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June 2021 Town Bulletin

[ Bulletin Archive ] Town Council News… Next meeting: Monday, June 14, 2021; 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:...

May Coming Events Calendar

(All meetings via ZOOM Conference) May 2 » Film Society “Graduation” 7:30 pm ZOOM May 3 » Woods Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM May 5 » Planning Commission 7:30 pm ZOOM May 8 » ANNUAL TOWN MEETING 7:30 pm ZOOM May...

Cicadas…They’re Back!

After 17 years awaiting their big moment, a few million of Washington Grove’s longtime residents will shortly reveal themselves. Our very own periodical cicadas last visited us with gusto in 2004. The reappearance on schedule of what is known as the brood X...

Town Council Mtg 05.17.21

Next meeting: Monday, May 17, 2021; 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 the...

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:...

Announcement: Dog Park Party May 30, 2021

Mutt Moms and Doggy Dads, Come Check Out the WG Dog Spot! Hi Grovers, the WG Dog Spot (located adjacent to the Maple Lake parking lot) is ready for summertime doggo diversions and puppy play! Please join us, with or without your pooch, the Sunday of Memorial Day...

May 2021 Town Bulletin

[ Bulletin Archive ] OYEZ, OYEZ, OYEZ! The 2021 Washington Grove Annual Town Meeting to be held electronically on Saturday May 8th at 8:00 p.m. Special Rules of Order (supplementing Robert’s Rules of Order) will be used to conduct the meeting, for recognizing those...

April Coming Events Calendar

(All meetings via ZOOM Conference) April 5 » Woods Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM April 7 » Planning Commission 7:30 pm ZOOM April 12 » Nominations for Mayor & Town Council Due April 12 » Town Council Meeting...

The Woman’s Club is Becoming Inclusive!

Thanks for All the Desserts for the Men’s Shelter Dinner! So many generous people in Town donated desserts for our Men’s Shelter Dinner that we were also able to share some with other shelters in the area. They were so grateful both for the treats and to know that...

Lake Committee Mtg 04.15.21

Next Meeting: Thursday, April 15, 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...

April 2021 Town Bulletin

[ Bulletin Archive ] Town Council News… Next meeting: Monday, April 12, 2021; 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:...

March Coming Events Calendar

March 1 »  Woods Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM March 3 »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm ZOOM March 8 »  Town Council Meeting 7:30 pm ZOOM March 10 »  Building Permit Submission Deadline 7:30 pm ZOOM March...

Annual Town Elections 05.08.21

The Election is May 8: vote-by-mail and absentee ballots will be available beginning April 19. *See [ https://washingtongrovemd.org/government/government-overview/elections/ ] for more information Offices open: Mayor (one year-term) Town Council (three year-terms, two...

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...

Lake Committee Mtg 03.18.21

Next Meeting: Thursday, March 18, 2021, 7:30 pm Via ZOOM Video Conference 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...

Final Bulk Leaf Collection 03.26.21

Per our contract with US Lawns, the spring 2020/21 leaf pick up must be completed by close of business on Wednesday, March 26, 2021. Residents have one final opportunity to have their spring leaves picked up by the vacuum truck. Please be mindful not to block traffic...

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...

March 2021 Town Bulletin

[ Bulletin Archive ] Town Council News… Next meeting: Monday, March 8, 2021; 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:...

February Coming Events Calendar

(All meetings via ZOOM Conference) February 1 »  Woods Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM February 3 »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm ZOOM February 8 »  Town Council Meeting 7:30 pm ZOOM February 10 »  Building Permit...

Woman’s Club February News

Congratulations to our new 2021 Officers – Liz Robertson, President; Arlene McCrehan, Vice- President; Cynthia Werts, Treasurer; Caitlin Bethepu, Recording Secretary; and Kitty Seiferlein, Corresponding Secretary. We want to thank everyone who helped make our Virtual...

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...

Lake Committee Mtg 02.18.21

Next Meeting: Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, 7:30 pm Via ZOOM Video Conference It may be too early to think about swimming in the Lake and planning for Lifeguards & Swim Instructors, but we can get together and discuss some general plans for the summer (and watch for...

Racial Equity Mtg 02.21.21

Next meeting: Sunday, February 21, 2021; 2:00 p.m. All are welcome! Folks who would like to attend should email [email protected] to get the Zoom link. And more information on how to join the committee, our goals, past meeting minutes, and historical resources...

Film Society Discussion 02.21.21

“Chan is Missing” — Discussion on Sunday, Feb. 21 Chan has disappeared, along with $4,000 lent to him by Jo and Steve, Chinese American cabbies in San Francisco. Determined to track him down, they hit the streets of Chinatown, interviewing those with connections...

February 2021 Town Bulletin

[ Bulletin Archive ] Town Council News… Next meeting: Monday, February 8, 2021; 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...

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...

January 2021 Town Bulletin

  [ 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...

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...

December 2020 Town Bulletin

[ 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....

November 2020 Town Bulletin

[ 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...
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