Candidates Forum May 20th, 7 pm

May 1, 2013

The Meet the Candidates Forum will be held on Monday, May 20th. If you wish to be a Candidate for our June Election, you must fill out a Certificate of Nomination at Town Hall by 4:00 PM on Monday, May 13th. Additional information may be found on our Elections page.

Ragtime - Kensington Arts Theatre

May 1, 2013

  Based on the 1975 novel by E. L. Doctorow, RAGTIME tells the story of three groups in America, represented by Coalhouse Walker Jr., a Harlem musician; Mother, the matriarch of a white upper-class family in New Rochelle, NY; and Tateh, a Latvian Jewish immigrant. Historical figures such as Harry Houdini, Evelyn Nesbit, Booker T. Washington, J. P. Morgan, Henry Ford, Stanford White, Harry Kendall Thaw, Admiral Peary, Matthew Henson, and Emma Goldman also appear. The music includes…

Seasonal Employment - Public Works

April 25, 2013

The Town of Kensington is currently accepting applications for a seasonal employee within the Public Works Department. Experience and Knowledge of lawn and gardening preferred. A job description may be found here: Public Works I – Seasonal Please apply in person at 3710 Mitchell Street by 3 pm on Monday, May 13th. Office hours 8 am – 4 pm.

Family Movie Night

April 11, 2013

Please join us on Sunday, April 14th at Town Hall for Family Movie Night. The movie “Big” starring Tom Hanks will begin at 4:00 pm. Big is rated PG.

April 8th Town Council Summary

April 11, 2013

Town Council Summary from the April 8, 2013 Town Meeting: Approved Town Meeting Minutes from March 25, 2013. Approved sending a letter in support of an easement for 10516 Metropolitan Avenue. Bryan Kay from Classic Homes of Maryland reviewed plans for a new house at 3607 Farragut Avenue.  Town setbacks and driveway requirements were noted. A Public Hearing was held on Fiscal Year 2014 Budget (Ordinance O-01-2013) and the record was held open until the close of business on April 19th.

FY – 2014 Budget Public Hearing

March 28, 2013

The Public Hearing for the FY 2014 Budget will be held on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 7:00 pm. If you have any questions prior to the Public Hearing about the Budget or Budget Ordinance, please contact Town Manager Daily.

March 25th Town Council Summary

March 27, 2013

Council Summary from the March 25, 2013 Town Meeting: Approved Town Meeting Minutes, as corrected, from March 11, 2013. Approved Resolution No. R-05-2013, establishing the Development Review Board. This Board will review proposals for development/redevelopment within the Town with respect to compliance with the Kensington and Vicinity Sector Plan. Council discussed the ongoing contract negotiations between Montgomery County and Comcast. Council determined to enter into a closed session to…

Coffee with the Mayor

March 20, 2013

Please join me on Saturday, March 23rd at 9:30 am (Town Hall) for a cup of coffee. This is an informal gathering where I ask that you bring any questions or concerns you have about the Town.

3rd Thursday - March 21st, 5 - 8 pm

March 20, 2013

ENTERTAINMENT Kensington Row Bookshop – 3786 Howard Ave – Chess Challenge with Allan Savage, who will play 3-4 opponents at once from 6-8pm. Crossway Community will be set up along Howard Ave selling baked goods made with the help from the children in their community. Live music by Greg Dillon on the corner of Howard Ave and Fawcett St. Geppetto Catering –  A Kensington Farmers’ Market favorite will be selling smoked barbeque.  Geppetto is a former Safeway BBQ Battle…

3rd Thursday - February 21st, 5-8 pm

February 14, 2013

Live music! Hot deals! Fire pit at the train Station! Please join Kensington’s merchants on Thursday, February 21st from 5-8 pm for “February Fire.” Start shopping in Kensington Feb. 1-21 and save your receipts! Bring your receipts adding up to $150 from local (chain stores not included) Kensington merchants to the train station during Third Thursday and pick a local gift card from a grab bag. Geppetto Catering’s “Old Smokey” will be at the train station serving up their award winning…

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