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Trash Pickup Schedule Change!

Because of the conflict with our refuse collection day and the Thanksgiving holiday, the regular refuse collection will take place on WEDNESDAY, November 25, 2020. Please make a note of this. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!

Yard Signs, Political and Other

In this political season it is not unusual to see signs of support for candidates in many yards. Residents are reminded that such signs should only be displayed on private property per Article VII, Section 6.3 (a). “Signs are permitted in each zone subject to the...

New Community Listserv !

Washington Grove is moving to a new community listserv. Yahoo will be ending its support for group listservs on December 15, so Shelley Winkler and Christine Dibble, who manage the WG Yahoo Group, will move the group to a Google Groups listserv to replace it. This is...

Camp Meetings

We appreciate the research of Robinson & Associates in preparation of the Updated and Expanded Washington Grove Historic District Nomination; it forms the basis of this month’s overview of the choice of camp meeting locations and their physical arrangements. While...

Film Society Discussion 11.22.20

The Film Society: “Blindspotting” Discussion on November 22, 2020. Daveed Diggs, winner of Grammy and Tony awards for his roles in ¨Hamilton,¨ and his long-time friend, Raphael Casal, wrote and superbly co-star in “Blindspotting.” A young Black man in Oakland aims to...

Virtual Holiday Show 12.12.20

Make sure to tune in on December 12th at 7:30 PM for a livestream of Cottage Fever: A Virtually Real Holiday Show! It will be like nothing you have ever seen before! For the livestream, go to www.mmctv.org and click on Watch LIVE in the upper right-hand corner....

Film Society Film Discussion 10.25.20

WG Film Society’s Ghostober Discussion Get in the mood for Halloween with the Film Society’s selection for October: The Orphanage. Atmospheric and beautifully crafted, scary but not too scary, The Orphanage may be the perfect hauntedhouse movie for Halloween....

Leaf Pickup Starting 10.31.20

New and long-time residents alike are reminded of the Town contract for bulk leaf removal each autumn. The contractor, Green Earth, Inc., will make regular but unscheduled pickups of leaves raked or blown into windrows within six (6) feet of any roadway or walkway,...

Bulk Trash Collection 11.07.20

Mark your calendars! The Town has scheduled a bulk trash collection for NOVEMBER 7, 2020. Materials may include furniture, appliances (nothing with freon like air conditioning units), rugs, large toys, small auto parts, etc. Material may NOT include construction...

Where do I vote?

McCathran Hall is not our in-person voting place in November. Instead… In-Person voting on November 3: You may go to Gaithersburg High School or any of 28 Election Day Vote Centers. For Early Voting October 26 thru November 2: There will be 11 Early Voting Centers in...

Mayor’s Kudos – Kathy Evans

In August, the Washington Grove Town Council and Mayor approved distributing an appeal to the Town by email asking for donations to the Capital Area Food Bank. The action was spearheaded by Kathie Evans. This effort collected $7,600.00 for the food bank. Thank you,...

Halloween in the Grove 2020

Pumpkin Carving Contest: We’ll be carving pumpkins and leaving them on our doorsteps so people can walk around Town and see the beautiful creations! Please remember to practice social distancing, and wear masks. Prizes will be awarded for the best design! Pumpkins...

The 2020 Virtual Holiday Show 12.12.20

Mark your calendars for December 12, 7:30 p.m., when you can tune in to the 2020 Washington Grove Holiday Show! DO YOU WANT TO BE PART OF IT? Musicians and singers — we are looking for you! But we are also looking for anyone who has a few hours between now and...

Lake Committee Mtg 09.17.20

Next Meeting: Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82784421944?pwd=ZHhnbHZIS2RWNGJZeEM5elZ0T3dHdz09 By phone: 301-715-8592 Meeting ID: 827 8442 1944...

Film Society September Discussion 09.20.20

The timely and award-winning 2016 documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” is the Film Society’s choice for September’s discussion. It is streaming at no charge across numerous platforms, including Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, and Kanopy. All are welcome to view the film and...

Woods Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: ONLINE Monday, August 3, 2020; 7:30 p.m. as part of the Town’s response to protect ourselves and our community from the COVID-19 pandemic Our meetings are held on the first Monday of each month and will be REMOTE ACCESS ONLY. NOTE: Our September...

Washington Grove on the Fourth of July!

2020 Virtual Fourth of July Costume Parade and Awards Ceremony Attention all Yankee Doodle Dandies! Covid-19 won’t tread on our patriotic spirit this year: we’ll be holding our annual Fourth of July costume parade this Saturday, July 4, except it will be...

Washington Grove Cares (WGC) News

Community Outreach Project Do you have a child with a box of crayons (or a virtual classroom of children with crayons)? Do you have your own box of crayons or paints? Do you have a favorite poem? To bring some cheer to older adult residents (socially isolated because...

Film Society Continues Experiment 07.26.20

In July, the Washington Grove Film Society continues our experiment in sociable but social-distanced film appreciation and discussion via Zoom. The movie for July is The Rider. Join the fun in 3 easy steps: 1. Before Sunday, July 26, enjoy watching The Rider. After a...

Town Treasurer Position

The Town of Washington Grove seeks a qualified individual to fill the position of Town Treasurer beginning Spring-Summer 2021. The Treasurer has broad responsibilities, functioning as financial officer, bookkeeper, purchasing agent and in other capacities to insure...

Invasive Plant Control Project Activity Alert

Dear Town Residents, Spring and early summer growth of non-native invasive plant species is emerging in the Town’s East and West Woods, and our contractor, Invasive Plant Control (IPC), will be working several days during the week of June 22nd, beginning on Monday...

Bulk Trash Pickup – Saturday 06.06.20

DON’T FORGET!! 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...

Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, June 8, 2020; 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM at; https://us02web.zoom.us/j/297850640?pwd=czh3ODBEdEpTeXdkRTc5bDFmLzN2UT09 Or Dial-in to 301-715-8592 Meeting ID: 297 850 640 Password: 074385 Actions at the...

2020 Master Plan Work Session

Please note the 2020 Master Plan draft versions are available on the Master Plan page of the Town website. Work Session Notice: Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 7:30 pm, REMOTE ACCESS ONLY As part of the Town’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, this Master Plan Work...

Next Film Society – Sunday 06.28.20

WG Film Society Goes Virtual This month, the Washington Grove Film Society launches an experiment in sociable but social-distanced film appreciation. Join the fun in 3 easy steps: 1. Before Sunday, June 28, enjoy watching “Woman at War.” In daring solo...

2020 Annual Town Meeting News

Mayor’s Volunteer of the Year: …to Joan Mahaffey for her tireless efforts to preserve the woods and many other contributions to Town issues. Preservation Award: …to Dick Cavicchi and Gretchen Horlacher for their renovations at 127 Grove Avenue....

Town Treasurer Position

The Town of Washington Grove seeks a qualified individual to fill the position of Town Treasurer beginning Spring-Summer 2021. The Treasurer has broad responsibilities, functioning as financial officer, bookkeeper, purchasing agent and in other capacities to insure...

Woman’s Club News

The Washington Grove Woman’s Club [ We Had a Successful Virtual Flower Show! ] Despite the pandemic, we were able to continue the long tradition of the spring Flower Show in a virtual format. If you have not had the chance to see it yet, the link is:...

Town Treasurer Position

The Town of Washington Grove seeks a qualified individual to fill the position of Town Treasurer beginning Spring-Summer 2021. The Treasurer has broad responsibilities, functioning as financial officer, bookkeeper, purchasing agent and in other capacities to insure...

2020 Elections Information

Emergency Absentee Ballot Application (After April 29) pdf Application for Absentee Ballot – 2020 Town Election (Before April 29) pdf 2020 Candidate Statements pdf How to Vote in Washington Grove’s 2020 Town Election pdf Board of Supervisors Absentee...

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...

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...

Town Elections 05.09.20

Election Day in Washington Grove will be Saturday, May 9. Voting will be held in McCathran Hall from 4:00 until 7:00. Elections are followed by the Annual Town Meeting. Open this year will be two seats on the Town Council (three-year terms) and the office of Mayor...

Recyclable Yard Waste Pick-Up Returns

Recyclable yard waste pick up by Potomac Disposal resumes on Thursday, March 5, 2020. Our trash contractor will pick up recyclable yard waste from your properly marked containers and/or large brown bags. You may also bundle your brush and tie it with twine. Bundles...

Summer In The Parks 2020

It’s that time of year when the Town of Washington Grove announces plans for yet another exciting July full of fun and adventure! For decades, Washington Grove’s SITP program has been a unique, unparalleled camp for children to spend their summer in a...

Next Film Society – Sunday 02.09

On Sunday, February 9, escape the winter doldrums and join us for an award-winning film, Antonia’s Line. Strong-willed Antonia recalls life on her Dutch farm in the decades after World War II, recounting tales of quirky villagers and of her descendants. Magical...
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