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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 >>

Town Council Meeting Minutes June 2018

[Minutes Archive] 11 June 2018 | Approved: 9 July 2018 [TC Report – July 2018] Mayor Compton called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. In attendance were Council Members Darrell Anderson, Charlie Challstrom, Rob Gilmore, Marida Hines, and Audrey Maskery. Pat Klein...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

Notice of Special Town Council Meeting, June 27, 2018

Special Town Council Meeting Wednesday, June 27, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. | McCathran Hall Council Room A Special Town Council Meeting will be held Wednesday June 27th 2018 at 7:30 pm in McCathran Hall This meeting has been called by the Mayor per authority granted in Section...

EVENTS & RECREATION

Woman’s Club Community Outreach Continues

Community Outreach is an important part of our Club, and this year, we’re adding a call for help from the Interfaith Works Clothing Center for children’s new underpants for boys and girls, from toddlers to teens. Their rules prohibit them from giving out second-hand...

Music Weekend is Coming!

Sweet Yonder Guts. Glory. Soul. All-women bluegrass band Friday, June 15, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. At the Gazebo, Zoe Wadsworth Park Pizza and snow cones provided! BYOB!! Youth Recital and Reception Come enjoy Washington Grove’s rising stars! Saturday, June 16, 10 – 11:30...

Annual Progressive Porch Party

Saturday, June 23, 2018, 5:00 p.m. The evening will begin at 5:00 PM with appetizers on the porch of Arlene & Jeff McCrehan (410 Brown Street); about 6:00 PM we will move to the main course at Mary & Charlie Challstrom’s (503 McCauley Street); and about 7:00 PM we...

SERVICES & ALERTS

BULK TRASH COLLECTION SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 9, 2018

Materials may include furniture, appliances (nothing with freon like air conditioning units), rugs, large toys, small auto parts, etc. Material may NOT include construction by-products from your renovation projects, large automotive parts or tires. Items should not...

Lake Party Permits & Swim Lessons

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 https://goo.gl/forms/g10fJ2Qo0oTJJFcN2 to make it official. New this year: permits will be issued via email and party hosts...

Let’s Dance!

Betsy and Al Taylor, callers for Taylor Made Squares, are happy to announce we have enough dancers from Washington Grove and outside Washington Grove to form a viable group which will be regularly square dancing in McCathran Hall. Most replies to our request for...

TOWG RELATED

Washington Grove Cares!

Calling All Musicians! And Owners of Instruments from Near and Far! Washington Grove Cares is sponsoring a cross-generational Musical Petting Zoo at Summer In The Parks on Friday, July 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. A musical petting zoo allows kids to hear and...

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