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January 2020 – Coming Events Calendar

January 6 »  Last Leaf Collection by GREENEARTH Town-wide January 6 »  Woods Committee 7:30 pm Council Room January 8 »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm Council Room January 11 »  Board of Zoning Appeals...

Next Film Society – Sun. 01.12

On Sunday, January 12, 2020 we welcome everyone to the third movie in our 2019/2020 Film Series, Woman on the Run. Frank Johnson witnesses a gangland murder. Afraid of the gang and not trusting the police, he goes into hiding. His wife Eleanor (Ann Sheridan) searches...

Xmas trees, New Trash day, Recyclable Ends

Christmas Tree Disposal Beginning in late December, Christmas trees will be picked up roadside by Town Maintenance staff. When you place your tree out for collection, please remove all tinsel, ornaments, the stand and any other metal. Trash Day Changed To Thursdays At...

Town FY 2019 Audit Report Online

As required by State law, an annual audit of the Town’s accounting records is performed by an independent certified public accountant. In April 2019, Lindsey & Associates was awarded a 5-year contract to provide auditing services. You may review the FY2019...

Maryland State Income Tax

Washington Grove Subdivision Code: 1612 Every year the Town of Washington Grove receives a portion of the Maryland State income tax paid by Town residents. Because most residents do not have mail delivered to street addresses, this presents a challenge for the State...

Town Bulletin January 2020

[ Bulletin Archive ] Special Town Meeting McCathran Hall, Saturday January 25 @ 11:00 am Purpose: Discussion of Connection to the County and Gaithersburg Bikeway Systems A direct and safe walking and bicycle pathway to the Metro and the Grove Shopping area has been a...

December 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

[ Events and Recreation News ] December 4 »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm Council Room December 6 »  Holiday Show Rehearsal 7:00 pm McCathran Hall December 8 »  Holiday Show Rehearsal 2:00 pm McCathran Hall December...

Trash Day Changing to THURSDAYS on 12.26.19

At the request of Potomac Disposal, we are changing our collection day back to THURSDAYS. This will begin THURSDAY, Dec. 26th. Recyclable Yard Waste Collection Ends Please note that THURSDAY December 26, 2019 will be the last date for collection of recyclable yard...

Next Film Society – Sun. 01.12.20

On Sunday, January 12, we welcome everyone to the third movie in our 2019/2020 Film Series… Woman on the Run. Frank Johnson witnesses a gangland murder. Afraid of the gang and not trusting the police, he goes into hiding. His wife Eleanor (Ann Sheridan) searches...

Sip & Knit Night!

The Washington Grove Recreation Committee is planning to host a Sip and Knit night this winter with a fantastic local knitting teacher. Susan is excellent at fixing mistakes, helping folks start projects, finish projects, learn new stitches, and working with new...

Deer Fences …Xmas Trees…Walkway Reminder…

Deer Fences Down… Residents are reminded that deer fencing must be down by November 30th per Town Ordinance 3.328(g). Thanks! Christmas Tree Disposal Beginning in late December, Christmas trees will be picked up roadside by Town Maintenance staff. When you...

Town Elections

Residents new and old are reminded that Washington Grove is a self-governing municipality dependent on volunteers to serve as Mayor and Town Councilors. Candidates for Mayor must be Town residents of at least two years. Candidates for Town Council must have resided in...

Town Bulletin December 2019

[ Bulletin Archive ] TOWN COUNCIL NEWS Next meeting: Monday, December 9, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the November meeting include: Enactment of Ord. 2019-15; Amending Article III Traffic, Vehicles and...

November 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

November 4  »  Woods Committee 7:30 pm Council Room November 6  »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm Council Room November 9  »  BULK TRASH COLLECTION 7:00 am Town Wide November 11  »  Town Council Meeting 7:30...

Election Help Needed

As you know, McCathran Hall is a Polling Place Facility for the Primary and General Elections. We need a volunteer who would like to get involved helping with security (opening and closing the building on Election Day) and being the Town point person for questions,...

Bulk Trash Collection – Sat. 11.09

Mark your calendars! 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...

Stormwater Management Committee Mtg

Next Meeting: Tuesday, November 12th, at 7:30pm in the Town Council Meeting Room. The Stormwater Management Committee meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month. We plan to review the Stormwater Section of the updated Master Plan. As a ten-year plan, it includes both action...

Next Film Society – Sun. 11.17

On Sunday, November 17, we welcome everyone to the second movie in our 2019/2020 Film Series: The Children Act. Emma Thompson stars as a family court judge in London. While her marriage crumbles, she becomes entangled in a child-protection case involving a deathly ill...

Kudos to these Grovers

Many thanks to Lawren and Richard Lankford, Eric Selby, the musicians, Master Griller Ted Yachup, the many who helped set-up and clean-up, Rec. Committee Co-chair Emily Cavey and, last but not least, Co-chair Missy Yachup for making BluestoberFest a huge success!...

The Holiday Show Needs You!

If it’s November, we must be rehearsing for the 2019 Washington Grove Holiday Show! Wouldn’t you like to be part of the fun? We need actors, singers, musicians and backstage help with lighting, costumes, props, artwork, and sets. This year, we especially...

Leaves Are Falling

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,...

Census Jobs Available

The U.S. Census Bureau has launched a national recruitment effort to hire approximately 500,000 temporary workers to help conduct the 2020 Census. The Census Bureau needs people to apply now so they can be considered for part-time census positions next spring. The pay...

Town Bulletin November 2019

[ Bulletin Archive ] TOWN COUNCIL NEWS Next meeting: Monday, November 11, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the October meeting include: Revised Resolution 2019-13; Providing for Proper Governance of Washington Grove...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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 Sat 11.09

The Town has scheduled a bulk trash collection for Saturday 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...

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...

Town Bulletin October 2019

[ Bulletin Archive ] TOWN COUNCIL 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...

September 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

Sept. 3 »  Woods Comm. 7:30 pm Council Room Sept. 4 »  Planning Comm. 7:30 pm Council Room Sept. 7 & 8 »  Fall Games See Insert Sept. 9 »  Town council 7:30 pm Council Room Sept. 10 » ...

The Holiday Show Needs You!

Have you ever thought it would be fun to write a musical? Or to sing or dance or act? Is your real interest working backstage, helping with lighting, assisting with costumes, working on sets? Well, our Annual Holiday Show is your opportunity! Our Holiday Show is...

Film Society – Opens 10.13

20th Anniversary Season In celebration of our 20th year showing movies in McCathran Hall, the Film Society is pleased to announce that ALL films in the 2019/2020 season will be FREE to all. Join us for an outstanding lineup beginning on October 13, with A Man Called...

The Fall Games – Sept 7 & 8

Why are we changing the dates? With the changes in the MCPS school calendar year, we think a later date will increase participation. Note the date changes! See [ Labor Day Changes & Softball Game 09.01 ] Saturday September 7th 10 AM – 1 PM Field Events...

Town Bulletin September 2019

[ Bulletin Archive ] TOWN COUNCIL NEWS Next meeting: Monday, September 9, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the August meeting include: Appointment of Nicho’s Trees Advisory Committee (3 members and a liaison)...

August 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

August 1 »  Swing Time Big Band Rehearsal Town Hall August 5 »  Woods Committee 7:30 p.m. Council Room August 7 »  Planning Commission 7:30 p.m. Council Room August 12 »  Town Council Meeting 7:30 p.m....

Woods Committee Mtg + Deer Info

Next Meeting: Monday, August 5, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. Our September meeting will be rescheduled due to the Labor Day holiday. All are welcome to attend. The Woods Committee (WC) continues to work towards...

Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, August 12, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the July meeting include: Approval of Option A of the 2nd phase of road work (areas on Ridge Rd. and on Hickory Rd.). Approval of the purchase of three...

Maple Lake News + Mtg

Next Meeting: Thursday, August 15, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend! Lake Committee Meetings are on the THIRD Thursday of each month. Maple Lake is OPEN daily with lifeguards on duty from Noon – 6:00 p.m. Safety at the Lake To...

Labor Day Changes & Softball Game 09.01

The traditional Labor Day athletic events have been moved to a different date. See [ Fall Games 09.07 & 09.08 ] However, on Sunday, September 1st there will be an All-Grove softball game at 1:00PM – 3:00PM and a Weeny Roast Potluck Picnic at the Maple Lake from...

Town Bulletin August 2019

[ Bulletin Archive ] TOWN COUNCIL NEWS Next meeting: Monday, August 12, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the July meeting include: Approval of Option A of the 2nd phase of road work (areas on Ridge Rd. and on Hickory...

Summer Tennis

Grove Tennis Opener “Keep the Ball in Play” Doubles – Sunday June 30 – 9:30 -11 AM (Just show up) Adult Beginner – Intermediate Tune-up Call me with your availability Linda Baim – 240-997-1701 Junior Tennis Mornings: 8 – 8:45...

July 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

July 1 »  Woods Committee 7:30 p.m. Council Room July 1 » Summer In The Parks Starts 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Town Hall July 3 »  Planning Commission 7:30 p.m. Council Room July 8 »  Town Council...

Woods Committee Mtg & News

Next Meeting: Monday, July 1, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. Our August meeting will be Monday, August 5th. All are welcome to attend. Thank you to all who attended our June 24 Informational Meeting on Deer...

WG On The 4th Of July

Town of Washington Grove July 4th festivities take place on Thursday the 4th Costume judging at 11:00 AM in Woodward Park Flag raising at Noon Followed by the parade to McCathran Hall where there will be prizes, bell-ringing and singing Town Song Lyrics WASHINGTON...

Maple Lake Mtg & News

Next Meeting: Thursday, July 18, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend! Lake Committee Meetings are on the THIRD Thursday of each month. Maple Lake is OPEN daily with lifeguards on duty from Noon – 6:00 p.m. Swimming Lessons 1:00-1:30 pm...

Town Bulletin July 2019

[ Bulletin Archive ] TOWN COUNCIL NEWS Next meeting: Monday, July 8, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the June meeting include: Approval of Resolution 2019-09; Budget Transfers Approval of Robert Johnson as Alternate on...

Bulk Trash Pickup 06.15.19

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...

June 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

June 2 »  “What’s My Line” Ryan Young, 3:00 p.m. Town Hall June 3, 17 »  Square Dancing 7:30 p.m. Town Hall June 3 »  Woods Committee 7:30 p.m. Council Room June 5 »  Planning Commission...
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