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LATEST NEWS
  • 2018-19 Mid-year Town Government Report- – prepared by the Mayor and Town Council Friends and Neighbors, We hope you find helpful this mid-year update on Town Government accomplishments in improving… ...
  • Woods Committee Mtg + News- Next Meeting: Monday, January 7, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. The February meeting will… ...
  • A Dialogue About Muslims in America- UPDATE - 01.06.19 / Panelists include Shahid Rahman, Executive Director of the American Muslim Institution; Dr. Margaret Johnson, President of Ezher Bloom Mosque; and Marjan… ...
  • Next Film Society – Sun. 01.13- The first movie of 2019 will be Two Days, One Night, to be shown on January 13, at 7 PM in McCathran Hall. Acclaimed French… ...
  • Dog Park Committee Meeting – 01.16.19- The next meeting of the Dog Park Committee will be held on Wednesday January 16 at 7:30 pm at Mary Warfield's (500 McCauley St). ...
  • Grove’s Grinch a Triumph!- The Brothers Grinch and the Grove: A Mystery! Once again, Judy Mroczka, Marilynn Frey and their terrific theatrical team wowed Grovers with The Brothers Grinch… ...
  • WC White Elephant Auction & Membership Drive- You are invited to our Annual White Elephant Auction on January 26th In Washington Grove, January is White Elephant Auction time! What is a White… ...
  • WC Community Outreach Programs- Woman's Club Community Outreach programs The Washington Grove Elementary School’s Teachers Closet We collect school supplies all year for the Teachers Closet. We hope to… ...
  • Elections- To ensure that you are registered to vote at your current Washington Grove address and will appear on the proper precinct report at Town elections… ...
  • Flooding In Morgan Park- The recent flooding in Morgan Park and on Railroad Street was of great concern to many of us. Mayor Compton contacted the County, and on… ...
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
Board of Zoning Appeals

Marc Hansen, Chair
301-869-0926
[email protected]

Satoshi Amagai
301-330-1336
[email protected]

Christine Dibble
301-869-4334
[email protected]

Kathie Evans (Alternate Member)
301-869-7816
[email protected]

Historic Preservation Commission

Robert Booher, Chair
301-963-3935
[email protected]

Darrell Anderson, Council Liaison
301-963-8555 home
240-506-2341 cell
[email protected]

Wendy Harris
914-388-2195
[email protected]

Gail Littlefield
301-990-6567
[email protected]

David Stopak
301-330-5446
[email protected]

Mimi Styles
301-519-1957
[email protected]

Planning Commission

Peter Nagrod, Chair
301-512-5771
[email protected]

Charlie Challstrom, Council Liaison
301-926-4498
[email protected]

Georgette Cole
301-330-6740
[email protected]

David Hix
301-825-3737
[email protected]

Deb Mehlferber
240-805-5406
[email protected]

Supervisors of Elections

Meredith Horan, Supervisor
301-926-1054
[email protected]

Joe Clark
301-869-7944
[email protected]

Nick Suzich
240-750-9289
[email protected]

COMMITTEES
Dog Park

Christine Dibble (co-Chair)
301-869-4334
[email protected]

Mary Warfield (co-Chair)
202-421-6006
[email protected]

Forestry & Beautification

Georgette Cole, Chair
301-330-6740
[email protected]

Audrey Maskery, Council Liaison
240-205-4756
[email protected]

Woods

Patrice Klein (co-Chair)
301-926-2256
[email protected]

Joan Mahaffey (co-Chair)
240-631-8064
[email protected]

Vacant Homes Task Force

David Stopak
301-330-6446
[email protected]

Emergency Preparedness

Satoshi Amagai
301-330-1336
[email protected]

Maple Lake

John Hutchinson
240-997-5820
[email protected]

Memorials

Audrey Maskery
240-205-4756
[email protected]

Recreation

Emily Cavey
240-838-1840
[email protected]

Missy Yachup
301-947-4159
[email protected]

Intergovernmental

John Compton
240-432-5700
[email protected]

Joli A. McCathran
301-869-5358
[email protected]

Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Thursday, 24 January 2019
Saturday, 26 January 2019
Sunday, 27 January 2019
Monday, 28 January 2019

WC White Elephant Auction & Membership Drive

You are invited to our Annual White Elephant Auction on January 26th 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...

Washington Grove Cares Speaker

Wildfires are an ever-growing threat to life and property in the U.S., particularly in the West. On Sunday, February 3, at 3 pm, Don Henninger will present “Some Thoughts on Wildfires: Smokey the Bear vs. Hank Williams.” As the second speaker in...

Forestry & Beautfn Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Wednesday, March 13, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The next Forestry and Beautification meeting will be on March 13th. Please do join us! We’ll be working on plans for the spring tree planting. If you have any ideas for a new tree location...

Town Council Meeting Agenda, January 14, 2019

Regular Meeting of the Town Council Monday, January 14, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. | McCathran Hall Council Room Call To Order Approval of the Agenda Public Appearances – Please note the time allowed to speak will be limited to five minutes. Approval of Minutes –...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

2018-19 Mid-year Town Government Report

– prepared by the Mayor and Town Council Friends and Neighbors, We hope you find helpful this mid-year update on Town Government accomplishments in improving our community and addressing issues of concern. We could not have achieved any of this without the...

Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, January 14, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the December meeting included: acceptance of the Audit Report Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2018. A hard copy of the audit is available at the Town Office....

Elections

To ensure that you are registered to vote at your current Washington Grove address and will appear on the proper precinct report at Town elections on May 11, residents can check their voter registration online at...

EVENTS & RECREATION

Next Film Society – Sun. 01.13

The first movie of 2019 will be Two Days, One Night, to be shown on January 13, at 7 PM in McCathran Hall. Acclaimed French actress Marion Cotillard plays Sandra, a Belgian factory worker who must persuade her co-workers to forfeit their bonuses to save her own job....

Grove’s Grinch a Triumph!

The Brothers Grinch and the Grove: A Mystery! Once again, Judy Mroczka, Marilynn Frey and their terrific theatrical team wowed Grovers with The Brothers Grinch and the Grove: A Mystery! The kids are always the biggest hit with top notch acting, music and dance...

WC White Elephant Auction & Membership Drive

You are invited to our Annual White Elephant Auction on January 26th 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...

SERVICES & ALERTS

Flooding In Morgan Park

The recent flooding in Morgan Park and on Railroad Street was of great concern to many of us. Mayor Compton contacted the County, and on Wednesday a DOT crew cleared out the culvert under Railroad Street (and also the CSX drainage tunnel downstream). The heavy rains...

Streetlevel Cellular Antennas

New cellular technology utilizing local antennas can significantly improve wireless access to the Internet in residential areas. In the Grove, placing compact antennas at streetlevel in our neighborhood would reduce blind spots and increase bandwidth and transmission...

Important Message for Washington Grove Taxpayers

Every year the Town of Washington Grove receives a portion of the Maryland State income tax paid by Town residents. Because our residents do not have mail delivered to street addresses, this presents a challenge for the State Comptroller’s office when...

TOWG RELATED

A Dialogue About Muslims in America

UPDATE - 01.06.19 / Panelists include Shahid Rahman, Executive Director of the American Muslim Institution; Dr. Margaret Johnson, President of Ezher Bloom Mosque; and Marjan Naderi, high school student and poet. A recent poll indicates that only one-third of residents...

WC Community Outreach Programs

Woman's Club Community Outreach programs The Washington Grove Elementary School’s Teachers Closet We collect school supplies all year for the Teachers Closet. We hope to keep it filled with things like glue sticks, pencils and sharpeners, paper, hand sanitizers...

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