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Woods Committee Mtg 06.07.21

Next meeting: Monday, June 7, 2021; 7:30 p.m. via Zoom Video Conference. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84222942851?pwd=QUlldWlvcmZlUGQwUFRPaW12aWd4Zz09 By Phone: 301 715 8592 Meeting ID: 842 2294 2851 Passcode: 733964 Our meetings are regularly held on...

Lake Committee Mtg 06.17.21

Next Meeting: Thursday, June 17, 2021, 7:30 pm Via ZOOM Video Conference https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85028224870?pwd=ZURLeDU1a0JYTkJXT2lZNU94ZEJyQT09 By phone: 301 715 8592 Meeting ID: 850 2822 4870 Passcode: 506893 Find your local number:...

Lake Committee Mtg 05.20.21

Next Meeting: Thursday, May 20, 2021, 7:30 pm Via ZOOM Video Conference https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85028224870?pwd=ZURLeDU1a0JYTkJXT2lZNU94ZEJyQT09 By phone: 301 715 8592 Meeting ID: 850 2822 4870 Passcode: 506893 Find your local number:...

Annual Maple Lake Cleanup 04.24.21

Maple Lake Cleanup: The annual cleanup will be on Saturday, April 24th at 10 AM. Please join in and bring your leaf rake, shovel, and wheelbarrow if you have one. Rain date is Sunday, April 25th at Noon. Call John Hutchinson at 240-997-5820 for details or...

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...

Elderly Individual/Military Retiree Tax Credit

For property owners aged 65 and over who either (1) have owned and lived in their home for the last 40 consecutive years, OR (2) are retired from one of the United States Armed Forces including military reserves, the National Guard, and the uniformed corps of the...

Elderly Individual/Military Retiree Tax Credit

For property owners aged 65 and over who either… (1) have owned and lived in their home for the last 40 consecutive years, OR (2) are retired from one of the United States Armed Forces including military reserves, the National Guard, and the uniformed corps of...

Especially Unwelcome Graffiti

Certainly, all of us agree that messages and defacement of public property of any kind are unacceptable in Washington Grove. Graffiti in the form of a racial epithet was recently discovered spray painted on Washington Grove lane. It has since been obliterated. However...

Another Speed Hump Under Consideration

After hearing complaints about speeding on lower Ridge Road, the Mayor and Council are considering the installation of a new speed hump on the hill on lower Ridge Road. What do you think? To voice your opinion, please contact the Mayor and/or a Council member or send...

Tennis Court Reminder

Residents are reminded that our tennis courts are to be used for playing tennis, not for a dog exercise area or a very large chalk board. Dogs and clay courts don’t mix. Allowing dogs to run on the clay leaves an awful mess for Town Maintenance to clean up. Chalk on...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Maple Lake Lifeguards Needed

Next Meeting: Thursday, June 20, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Old Council Room. This is the first meeting of the new season. All are welcome to attend! Lake Committee Meetings are on the Third Thursday of the month (except for May when Hutch will be away). We need to plan...

Recycling Change Effective Immediately!!

Because of China’s refusal to accept material from the U.S. or any other world markets, we must STOP mixing paper with our other recyclables. Residents are asked to separate the cardboard/mixed paper from the glass, plastic, aluminum and tin. Our Contractor uses...

Maple Lake News

Next Meeting: Thursday, April 17, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Old Council Room. This is the first meeting of the new season. All are welcome to attend! Maple Lake Cleanup: The annual cleanup will be on Saturday, April 27th at 10 AM. This is a joint project with the Woods...

Register Your Dog For The Dog Park!

Register Your Dog: Dog Park Registration/Application Form pdf Please print the form, complete and sign it, and deliver it to Mary Warfield by hand or snail mail. Once processed, you will receive a dog tag as acknowledgment that your dog is registered to use the Grove...

Important Message for Washington Grove Taxpayers

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...

Town Elections in May

Town Election Day is Saturday, May 11, this year. Two Council seats, three-year terms, will be open. The Mayor’s office is open every year. Candidates for Council must have lived in Town for at least one year. Candidates for Mayor must have lived in Town for at...

Flooding In Morgan Park

The recent flooding in Morgan Park and on Railroad Street was of great concern to many of us. Mayor Compton contacted the County, and on Wednesday a DOT crew cleared out the culvert under Railroad Street (and also the CSX drainage tunnel downstream). The heavy rains...

Streetlevel Cellular Antennas

New cellular technology utilizing local antennas can significantly improve wireless access to the Internet in residential areas. In the Grove, placing compact antennas at streetlevel in our neighborhood would reduce blind spots and increase bandwidth and transmission...

Important Message for Washington Grove Taxpayers

Every year the Town of Washington Grove receives a portion of the Maryland State income tax paid by Town residents. Because our residents do not have mail delivered to street addresses, this presents a challenge for the State Comptroller’s office when...

Like to Join one of these Committees ?

Emergency Preparedness Committee The Emergency Preparedness Committee is in the process of drafting a proposed Risk Management and Safety Procedures for the Town and would like to hear from you about any safety-related concerns. Please come to our next Committee...

The Holiday Show Needs You!

Come one, come all, to McCathran Hall! An introductory meeting for the 2018 Washington Grove Holiday Show will take place on Sunday, October 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. If you are interested in participating in any way — as an actor, singer, musician or dancer, as a...

FREE PiYo Class…Get Fit….Have Fun!

October 19th at 7pm in McCathran Hall, there will be a free sample PiYo class. PiYo is a fast-paced, low impact fitness class that combines practices of pilates and yoga to help build strength, improve flexibility, lose weight and have fun doing it. Come try it out...

Taylor Made Squares

Mark your calendars! Betsy and Al Taylor, callers for Taylor Made Squares, are happy to announce we have scheduled a series of dances on the First and Third Mondays. Please join us on the following dates: October 1, October 15, November 5 and November 19. We will be...

Yoga in The Grove

Ongoing Yoga Class is designed as an open/drop-in format 90 minute class for beginners to experience Hatha (poses), deep relaxation, chanting and breathing practices with an emphasis on listening to the body and stress reduction. Classes are on Tuesday nights from...

Sunday Noise Reminder

Per Article 1, Section 7. Operation of Power Mowers, Etc. It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a power mower, chain saw, or other power equipment on Sundays before the hour of 12:00 Noon, except that electrically powered tools may be operated within a...

Community Outreach

This year we are responding to the ever-growing needs of the Washington Grove Elementary School. The strain on the teachers to ensure that students have the tools needed to succeed in school has grown even greater. Many groups collect supplies to give to the kids at...

FROM PEPCO

In a continuing effort to provide reliable power, PEPCO will be removing Black Locust trees that impact the power lines along the Washington Grove Lane sidewalk starting at the Post Office. Two trees in poor condition will also be either be removed or topped on the...

Party Permits @ the Lake

Summer is just around the corner! Maple Lake is a great venue for your party, wedding, or other assemblage. Just follow the link https://goo.gl/forms/g10fJ2Qo0oTJJFcN2 to make it official.

Shall We Dance?

Betsy and Al Taylor, callers for Taylor Made Squares, are starting a dance group in Town. Would Monday or Wednesday night be better for you? If you want to join our newly forming group, please email [email protected] and tell us your preference. Questions? Call...

Tai Chi Returns

Tai Chi continues on Saturday mornings, after the winter break. Wear comfortable shoes and come do Tai Chi in silence together at the basketball courts 9:00 am on Saturday mornings, beginning May 5th. Claire Rosser will provide some instruction, but the goal is to...

Important Message for Washington Grove Taxpayers

Every year the Town of Washington Grove receives a portion of the Maryland State income tax paid by Town residents. Because our residents do not have mail delivered to street addresses, this presents a challenge for the State Comptroller’s office when...

Firewood Policy

A question has been raised concerning the availability of firewood resulting from Town trees that have been removed due to age, or storm damage. The Town policy is “Town residents have first ‘pick’ of the wood for their own use.” The large...

Important Message for Washington Grove Taxpayers

Every year the Town of Washington Grove receives a portion of the Maryland State income tax paid by Town residents. Because our residents do not have mail delivered to street addresses, this presents a challenge for the State Comptroller’s office when...

Please, Don’t Feed the Wildlife

Acknowledging there are good, kind intentions to provide food to our ‘wild neighbor’ foxes, such actions often have negative consequences. Wild animals will become habituated to those food offerings and less wary of human presence. They will be emboldened...

About the Listserv

Please note the Yahoo list serve is not used for official Town business. This is because not everyone in Town has internet or has joined the Yahoo list serve. The Yahoo list serve is not a government forum. It was developed as an informal way to communicate, share...
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