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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

Wednesday, 08 April 2020
  • Forestry & Beautification Committee
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Avenue   More Details >>

Friday, 10 April 2020
Saturday, 11 April 2020
Monday, 13 April 2020
  • Town Council
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave. Washington Grove, MD   More Details >>

Tuesday, 14 April 2020
Wednesday, 15 April 2020

Maple Lake Cleanup & Spring Work Day Combined 04.25.20

Annual Spring Work Day 04.25.20 The Woods Committee and Lake Committee will hold our joint annual Spring Work Day on Saturday, April 25th at 10:00 AM in the West Woods and Maple Lake. Rain date is Sunday, April 26th. Student service learning (SSL) hours will be...

New updated 2020 WG Historic District nomination on Website

Assisted by the HPC, the consulting firm of Robinson and Associates recently completed an updated and extended nomination for the Washington Grove Historic District listing on the National Register of Historic Places. This will replace the original 1980 listing....

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New updated 2020 WG Historic District nomination on Website

Assisted by the HPC, the consulting firm of Robinson and Associates recently completed an updated and extended nomination for the Washington Grove Historic District listing on the National Register of Historic Places. This will replace the original 1980 listing....

Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, March 9, 2020; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the February meeting include: Acceptance of a bid from Snider & Assoc. for $7,800.00 for plats and boundary marking in the West Woods. Approval of Ord....

Bikeways Special Town Meeting 03.14.20 – CANCELLED

UPDATE - 03.13.20 / Because of the threats posed by the COVID-19 virus, the Special Town Meeting scheduled for Saturday, March 14, 2020 will be cancelled. It is uncertain when a Special Town Meeting for this purpose can be rescheduled. John G. Compton, Mayor SPECIAL...

EVENTS & RECREATION

March 2020 – Coming Events Calendar

March 2 »  Woods Committee 7:30 pm Council Room March 4 »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm Council Room March 6 »  Irish Ceili Dance 7:00 pm McCathran Hall March 9 »  Town Council Meeting 7:30 pm Council Room...

Invitation to a St.Patrick’ Day CEILI 03.06.20

What is a Ceili? Come and find out at McCathran Hall from 7 – 10:30 on Friday, March 6. Get an early start in celebrating with the Blackthorn Ceili Dancers. Try out those dance steps while listening to live music by Joe DeZarn, Tina Eck and Mark Glickman....

Final Film Society – Sunday 03.08.20

On Sunday, March 8, the Film Society will show the last film of this season: Walk on Water. To track down a Nazi war criminal, an Israeli agent befriends his two adult grandchildren. Moving and humorous despite the subject matter, the movie reflects on issues of...

Woman’s Club Project Linus 03.19.20

For those who like to knit, crochet or work with fabric, on March 19th we’re having our annual Project Linus evening at the Clubhouse. We’ll be making fleece, knitted or crocheted throws and blankets to help give some security, warmth and comfort to...

SERVICES & ALERTS

Montgomery County (COVID-19) Information & Other Links

[ Montgomery County Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information ] UPDATE - 03.15.20 / County Health Officials Monitoring Novel Coronavirus Situation; Taking Preparedness Measures As federal officials continue to monitor the outbreak of respiratory illnesses caused by a...

Final Bulk Leaf Collection 04.01.20

Per our contract with US Lawns, the spring 2019/20 leaf pick up must be completed by close of business on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Residents have one final opportunity to have their spring leaves picked up by the vacuum truck. Please be mindful not to block traffic...

Maple Lake Cleanup & Spring Work Day Combined 04.25.20

Annual Spring Work Day 04.25.20 The Woods Committee and Lake Committee will hold our joint annual Spring Work Day on Saturday, April 25th at 10:00 AM in the West Woods and Maple Lake. Rain date is Sunday, April 26th. Student service learning (SSL) hours will be...

Washington Grove Woman’s Club 2020-2022 Directory

Washington-Grove-Woman’s-Club-2020-2022-Directory pdf *This pdf form needs to be first downloaded and saved to one’s local drive if opting to type into the fields and saving the results. Otherwise just download and fill out by hand. Thanks Dear Fellow...

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Montgomery Preservation Award Ceremony 03.14.20 – POSTPONED

UPDATE - 03.13.20 / Awards for Historic Preservation – POSTPONED Due to the developing situation involving coronavirus (COVID-19), Montgomery Preservation has postponed this event. Washington Grove Street Sign Volunteers, led by Susan Van Nostrand, will receive...

Census 2020 / Census Day 04.01.20

Everyone Counts in Washington Grove – Census Day is April 1st, and the 2020 Census is easy. The questions from the Census Bureau are simple: How many people were living or staying in this house, apartment, or mobile home on April 1, 2020? Were there any...

Trees in the Grove: Witch Hazel

A blooming Witch Hazel uplifts spirits with an early promise of spring showing off its strap-like brightly colored petals and enticing fragrance. These are the Witch Hazels most often noticed in the Washington area, a large upright spreading shrub or small tree that...

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