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…

Fall 2018 Leaf Collection Schedule

November 20, 2018

Leaf Collection Schedule The Town will begin our annual leaf collection the week of November 5th and run through the week of December 10th. There are no scheduled collection zones, as the Public Works Crew will monitor each street on a daily basis. Please place leaves to the Curb. Do NOT place leaves in the…

Notice of Referendum Concerning Annexation Resolution No. AR-01-2018

November 6, 2018

  NOTICE OF REFERENDUM ELECTION CONCERNING ANNEXATION RESOLUTION AR-01-2018 ADOPTED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF KENSINGTON ANNEXING APPROXIMATELY 12.585+/- ACRES OF LAND BOUNDED BY ST. PAUL STREET, UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD AND PERRY AVENUE Please take notice that on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2018, BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 9 AM and 12 PM, the Mayor and Council of the Town of Kensington will conduct an annexation referendum election Adopted ANNEXATION RESOLUTION AR-01-2018 enlarges the…

Veteran's History Project - Interview with Harley Higgins

October 31, 2018

The Veteran’s History Project, a program of the Library of Congress’ American Folklife Center, conducted an interview with Kensington resident Harley Higgins in May 2018 to discuss his time serving as a Commander with the United States Navy.      

October 2018 - From the Mayor

October 26, 2018

October 2018 Around Town Journal We recently installed new Wayfinding signs along Connecticut, Armory, Howard, and Metropolitan Avenues to help direct visitors to our Historic Business District, along with other points of interest. Also, you may have noticed that we have temporarily removed our Gateway signs, which are currently being refurbished and will be back by Thanksgiving. The ‘I Found it in Kensington’ campaign officially kicked-off on October 22nd and will run through…

September 2018

October 8, 2018

September 2018 Around Town Journal How do you know when it has been a busy weekend in Kensington. Count the number of portable restrooms scattered about the Town. September 22nd was another busy Saturday in the life of our small Town as we welcomed hundreds (if not thousands) of people from surrounding communities to multiple events throughout the day. Streets started to close at 7 am in preparation of the 25th Annual Kensington 8K Race, the Farmers Market opened at 9 am, and the Kensington…

Kensington 8K Race

September 20, 2018

Race Map Street Closure Information Fun and Fast for 25 Years For 25 years, the Kensington 8K Race has been a favorite DC area fall race – a fun, fast event with beauty, challenge, and excitement. Race in Kensington on September 22, 2018! Our Community Event Known throughout the DC Area as a true community race – parents and kids cheering on each other and welcomed visitors running through our Town and Rock Creek Park. Benefits Local Schools Four…

Kensington Labor Day Parade

September 13, 2018

The 51st Annual Kensington Labor Day Parade and Festival

Update: 8/3 Summer 2018 Paving Schedule

July 20, 2018

Summer 2018 Paving Schedule *The Town’s contractor, NZI Construction, will begin paving Prospect Street, followed by Washington Street, on Tuesday, August 6th (weather permitting). The paving for Prospect and Washington should be completed by midday Wednesday, at which time NZI will begin paving Carroll Place. The Town Hall parking lot is scheduled to be paved on Thursday, August 9th. Please note that on street parking will be restricted during paving. We ask that Residents living on…

June 2018 - From the Mayor

June 28, 2018

June 2018 Around Town Journal Thank you again for the opportunity to serve as your Mayor for a second term following the June 4, 2018 Town Election. The last two years has been a wonderful experience and I am proud that we have been able to accomplish many of the goals that I set out within my first term. I expect that the next two years will be exciting as well, especially with a number of redevelopment projects on the horizon. With this in mind, I continue to ask that both residents and…

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