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From the Mayor

Planning for Bike Trails – Update Town Council members Greg Silber and Shelley Winkler and I met with J.T. Thomas, Planning Section Manager, and Patricia Shepherd, Capital Projects Manager, Bikeways Coordinator of Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation...

Dog Park Work Group

The next scheduled meeting of the Dog Park Work Group will take place on January 6th at 3:30 pm in McCathran Hall. Mark your calendars for the following 2018 meetings; Jan. 27th, Feb. 17th, and March 3rd. All meetings begin at 3:30 p.m. and are open to the public.

Emergency Preparedness Committee

Next Meeting: Thursday, January 25, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend. Winter Weather Preparedness Old Man Winter is upon with potentially serious consequences for residents, but there are actions that every resident can take to prepare...

Woods Committee News

Next Meeting: Monday, February 5, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are open to the public. The Woods Committee meets on the first Monday of each month. Please join us! The East and West Woods of Washington Grove are the only municipally owned forests in...

Forestry & Beautification News

Next Meeting: March 14, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. This fall has been a busy planting season for the Forestry and Beautification Committee. Almost all planting occurred in December, later than usual due to the warm fall...

Modification to Building Permit Process

The Planning Commission is changing the building permit application deadline to the 2nd Wednesday of the month prior to the PC meeting at which the permit will be reviewed (this will be in the following month). This timing ensures the HPC will be able to complete a...
GROVE ALERT
  • About the Listserv - Please note the Yahoo list serve is not used for official Town business. This is because not everyone in Town has internet or has joined the Yahoo list serve. The Yahoo list serve is not a government forum. It was developed as an informal way to communicate, share information discuss concerns etc… The Town is […]
LATEST NEWS
  • 2017 Holiday Show - As the Grove Turns A BIG Grove thank you to Judy Mroczka, Marilyn Frey and the huge group of Town volunteers for creating another blockbuster ...
  • From the Mayor - Planning for Bike Trails – Update Town Council members Greg Silber and Shelley Winkler and I met with J.T. Thomas, Planning Section Manager, and Patricia ...
  • Dog Park Work Group - The next scheduled meeting of the Dog Park Work Group will take place on January 6th at 3:30 pm in McCathran Hall. Mark your calendars ...
  • Woman’s Club News - You’re invited to the Annual White Elephant Auction on Saturday January 20, 2018 In Washington Grove, January is White Elephant Auction time! What is a ...
  • Film Society News - Our first movie of 2018 (Sunday, January 14, 7 PM) is Nine Queens. Deceptions pile on top of duplicities when a couple of small-time swindlers ...
  • Swing Time Big Band to Play for Town Dance - Saturday, February 10, 2018 McCathran Hall, 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. Dance Instructor Frank Stanek will give a dance lesson beginning at 7 p.m. All free ...
  • Modification to Building Permit Process - The Planning Commission is changing the building permit application deadline to the 2nd Wednesday of the month prior to the PC meeting at which the ...
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]om

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]

John Compton, Council Liaison
240-432-5700
[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]com

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]

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)

Tuesday, 16 January 2018
  • Yoga
    Tuesday, 16 January 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

  • Historic Preservation Commission
    Tuesday, 16 January 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave. Washington Grove, MD   More Details >>

Wednesday, 17 January 2018
  • Recreation Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, 17 January 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in   More Details >>

Thursday, 18 January 2018
  • STBB Rehearsal
    Thursday, 18 January 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

Saturday, 20 January 2018
  • Private Rental
    Saturday, 20 January 2018 @ 8:30 am - 7:00 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

Tuesday, 23 January 2018
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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...

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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....

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Town History – Street Signs_btn.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?...

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Town History – From the Town Archives_btn.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....

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Town History – From the Town Archives_btn.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....

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

From the Mayor

Planning for Bike Trails – Update Town Council members Greg Silber and Shelley Winkler and I met with J.T. Thomas, Planning Section Manager, and Patricia Shepherd, Capital Projects Manager, Bikeways Coordinator of Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation...

Dog Park Work Group

The next scheduled meeting of the Dog Park Work Group will take place on January 6th at 3:30 pm in McCathran Hall. Mark your calendars for the following 2018 meetings; Jan. 27th, Feb. 17th, and March 3rd. All meetings begin at 3:30 p.m. and are open to the public.

Emergency Preparedness Committee

Next Meeting: Thursday, January 25, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend. Winter Weather Preparedness Old Man Winter is upon with potentially serious consequences for residents, but there are actions that every resident can take to prepare...

EVENTS & RECREATION

2017 Holiday Show

As the Grove Turns A BIG Grove thank you to Judy Mroczka, Marilyn Frey and the huge group of Town volunteers for creating another blockbuster Holiday Show! The jokes were corny, the music was sweet, the acting was memorable and the topics were timely. It definitely...

Woman’s Club News

You’re invited to the Annual White Elephant Auction on Saturday January 20, 2018 In Washington Grove, January is White Elephant Auction time! What is a White Elephant Auction you ask? It’s a great excuse for a good time! You bring something you’re willing to part...

Film Society News

Our first movie of 2018 (Sunday, January 14, 7 PM) is Nine Queens. Deceptions pile on top of duplicities when a couple of small-time swindlers are enlisted in a big-payoff scheme involving coveted rare stamps. With quicksilver performances and sassy twists of the...

SERVICES & ALERTS

Christmas Tree Disposal

Christmas trees are being 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.

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...

TOWG RELATED

Washington Grove Cares

In January, the post-holiday doldrums can get us down. Or maybe we've put off tasks that now must be done, or doctor's appointments that can't wait. Think about connecting with your neighbors through Washington Grove Cares if you need help and to find out if others...

Washington Grove Methodist Church News

Our joyful family worship services are Sunday mornings at 11:00 AM, at the Washington Grove United Methodist Church, 303 Chestnut Road, Washington Grove, MD 20880. Most Sundays, during the 11:00 AM Church service, we also have Sunday school classes for children from...

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...

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