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.      

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…

SUMMARY - June 18, 2018 Town Council Meeting

June 19, 2018

Approved the Town Meeting Minutes from May 14, 2018. Presented a Mayoral Proclamation to Joe Ralston for his heroic act on June 6, 2018. Presented a Mayoral Proclamation to Sean McMullen for his ten years of service on the Kensington Town Council. Introduced Annexation Resolution No. AR-01-2018 – Authorizing the Annexation to the Town of Kensington of approximately 12.585 acres of land located adjacent to the present corporate limits of the Town located north of the center line…

The 5th Annual Kensington Car Show

May 9, 2018

The 5th Annual Kensington Car Show rolls into Town on Sunday, May 6th, 2018, from 10am to 4pm along Howard Avenue.  The Car Show is a celebration of the automobile, both classic and new and features live music, children’s activities, local food vendors, and more. For more information on the Kensington Car Show, including how to register to participate, visit the Kensington Car Show website. LATEST UPDATE The Sponsor of the 5th Annual Kensington Car Show (Kensington Service…

Solera Reserve Kensington Concept Drawings - 10540 Metropolitan Avenue

May 4, 2018

A Courtesy Review will be held on Monday, May 14, 2018, 7 pm, for the Solera Reserve Kensington (Concept Drawings) project at 10540 Metropolitan Avenue.  

Proposed 10619 Connecticut Avenue Development Project

April 13, 2018

The Development Review Board (DRB) met with Michelle Hassler, RKAA Architects, about a concept design for a self storage and retail development project at 10619 Connecticut Avenue (old Huggins & Harrison Gas Station) on April 10th. The meeting Notes, along with a few draft renderings have been posted below. MEETING NOTES The curb cut on Connecticut Ave will remain. Curb cut on Plyers Mill will be closed.  An easement will be created to connect the subject property to the 7-11 parking…

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