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July 2020 – Coming Events Calendar

(All meetings via ZOOM Conference) July 1 » Planning Commission 7:30 pm – ZOOM July 6 » Woods Committee 7:30 pm – ZOOM July 7 » Master Plan Work Session 7:00 pm – ZOOM July 8 » Building...

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...

Town Bulletin July 2020

[ Bulletin Archive ] Town Council News… Next meeting: Monday, July 13, 2020; 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/297850640?pwd=czh3ODBEdEpTeXdkRTc5bDFmLzN2UT09 Or Dial-in to 301-715-8592...

Maple Lake Opening this Weekend

MC Pool Guidance update pdf In consideration of the Phase 2 Guidelines to Reopen Montgomery County Pools, we are now able to reopen Maple Lake in Washington Grove under the following conditions: A maximum of 30 visitors will be allowed to enter the Lake Area (Park.)...

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...

Maple Lake Will Not Open This Weekend

In consideration of the Notice I received today from the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services informing me that use of Maple Lake was not permitted per their interpretation of the June 1st Executive Order from County Executive Marc Elrich, I have...

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...

June 2020 – Coming Events Calendar

(All meetings via ZOOM Conference) June 1 » Woods Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM June 3 » Planning Commission 7:30 pm ZOOM June 3 » Recreation Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM June 4 » Border Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM June 5 » National Gun Violence Awareness...

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 Bulletin June 2020

[ Bulletin Archive ] 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...

May 2020 – Coming Events Calendar

[ Events and Recreation News ] (All meetings via ZOOM Conference) May 4 »  Woods Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM May 6 »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm ZOOM May 9 »  Annual Town Meeting 8:00 pm ZOOM May 12 » ...

Lighting Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM conference. We meet the fourth Wednesday of every month. We will be meeting via a Zoom Conference and all are welcome to attend! The details are below. We...

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...

Town Bulletin May 2020

[ Bulletin Archive ] Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The Washington Grove Annual Town Meeting to be held electronically on Saturday May 9th at 8:00 p.m. You won’t want to miss this the 2020 Annual Town Meeting! For the first time we will conduct the Annual Town Meeting...

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...

April 2020 – Coming Events Calendar

[ Events and Recreation News ] April 1 »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm Remote Access. See above April 6 »  Woods Committee 7:30 pm Remote Access. See above April 8 »  Forestry & Beautification 7:30 pm Remote Access....

Town Bulletin April 2020

[ Bulletin Archive ] This April Town Bulletin is being distributed to all residences electronically as part of the Town’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. No paper copy will be mailed. All Town meetings in April will be held by REMOTE ACCESS ONLY. Information...

Shoppers in the County Must Wear Face Covering

Hello Grovers, I hope you are all staying safe and that you are not too frazzled. As many of you know, beginning on Monday (April 13), shoppers in the County must wear a face covering while shopping at grocery stores, pharmacies, farmers markets and big box retailers....

Governor Issues Stay-at-Home Order 03.30.20

Stay-at-Home Order pdf As of 8:00 pm tonight, Monday, March 30, 2020: Persons in Maryland, Montgomery County, and the Town of Washington Grove are under a Stay-At-Home order issued by Governor Larry Hogan.

March 2020 – Coming Events Calendar

[ Events and Recreation News ] March 2 »  Woods Committee 7:30 pm Council Room March 4 »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm Council Room March 6 »  Irish Ceili Dance 7:00 pm McCathran Hall March 9 »  Town...

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...

Final Bulk Leaf Collection 04.01.20

Per our contract with US Lawns, the spring 2019/20 leaf pick up must be completed by close of business on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Residents have one final opportunity to have their spring leaves picked up by the vacuum truck. Please be mindful not to block traffic...

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...

Maryland Real ID Reminder

Don’t forget the October deadline for getting your MD Real ID license. Check the website for information about what you must bring with you to your appointment. [ http://www.mva.maryland.gov/realid ]

Town Bulletin March 2020

[ Bulletin Archive ] BIKEWAYS SPECIAL TOWN MEETING SPECIAL TOWN MEETING McCathran Hall Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:00AM Purpose: Confirming support for a shared-use pathway connection to Crabbs Branch Way THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT! A direct and safe walking and bicycle...

February 2020 – Coming Events Calendar

[ Events and Recreation News ] February 3 »  Woods Committee 7:30 pm Council Room February 5 »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm Council Room February 9 »  Film Society 7:00 pm McCathran Hall February 10 » ...

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...

Rec Committee Mtg + SITP News

Next Meeting: Thursday, February 20, 2020; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Open to the public. Anyone interested in joining should come to the next meeting! SITP Survey Hi everyone! I’m trying to get an idea of how many campers we will have for SITP this year for...

Town Elections

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...

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...

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 February 2020

[ Bulletin Archive ] TOWN COUNCIL NEWS Next meeting: Monday, February 10, 2020; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the January meeting include: Deferred any discussion of Resolution 2019-13; Providing for Proper Governance of...

January 2020 – Coming Events Calendar

[ Events and Recreation News ] 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...

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...
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