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LATEST NEWS
  • Emergency Preparedness Committee - Next Meeting: Thursday, December 28, 2017; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend. Following a serious fire on The Circle in ...
  • 2017 Holiday Show - Dec. 16, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Plan on joining us at McCathran Hall for this year’s Holiday Show…As the Grove Turns. As always, your neighbors ...
  • Woods Committee News - Next Meeting: TUESDAY, January 2, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are open to the public. Please join us! NOTE: we have changed ...
  • Christmas Tree Disposal & Yard Waste News - Christmas Tree Disposal Beginning in late December, Christmas trees will be picked up roadside by Town Maintenance staff. When you place your tree out for ...
  • Leaves Are Falling - New and long-time residents alike are reminded of the Town contract for bulk leaf removal each autumn. The contractor, Green Earth, Inc., will make regular ...
  • Woman’s Club News - The Washington Grove Woman’s Club looks back on 2017 and forward to 2018….. December is a quiet month for us. As we close the Clubhouse ...
  • Hometown Habitat Film Screening - Many, many thanks to Kathi Carey-Fletcher for her thoughtful idea and hard work in coordinating the Hometown Habitat film screening and question/answer session in Town ...
  • From the Mayor… - A Special Meeting of the Town Council was held on November 27, 2017 to address the petition requesting the Mayor and Town Council "to declare ...
  • Washington Grove Cares (WGC) - December holidays are coming with all their traditions, warmth and good fellowship. The holidays also bring many extra tasks—cooking and baking, decorating, shopping, etc. If ...
  • Thanksgiving Refuse Collection CHANGE !!! - Because of the conflict with our refuse collection day and the Thanksgiving holiday, the collection that week will take place on WEDNESDAY, November 22, 2017. ...
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
Intergovernmental

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

Historic Preservation Commission, Playground Committee, Shady Grove Crossing Liaison, WG Conservation Park

John Compton
240-432-5700
[email protected]

Emergency Preparedness, Maple Lake, Safety

Pat Klein
301-977-8985
[email protected]

Forestry and Beautification, Maintenance, Memorials

Audrey Maskery
301-977-0582
[email protected]

McCathran Hall, Planning Commission

John McClelland
301-963-3328
[email protected]

Contracts, Woods Committee

Greg Silber
301-926-1854
[email protected]

Recreation, Roads & Walkways, Website

Shelley Winkler
301-330-6446

OFFICERS
Mayor

Joli A. McCathran
301-869-5358
[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

Christine Dibble, Board Member
301-869-4334

Satoshi Amagai, Board Member
301-330-1336
[email protected]

Kathie Evans, Alternate Board Member
301-869-7816
[email protected]

Planning Commission

Peter Nagrod, Chairman Member
301-512-5771
[email protected]

John McClelland, Council Liaison Member
301-963-3328
[email protected]

Steve Werts, Member
301-926-1668
[email protected]

Deb Mehlferber, Member
301-670-0837
[email protected]

David Hix, Member
301-825-3737
[email protected]

Georgette Cole, Alternate Member
301-330-6740
[email protected]

Historic Preservation Commission

Robert B. Booher, Chairman
301-963-3935
[email protected]

Wendy Harris, Member
301-388-2195
[email protected]

Georgette Cole, Council Liaison
301-330-6740
[email protected]

Gail Littlefield, Member
301-990-6567
[email protected]

Mimi Styles, Member
301-519-1957
[email protected]

David Stopak, Member
301-330-5446
[email protected]

Supervisors of Elections

Meredith Horan, Supervisor
301-926-1054

Nick Suzich, Chairperson
301-926-4810

Joe Clark, Board Member

COMMITTEES
Forestry & Beautification

Audrey Maskery
301-977-0582
[email protected]

Woods Committee

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

Patrice Klein (co-Chair)
301-977-8985
[email protected]

Vacant Homes Task Force

David Stopak
301-330-6446
[email protected]

Emergency Preparedness Committee


Satoshi Amagai
[email protected]om

Lake Committee

John Hutchinson
301-926-8767

Memorials

Audrey Maskery
301-977-0582
[email protected]

Recreation Committee

Emily Cavey
240-838-1840
[email protected]

Missy Yachup
301-947-4159
[email protected]

Election Committee

Meredith Horan, Supervisor of Elections
Nick Suzich
Joe Clark
Margo Cavenagh (Observer)

Wednesday, 13 December 2017
  • Show Rehearsal
    Wednesday, 13 December 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

Friday, 15 December 2017
  • Show Rehearsal
    Friday, 15 December 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

Saturday, 16 December 2017
  • Winter Show
    Saturday, 16 December 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

Tuesday, 19 December 2017
  • Yoga
    Tuesday, 19 December 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

  • Historic Preservation Commission
    Tuesday, 19 December 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave. Washington Grove, MD   More Details >>

Featured – From the Town Archives_1217

Featured – From the Town Archives_1217

By Wendy E. Harris, Volunteer Associate Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s...

Featured – From the Town Archives_1017

Featured – From the Town Archives_1017

By Patricia Patula, Town Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s archives....

Featured – Street Signs_0917

Featured – Street Signs_0917

By Gail Littlefield, HPC member / photo by George Paine :: Hey, what’s the big deal about our street signs? Did you know our brown wood street signs with white letters, on wood posts, found at intersections throughout the Town, are a rare and endangered species?...

Featured – From the Town Archives_0817

Featured – From the Town Archives_0817

By Patricia Patula, Town Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s archives....

Featured – From the Town Archives_0717

Featured – From the Town Archives_0717

By Patricia Patula, Town Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s archives....

Featured – From the Town Archives_0617

Featured – From the Town Archives_0617

By Wendy E. Harris, Volunteer Associate Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s...

Featured – From the Town Archives_0517

Featured – From the Town Archives_0517

By Wendy E. Harris, Volunteer Associate Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s...

Featured – From the Town Archives_0417

Featured – From the Town Archives_0417

By Wendy E. Harris, Volunteer Associate Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s...

Featured – From the Town Archives_0317

Featured – From the Town Archives_0317

By Patricia Patula, Town Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s archives....

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

Emergency Preparedness Committee

Next Meeting: Thursday, December 28, 2017; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend. Following a serious fire on The Circle in 2014, action reports of Montgomery County Fire and Rescue revealed shortcomings of the Town's signage system. To address this...

Woods Committee News

Next Meeting: TUESDAY, January 2, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are open to the public. Please join us! NOTE: we have changed our meeting because of the New Year Holiday. There will be no meeting in December. We wish all a happy holiday season and hope...

Town Council News – Bulletin

Next meeting: Monday, December 11, 2017; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the November meeting include: approval of Ordinance 2017-05; Zoning Text Amendment Adopting Amendments to the Washington Grove Zoning Ordinance Article...

From the Mayor…

A Special Meeting of the Town Council was held on November 27, 2017 to address the petition requesting the Mayor and Town Council "to declare as surplus parcels and sell the parcels according to the Town ‘Policy for Sale of Surplus Parcels’ the newly discovered Town...

EVENTS & RECREATION

Recreation Committee News

Next Meeting: Wed., January 10, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. This meeting is open to the public.

2017 Holiday Show

Dec. 16, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Plan on joining us at McCathran Hall for this year’s Holiday Show…As the Grove Turns. As always, your neighbors and friends will make up our all-star cast. Laughs will abound, we’ll have lots of music, and there will be lots of audience...

Woman’s Club News

The Washington Grove Woman’s Club looks back on 2017 and forward to 2018….. December is a quiet month for us. As we close the Clubhouse for the winter, we look back over a fun and busy year. The winter highlights were the January White Elephant Auction and the...

Hometown Habitat Film Screening

Many, many thanks to Kathi Carey-Fletcher for her thoughtful idea and hard work in coordinating the Hometown Habitat film screening and question/answer session in Town Hall. Also thanks to Freda and Gary Temple, the Woods Committee co-sponsor, and the other volunteers...

SERVICES & ALERTS

Christmas Tree Disposal & Yard Waste News

Christmas Tree Disposal Beginning in late December, Christmas trees will be picked up roadside by Town Maintenance staff. When you place your tree out for collection, please remove all tinsel, ornaments, the stand and any other metal. Recyclable Yard Waste Collection...

Leaves Are Falling

New and long-time residents alike are reminded of the Town contract for bulk leaf removal each autumn. The contractor, Green Earth, Inc., will make regular but unscheduled pickups of leaves raked or blown into windrows within 6 feet of any roadway or walkway,...

Thanksgiving Refuse Collection CHANGE !!!

Because of the conflict with our refuse collection day and the Thanksgiving holiday, the collection that week will take place on WEDNESDAY, November 22, 2017. Please make a note of this change.

Leaves Are Falling – Pickup Begins on October 31st

New and long-time residents alike are reminded of the Town contract for bulk leaf removal each autumn. The contractor, Green Earth, Inc., will make regular but unscheduled pickups of leaves raked or blown into windrows within six (6) feet of any roadway or walkway,...

TOWG RELATED

Washington Grove Cares (WGC)

December holidays are coming with all their traditions, warmth and good fellowship. The holidays also bring many extra tasks—cooking and baking, decorating, shopping, etc. If you feel overwhelmed by these chores, you can look to WGC to ask for help from your...

Washington Grove Church News

Mark Your Calendar for Saturday, Nov. 18th! Christmas Bazaar and Children’s Secret Shop Christmas Begins November 18th in Washington Grove! Santa’s workshop is alive and bustling in historic Washington Grove, Maryland. Talented Methodist church members and friends...

WASHINGTON GROVE CARES!

Washington Grove residents have been responding to a variety of needs using the Washington Grove Cares (WGC) website (washingtongrovecares.org). Recent examples include providing meals for families under stress, occasional dog walking, and identifying walking...

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