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LATEST NEWS
  • Bluestober Fest – Sat 10.05 - The 11th Annual Washington Grove BluestoberFest is Saturday, October 5th, 2019, 6:00-10:00 p.m. Please come out and enjoy a fun musical gathering with family and… ...
  • Film Society News – Sun 10.13 - October kicks off our 20th year showing movies in McCathran Hall. In celebration, the Film Society is pleased to announce that ALL films in the… ...
  • From the Archives – Francis Hiller - By Archival Staff & HPC Commissioner Mimi Styles “Francis Hiller – The Only Nature Lover?” It was customary in Washington Grove’s earlier days as a… ...
  • Get-Together with Marc Elrich in The Grove! - October 20, 2:00 – 4:30 pm in McCathran Hall You are invited to join neighbors and friends on Sunday, October 20 for an informal get-together… ...
  • Invitation to a CEILI – Sat 10.26 - SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26. What is a Ceili? Come and find out at McCathran Hall from 7 – 10:30 on Saturday, October 26. Get an early… ...
  • Trick or Treat in WG - OCTOBER 31, 2019 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. ...
  • Bulk Trash Collection Scheduled - The Town has scheduled a bulk trash collection for Nov. 9, 2019. Materials may include furniture, appliances (nothing with freon like air conditioning units), rugs,… ...
  • Notice of Public Hearing – Ordinance #2019-15 - The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a public hearing on NOVEMBER 11, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave, to hear… ...
  • 2019 Master Plan Work Session - The next 2019 Master Plan Work Session will not be in October, but on November 20. We will be reviewing a new submission on the… ...
  • National Register Update - The draft copy of the updated and expanded National Register of Historic Places Historic District Nomination is available as a pdf on the Town website.… ...
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

Wednesday, 16 October 2019
Friday, 18 October 2019
Saturday, 19 October 2019
Sunday, 20 October 2019
Tuesday, 22 October 2019
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Thursday, 24 October 2019
  • Emergency Preparedness Meeting
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave.   More Details >>

Rec Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Wed., October 16, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Open to the public. Anyone interested in joining should come to the next meeting! Congratulations to this year’s “Super Grove” Jude Gilmore!!

Get-Together with Marc Elrich in The Grove!

October 20, 2:00 – 4:30 pm in McCathran Hall You are invited to join neighbors and friends on Sunday, October 20 for an informal get-together and conversation with Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich. This is not a campaign event but an opportunity to...

Emergency Preparedness & Safety News

Next Meeting: Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Room at McCathran Hall. 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...

Invitation to a CEILI – Sat 10.26

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26. What is a Ceili? Come and find out at McCathran Hall from 7 – 10:30 on Saturday, October 26. Get an early start in celebrating with the Blackthorn Ceili Dancers. Try out those dance steps while listening to live music. Don’t want to...

Bulk Trash Collection Scheduled

The Town has scheduled a bulk trash collection for Nov. 9, 2019. 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...

Notice of Public Hearing – Ordinance #2019-15

The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a public hearing on NOVEMBER 11, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave, to hear public testimony on proposed Ordinance #2019-15 pdf Expanding Applicability of the Public Ways and Property Permit. Copies of the...

2019 Master Plan Work Session

The next 2019 Master Plan Work Session will not be in October, but on November 20. We will be reviewing a new submission on the Bike Path (Section 3.4). We will review decisions made on Section 6 from September 18, especially Section 6.3.1 (Other Sensitive Areas-Maple...

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Agenda, October 15, 2019

Meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | 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. 2.1 Review of projects III. OLD BUSINESS...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

Resolution 2019-13; Providing for Proper Governance of WG Committees

This Resolution 2019-13 pdf was introduced at the August meeting of the Town Council to encourage adoption of bylaws by town committees in order to facilitate volunteerism. This has jump-started discussion of whether and how the Town Council should provide guidance to...

Notice of Public Hearing – Ordinance #2019-14

The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a public hearing on October 14, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave, to hear public testimony on proposed Ordinance #2019-14 pdf Authorizing the Sale of Part of Former Alley and Part of Former Park in Block...

Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, October14, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the September meeting include: Introduction of Ord. #2019-14; Authorizing the Sale of Part of Former Alley and Part of Former Park in Block 11 Adjacent to...

Get-Together with Marc Elrich in The Grove!

October 20, 2:00 – 4:30 pm in McCathran Hall You are invited to join neighbors and friends on Sunday, October 20 for an informal get-together and conversation with Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich. This is not a campaign event but an opportunity to...

EVENTS & RECREATION

October 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

September 30 »  Woods Committee Meeting 7:30 pm Council Room October 2 »  Planning Commission Meeting 7:30 pm Council Room October 5 »  BluestoberFest 6pm-10pm Zoe Wadsworth Park October 6 »  Holiday Show...

Bluestober Fest – Sat 10.05

The 11th Annual Washington Grove BluestoberFest is Saturday, October 5th, 2019, 6:00-10:00 p.m. Please come out and enjoy a fun musical gathering with family and friends as we celebrate the autumn season with acoustic sounds from PURYEAR, SUMMEROUR & SELBY from 6-7pm...

Film Society News – Sun 10.13

October kicks off our 20th year showing movies in McCathran Hall. In celebration, the Film Society is pleased to announce that ALL films in the 2019/2020 season will be FREE to all. Our first film of the season, on October 13, is A Man Called Ove. A cantankerous...

Rec Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Wed., October 16, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Open to the public. Anyone interested in joining should come to the next meeting! Congratulations to this year’s “Super Grove” Jude Gilmore!!

SERVICES & ALERTS

The Holiday Show Introductory Meeting

Come one, come all, to an introductory meeting for the 2019 Washington Grove Holiday Show on Sunday, October 6, from 2 to 4 PM at McCathran Hall. If you are interested in participating in any way --- as an actor, singer, musician or dancer, as a stage hand, helping...

Stormwater Management Committee

The Stormwater Management Committee would like your help. Our next meeting will be on October 8 at 7:30 in the Council Meeting Room. We will be discussing a list of stormwater issues in Town and the stormwater portion of the Master Plan. All are welcome to attend and...

Bulk Trash Collection Scheduled

The Town has scheduled a bulk trash collection for Nov. 9, 2019. 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...

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MCDOT Amity/Crabbs Branch Study Presentation to the Town Council

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation has initiated a study of completing the connection between Crabbs Branch Rd and Amity Dr., and will review their plans at 7:00 PM on October 14, 2019 in McCathran Hall before the Town Council meeting. Residents are...

From the Archives – Francis Hiller

By Archival Staff & HPC Commissioner Mimi Styles “Francis Hiller – The Only Nature Lover?” It was customary in Washington Grove’s earlier days as a camp meeting association with a Board of Trustees, that the president of the Washington Grove...

P3 Program Update

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration I-495 & I-270 Public-Private Partnership (P3) Program continues working to relieve the National Capital Region’s traffic congestion. To learn more, go to 495-270-p3.com/p-3 information

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