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GROVE ALERT
  • New Dog Park Committee Being Formed - Meeting to begin forming the new Dog Park Committee Thursday May 31, 7:30 pm 500 McCauley Street (Warfield residence) Interested in joining the committee but can’t come? Contact [email protected] to express interest, get minutes, learn next steps.
LATEST NEWS
  • Group forming to improve official communications from the Town to residents - If you are interested in this topic please call or email Councilor Marida Hines (301-580-1026 or [email protected]) and ask to be included in outreach as ...
  • 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 ...
  • Resolution No. 2018-06 Public Hearing - The Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 11, 2018, 7:30 p.m. in McCathran Hall. The purpose of this hearing is for ...
  • NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Ordinance 2018-02 - The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 11, 2018, 7:30 p.m., in McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave, Washington Grove, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Maple Lake News - Next meeting: Thursday, June 21, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. Party Permits Summer is just around ...
  • 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 Sat. ...
  • Muskrats Get Ready! - July 4th will be upon us very soon. Muskrat Band members, new and old, dust off those instruments! All are welcome to join in the ...
  • Town Council News - Next meeting: Monday, June 11, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the May meeting included: approval ...
  • What is the House Files Project? - The Town has a file folder for every house in Town going back many years. The file contains all the information the Planning Commission has ...
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]

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]

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, 19 June 2018
  • Yoga
    Tuesday, 19 June 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

  • Historic Preservation Commission
    Tuesday, 19 June 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave. Washington Grove, MD   More Details >>

Thursday, 21 June 2018
  • Lake Committee Meeting
    Thursday, 21 June 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Avenue   More Details >>

  • STBB Rehearsal
    Thursday, 21 June 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

Friday, 22 June 2018
Saturday, 23 June 2018

Maple Lake News

Next meeting: Thursday, June 21, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. 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...

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...

Emergency Preparedness Committee

Next Meeting: Thursday, June 28, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend. We are also looking for new committee members. If you are interested in helping the Town be prepared for emergencies, please join us! Contact the Town office if...

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 Sat. July 7th: - Baseball game 10:00AM Woodward Park - 4:00 – 10:00pm Lake picnic; burgers, dogs and fries...

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 public testimony regarding Ordinance No. 2018-05 with proposed amendments to Article IV, Building Permit Regulations, to modify and...

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 public testimony regarding Ordinance No. 2018-04 with proposed amendments to the Washington Grove Zoning Ordinance to modify special...

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Agenda, June 19, 2018

Meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission Tuesday, June 19, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. | McCathran Hall Council Room I. OFFICIAL BUSINESS 7:30 p.m. 1.1 Approval of Agenda 1.2 Adoption of the Minutes II. REVIEW SESSION 8:00 p.m. III. OLD BUSINESS 9:00 p.m. Selective review...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

2018 ELECTION RESULTS

2018 Election Results.pdf Chairman of the Board of Election Supervisors Meredith Horan reported the results of the Town election at the Annual Meeting on May 12, 2018. 198 ballots were cast, including 31 absentee ballots. Mayor: John Compton 106 votes Joli McCathran...

New Council Members for TOWG

New Council Members for TOWG. The areas of responsibility will be assigned at the TC meeting on June 11, 2018. Mayor, John G. Compton: 301-330-8264 (h), 240-432-5700 (c) [email protected] ******************************************** Darrell Anderson: 301-963-8555...

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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