Howard Avenue Water Main Break - Nov. 30th

November 30, 2017

Dear Residents and Business Community: Please be advised that there is a water main break along the 3700 block of Howard Avenue (between Fawcett Street and Montgomery Avenue). The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) is aware of the issue and is currently working along Howard Avenue to correct the water main break. We ask that you please avoid this area, if possible. Any water related concerns should be directed to WSSC by calling their Emergency Service number at…

Fall Leaf Collection Schedule

October 26, 2017

The Town will begin our annual leaf collection the week of  November 6th and run through the week of December 11th. There are no scheduled collection zones, as the Public Works Crew will monitor the Town on a daily basis. Place Leaves to the Curb Do NOT Place Leaves in the Street             Please do not include…

October 2017 Around Town Journal

October 26, 2017

October 2017 Around Town Journal In comparison to other local municipalities, Kensington is very fortunate to have a strong and vibrant business community that has blossomed over the last few years. In cooperation with our local business associations, along with the ExploreKensington campaign, we are becoming a resident destination not only for that unique gift, but a bottle of wine, yoga class, or even a great meal! With our shop local objective in mind, I encourage you to explore our…

Kensington 8K Race - Road Closure Information

September 20, 2017

24th Annual Kensington 8K Race | Saturday, September 23, 2017 A Town of Kensington Event  |  Benefiting KP, NB, & WJ Schools **** KENSINGTON AREA ROADS CLOSED **** TO ON-STREET PARKING & TRAFFIC, ROLLING FROM 7:00AM – 10:30AM ON SATURDAY 9/23/17  (Map) Roads Closed (All Times Are Approximate Within 15 minutes): o Armory Ave from Baltimore to Knowles (7am-10:30am) o Armory Ave from Knowles to Howard (8am-9am) o Howard Ave from Armory to Kensington Pkwy (8am-9am) o…

September 2017 Around Town Journal

September 18, 2017

September 2017 Around Town Journal The 2017 Town Directory Co-chairs, Nicole Andrews and Helen Wilkes, are making one last appeal to Residents to submit their contact information before the Directory goes to print. Currently, there are over 200 households that have yet to return their information sheets. Even if nothing has changed, please send your information to Kensington’s first new redevelopment project, Knowles Station, has finally broken ground at the…

Kensington Cabin Park Update

September 18, 2017

The rehabilitation of Kensington Cabin Park will begin this fall. The estimated time to complete is four (4) months, and will include the following: Asphalt path that leads from Everett Street to the Cabin will be used for construction access and temporarily closed; There will be a brief closure of the swing set next to the Cabin during improvements; There will be tree protection fencing installed for the Sycamore and Walnut trees directly adjacent to the Cabin. Please contact…

50th Annual Labor Day Parade and Festival

August 29, 2017

The 50th Annual Labor Day Parade and Festival will be held on Monday, September 4th, beginning at 10 am. The Parade begins at St. Paul Park and heads south along Connecticut Avenue, and then turns east onto Baltimore Street, north onto Fawcett Street, east along Howard Avenue, and then turn back south along Montgomery Avenue where the Grandstand will be located adjacent to Noyes Children’s Library. The Town would like to thank our Sponsors for the 50th Annual Labor Day Parade and…

August 2017 Around Town Journal

August 9, 2017

August 2017 Around Town Journal The Council and I have created an ad-hoc Annexation Committee to explore the possibility of annexing certain streets, already within the Walter Johnson Cluster, into the Corporate Limits of the Town of Kensington. These addresses include: The north side of Perry Avenue (3507 – 3613), Decatur Avenue (3500 – 3610), Madison Street (10815 – 10819), St. Paul Street (10724 – 10728), and University Blvd. (3404 – 3700). The first Annexation Committee meeting…

June 2017 Around Town Journal

June 23, 2017

June 2017 Around Town Journal This July 1st will mark the one year anniversary since I was sworn in as the Mayor of Kensington, and I would like to thank everyone for the support that I have received during this time. I never imagined what a rewarding experience serving as your Mayor would become, and I am excited about the great things that have happened over the last year and what is on the horizon. We have seen the addition of two new restaurants, The Dish & Dram, along with Crisp and…

Summit Avenue Extension Project (Updated 8/9/17)

June 16, 2017

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will hold a second public meeting to discuss the Summit Avenue Extension project on Thursday, September 14th, 7 pm, at Town Hall.

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