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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...

From the Mayor…

November is a time when many give thanks, and I am grateful for the many volunteers in Washington Grove. My appreciation goes especially to the Town Council, Planning Commission, and the Historic Preservation Commission. These volunteers really make our Town...

From the Mayor…

Communication Clarification: If you wish to communicate directly to the Town, you may call or send an e-mail to the Mayor or/and Town Council members directly. Another option is to contact Town Clerk Kathy Lehman in the Town Office and request the Clerk to forward...

Dog Park Task Force Formed

At the July meeting of the Town Council, Resolution 2017-04, “Resolution Regarding Establishing a Public Dog Park Facility on Town Property” was voted upon favorably. This resolution results in acting favorably upon the petition submitted to the Town in June 12, 2017....

January 2016 Mayor’s Letter

The Town of Washington Grove has a new web site. The address is the same but it is new and improved! Much appreciation goes to the highly talented Marida Hines for her contract in performing this immense job. Please take a fresh look at www.washingtongrovemd.org . It...

December 2015 Mayor’s Letter

Big Trees On behalf of the Town, I was pleased to accept three champion tree awards from the Montgomery County Forestry Board. Awards were given for the English yew, Taxus baccata, 96 points, in Knott Park; the Virginia pine, Pinus virginiana, 149 points (and also a...

November 2015 Mayor’s Letter

The Playground Committee submitted its review of the playground equipment in Woodward Park at the October meeting of the Town Council. The goal of the Committee is to provide the Mayor and Council with the information for review of a comprehensive playground...

October 2015 Mayor’s Letter

As you know, Washington Grove is in the midst of a “crime wave.” I am in contact with the Montgomery County Police Department, District 6 about these serious problems. Vigilance is a key component to help alleviate crime. Please lock car doors and windows and be sure...

September 2015 Mayor’s Letter

First, I must note the passing of former Mayor Donald McCathran. He was not only a wonderful father, grandfather and great-grandfather but a wonderful father-in-law too. He served on the Town Council for many years and was Mayor from 1977 through 1981. His love and...
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