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Order Your Gear for the Grove’s 150th Celebration

Now you can order your gear for Washington Grove 150th Celebration and get in the spirit, too! Visit the 150th Celebration page on CustomInk.com to browse the options, colors and sizes, and to place your orders.  Complete your shopping SOON!  The site will close on...

Washington Grove on the Fourth of July: Lyrics

Words and music by Fred Tippens Washington Grove on the Fourth of July See the Muskrat Band marching by What if it’s ninety-five in the shade? Everybody join the parade! Come to the picnic, get into the game, Let’s let freedom ring And when I hear the band down at the...

150th Anniversary: About Luther Jett

W. Luther Jett is a native of Montgomery County, Maryland and a retired special educator. He has been a resident of Washington Grove since 1992. Luther’s poetry has been published in numerous journals as well as several anthologies. His poem “How Many Fingers’,...

150th Anniversary: Puppet Musical

How do we introduce the concept of history to a young child? This year, Washington Grove celebrates its 150 years of history, the perfect opportunity to teach history to kids.  Arnold’s Flight into History Class: a Puppet Musical began in a brainstorming session...

150th Anniversary: About Phil Edwards

Phil Edwards was born in Riverdale, Maryland in 1943 and moved to 114 Grove Avenue in January 1946. His parents bought their first house in 1952, a never-completed (though large) cottage at 206 Grove Avenue. Phil served in the Air Force before marrying Anna Woodruff...

2023 Annual Town Election and Meeting

Annual Town Election You may vote early by absentee ballot or in-person in the Council Room from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Saturday, May 13, 2023.  View the candidates’ statements | See the main Elections page. Annual Town Meeting How to Attend The meeting begins at 8...

Earth Day is Saturday, April 22

Washington Grove is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. As part of the commemoration, the Sustainability Committee is sponsoring “Earth Day 2023”— a day to appreciate all that our Town offers for living in the “Town Within the Forest” and to learn more about...

Fall 2022 Programs about Accessory Dwelling Units

The Washington Grove Racial and Social Equity Committee presents A Series of Programs about Accessory Dwelling Units Fall 2022 The forthcoming Comprehensive Plan suggests that the Town explore the possibility of permitting Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs).  What would...

Notice of May 9 Public Hearing on the Washington Grove 2022 Comprehensive Plan

The Town Council of Washington Grove will conduct a virtual Public Hearing on Monday, May 9, 2022, at 7:00 PM to take public comment on the Draft 2022 Comprehensive Plan. The draft Plan was submitted by the Planning Commission Chair as required by Maryland state law...

March 2022 Town Bulletin

Bulletin Archive  |  View the PDF version of this bulletin Table of Contents Town Council News News from Grove Boards and Commissions: Historic Preservation Commission | Planning Commission News from Grove Committees: Borders | Dog Park...

Get Cash to Recycle Your Appliance with Pepco in March

Pepco’s Appliance Recycling program typically offers customers $50 for recycling their old appliances, but this month, Pepco is offering additional incentives: Pepco is offering customers $75 for a limited time for recycling their old working refrigerators and...

Notice of Public Hearing for the 2022 Comprehensive Plan

January 20, 2022 The Planning Commission will conduct a virtual public hearing on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at 7:30 p.m., to take public comment on the Draft 2022 Comprehensive Plan. The Public Hearing will be conducted online only.  Join: by Zoom videoconference...

February 2022 Town Bulletin

Bulletin Archive  |  View the PDF version of this bulletin Table of Contents Town Council News News from Grove Boards and Commissions: Historic Preservation Commission | Planning Commission News from Grove Committees: Borders | Emergency Preparedness and Safety |...

Questions and Answers from the Sustainability Group about Possible Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in the Grove

Q: How much does it cost to charge a typical vehicle, and how does that compare to what I would pay at home? A: The cost, as regulated by the Public Service Commission, will be $0.18/kWh (what is a kWh?), vs. $0.12-0.13/kWh at home.  To fuel 300 miles of travel, Cost,...

Agenda for January 19, 2022 Planning Commission Session to Work on the Comprehensive Plan

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 | 7:30 pm Remote Zoom Meeting Access Online Via Zoom—To join the Zoom meeting use: https://zoom.us/j/781347688 Or Dialing in to: 301-715-8592 and Follow instructions. Meeting ID is 781 347 688. The current draft (and previous drafts)...

January 2022 Town Bulletin

Bulletin Archive  |  View the PDF version of this bulletin Table of Contents Town Council News News from Grove Boards and Commissions: Historic Preservation Commission | Planning Commission News from Grove Committees: Borders | Emergency Preparedness and Safety |...

Final Version of Resolution 2021-13 (Designating Lower Brown Street as Preferred Shared-Use Pathway Connection for WG Connector) Now Available on Website

The final version of Resolution 2021-13 (PDF), effective December 13, 2021, designating lower Brown Street as the preferred shared-use pathway connection for the Washington Grove Connector, is now available.  You can find more information about the shared-use pathway...

Agenda for December 15, 2021 Planning Commission Session to Work on the Comprehensive Plan

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 | 7:30 pm Remote Zoom Meeting Access Online Via Zoom—To join the Zoom meeting use: https://zoom.us/j/781347688 Or Dialing in to: 301-715-8592 and Follow instructions. Meeting ID is 781 347 688. The current draft (and previous drafts)...

December 2021 Town Bulletin

Bulletin Archive  |  View the PDF version of this bulletin Table of Contents Town Council News News from Grove Boards and Commissions: Historic Preservation Commission | Planning Commission News from Grove Committees: Borders | Emergency Preparedness and Safety |...

Summary of the December 4, 2021 Special Town Meeting on the Shared Use Path

This Special Town Meeting took place in accordance with the Town Council motion of June 30, 2021 for the purpose of presentation of the Shared Use Pathway Connection Report to Town residents. The meeting began at 10:35 a.m. with over 100 connected devices and about...

Agenda for November 17, 2021 Planning Commission Session to Work on the Comprehensive Plan

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 | 7:30 pm Remote Zoom Meeting Access Online Via Zoom—To join the Zoom meeting use: https://zoom.us/j/781347688 Or Dialing in to: 301-715-8592 and Follow instructions. Meeting ID is 781 347 688. The current draft (and previous drafts)...

November 2021 Town Bulletin

Bulletin Archive  |  View the PDF version of this bulletin – UPDATE Table of Contents Town Council News News from Grove Boards and Commissions: Historic Preservation Commission | Planning Commission News from Grove Committees: Borders | Emergency Preparedness...

October 2021 Town Bulletin

Bulletin Archive  | View the PDF version of this bulletin Table of Contents Town Council News News from Grove Boards and Commissions: Historic Preservation Commission | Planning Commission News from Grove Committees: Borders | Emergency Preparedness and Safety |...

Agenda for September 29, 2021 Planning Commission Session to Work on the Comprehensive Plan

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 | 7:30 pm Remote Zoom Meeting Access Online Via Zoom—To join the Zoom meeting use: https://zoom.us/j/781347688 Or Dialing in to: 301-715-8592 and Follow instructions. Meeting ID is 781 347 688. The current draft (and previous...

Wed. Sept. 22 Joint TC, PC, HPC Meeting to Discuss Demolition of Historic Structures

A virtual joint public meeting will be held by the Town Council, the Planning Commission, and the Historic Preservation Commission on Wednesday September 22nd at 7:30p. The meeting will begin with a presentation by Fred Strachura, President of the Maryland Association...

Final Version of Ordinance 2020-13 (Use and Enjoyment of the Woods and Any Town Park or Land) Now Available on Website

The final version of Ordinance 2020-13, enacted January 11, 2021 re: the use and enjoyment of the woods and any Town park or land; removal of archeological or cultural artifacts or fossils; and injury to or removal of trees, plants or minerals in the woods, parks or...

Agenda for September 15, 2021 Planning Commission Session to Work on the Comprehensive Plan

Thursday, September 15, 2021 | 7:30 p.m. Remote Zoom Meeting Access Online Via Zoom—To join the Zoom meeting use: https://zoom.us/j/781347688 Or Dialing in to: 301-715-8592 and Follow instructions. Meeting ID is 781 347 688. The current draft (and previous...

September 2021 Town Bulletin

Bulletin Archive  |  View the PDF version of this bulletin Table of Contents Town Council News News from Grove Commissions: Historic Preservation | Planning News from Grove Committees: Borders | Emergency Preparedness and Safety | Forestry & Beautification | Lake...

Agenda for September 2, 2021 Planning Commission Session to Work on the Comprehensive Plan

Thursday, September 2, 2021 | 7:30 p.m. Remote Zoom Meeting Access Online Via Zoom—To join the Zoom meeting use: https://zoom.us/j/781347688 Or Dialing in to: 301-715-8592 and Follow instructions. Meeting ID is 781 347 688. The current draft (and previous...

August 2021 Town Bulletin

Bulletin Archive  | View the PDF version of this bulletin Table of Contents Town Council News News from Grove Commissions: HPC | Planning News from Grove Committees: Borders | EPC | Forestry and Beautification | Lake | Lighting | Racial Equity | Recreation | Woods...
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