Day of the Book Festival

May 16, 2019

The Kensington Day of the Book Festival has been a tradition in the town of Kensington for over a decade. What makes this festival so special is its connection to the past while bringing loved ones together. Day of the Book is an International holiday that is celebrated through the gifts of books and roses. Learn about this popular Kensington event in this YouTube video created and produced by Montgomery Municipal Cable.

May 2019 - From the Mayor

May 16, 2019

The Town’s 125th Anniversary celebration will continue Sunday, June 2, 1 – 4 pm, at Kensington Cabin Park (10000 Kensington Parkway). This is a great opportunity to celebrate the Town with your family and neighbors by learning about local history and checking out the newly restored Mayor Jayne H. Plank Kensington Cabin Park Activity Building. The event will also include live music, activities and games, and free hotdogs. I want to thank the Kensington Historical Society for organizing the…

Code Enforcement Officer

April 18, 2019

The Town of Kensington, Maryland is accepting applications for the full-time position of Code Enforcement Officer. Our community consists of 2,100 residents and 250 businesses in a picturesque historic town located approximately five miles north of Washington, DC. The successful candidate will be tasked with performing administrative, professional and investigative work to enforce various Town Codes and Ordinances by conducting field inspections, preparing and presenting reports, and issuing…

April 2019 - From the Mayor

April 17, 2019

I would like to acknowledge the 125thAnniversary Committee: Nicole Andrews (Chair); Judy Beach-Uhlman (Co-Chair); Gloria Capron; Dawn Frattarelli; Megan Griggs; Kyle Richards; Angelika Stablow; Katherine Wood; and Council Member Duane Rollins. The Committee did a wonderful job planning this fabulous event and I continue to receive compliments from Residents who have expressed a desire to hold a similar event sooner than later. If you were not able to attend our formal event on April 6th, the…

February 2019 - From the Mayor

March 11, 2019

The Council and I have been receiving many questions of late with regards to a number of development projects that have been presented to the Town. The process for evaluating these projects actually began in 2008 when County Planning took steps to update our 30-year-old Sector Plan. This was a lengthy process that involved the Town Council, Town Residents, and the surrounding Kensington Community. Adopted by the County Council in 2012, the Kensington and Vicinity Sector Plan placed parameters…

The Mon., Jan. 14th Town Council Meeting (7:00 pm) will be held as scheduled

January 14, 2019

The Mayor and Council will convene as scheduled beginning at 7:00 pm for the Monday, January 14, 2019 Town Council Meeting.

Jan. 14th Brush Collection has been pushed to Tues., Jan. 15th

January 14, 2019

Brush (yard waste) collection scheduled for Monday, January 14, 2019 has been pushed to Tuesday, January 15th due to the closure of the Montgomery County Transfer Station.

Crime Prevention Tips

December 31, 2018

Crime Prevention Tips from the Montgomery County Police The Montgomery County Police have asked that we remind residents about the importance of securing both your home and vehicles from potential thefts. The following Crime Prevention Brochures provide tips on how you may protect both your home and vehicles. Home Security – Safety Tips To Keep Your Home and Valuables Safe Prevent Theft From Vehicles – If they Can See It, They Can Steal It! Report Suspicious Activities – IF YOU SEE…

NEW 2019 Trash, Brush, and Recycling Schedule

December 28, 2018

Holiday Collection Schedule Tues., Jan. 1st – No Collections Wed., Jan. 2nd – Trash, Brush, and Recycling Fri., Jan. 4th – Trash New 2019 Collection Schedule Beginning the week of Monday, January 7, 2019 Mondays – Brush only Tuesdays – Trash and Recycling Fridays – Trash only Please contact the Town staff with any questions: 301-949-2424.

December 2018 - From the Mayor

November 30, 2018

December 2018 – Around Town Journal Aside from Safeway and Strosniders, when was the last time you shopped local? With a thriving business district, along with a new bakery (Metropolitan Avenue) and Knowles Station set to open in early 2019, we are very fortunate to have so many local shopping options. In fact, if you have not had the chance to ‘Explore’ Kensington’s businesses of late, I would encourage all to attend Antique Row’s annual Holiday Open House on Friday, December…

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