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LATEST NEWS
  • Town Council Mtg + News - Next meeting: Monday, December 9, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the November meeting include: Enactment… ...
  • The Grove’s Best? Worst? Holiday Show - Please join us on Saturday - December 14, 2019 - 7:30 PM At McCathran Hall For a very fun Best Worst Holiday Show Ever! ...
  • Emergency Committee Mtg + News - Next Meeting: Thursday December 19, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Room. All Town residents are welcome to attend and discuss any issues… ...
  • Trash Day Changing to THURSDAYS on 12.26.19 - At the request of Potomac Disposal, we are changing our collection day back to THURSDAYS. This will begin THURSDAY, Dec. 26th. Recyclable Yard Waste Collection… ...
  • Next Film Society – Sun. 01.12.20 - On Sunday, January 12, we welcome everyone to the third movie in our 2019/2020 Film Series... Woman on the Run. Frank Johnson witnesses a gangland… ...
  • Notice of a Public Hearing – Monday 01.13.20 - The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, January 13, 2020, 7:00 p.m. in McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave. Washington Grove,… ...
  • 2019 Master Plan Work Session - The Planning Commission will be taking a Master Plan Work Session break in December. Our next 2019 Master Plan Work Session will be on January… ...
  • Forestry & Beautfn Mtg + News - Next Meeting: Wed, March 11, 2020; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. We will begin discussing plans for the spring tree planting and the potential… ...
  • Sip & Knit Night! - The Washington Grove Recreation Committee is planning to host a Sip and Knit night this winter with a fantastic local knitting teacher. Susan is excellent… ...
  • Deer Fences …Xmas Trees…Walkway Reminder… - Deer Fences Down… Residents are reminded that deer fencing must be down by November 30th per Town Ordinance 3.328(g). Thanks! Christmas Tree Disposal Beginning in… ...
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
Historic Preservation Commission

Robert Booher
Chair
301-963-3935

Darrell Anderson
Council Liaison
301-963-8555 home
240-506-2341 cell

Wendy Harris
914-388-2195

Gail Littlefield
301-990-6567

David Stopak
301-330-5446

Mimi Styles
301-519-1957

Planning Commission

Peter Nagrod
Chair
301-512-5771

Charlie Challstrom
Council Liaison
301-926-4498

Georgette Cole
301-330-6740

David Hix
301-825-3737

Deb Mehlferber
240-805-5406

Supervisors of Elections

Meredith Horan
Supervisor
301-926-1054

Joe Clark
301-869-7944

Nick Suzich
240-750-9289

Board of Zoning Appeals

Marc Hansen
Chair
301-869-0926

Satoshi Amagai
301-330-1336

Christine Dibble
301-869-4334

Kathie Evans
Alternate Member
301-869-7816

COMMITTEES
Forestry & Beautification

Georgette Cole
Chair
301-330-6740

Audrey Maskery
Council Liaison
240-205-4756

Woods

Patrice Klein
co-Chair
301-926-2256

Joan Mahaffey
co-Chair
240-631-8064

Maple Lake

John Hutchinson
240-997-5820

Emergency Preparedness

Satoshi Amagai
Chair
301-330-1336

Intergovernmental

John Compton
240-432-5700

Joli A. McCathran
301-869-5358

Recreation

Emily Cavey
240-838-1840

Missy Yachup
301-947-4159

Dog Park

Christine Dibble
co-Chair
301-869-4334

Mary Warfield
co-Chair
202-421-6006

Vacant Homes Task Force

David Stopak
301-330-6446

Memorials

Audrey Maskery
240-205-4756

Sunday, 08 December 2019
Monday, 09 December 2019
  • Town Council
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave. Washington Grove, MD   More Details >>

Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Wednesday, 11 December 2019
Friday, 13 December 2019
Saturday, 14 December 2019

Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, December 9, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the November meeting include: Enactment of Ord. 2019-15; Amending Article III Traffic, Vehicles and Transportation, Section 14, Construction in Public...

Stormwater Management Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Tuesday, December 10, 2019; 7:30 pm in the Town Council Meeting Room. The Stormwater Management Committee meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month. We plan to review the Stormwater Section of the updated Master Plan. As a ten-year plan, it includes both...

HPC Mtg + News

Next meeting: Tuesday, December 17, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. Award Nomination! The volunteer project to restore the Town of Washington Grove’s historic wood street signs has been nominated for a 2019 Montgomery...

Emergency Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Thursday December 19, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Room. All Town residents are welcome to attend and discuss any issues or concerns regarding emergency preparedness or safety. We are always looking for interested people to join our committee....

Trash Day Changing to THURSDAYS on 12.26.19

At the request of Potomac Disposal, we are changing our collection day back to THURSDAYS. This will begin THURSDAY, Dec. 26th. Recyclable Yard Waste Collection Ends Please note that THURSDAY December 26, 2019 will be the last date for collection of recyclable yard...

Woods Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Monday, January 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm in the Council Room. The Woods Committee is taking a hiatus in December to enjoy the holidays. Meetings are regularly held on the 1st Monday of each month. All are welcome to attend! The Woods Committee held a Fall Work...

Next Film Society – Sun. 01.12.20

On Sunday, January 12, we welcome everyone to the third movie in our 2019/2020 Film Series... Woman on the Run. Frank Johnson witnesses a gangland murder. Afraid of the gang and not trusting the police, he goes into hiding. His wife Eleanor (Ann Sheridan) searches for...

Notice of a Public Hearing – Monday 01.13.20

The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, January 13, 2020, 7:00 p.m. in McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave. Washington Grove, Maryland. The purpose of this hearing is for public testimony regarding Ordinance No. 2019-18 pdf; Amending the...

2019 Master Plan Work Session

The Planning Commission will be taking a Master Plan Work Session break in December. Our next 2019 Master Plan Work Session will be on January 15, 2020. New submissions on the Bike Path (Section 3.4), on Section 6.3.2 (Brown Street Corridor) and 6.3.3 (Ridge Road...

Recreation Committee Mtg

Next Meeting: Wed., January 15, 2020; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Open to the public. Anyone interested in joining should come to the next meeting!

Forestry & Beautfn Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Wed, March 11, 2020; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. We will begin discussing plans for the spring tree planting and the potential for using GPS to map our Town trees. Nine new trees were installed this fall throughout town. You can spot them where new...

December 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

[ Events and Recreation News ] December 4 »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm Council Room December 6 »  Holiday Show Rehearsal 7:00 pm McCathran Hall December 8 »  Holiday Show Rehearsal 2:00 pm McCathran Hall December...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, December 9, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the November meeting include: Enactment of Ord. 2019-15; Amending Article III Traffic, Vehicles and Transportation, Section 14, Construction in Public...

Notice of a Public Hearing – Monday 01.13.20

The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, January 13, 2020, 7:00 p.m. in McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave. Washington Grove, Maryland. The purpose of this hearing is for public testimony regarding Ordinance No. 2019-18 pdf; Amending the...

2019 Master Plan Work Session

The Planning Commission will be taking a Master Plan Work Session break in December. Our next 2019 Master Plan Work Session will be on January 15, 2020. New submissions on the Bike Path (Section 3.4), on Section 6.3.2 (Brown Street Corridor) and 6.3.3 (Ridge Road...

EVENTS & RECREATION

December 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

[ Events and Recreation News ] December 4 »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm Council Room December 6 »  Holiday Show Rehearsal 7:00 pm McCathran Hall December 8 »  Holiday Show Rehearsal 2:00 pm McCathran Hall December...

Next Film Society – Sun. 01.12.20

On Sunday, January 12, we welcome everyone to the third movie in our 2019/2020 Film Series... Woman on the Run. Frank Johnson witnesses a gangland murder. Afraid of the gang and not trusting the police, he goes into hiding. His wife Eleanor (Ann Sheridan) searches for...

SERVICES & ALERTS

Trash Day Changing to THURSDAYS on 12.26.19

At the request of Potomac Disposal, we are changing our collection day back to THURSDAYS. This will begin THURSDAY, Dec. 26th. Recyclable Yard Waste Collection Ends Please note that THURSDAY December 26, 2019 will be the last date for collection of recyclable yard...

Deer Fences …Xmas Trees…Walkway Reminder…

Deer Fences Down… Residents are reminded that deer fencing must be down by November 30th per Town Ordinance 3.328(g). Thanks! Christmas Tree Disposal Beginning in late December, Christmas trees will be picked up roadside by Town Maintenance staff. When you...

Election Help Needed

As you know, McCathran Hall is a Polling Place Facility for the Primary and General Elections. We need a volunteer who would like to get involved helping with security (opening and closing the building on Election Day) and being the Town point person for questions,...

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Sip & Knit Night!

The Washington Grove Recreation Committee is planning to host a Sip and Knit night this winter with a fantastic local knitting teacher. Susan is excellent at fixing mistakes, helping folks start projects, finish projects, learn new stitches, and working with new...

Speed Hump Testing Continues!

The trial speed hump at Oak and Grove Road has been replaced with a new hump configured to reduce jarring at 15 mph. The previous Grove Road hump will be installed on Chestnut Road between Center and Oak. The speed bumps on Chestnut Road will be removed and installed...

Kudos to these Grovers

Many thanks to Lawren and Richard Lankford, Eric Selby, the musicians, Master Griller Ted Yachup, the many who helped set-up and clean-up, Rec. Committee Co-chair Emily Cavey and, last but not least, Co-chair Missy Yachup for making BluestoberFest a huge success!...

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