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January Coming Events Calendar

(All meetings via ZOOM Conference) January 4 » Woods Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM January 6 » Planning Commission 7:30 pm ZOOM January 11 » Town Council Meeting 7:30 pm ZOOM January 13 » Building Permit...

Hooray for the Holiday Show!

The Making of Cottage Fever: A Virtually Real Holiday Show By Judy Mroczka The Accidental Producer/Writer/Director (written at the request of the Mayor to pay tribute to all who worked on the show) It takes a village to create a holiday show. In Cottage Fever, there...

Maryland State Income Tax Subdivision Code 1612

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 Elections…Only 4 Months Away!

Let’s bring talk of elections back into the news! In Washington Grove election day will be Saturday, May 8. Nominations close April 12. Open this year will be the Mayor’s office, a one-year term; and two Council seats with three-year terms. Irregularity-free and, for...

Leaf Collection, Yard Waste & Xmas Tree Disposal

Leaf Collection finished on January 4, 2021 Our bulk leaf collection is finished until early spring when the contractor will return for some clean-up. If you still have leaves that the crew missed, please call the Town Office and report it. Recyclable Yard Waste...

Town Bulletin January 2021

[ Bulletin Archive ] Town Council News… Next meeting: Monday, January 11, 2021; 7:00pm 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...

December Coming Events Calendar

(All meetings via ZOOM Conference) December 2 »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm ZOOM December 7 »  Woods Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM December 9 »  Building Permit Submission Deadline 7:30 pm ZOOM December 12 » ...

Town Council Mtg 12.14.20

Next meeting: Monday, December 14, 2020; 7:30pm 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...

Yard Waste, Xmas Trees & Other

Recyclable Yard Waste Collection Ends Please note that THURSDAY December 31, 2020 will be the last date for collection of recyclable yard waste by Potomac Disposal this year. This service will resume in early March. Christmas Tree Disposal Beginning in late December,...

July 4th & Halloween Videos

July 4th Parade Video I would very much like to upload the July 4th parade onto YouTube as well, but I want to allow people time to pull out of the video if you do not want to be on YouTube. The link will be an unlisted link which means that a search on YouTube will...

Film Society is Taking a Break

The Film Society is taking a break in December from hosting a Zoom movie discussion. We plan to return in the new year with discussions of entertaining and thought-provoking movies. We thank our loyal audience for their participation in discussions this year and...

Town Bulletin December 2020

[ Bulletin Archive ] Town Council News… Next meeting: Monday, December 14, 2020; 7:30pm 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...

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!!

November Coming Events Calendar

(All meetings via ZOOM Conference) November 2 »  Woods Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM November 4 »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm ZOOM November 5 »  Swing Time Big Band Rehearsal 6:30 pm Outside Town Hall November...

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....

Town Bulletin November 2020

[ Bulletin Archive ] Town Council News… Next meeting: Monday, November 9, 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...

October 2020 – Coming Events Calendar

(All meetings via ZOOM Conference) October 5  » Woods Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM October 6  » Stormwater Management 7:30 pm ZOOM October 7  » Planning Commission 7:30 pm ZOOM October 12  » Town Council...

Trees in the Grove – Hickories

Trees in the Grove – Hickories – Hickories are native trees important to wildlife and to humans well before the arrival of Europeans. One hickory, the pecan tree (Carya illinoensis), is one of the few commercially significant sources of food that is native...

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...

Managed Deer Hunt

The volunteer Bow Hunter Firefighters of Maryland (BHFFMD) continues a Town-approved managed deer hunt in the East and West Woods. The 2020-21 Maryland archery deer hunting season began, September 11, 2020 and extends until, January 30, 2021. The BHFFMD harvested two...

Town Bulletin October 2020

[ Bulletin Archive ] Town Council News… Next meeting: Monday, October 12, 2020; 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM at; https://us02web.zoom.us/j/297850640?pwd=czh3OD BEdEpTeXdkRTc5bDFmLzN2UT09 Or Dial-in to 301-715-8592...

September 2020 – Coming Events Calendar

September 2020 – Coming Events Calendar (All meetings via ZOOM Conference) August 30  »  Woods Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM September 2  »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm ZOOM September 3  »  Swing Time Big Band Rehearsal 7:30 pm...

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...

Town Bulletin September 2020

[ Bulletin Archive ] Town Council News… Next meeting: Monday, Sept. 14, 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...

August 2020 – Coming Events Calendar

(All meetings via ZOOM Conference) August 3 »  Woods Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM August 5 »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm ZOOM August 10 »  Town Council Meeting 7:30 pm ZOOM August 11 »  Stormwater Management...

Town Treasurer Position beginning Spring-Summer 2021

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...

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...

Town Bulletin August 2020

[ Bulletin Archive ] Town Council News… Next meeting: Monday, August 10, 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...

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...

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...
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