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GROVE ALERT
  • Community Outreach - This year we are responding to the ever-growing needs of the Washington Grove Elementary School. The strain on the teachers to ensure that students have the tools needed to succeed in school has grown even greater. Many groups collect supplies to give to the kids at the beginning of the year, but all too often […]
LATEST NEWS
  • July 4th Festivities Schedule - Wednesday, July 4th: 11:00 a.m., Costume Judging in Woodward Park Noon, Flag Raising and Parade to McCathran Hall; prizes, popsicles, bell-ringing, singing Saturday, July 7th: ...
  • Ordinance 2018-04 Public Hearing - The Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, July 9, 2018, 7:30 p.m. in McCathran Hall. The purpose of this hearing is for ...
  • Ordinance 2018-05 Public Hearing - The Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, July 9, 2018, 7:30 p.m. in McCathran Hall. The purpose of this hearing is for ...
  • Historic Preservation Commission News - Next meeting: Tuesday, July 17, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. What Makes Your Washington Grove Home ...
  • Maple Lake News - Next meeting: Thursday, July 19, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. Party Permits Summer is just around ...
  • Woman’s Club News - Everyone’s invited to come Meet the Greyhounds on July 19th, 7:00 PM at the Clubhouse The Woman’s Club always likes to do something a little ...
  • Emergency Preparedness Committee - Next Meeting: Thursday, July 26, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend. We are also looking for new committee members. ...
  • TOWN COUNCIL NEWS - Next meeting: Monday, July 9, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the Special TC meeting June ...
  • Please be Advised – Upcoming Public Hearings - Summary of Upcoming Public Hearings being held on June 11, 2018 & July 9, 2018
  • Proposed Ordinance to Authorize Sale of Land - ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE SALE OF LAND OCCUPIED BY MAIN BUILDINGS INITIALLY CONSTRUCTED IN PART ON LAND OWNED BY THE TOWN OF WASHINGTON GROVE
CONTACT US
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, 15 July 2018
  • Woodward Park Picnic
    Sunday, 15 July 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm in Picnic Area and Playground   More Details >>

Monday, 16 July 2018
  • Summer In The Park
    Monday, 16 July 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

Tuesday, 17 July 2018
  • Summer In The Park
    Tuesday, 17 July 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

  • Yoga
    Tuesday, 17 July 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

  • Historic Preservation Commission
    Tuesday, 17 July 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave. Washington Grove, MD   More Details >>

Wednesday, 18 July 2018
  • Summer In The Park
    Wednesday, 18 July 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

  • Recreation Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, 18 July 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave.   More Details >>

Thursday, 19 July 2018
  • Summer In The Park
    Thursday, 19 July 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

  • Lake Committee Meeting
    Thursday, 19 July 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Avenue   More Details >>

Friday, 20 July 2018
  • Summer In The Park
    Friday, 20 July 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

Historic Preservation Commission News

Next meeting: Tuesday, July 17, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. What Makes Your Washington Grove Home Special? The Historic Preservation Commission seeks input from residents, past and present, about their Washington Grove...

Maple Lake News

Next meeting: Thursday, July 19, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. Party Permits Summer is just around the corner! Maple Lake is a great venue for your party, wedding, or other assemblage. Just follow the link...

Woman’s Club News

Everyone’s invited to come Meet the Greyhounds on July 19th, 7:00 PM at the Clubhouse The Woman’s Club always likes to do something a little different and a lot special for our July meeting, and this year we’ve invited Barbara Hansen and her greyhounds to tell us...

Emergency Preparedness Committee

Next Meeting: Thursday, July 26, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend. We are also looking for new committee members. If you are interested in helping the Town be prepared for emergencies, please join us! Contact the Town office if...

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Agenda, July 17, 2018

Meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission Tuesday, July 17, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. | McCathran Hall Council Room I. OFFICIAL BUSINESS 7:30 p.m. 1.1 Approval of Agenda 1.2 Adoption of the Minutes II. REVIEW SESSION 8:00 p.m. 2.1 127 Grove Avenue III. OLD BUSINESS 9:00...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

RESOLUTION A CALL FOR HUMANE AND SENSIBLE IMMIGRATION POLICIES

Town Council took up the issue of the inhumane and callous immigration policies of the United States Government that have included separation of children from their family members at the Special Town Council Meeting held June 27, 2018. Council Resolution 2018-08; A...

Looking For PC & HPC Alternates

Looking For A Planning Commission Alternate Interested in getting more involved in Town affairs? The Planning Commission needs a volunteer to serve as the Alternate. The Alternate participates in the PC meetings (1st Wednesday of the month) and votes when a full...

2019 Master Plan Call for Recruitment!

The Future of Washington Grove is Being Planned…… And you can have a say! Due to the foresight and diligence of those who have gone before us, the Town is fortunate to have its own planning and zoning authority. The Town’s Master Plan is an important part of that...

EVENTS & RECREATION

July 4th Festivities Schedule

Wednesday, July 4th: 11:00 a.m., Costume Judging in Woodward Park Noon, Flag Raising and Parade to McCathran Hall; prizes, popsicles, bell-ringing, singing Saturday, July 7th: Baseball game 10:00AM Woodward Park 4:00 – 10:00pm Lake picnic; burgers, dogs and fries...

Woman’s Club News

Everyone’s invited to come Meet the Greyhounds on July 19th, 7:00 PM at the Clubhouse The Woman’s Club always likes to do something a little different and a lot special for our July meeting, and this year we’ve invited Barbara Hansen and her greyhounds to tell us...

Let There Be Dancing!

Mark your calendars! Betsy and Al Taylor, callers for Taylor Made Squares, are happy to announce we have scheduled a series of dances on the First and Third Mondays. Please join us on the following dates: August 6, August 20, September 17, October 1, October 15,...

SERVICES & ALERTS

Grove Adult Tennis July 2018

Sunday July 1...9:30 – 11:00 am Opening Day (Social Doubles Play) Monday July 2 ....7:00 – 8:00 pm "Beginners Only" Wanna try? Wanna remember how to? C'mon out!!! Wednesday July 11....6:30 – 8:00 pm Ladies Only....Drills and Play Monday July 16......6:30 – 8:00 pm...

Community Outreach

This year we are responding to the ever-growing needs of the Washington Grove Elementary School. The strain on the teachers to ensure that students have the tools needed to succeed in school has grown even greater. Many groups collect supplies to give to the kids at...

FROM PEPCO

In a continuing effort to provide reliable power, PEPCO will be removing Black Locust trees that impact the power lines along the Washington Grove Lane sidewalk starting at the Post Office. Two trees in poor condition will also be either be removed or topped on the...

TOWG RELATED

Communications Group Kickoff Meeting Thursday July 5, 2018

There was a great response to the call for the formation of a Communications Group.The mission of the temporary group is to prepare a report to the Town Council analyzing possibilities for optimizing communications for the Town to the citizenry. The group will have a...

Town History – From the Town Archives_btn.0718

By Patricia Patula, Town Archivist The “Find” That Connects a Century When one looks through old books, perhaps having a slight tinge of mustiness, there is always the anticipation of a “find.” In May of 2018, the Town’s archival researchers were not disappointed. The...

I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study

Public workshop in Clarksburg July 17 This study is part of the MDOT “Traffic Relief Plan” evaluating improvements in the I-495 and I-270 corridors. The website is www.495-270-P3.com and the new project newsletter can be accessed here...

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