Kensington Cash Non-Winner
April 6th, 2017

Kensington Cash Draw April 6, 2017 Non-Winner #916 for $244.00 Next draw: April 13, 2017   Remember to sign in to win! Sign in locations in Kensington: Kensington Fitplex, Mike’s Independent Grocer, Mel’s Petro Canada Kensington, Kensington Legion and Community … Continued

 
Family Violence Prevention Week – Walk in Silence – CANCELLED
February 17th, 2017

We are sorry to announce that the Family Violence Prevention Walk in Silence has been cancelled for today. Please stay tuned for further information regarding the event as it comes available.   The Town of Kensington and the Kensington Police … Continued

 
49th Annual Bedford Peewee Hockey Exchange
January 27th, 2017

KENSINGTON – For almost 50 years, peewee hockey teams from Kensington and Bedford, Que., have been participating in a friendship hockey exchange. The first half of the Bedford, Que.-Kensington, P.E.I. Peewee Friendship Hockey Exchange takes place in Kensington this weekend. … Continued

 
Mayor’s New Year’s Levee
December 15th, 2016

Please note that the Mayor’s Levee has a new location this year!

 
Christmas Parade – Sunday December 4, 2016
November 15th, 2016

To register a float please contact Robert at 902-836-3509 or by email at cgardens@pei.aibn.com  

 
NEW: Christmas Parade Route
November 15th, 2016

We are excited to announce our updated parade route for the 13th Annual Christmas Parade on Sunday December 4, 2016 @ 5:00 pm  

 
Town of Kensington False Alarm Bylaw
November 10th, 2016

The Town of Kensington is currently considering the enactment of a “False Alarm Bylaw”. Letters have been sent to Kensington businesses that are known to have alarm systems, seeking feedback on the proposed bylaw. The goal is to encourage property … Continued

 
#NTDSW Event Re-Scheduled
November 2nd, 2016

National Teen Driver Safety Week was recognized from October 16-22. Due to weather our event had to be postponed until this Saturday, November 5th at the KISH Parking lot from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Everyone is encouraged to come … Continued

 
Town of Kensington Christmas Parade
November 2nd, 2016

Town of Kensington’s 13th Annual Christmas Parade Sunday, December 4, 2016  Starting at 5:00pm Check back soon for more details!

 
Halloween Curfew – October 31, 2016
October 31st, 2016

A reminder to residents and visitors that the Town of Kensington’s Door to door Trick or Treating is to cease promptly at 8:00pm. We wish you all a safe and Happy Halloween.

 
#NTDSW Event – POSTPONED
October 21st, 2016

Due to the weather forecast for tomorrow, we will be postponing the National Teen Driver Safety Week event at KISH. We have rescheduled it for Saturday, November 5th with details to come!

 
2016 Pumpkin Carving Contest!
October 12th, 2016

Join us for the 2016 Pumpkin Carving Contest! Step #1 – Pick up your Pumpkin between Oct 17-20 @ Town Hall. Cost by Donations Only. Proceeds to KISH Student Initiatives. Step #2 – Carve your Pumpkin. Cut a hole in … Continued

 
National Teen Driver Safety Week
October 12th, 2016

National Teen Driver Safety Week 2016: October 16-22 Kensington Town Council are excited to participate in Parachute’s fourth annual National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW) in Canada. NTDSW is a week designed to make the public aware of teen driver safety … Continued

 
Bell Aliant Mammoth Street Parade
August 16th, 2016
 
Meeting Cancelled : Committee of Council August 22, 2016
August 15th, 2016

Mayor Caseley and Council have cancelled the monthly Committee of Council meeting scheduled for August 22 in support of the Opening Ceremonies of the 49th Annual Kensington Harvest Festival at the Community Gardens Complex. The next scheduled Council meeting will … Continued

 
SPECIAL MEETING: Monday, July 25, 2016
July 25th, 2016

Town of Kensington Notice of Special Meeting Take notice the call of a special meeting of Town Council on Monday, July 25th, 2016 at the Kensington Town Hall, 55 Victoria Street East, following the adjournment of the Committee of Council meeting … Continued

 
Youth and Citizen of the Year Nominations
June 9th, 2016

Citizen of the Year Award and Youth of the Year Award Submission Criteria The Citizen of the Year award was established by Ivan J. Gallant in 2004 during his term as Mayor. The award exemplifies outstanding service to one’s community … Continued

 
PUBLIC MEETING: Town of Kensington Official Plan and Zoning and Subdivision Control Bylaw Amendments
May 27th, 2016

Town of Kensington Notice of Public Meeting Take notice that, pursuant to the Planning Act and the Town of Kensington’s Zoning and Subdivision Control (Development) Bylaw, a Public Meeting will be held at 6:00 PM on Thursday, June 9, 2016 … Continued

 
National Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day
May 20th, 2016

Save the Date! – Saturday, May 21, 2016 The Kensington Police Department is one of the designated Drop-Off locations for any unused and expired medications. Drop off location at the Police Department, 55 Victoria Street on Saturday, May 21. Please … Continued

 
Swimming Lesson Registration
May 19th, 2016

We are now accepting registrations for our Summer Swimming Lessons. 2016 Swimming Lessons Swimming Lessons are offered in four sessions, each session is either 30 minutes or 50 minutes a day (depending on your swim level) Monday – Thursday for eight days. If there … Continued

 
Lions Foundation of Canada – Purina Walk for Dog Guides
May 16th, 2016
 
Kensington Firemen Association Beach Volleyball
May 16th, 2016
 
Learn to Run 5K
May 11th, 2016

Learn to Run 5K – Kensington Central Reginal Sport and Recreation Council is offering a FREE to Run 5K program in Kensington. The program will begin Tuesday, May 17th at 6:00, meeting at the Community Gardens Arena in Kensington. Contact us at … Continued

 
Town Spring Cleanup
May 11th, 2016

Please join Town Council and residents on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 9:00 am for the Annual Spring Cleanup. Meeting at the Town Hall parking lot at 55 Victoria Street and pizza and refreshments to follow!

 
Prince Edward Island Heritage Plaque Unveiling
April 27th, 2016

The PEI Museum Heritage Awards recognize Island architecture, heritage activities, and writing, along with recognizing volunteers. The Kensington Railway Station was recognized in February of this year and was among the designated heritage properties added to the Prince Edward Island Register of … Continued

 
Kensington Lions Club Information Night
March 17th, 2016

Monday, March 21, 2016 at 7:00 PM 30 Gardens Drive, Kensington Lions Club. Please come and find out how the Kensington Lions Club Members Volunteer to help in the community. Would you be interested in Serving as a Volunteer and … Continued

 
2016 Relay for Life
March 16th, 2016

The Annual Relay for Life will take place on Friday, June 3. at the Kensington Community Gardens Complex. Team Captain Kits are available at the Town Hall or by contacting the PEI Division of the Cancer Society 902-566-4007 Visit here for … Continued

 
Kensington Presbyterian Church Hip of Beef
March 14th, 2016

Kensington Presbyterian Church Hip of Beef Supper Saturday, April 23rd 4:00pm-6:00pm Tickets are $15 (Sit in and take outs available) For more information, call the church office at 902-836-3266

 
Kensington Lions Club – Roast Beef Dinner
February 11th, 2016

Proceeds to Queen Elizabeth Elementary School for a 16 Channel Wireless Transmitter/Receiver System for Classrooms.   Roast Beef Dinner & Dessert Saturday, February 20, 2016 Serving    4-6 pm Takeouts  3-4 pm Adults $15.00      Children Under 12  $8.00 … Continued

 
Spaghetti Luncheon – Kensington United Church
February 2nd, 2016

Kensington United Church is hosting a Spaghetti Luncheon on February 21, from 11:30-1:30. Tickets are available from the church office or some will be at the door. Adults $10, Children ( 10 and under) $6, or a family rate of … Continued

 
48th Annual Eric Jessome Memorial Kensington, P.E.I.-Bedford, Que., Peewee Friendship Hockey Exchange
February 1st, 2016

48th annual Eric Jessome Memorial Kensington, P.E.I.-Bedford, Que., Peewee Friendship Hockey Exchange KENSINGTON – Organizers could not have asked for two better evenly-matched teams in the 48th annual Eric Jessome Memorial Kensington, P.E.I.-Bedford, Que., Peewee Friendship Hockey Exchange. © Jason Simmonds/Journal … Continued

 
Public Meeting: Kensington Welcome Centre
January 29th, 2016

Public Meeting regarding the Kensington Welcome Centre Wednesday, February 10 at 7 pm Kensington Lion’s Club, Garden Drive  

 
Dance Fit Class – Starting Monday
January 27th, 2016

Starting Monday, February 1st – Monday nights at the Kensington Fitplex @ 7:15pm. Krista Shields will be beginning Dance Fit Classes open to all ages. It is a fun filled hour involving playing great music, choreographed aerobic exercise that will sure … Continued

 
Snowmobile Access to Downtown Area
January 11th, 2016

The Town of Kensington, in an effort to enhance the safety of the travelling public, is permitting snowmobilers to access the downtown through the railyards only. Traditionally, snowmobiles used the corridors along Victoria Street East and Woodleigh Drive, which resulted … Continued

 
Water and Sewer Increase – Effective January 1, 2016
January 11th, 2016

Please be advised that the Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission (IRAC) has approved a water and sewer rate increase, effective January 1, 2016. The 2016 annual non-commercial rate is $538.32 or as follows: Monthly Water Monthly Sewer Combined Services $18.68 … Continued

 
Adopt A Hydrant Program
January 11th, 2016

Adopt-a-hydrant is an initiative of the Town of Kensington to encourage residents of the Town to assume a degree of responsibility for ensuring the hydrants are kept clear of snow during the winter months. If you are interested in more details … Continued

 
Town Hall Holiday Hours
December 23rd, 2015
 
2016 New Years Levee!
December 23rd, 2015
 
Kensington Fitplex – Key Card System
December 10th, 2015

The Kensington Fitplex is moving to a new key card system and will be expanding its hours of operations!  

 
Annual Christmas Decorating Contest!
December 10th, 2015

Sunday, December 13, 2015. Open to all businesses and residents of the Town of Kensington!

 
Clothing Drive for Syrian Refugees
November 25th, 2015

  Clothing Drive for Syrian Refugees Collecting new and used winter clothing for men, women and children. All clothing donations gratefully accepted including: Pants, Shirts, Sweaters, Winter Jackets, Hats, Scarves, Gloves, Boots, Shoes… if there are any extra items left … Continued

 
#100localdollars This Holiday!
November 24th, 2015

  Kensington Chamber is encouraging consumers to shop locally this season  

 
Christmas Storytelling & Music
November 24th, 2015

Sunday, December 6, 2015 at St. Mark’s Anglican Church at 2:00pm Syrian Refugee Relief Fundraiser  

 
12th Annual Christmas Parade!
November 13th, 2015

Town of Kensington’s 12th Annual Christmas Parade Sunday, December 6, 2015  Starting at 5:00pm

 
Family Skate – November 1st at 3:00PM
October 29th, 2015

  The Kensington Family Skate on November 1st will be held from 3:00-4:00 PM due to the Kensington Wild Hockey Game scheduled for 12:30 PM at the Community Gardens Complex.

 
6th Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest
October 21st, 2015

  Join us for the annual Pumpkin Carving Contest! Pumpkin Pick-up: at Island Stone Pub from Oct 21-28. OR The 8th Annual Halloween Hustle on Saturday, October 24 from 8-10am Pumpkin Drop-off: at Island Stone Pub or place them directly … Continued

 
Annual Sewer Maintenance Program
October 19th, 2015

The Town of Kensington wishes to inform residents and businesses that maintenance will be undertaken in various areas of the Town to remove settled and accumulating debris and material from the sanitary sewer main line system. This maintenance will commence … Continued

 
8th Annual Halloween Hustle 5k Fun Run & 2k Walk
September 25th, 2015

Saturday, October 24, 2015 Registration: 8:00-8:45 AM Run Start: 9:00 AM All funds raised this year will be donated to two very special little boys who are fighting cancer – Jacob Costain and Griffin Read. $10 each ($2 for 12yrs … Continued

 
Aerobics Class Pass – Special Price!
September 23rd, 2015

The Kensington Fitplex is offering a Buy 8 get 2 Free deal on Aerobic Classes!

 
Aerobics at Fitplex – Tuesday & Thursday Nights!
September 18th, 2015

Aerobics will be starting at the Kensington Fitplex September 15, 2015 Tuesday Night                     6:30-7:30 Thursday Nights                 6:30-7:30 Instructor: Traci Campbell- We welcome Traci back to the 2015/16 season. Traci will be doing a new style where she … Continued

 
RFP – Municipal Audit Services for the Town of Kensington
September 18th, 2015

  The Town of Kensington is requesting proposals for the services of a qualified Chartered Accounting firm to conduct the Financial and Compliance Audit of the Town’s operations as per the requirements of the PEI Municipalities Act, Part VII Section … Continued

 
Kensington Girl Guides Registration
September 14th, 2015

Kensington Girl Guides will be holding registration Monday, September 14 from  6-8pm at the Kensington Fire hall. It is for each group, Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders, and Rangers. Registration cost is $105, and it will be a fabulous year of fun … Continued

 
Kensington North Watersheds Association
August 18th, 2015

Kensington Water Management Committee PEI is an island in more ways than one. Not only are we a small landmass beside a huge continent, we are sitting on a similar sized pool of fresh water surrounded by undrinkable salt water. … Continued

 
Bell Aliant Mammoth Street Parade – Fun in the Sun!
August 13th, 2015

Join us this Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 2:00pm for the Bell Aliant Mammoth Street Parade.

 
Summer Game Show Night!
July 15th, 2015

Saturday, August 8, 2015 Doors open at 6:30 – Games start at 7:30 Hosted at the Community Gardens Complex, 25 Garden Drive – Kensington Tickets $20 each or reserve a table of 8 for $100 –  Must be 19+ Prizes … Continued

 
Summer Reading at the Library!
July 14th, 2015

                   

 
2015 Canada Day Celebrations
June 25th, 2015
 
2015 Swimming Lesson Registration
June 12th, 2015

2015 Swimming Lessons Swimming Lessons are offered in four sessions, each session is half hour a day Monday – Thursday for eight days. If there is any cancellations due to rain, class will be made up on Friday. Download the 2015 Swimming Lesson … Continued

 
Annual Town Cleanup Scheduled
May 21st, 2015

Saturday, May 30th join Town Council and Staff in the Annual Town Cleanup. Crews can meet at the Town Hall at 55 Victoria Street E at 9:00am. Pizza, refreshments and Draw prizes to follow!

 
Citizen of the Year – Nominations
May 21st, 2015

  The Citizen of the Year award was established by Ivan J. Gallant in 2004 during his term as Mayor. The award exemplifies outstanding service to one’s community combined with an extraordinary determination and passionate desire to contribute towards improving … Continued

 
Youth of the Year Nominations
May 21st, 2015

  The Youth of the Year Award was established in 2005 by Mayor Ivan Gallant. It is annually presented by the Town of Kensington to a youth member of the community who has demonstrated accomplishment in three or more of … Continued

 
Kensington Municipal Building’s Roof Replacement – Tender Call
May 6th, 2015

KENSINGTON MUNICIPAL BUILDING’S ROOF REPLACEMENT TENDER CALL Sealed Tenders, clearly marked “KENSINGTON MUNICIPAL BUILDING’S ROOF REPLACEMENT” will be accepted at the Town Hall, Kensington, 55 Victoria Street East, Kensington, PE, C0B 1M0 until Friday, May 22, 2015 at 4:00 PM. … Continued

 
District 20 – Meet the Candidates Debate
April 28th, 2015

KACC is hosting a District 20 – Kensington – Malpeque “Meet the Candidates Debate’ Come and meet the candidates for District 20 Kensington – Malpeque. The Kensington & Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ‘Meet the Candidates Debate’ at … Continued

 
Summer Camp Registration – NOW OPEN!
April 23rd, 2015

Kensington Summer Recreation Program 2015 2015 Dates: June 29 – August 14, 2015 Limited Numbers 2015 Price: $400.00 (HST Included) for 7 week program To Register: Download the Summer Camp Registration 2015 Camp counselors are trained in leadership and CPR/First Aid. Drop Off … Continued

 
Challenge Accepted – Mayor Caseley
April 15th, 2015

Bill Martin challenges Charlottetown, Kensington mayors to a horse race SUMMERSIDE — Mayor Bill Martin is challenging two Island mayors to a race. © Nancy MacPhee/Journal Pioneer Summerside Mayor Bill Martin during Tuesday’s Lobster Festival announcement Martin, while speaking at the Lobster … Continued

 
Summer Soccer Registration
March 27th, 2015

Kensington Soccer Registration is Saturday, March 28 from 9am – 12pm at QEES. For more information please visit here.

 
2015 Major Midget Atlantics
March 27th, 2015

Major Midget Atlantics are taking place at the Kensington Community Gardens from April 2-5 2015. Check out the schedule and more details here.

 
March 15, 2015 Re-scheduled – Winter Carnival Events!
March 5th, 2015

UPDATE:  Rescheduled from Sunday, February 15, 2015 Sunday, March 15, 2015   2:00 pm “Slides and Sleigh Rides” Outdoor Adventure Sponsored by: Mike’s Independent Grocer and the Town of Kensington Location: Community Gardens Complex Sleigh Rides with Horse Show Shoals Stables Snow … Continued

 
Cst. Joseph Arsenault – Awarded P.E.I. Crime Stoppers Police Officer of the Year
February 10th, 2015

  SUMMERSIDE – One is a rookie, barely out of his first year in uniform and the other is a veteran with more than 30 years of policing experience, but both represent the true spirit of policing.   And they … Continued

 
Arena Schedule
January 15th, 2015

The Community Gardens Complex Arena Schedule received a new look! Check it out for the most recent events happening on the ice.    

 
Mayor’s Levee
December 23rd, 2014
 
Holiday Hours
December 23rd, 2014

Town Hall Holiday Hours Wednesday,  Dec 24  9:00am-12:00pm Thursday, Dec 25 – Closed Friday Dec 26 – Closed Wednesday, Dec 31 9:00am-12:00pm Thursday,  Jan 1 – Closed   Library Holiday Hours Wednesday, Dec 24 – Closed Thursday, Dec 25 – … Continued

 
Annual Christmas Decorating Contest!
December 17th, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014. Open to all businesses and residents of the Town of Kensington!  

 
Town Council Committee’s Updated
December 9th, 2014

Community Services Committee Members: Chair – Councillor Jeff Spencer, Vice Chair – Councillor Mack MacLean, Councillor Marvin Mill, Mayor Rowan Caseley (ex-officio) Composition:  The committee shall be made up of three Town Councillors appointed by the Mayor.  The Mayor is ex-officio member … Continued

 
Annual Sewer Main Line Flushing
November 19th, 2014

  TOWN OF KENSINGTON ANNUAL SEWER MAIN LINE FLUSHING PROGRAM. The Town of Kensington wishes to inform residents and businesses that regular scheduled sanitary sewer main maintenance will be taking place in various areas of the Town to remove settled … Continued

 
Kensington Heritage Library – Celebrates 80 Years!
November 18th, 2014

  A Special Congratulations to the Kensington Heritage Library on Celebrating 80 Years! Thank you to all our local volunteers and community support.

 
Municipal Election 2014
November 4th, 2014

Election Results Residents of the Town of Kensington casted their vote at the municipal election on Monday, November 3, 2014. Congratulations to the the incoming Mayor and Councillors who have been elected to represent the residents of the Town of Kensington … Continued

 
Halloween Hustle – 5k Run / 2k Walk
October 2nd, 2014

October 25, 2014 8:00am Registration / 9:00am Start time. Fun Family Event at the Kensington Railyards.  5k Run or 2k Walk. All proceeds in aid of the IWK Health Centre.  $10 for adults/$2 for 12yrs and under. To celebrate Kensington’s 100th … Continued

 
Ball Hockey with Summerside Western Capitals
September 16th, 2014

Thursday, September 18th the Summerside Western Capitals invites you to join them for Ball Hockey at 4:30 pm on the old ice surface at the Community Gardens Complex following their on ice practice.

 
QEES Parent Orientation Night
September 11th, 2014

You are invited to bring your children with you on Thursday, September 11 at 6:00pm for our Meet the Teacher Night. Our Home & School Committee is hosting a fun night with supervision on the playground along with healthy snacks. … Continued

 
Two big pre-season games for Wild hopefuls this weekend
September 11th, 2014

 Charlottetown visits Kensington on Saturday KENSINGTON – There is a lot at stake as the Kensington Monaghan Farms Wild prepares for a pair of exhibition games against the Charlottetown Islanders.The teams will meet at Community Gardens in Kensington on Saturday … Continued

 
Game Show Night is returning for the third year!
August 6th, 2014

Game Show Night is an annual event held in Kensington immediately following the Annual Kensington Harvest Festival and before the ice is installed on the surface of the Community Gardens Complex. The night is a way to finish summer with … Continued

 
Harvest Festival Brings in Little Ray’s Reptiles and Lego Mania!
August 4th, 2014

The Harvest Festival committee is planning a fun evening for children on Tuesday, August 19 and reduced the entrance price for this day only! Starting with Lego Mania at 4pm, a contest to show off their Lego-building skills then Little Ray’s … Continued

 
Harvest Festival Schedule Finalized
August 1st, 2014

You can download the Harvest Festival Program or visit Town Hall in Kensington to pick up your copy! For more information, visit the Harvest Festival page. Follow us on Twitter for all the updates, and use the hashtag #ktownHF2014. The theme this … Continued

 
Harvest Festival Community Yard Sale
July 23rd, 2014

Right before school starts is a perfect time to both clear out old items and pick up some gently used items to start the new school year off. The Community Yard Sale will take place at the Kensington Railyards along … Continued

 
Harvest Festival pleased to welcome Doug MacLean as Guest Speaker
July 18th, 2014

Kensington PEI (July 18, 2014) – The Town of Kensington’s Harvest Festival Organizing Committee is pleased to welcome Sportsnet’s Doug MacLean as a Guest Speaker for the Opening Ceremonies on Monday, August 18. The Opening Ceremonies will kick off the … Continued

 
Kensington’s History to be Preserved in Time Capsule
July 8th, 2014

The Town of Kensington plans to wrap up their centennial celebrations with sealing a time capsule on December 31, 2014. They are setting the opening date to be in 25 years, and will encourage the group that is opening to … Continued

 
Kensington Student Wins National Name the Puppy Contest
June 13th, 2014

Congratulations to Lincoln MacKay, for his winning entry for the RCMP’s annual Name the Puppy Contest. From the RCMP Website: INNISFAIL, Alberta, April 15, 2014–Ten lucky young Canadians have each won the privilege to name a potential service dog from … Continued

 
Farmers Market Vendors Wanted for Harvest Festival
June 10th, 2014

The Town of Kensington’s Harvest Festival is a six day community festival that takes place from August 15-20, 2014, and for 2014, the organizing committee has chosen the theme “Celebrating 100 Years,” and are planning to take a historical approach … Continued

 
Old Time Parade Winners
June 2nd, 2014

Although the weather was chilly, the Old Time Parade had many great entries: the Kensington Girl Guides showed up in their seventies uniforms and hippie gear to represent the 1970’s, the Kensington Heritage Library donned in 1930’s dresses to represent the … Continued

 
Video Contest Winners Announced
June 2nd, 2014

The intent of the Share your Love of Kensington video contest was to get people thinking about what they love about Kensington, what makes Kensington such a great place to live. The video entry that received the most views on Youtube … Continued

 
Celebration Weekend Schedule of Events
May 5th, 2014

Help us celebrate our 100th anniversary by joining in these activities: Friday, May 23 Fireworks Display Grab a chair and watch the show at dusk! The fireworks will be set off from 22 Woodleigh Drive, across from the Gorman property. View … Continued

 
IWMC Spring Cleanup Begins May 5
April 30th, 2014

Material for this year’s SPRING Cleanup must be curbside by 7:00 a.m. on the following dates. MONDAY, May 5th  – compost MONDAY, May 12th – waste MONDAY, May 19th – compost Collection trucks have the entire week to collect your material, however they stop only once per week at … Continued

 
Fitplex Grand Re-Opening
April 7th, 2014

Mayor Gordon Coffin and Town Councilors would like to invite everyone to the Kensington Fitplex on Saturday, April 12 from 10am to 11am for the Grand Re-Opening of the Kensington Fitplex.   The Fitplex had shut its doors the week … Continued

 
Community Gardens Customer Appreciation Week
April 4th, 2014

Community Gardens Arena will be open for one more week for the resumption of the Vipers playoffs. As a special thank you to all of their customers, they have added Preschool, Adult and Family Skates during primetime hours 4:30 pm – … Continued

 
*updated* Fitplex Closure Week of March 24-28 – Delayed Opening
March 21st, 2014

Due to the storm Wednesday and Thursday this week, we will be delayed opening until Monday, March 31. The Kensington Fitplex is receiving new equipment, and will be closed for a few days next week in order to receive and … Continued

 
Town of Kensington to be a part of Atlanticade
March 20th, 2014

(Kensington, P.E.) – The 8th annual edition of Atlanticade, slated for June 27th to July 1st, will be joining the community of Kensington as part of their 100th anniversary celebration as a town. On Sunday, June 29th the Community Gardens … Continued

 
Kensington Plans for Big Celebration in May
February 18th, 2014

Kensington, PE (February 18, 2014) –The Town of Kensington is pleased to announce they have a full weekend of events planned to celebrate their centennial birthday in May. The three day celebration kicks off with fireworks on the evening of … Continued

 
Winter Carnival Winners
February 14th, 2014

The Winter Carnival judging for the Poster Contest and Window Decorating took place Friday, February  14, 2014. Councillors Marvin Mill and Mack MacLean met at Queen Elizabeth Elementary to judge over 30 entries. They looked for how closely the poster … Continued

 
Kensington Reveals Cancellation Stamp
February 4th, 2014

Kensington, PE (February 3, 2014) – A new commemorative cancellation stamp marking the 100th anniversary of the Town of Kensington’s incorporation was unveiled at this year’s Mayor’s Levee.   Kensington’s 2014 Centennial Celebrations Committee made application to Canada Post in … Continued

 
Commemorative Kensington Murals to be Unveiled in May
January 23rd, 2014

The Town of Kensington, through its 2014 Planning Committee has commissioned three murals to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of the Town. Two of the murals have been conceptually planned by the Committee; the third mural has been … Continued

 
Vintage Calendars are now $10 including tax
January 13th, 2014

We are selling our Kensington Vintage Calendars for $10 including tax. The calendar features twelve historic images from the streets of Kensington, and a description and an approximate location of each one. It makes a perfect gift for the history buff, … Continued

 
Christmas Parade Float and Gingerbread House Winners
December 3rd, 2013

A big thank you to all the participants who entered a float in our annual Christmas parade. Winners for this year’s parade are the following: Best Business Float –  Castle Building Best Adult Float – Jack Frost Confederation Bridge Best … Continued

 
The Memory Christmas Tree
November 28th, 2013

The Kensington Lion’s Club are once again doing their fundraising project, the Memory Christmas Tree. The money raised this year will go 50/50 towards helping the elementary school and the breakfast program at KISH.   They will have a large … Continued

 
Christmas Parade and Festivities
November 15th, 2013

The Town of Kensington is holding its 10th Annual Town Christmas Parade on Sunday, December 1st, 2013. The Parade begins at the Community Gardens Complex at 5:00pm and will end at the Kensington Train Station. Businesses and community organizations are … Continued

 
Pay it Forward a Success in the Schools
November 5th, 2013

Both schools in Kensington decided to report their good deeds last week as part of the Town’s Pay it Forward initiative. Between both schools 1,933 good deeds were reported. At Kensington Intermediate Senior High, there were a lot of opened … Continued

 
Halloween Curfew
October 25th, 2013

Door to door Trick or Treating within the Town of Kensington is to cease promptly at 8:00pm. The Town of Kensington would like to take this opportunity to remind residents of the Town’s “Nuisance Offences Bylaw“, specifically as it relates … Continued

 
“Pay it Forward” Week at Kensington Schools
October 25th, 2013

The Pay it Forward initiative is one exciting project put in place to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of Kensington.  As part of our 2014 celebration, we are encouraging residents to Pay it Forward; … Continued

 
Drop off your Coats for Kids on October 26
October 9th, 2013

The Kensington 2014’s Pay it Forward committee is asking for some more good deeds: donate your outgrown children’s coats to families in need. The drop off is at the Kensington Train Station Gazebo on October 26th, the morning of the … Continued

 
Agricultural Insurance Corporation moves to Kensington
October 4th, 2013

The Prince Edward Island Agricultural Insurance Corporation (AIC) is moving from the Research Station property in Charlottetown to its new head office in Kensington this coming week, says Agriculture and Forestry Minister George Webster.  “Relocating the Prince Edward Island Agriculture … Continued

 
Congratulations to Lois Brown for Being Named Senior Islander of the Year
October 1st, 2013

Lois Brown, named Citizen of the Year in the Town’s annual Canada Day Celebrations this year by Mayor Gordon Coffin, was just awarded another honor – she was just named one of the PEI Senior Islanders of the Year. The … Continued

 
New Fitplex class! Body Toning and Cardio
September 20th, 2013

The Kensington Fitplex will be having a Body Toning/Cardio Class starting Monday September 30, 2013 at 6:30pm. This class is taught by Ann Gallant from Summerside. It will consist of body toning and light aerobics- great for everyone! Come out … Continued

 
Hatha Yoga now being offered at the Kensington Fitplex
September 12th, 2013

The Kensington Fitplex is offering a 4 week yoga class called “Hatha Yoga” starting September 17, 2013. Yoga class will be twice a week, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 6:30 to 7:30am. If you have a mat and yoga … Continued

 
Kensington Wild Training Camp Underway
September 6th, 2013

The former Cornwall Thunder franchise took to the ice for the fourth time this week at Community Gardens on Thursday evening. “It’s a great setup (in Kensington), and the management staff has done a great job putting things together,” said … Continued

 
Bell Aliant Mammoth Street Parade Winners
August 22nd, 2013

We have our parade winners decided! Congratulations to all the entries! We would like to thank Joanna Roach, Louise Ellsworth, and Nelson MacArthur for judging the parade floats again this year. Best Community Group: PEI Women’s Institute Best Antique Class: 1937 Dodge Best … Continued

 
Youth Talent Winners Announced
August 22nd, 2013

The winners from the Youth Talent Competition held Tuesday, August 20th have been announced. Allanna Lee Dalziel from Cornwall – 1st place Angelina MacKinnon from Charlottetown – 2nd place Janna Bridges from Miscouche – 3rd place Myles Grady, PEI Mutual … Continued

 
Harvest Festival 2013
August 6th, 2013

Harvest Festival is close upon us! You can download the Harvest Festival Program or you can check out our Event Calendar. Visit this page for more information on the Harvest Festival this year, such as biographies on the judges, the parade … Continued

 
Now Booking Booths for the Harvest Festival
August 5th, 2013

The 46th Annual Harvest Festival planning is underway, and its shaping up to be another great year! The Harvest Festival organizers are now accepting booth registrations for the Festival. The booths around the edge of the arena surface usually attract … Continued

 
Kensington Art Co-op: Art in Action
August 2nd, 2013

KENSINGTON – There’s something about painting in the presence of others that Carol MacKinnon finds attractive. It could be the conversation. Or the inspiration. Maybe the positive reinforcement? Or maybe it’s just more fun than painting alone. “I’m kind of … Continued

 
Prize List finalized for Summer Fun Night
July 29th, 2013

Summer Fun Night is happening this Friday, August 2 at Community Gardens Complex. The night will bring 120 contestants to Contestants Row, where they will each have a chance to participate in the three popular game shows: Minute to Win … Continued

 
Kensington Names Ball Field to Honor Long Time Resident and Supporter
July 11th, 2013

Kensington (July 11, 2013) – Don Clark was born and raised in Kensington, and lived there for most of his life. Don, now 81, spent much of his time working for the town in some manner.   The Town of … Continued

 
Notice of Public Meeting on Thursday, July 18, 2013
July 4th, 2013

Town of Kensington Notice of Public Meeting Take notice that, pursuant to the Planning Act and the Town of Kensington’s Zoning and Subdivision Control (Development) Bylaw, a Public Meeting will be held at 6:00 PM on Thursday, July 18, 2013 … Continued

 
Recent Juno winner to be Parade Marshall at Kensington’s Annual Harvest Festival
June 27th, 2013

Kensington (June  27, 2013) – The Town of Kensington’s Harvest Festival Committee is pleased to announce that this year’s Harvest Festival Parade Marshall will be Rose Cousins, a singer/songwriter that hails from Kensington with a recent Juno win to add … Continued

 
Kensington site of peewee AAA baseball tournament this weekend
June 20th, 2013

The Cornwall/Kensington Cougars will host a six-team tournament that begins on Friday evening, continues throughout the day on Saturday and will conclude with the playoffs on Sunday. All 12 games, including three on Friday, six on Saturday and three on … Continued

 
Bike Rodeo Postponed until June 15, 2013
June 7th, 2013

The Kensington Police Services Annual Bike Rodeo is cancelled for this Saturday, June 8. After consulting Environment Canada about the quantity of rain to fall that morning, our Police Chief has made the call to move the Bike Rodeo to … Continued

 
Kensington/Summerside Relay for Life raises $51,000
May 27th, 2013

KENSINGTON — Every year Heather Carver looks forward to the Kensington Relay for Life because she sees it as more than a fundraiser. To her, it’s a gathering of family. “It’s like coming back home,” said Carver with a smile … Continued

 
Accepting Nominations: Youth and Citizen of the Year
May 17th, 2013

Nominate someone you know today for the Youth and Citizen of the Year. The awards are handed out at our Canada Day Celebrations Kensington Rail Yards. The Citizen and Youth of the Year award was established by Ivan J. Gallant … Continued

 
Red Rock Wrestling Rumbles into Kensington
May 14th, 2013

Kensington PE (May 14, 2013) – Red Rock Wrestling rumbles into Kensington’s Community Gardens Complex on Saturday, June 8 at 7:00pm with an action packed card suitable for all ages. This will be Red Rock Wrestling’s huge debut in Kensington and … Continued

 
Town of Kensington Brings Global Initiative to Prince Edward Island
May 14th, 2013

Kensington PE (May 14, 2013) – The Town of Kensington has brought the Pay it Forward movement to Prince Edward Island, the last province in Canada to join the movement. Pay it Forward is an initiative that started with a … Continued

 
Spring Cleanup is Rescheduled to May 18
May 3rd, 2013

The Town of Kensington is having Spring Cleanup on Saturday, May 18. Meet us at Town Hall at 9am Saturday morning, and Councillor Jeff Spencer, Public Works chair, will set you up with some bags and a direction to head … Continued

 
Easter Seals ambassador comes home to Kensington as campaign wrapped up
April 26th, 2013

KENSINGTON – It was a homecoming of sorts for 10-year-old Paxton Cole as she concluded a busy week, having visited 65 Island schools in her role as the 2013 Easter Seals ambassador. Paxton completed her journey at her home school … Continued

 
Major midget hockey coming to Kensington
April 18th, 2013

CHARLOTTETOWN – Hockey PEI has announced that the new entry into the New Brunswick / PEI Major Midget League will be based out of Kensington. Hockey PEI completed a bid selection process and detailed review before making its final decision. … Continued

 
Kensington company looking to increase crambe production
April 15th, 2013

KENSINGTON – Technology Crops International (TCI) is looking to expand crambe production on the Island. Crambe (pronounced CRAM-BEE) is a shrubby looking herb native to the Mediterranean. According to the Alternative Field Crops Manual, crambe is closely related to mustard. … Continued

 
Granites champions
April 5th, 2013

KENSINGTON – The Kensington Clark Insurance Granites are the champions of the Island Community Senior Hockey League. Marshall Ellis scored 39 seconds into the first overtime period to lift the Granites to a 7-6 decision over the Charlottetown Crunch on … Continued

 
Town of Kensington Adopts 2013 Budget
February 15th, 2013

At a meeting of the Kensington Town Council, held on February 11, 2013 Council adopted its 2013 Municipal Budget. Deputy Mayor Rowan Caseley, Chair of the Finance and Administration Committee presented the budget and outlined its contents. Deputy Mayor Caseley … Continued

 
Landmark’s sale has Kensington cadets on the move
November 20th, 2012

KENSINGTON – Kensington’s landmark Government of Canada building has officially been sold, in a move that will see the town’s army cadet corps displaced to Slemon Park. P.E.I. Finance Minister Wes Sheridan confirmed Tuesday that the federal government has sold … Continued

 
Business excellence recognized at Kensington Chamber awards
November 18th, 2012

By Michael Nesbitt Journal Pioneer EMERALD – The Kensington and Area Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual Awards of Excellence gala at the Emerald Community Centre. The business-mixer-style event featured eight local restaurants offering samples of their specialties. For … Continued

 
Kensington approves new communication system for fire department
November 14th, 2012

KENSINGTON – Fighting fires in Kensington got a bit safer as of Tuesday night. The town’s council unanimously approved the purchase of a breathing apparatus communications system for the firefighters at its regular monthly meeting. The technology includes lapel microphones … Continued

 
Council opposes building’s heritage designation
November 14th, 2012

KENSINGTON – The efforts of the provincial government to designate a Kensington landmark as a heritage building have been opposed by the town’s council. Earlier this year, the Tourism and Culture Department notified town officials that it intends to designate … Continued

 
Kensington Heritage Library opens
November 11th, 2012

KENSINGTON – The Town of Kensington has officially opened its new Heritage Library. “It’s been many years since we actually started it, but we had to wait until we had everything done,” said Kensington Coun. Rowan Caseley. “This library is … Continued

 
Monday is election day for Kensington
November 1st, 2012

KENSINGTON – Seven candidates are vying for Kensington’s six town council seats on Monday.Sixty-nine municipalities across the province are either holding public votes or special nomination meetings on Nov. 5. Polls are open in Kensington from 9 a.m. to 7 … Continued

 
Island Artist Marks 10th Anniversary with Gail Shea Presentation
May 25th, 2012

KENSINGTON PEI, Tuesday May 22, 2012; Island artist Anne Gallant is celebrating her 10th anniversary this year and one of the things she wanted to accomplish was to acknowledge her admiration for the federal minister responsible for PEI, the Honourable … Continued

 
Kensington gets a new playground
March 6th, 2012

KENSINGTON – While most of her classmates frolic on Queen Elizabeth Elementary’s playground, Paxton Cole can only watch from the sidelines. The Grade 4 student has cerebral palsy, which requires her to use forearm crutches or a walker. Because it … Continued