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…

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…

May 2018 – From the Mayor

June 6, 2018

The Town staff and I are working with Actualize Studio on the final touches of our new TOK.MD.GOV website. The new website should launch the first week of June, and we hope that you find it informative and user friendly. The new site will allow residents, and the business community, to submit service request forms, apply and pay for permits online, and will have ADA and mobile accessibility. I would also like to thank Council Member Conor Crimmins for his yeoman’s work to guide this project…

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.  

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