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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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...
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