!

Let’s try something new this year! Trick or treating in Town will take place on October 31 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. A N D there will be a fire pit, s'mores and apple cider for kids and adults outside the Town Hall from 7-9:00 PM. We will also have music inside the Hall to...

Washington Grove Cares Sponsors Speaker 11.04

Extra! Extra! Jeff McCrehan will share stories from his time as a reporter, producer, and editorial writer for NPR and the Christian Science Monitor on Sunday, November 4, at 3:00 pm in McCathran Hall. Hear his take on the state of American journalism, and throw in...

West Woods Workday Saturday 11.10

Saturday, November 10th we will have a Volunteer Work Day in the West Woods focusing on the identification of native plants such as spicebush and blackhaw viburnum and the manual removal of competing non-native invasive plants such as Japanese barberry and bush...

Public Hearing Ordinance 2018-13; Election Procedures on 12.10.18

Working Draft: Introduction of Ordinance 2018-13; Election Procedures. Adopting Amendments to the Washington Grove Code of Ordinances Article X Election Procedures for Absentee Balloting, Provision Balloting, Resolution of Tie Votes, and a Bar to Political Activities....

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

Labor (Day) of Love

It is with sadness that we announce that Craig English has decided that this is to be his last year as Chairman of the Washington Grove Labor Day weekend activities. Craig started chairing the traditional events AND actually created the now-famous Triathlon 35 years...

Woods Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Monday, October 1, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. Our November meeting will be Monday, November 5. The Woods Committee will sponsor a workday for Trail Maintenance in the East...

Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, October 8, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the September meeting include: adoption of Resolution 2018-06; Washington Grove Dog Park Rules & Regulations. adoption of Resolution 2018-09; Authorizing...

EVENTS & RECREATION

Film Society Kicks Off New Season on October 7th

The 19th series of the Washington Grove Film Society will begin on October 7 (see insert in this bulletin). Subscriptions go on sale at the Labor Day Weekend Field Event, Saturday, September 1, 10 AM to 1 PM. Come to the Film Society table to learn more about the...

Woman’s Club News

Thanks for a successful fundraiser Once again, Washington Grove has proved itself to be the Little Town with a Big Heart! Our September Pot Luck Supper and Auctions raised over $2,000 for a Field Trip Fund to ensure that the neediest children at Washington Grove...

BluestoberFest

The 10th Annual Washington Grove BluestoberFest is on for Saturday, October 13th, 6:00 – 10:00 PM. Please come out and enjoy a fun musical; gathering with family and friends as we celebrate the autumn season with acoustic sounds from ELEANOR ELLIS from 6-7pm and then...

SERVICES & ALERTS

The Holiday Show Needs You!

Come one, come all, to McCathran Hall! An introductory meeting for the 2018 Washington Grove Holiday Show will take place on Sunday, October 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. If you are interested in participating in any way --- as an actor, singer, musician or dancer, as a stage...

FREE PiYo Class…Get Fit….Have Fun!

October 19th at 7pm in McCathran Hall, there will be a free sample PiYo class. PiYo is a fast-paced, low impact fitness class that combines practices of pilates and yoga to help build strength, improve flexibility, lose weight and have fun doing it. Come try it out...

Bulk Trash Collection 10.20

Mark your calendars! The Town has scheduled a bulk trash collection for Saturday, October 20, 2018. Materials may include furniture, appliances (nothing with freon like air conditioning units), rugs, large toys, small auto parts, etc. Material may NOT include...

TOWG RELATED

MAHDC Washington Grove Tour – Sunday, October 21, 2018

We are honored that the Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions (MAHDC) has asked us to organize a walking tour of Town for its membership. Clare Lise Kelly (author, architectural historian and former resident) has agreed to be the speaker for the event....

Washington Grove Cares Sponsors Speaker 11.04

Extra! Extra! Jeff McCrehan will share stories from his time as a reporter, producer, and editorial writer for NPR and the Christian Science Monitor on Sunday, November 4, at 3:00 pm in McCathran Hall. Hear his take on the state of American journalism, and throw in...

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