Public Meeting – Official Plan and Development Control Bylaw
May 17th, 2022

The Town of Kensington invites you to attend a public meeting to discuss the review of the Town’s Official Plan and Development Bylaw. Public input is an important part of the planning process. Your participation will help ensure that the … Continued

Youth & Citizen of the Year Award – Call for Nominations
May 13th, 2022

Nominate someone you know for the Youth and Citizen of the Year. These awards are presented annually at our Canada Day Celebrations at the Kensington Rail Yards. Nomination deadline is June 17, 2020 at 4:00 PM.  The Citizen and Youth … Continued

RFP: Municipal Website Design & Support Services
May 13th, 2022

The Town of Kensington is requesting proposals from qualified proponents to influence, design, develop, and host its website The Town’s website is increasingly becoming the first point of contact with residents, stakeholders, and visitors to the Town and requires … Continued

Spring Clean-up Day!
May 10th, 2022

Once again, the Town is joining forces with the PEI Women’s Institute Roadside Cleanup on Saturday, May 14, 2022.   Check-in at the Town Hall at 9:00 AM. Meet back at 10:30 for refreshments!   If you aren’t able to … Continued

Family Violence Prevention Week – Walk in Silence
May 6th, 2022

The Town of Kensington and the Kensington Police Services welcome you to join them on Thursday, May 11, 2022 at 12:30 pm for the annual Walk in Silence in support of Family Violence Prevention Week. The walk will start at … Continued

PEI 55+ Games – Volunteer Committee
May 6th, 2022

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS!   We are excited to start planning the Summer (September) PEI 55+ Games Society in Kensington. Volunteers of all ages who are interested in getting involved are welcome to come!   𝙇𝙤𝙤𝙠𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙥𝙚𝙤𝙥𝙡𝙚 𝙬𝙝𝙤 𝙝𝙖𝙫𝙚 𝙖𝙣 … Continued

Earth Week Guided Walk
April 21st, 2022

Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22nd! Join us on Thursday, April 21 for a guided tour of the Town of Kensington to learn more about environmentally-minded initiatives and sites in our little Town! 

Dog Registration Fee Eliminated
March 15th, 2022

Did You Know! At the Town Council meeting held on February 14, 2022, Town Council adopted a motion to declare free registration for all dogs with the Town of Kensington.The fee used to be $8 per dog. Anyone who has … Continued

Kensington’s New Business Park
March 15th, 2022

Kensington Business Park The Town of Kensington is now selling lots in their new 38 lot Business Park. Full services include 3-phase power, water, wastewater, storm sewer (curb & gutter), and telecommunications/Fibre op.    How do I Purchase a Business … Continued

2022/23 Financial Plan
March 11th, 2022

Kensington Town Council will review and consider the adoption of the 2022/23 Draft Financial Plan on Monday, March 14, 2022, at their Regular Monthly Meeting.  View the 2022-23 Draft Financial Plan (Operational & Capital Budget) here or visit the Town Hall … Continued

March is Kidney Health Month
March 3rd, 2022

March is #KidneyHealthMonth! Mayor Caseley signed a proclamation this week to declare March as Kidney Health Month and March 10th as World Kidney Day in the Town of Kensington. In Atlantic Canada, one in 10 people are living with kidney … Continued

2022/23 Draft Financial Plan Review
February 25th, 2022

Committee of Council will be reviewing the 2022/23 Draft Financial Plan on Monday, February 28, 2022, at their Regular Monthly Meeting.  View the 2022-23 Draft Financial Plan (Operational & Capital Budget) here or visit the Town Hall to pick up a … Continued

Travel Delays Expected – Saturday February 12, 2022
February 11th, 2022

𝗣𝗨𝗕𝗟𝗜𝗖 𝗦𝗘𝗥𝗩𝗜𝗖𝗘 𝗔𝗡𝗡𝗢𝗨𝗡𝗖𝗘𝗠𝗘𝗡𝗧   𝘚𝘭𝘰𝘸 𝘳𝘰𝘭𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘷𝘰𝘺 𝘦𝘹𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘨𝘩 𝘒𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘵𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘚𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘥𝘢𝘺 11:30 𝘢𝘮 – 12:30 𝘱𝘮   The Town of Kensington is notifying businesses and residents that a convoy-style protest, is currently planned for Saturday, February 12. The protest … Continued

Employment Opportunity
February 7th, 2022

The Kensington Police Service is hiring!  Interested applicants wishing to apply must submit a detailed resume before the closing date of February 21, 2022   Kensington Police Service – Police Constable Casual Janitor – Town Hall

Vehicle Tender: 1997 Freightliner
January 31st, 2022

The Kensington Fire Department is replacing their 1997 Freightliner FLD 120 Tank Pumper Vehicle. Extended Tender Close Date: Thursday, February 17, 2022.    

Adopt a Hydrant
January 28th, 2022

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 would like to participate and … Continued

Outdoor Rink – Credit Union Centre
January 21st, 2022

We are excited to have three outdoor ice pads available at the Credit Union Centre (25 Garden Drive). *Subject to weather and ice conditions.    With the CPHO regulations, we ask that users limit one family on each pad at … Continued

Annual New Year’s Day Mayor’s Levee
December 23rd, 2021

Annual New Year’s Day Mayor’s Levee After much consideration, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our annual New Year’s Day Levee.

Employment Opportunities
November 30th, 2021

The Town of Kensington is hiring!  Interested applicants wishing to apply to the Town of Kensington must submit a detailed resume before the closing date of December 8, 2021.   Casual Janitor- Town Hall Part-Time Communications Technician – Kensington Police … Continued

Kicking of the Holiday Season Skate
November 24th, 2021
Santa’s Christmas Tour
November 22nd, 2021
Halloween Curfew
October 27th, 2021

Door-to-door Trick or Treating within the Town of Kensington ends at 8:00 pm. The Town of Kensington would like to remind residents of the Town’s “Nuisance Offences Bylaw“, specifically as it relates to Halloween night. We wish you all a … Continued

Employment Opportunities
October 21st, 2021

The Town of Kensington is hiring!  Interested applicants wishing to apply to the Town of Kensington must submit a detailed resume before the closing date of November 1, 2021.   Police Constable – Kensington Police Service Administrative Assistant – Town … Continued

Public Meeting – General Land Use Map & Development Control Bylaw Amendments
September 22nd, 2021

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 𝐓𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐒𝐞𝐩𝐭𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟖, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏, at the Murray Christian Education Centre, 17 … Continued

PEI Neighbour Week
September 22nd, 2021

Neighbour Week is a celebration of community from September 20-27, 2021. The PEI Community Navigators want to showcase how neighbourly acts make our Island a better place every day. For more information please visit PEI Community Navigators 

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
September 22nd, 2021

Thursday, September 30th marks the first National Day for #TruthAndReconciliation, as well as #OrangeShirtDay. It’s a day to recognize the legacy of Residential Schools, and the painful, ongoing impact it has had on generations of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis … Continued

Federal Candidate Discussions
September 15th, 2021

Over the past week Town Council was pleased to have the opportunity to meet with Anna Keenan, Green for Malpeque, Heath MacDonald and Michelle Neill, Malpeque NDP, three of our Federal candidates in the Malpeque riding. Jody Sanderson – Conservative … Continued

Paint Kensington and Around: Plein Air Event
September 7th, 2021
Business Park Street Naming Contest
June 23rd, 2021

Tell us your name suggestions! 

Special Meeting – June 21, 2021
June 18th, 2021

Public Notice: Town Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 6:30 pm. A copy of the meeting agenda can be found here.   Due to Covid-19 restrictions on gatherings, Town Council meetings are not currently … Continued

Youth & Citizen of the Year Nominations
May 28th, 2021

Nominate someone you know for the Youth and Citizen of the Year. These awards are presented annually at our Canada Day Celebrations at the Kensington Rail Yards. Nomination deadline is June 16, 2021 at 4:00 PM.  The Citizen and Youth … Continued

Spring Clean-up Day!
April 27th, 2021

Once again, the Town will partner up with the PEI Women’s Institute for their Roadside Cleanup. 

Kensington Business Park Tender
April 27th, 2021

Kensington Business Park Date Published:  Wednesday, April 21, 2021   Closing Date:  Tuesday, May 4, 2021 – 1:00pm   Tender Type:  Request for Proposal (RFP)   Notes:  Tender Description:  The project is located on Victoria Street West in the Town of Kensington.  The work involves the construction of a 38 lot Business Park including … Continued

Municipal By-Election
April 23rd, 2021
Public Meeting : Re-zoning application
April 19th, 2021

Notice of Public Meeting : Thursday, April 22, 2021

Notice of Nomination Proceedings
April 6th, 2021
Special Meeting of Town Council – March 22, 2021
March 19th, 2021

Town Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, March 22 at 6:00 pm, for the approval of the 2021/22 Financial Plan.  For more information please call 902-836-3781 or email, a copy of the agenda package can be viewed … Continued

2021/22 Draft Financial Plan
March 5th, 2021

Town Council will be reviewing the 2021/22 Draft Financial Plan on Monday, March 8, 2021 at their Regular Monthly Meeting. View the  2021-2022 Draft Town of Kensington Financial Plan here or visit the Town Hall to pick up a copy. This … Continued

Mayor’s Message: Covid-19 Circuit Breaker
March 1st, 2021

As we all navigate through the current circuit breaker restrictions implemented by the Province’s Chief Public Health Office, please remember Dr. Morrison’s advice to be kind to one another and to be patient with one another. If you know of … Continued

72 Hour – Public Access Update
March 1st, 2021

Following the Provincial declaration of the COVID-19 Circuit Breaker measures, the Town of Kensington is taking further steps to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and mitigate impacts on municipal services, as the health and safety of residents remains the … Continued

Work and Study Hubs Pilot Program
February 9th, 2021

What are the Work and Study Hubs?  This pilot program will offer locations where individuals can bring their personal devices and connect to a “free for acceptable use” wireless connection.  The Work and Study Hubs strive to provide a reliable … Continued

2021 Census
February 9th, 2021

Why support the census? Census information is vital for planning programs and services at the national, provincial, territorial and local levels. Data are used by organizations, businesses, municipalities, governments and Indigenous communities across Canada. The census counts every person in … Continued

Public Meeting – Rezoning Application for PID #915322 Lions Drive
February 9th, 2021

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, February 11, 2020 at the Murray Christian Education Centre, 17 … Continued

2020 Good Neighbour Award
January 14th, 2021

𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟎 𝐆𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐍𝐞𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐑𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐩𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐭 – 𝐉𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐞 𝐌𝐚𝐜𝐊𝐚𝐲 Whether it is helping local families or helping families affected by the wildfires in British Columbia, Jamie can always be counted on to “step-up” to help those in need. He can always … Continued

New Rescue Fire Truck
January 13th, 2021

New Rescue Fire Truck The Kensington Fire Department PEI recently took delivery of their new rescue fire truck! We are thankful for the many volunteers in our Fire Department who provide this valuable service. The Town of Kensington is pleased … Continued

Annual Christmas Decorating Contest
December 9th, 2020

We can’t wait for our Annual Christmas Decorating Contest, 2020 Edition! The community spirit is very bright in Kensington this year.  Join in the fun and have your Christmas lights on for our judges on Friday, December 18. Judging will … Continued

Kensington Cash Draw: December 3, 2020
December 4th, 2020

December 3, 2020 Draw:  Non-Winner # 1808   Sign in boxes have been returned to the following locations: Mary’s Bake Shoppe Kensington Fitplex, Mike’s Independent Grocer Mel’s Petro Canada Kensington Kensington Legion  

New PEI Residents – Free Skate!
December 4th, 2020
2020 Annual Christmas Parade
November 10th, 2020
Kensington Police Service – Policing Review
November 10th, 2020

Presidia Security Consulting was contracted by the Town of Kensington to conduct an extensive study and analysis of Kensington’s current policing service model as well as alternative policing models/options available, for consideration by Town Council. The report was formally adopted … Continued

2016 Dodge Charger – For Sale
November 10th, 2020
Pumpkin Carving Contest
October 16th, 2020

A big thanks to Dave and the Kensington Food Basket for their generous donation of 120 Pumpkins! All proceeds will go to the 2021 KISH Grad Class initiatives. 

Hurricane Season – Be Prepared
September 21st, 2020

                Hurricanes and tropical storms are violent weather systems and are very unpredictable. Even a weakened system can carry high winds, heavy rain and flooding and can cause widespread destruction.  We would recommend … Continued

Passing of Enid M. Chappell
September 10th, 2020

On behalf of Town Council and staff, Mayor Caseley expresses sincere condolences at the passing of Enid M. Chappell, retired employee of the Town of Kensington. Enid was the Town Hall custodian from June 1981 – December 2005. Flags at … Continued

Support Local. They Support Us event
August 21st, 2020

“It is with extreme disappointment that we will not be able to host the annual Harvest Festival Parade and Harvest Festival Events in 2020. The Harvest Festival is a long standing community tradition in Kensington; for the past 52 years. … Continued

Wellfield Upgrades Project – Reduced Water Pressure
July 30th, 2020

Please be advised that work will be performed on the town’s water system on 𝐖𝐞𝐝𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐀𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝟓, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟎 as part of the Town’s 2020 Wellfield Upgrades Project. Reduced water pressure should be expected and it is requested that residents minimize … Continued

Operational Plans for Town Facilities
June 26th, 2020

As we re-open our Town facilities as part of the Renew PEI Together initiative, we have developed appropriate operational plans for our facilities.  Town Hall -COVID-19 Operational Plan  Credit Union Centre – COVID-19 Operational Plan 2020 EVK Pool – COVID-19 … Continued

Canada Day 2020
June 24th, 2020

We are one week away from celebrating our beautiful Country’s 153rd Birthday. Although we aren’t able to gather together in person, we still want to celebrate with you! Please join us for our virtual celebrations at 10:00 am on July … Continued

EVK Swimming Pool & Swimming Lessons
June 24th, 2020

EVK Pool will reopen July 1, 2020 at 10:00 am. Located at 25 School Street, Kensington. The pool is open 7 days a week, Monday to Friday the pool will be closed during the times listed below for Swimming Lessons. Saturday … Continued

Police Study Public Consultation Survey
June 16th, 2020

The Town of Kensington is undertaking a Police Study to assess our current policing model, to determine an adequate level of policing for the community, to provide an analysis of the police service models available and to determine the most … Continued

Town Council Meetings – Video Recordings
May 11th, 2020

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the requirement to physical distance, Town Council has held their meetings by video conference.  The public is welcome to view a recording of the meetings by clicking on the link below.    April 27, … Continued

April Council Meeting Postponed
April 8th, 2020

Please note that the Regular Monthly Meeting of Town Council scheduled for Tuesday April 14 has been postponed. At this time the meeting is rescheduled for Monday April 27 (the Monthly Committee of Council Meeting date)   More details pertaining … Continued

Public Playground Closure
March 25th, 2020

As an additional measure to protect our community, until further notice the Roy Paynter Park will be closed to the public.

March Committee of Council Meeting – Canceled
March 18th, 2020

In light of the recommendations to limit personal contact and do our part to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus, the regular meeting of Committee of Council scheduled for Monday, March 23, 2020 has been canceled.   Further decisions … Continued

Press Release: COVID-19
March 16th, 2020
Credit Union Centre – COVID-19 Update
March 15th, 2020

𝐂𝐎𝐕𝐈𝐃-𝟏𝟗 𝐅𝐀𝐂𝐈𝐋𝐈𝐓𝐘 𝐔𝐏𝐃𝐀𝐓𝐄 The Credit Union Centre will remain closed for all ice-rentals until further notice. 𝐅𝐈𝐓𝐏𝐋𝐄𝐗 𝐌𝐄𝐌𝐁𝐄𝐑𝐒 Members wishing to freeze their membership are asked to e-mail your request to -Use of the facility is at your own … Continued

Kensington Lions Club – Charity Hockey Game
March 9th, 2020

Charity Hockey Game When: Friday March 20, 2020 at 7:30 PM  Location: Kensington Credit Union Centre Ticket Price: Adults $10 | Students $5 (Age 6-12) Hosted by the Kensington Lions Club for Zone 3 Lions Clubs (Cymbria, Hunter River, Kensington, … Continued

2020/21 Financial Plan
March 6th, 2020

The 2020/21 Financial Plan (operational and capital budgets) will be presented to Town Council for their consideration on Monday March 9, during their regular monthly meeting. This is a Public Meeting where residents and business owners are welcome to attend.

Kensington Cash Non-Winner
March 5th, 2020

Kensington Cash Draw March 5, 2020 Non-Winner #982, for $2,085.00  Next draw: March 12, 2020   Remember to sign in to win! Sign in locations in Kensington: Kensington Fitplex, Mike’s Independent Grocer, Mel’s Petro Canada Kensington, Kensington Legion, Mary’s Bake … Continued

PEI 55+ Games – Volunteer Committee
March 3rd, 2020

We are super excited to be hosting the 2020 PEI 55+ Games Society. Anyone who is thinking they’d like to be part of hosting this event is encouraged to join us tomorrow night for our first volunteer meeting. Come and see … Continued

2020/21 Financial Plan – Draft Review
February 19th, 2020

Committee of Council will be reviewing the DRAFT 2020/21 Financial Plan (operational and capital budgets) this coming Monday, February 24th during their regular, public meeting of Committee of Council which will be called to order at 6:30 PM. All residents … Continued

The passing of former Mayor, Gerald A. McCarville
January 29th, 2020

On behalf of Town Council and staff, Mayor Caseley expresses sincere condolences at the passing of Gerald A. McCarville, former Mayor of the Town of Kensington. Gerald served as a Councillor from February 1973 – 1975 and was the Town’s … Continued

52nd Annual Bedford Hockey Exchange Weekend!
January 24th, 2020

On behalf of Town Council, staff, and residents, Mayor Caseley welcomes past and present participants to the 52nd Annual Peewee Hockey Exchange! We wish you all a successful weekend of fun, friendship and of course, hockey! Check out the weekend’s … Continued

Annual Mayor’s New Year Levee
December 20th, 2019

We hope to see you all at the Annual Mayor’s New Year Levee!

Annual Christmas Decorating Contest
December 13th, 2019

Judging will take place Thursday, December 19, 2019

Municipal Restructuring Proposal 2019
December 12th, 2019

The Town of Kensington has recently commissioned a study to assess the current growth and development opportunities of the municipality and the present need to restructure its boundary. The study included a review of the area’s demographics, land use patterns, … Continued

2019 Christmas Parade
November 14th, 2019

Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 5:00 pm.  The Town of Kensington float will be collecting non-perishable food donations in support of the Kensington Lions Club Food Bank.                            … Continued

Halloween Curfew
October 30th, 2019

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.

Harvest Festival Parade Route
August 6th, 2019

Saturday, August 17, 2019 2:00 PM

2019 Summer Music Series
July 22nd, 2019

Join us every Wednesday during July and August for a Free Live Concert at the Kensington Railyards Gazebo, 6-8PM!  

Happy Canada Day!
June 21st, 2019

Join us Monday, July 1, 2019 at the Kensington Railyards Gazebo and celebrate Canada’s Birthday!  

Annual Kensington Police Service Bike Rodeo
May 31st, 2019

Join us for the Annual Kensington Police Service Bike Rodeo on June 15th, 2019. Open to all Student of Queen Elizabeth Elementary School (K-6) Registration starts at 8:30 AM Bike Rodeo starts at 9:00 AM Free BBQ Hot dogs and … Continued

Strategic Plan 2019-2024
May 30th, 2019

Mayor Caseley and Town Council was pleased to present the 5 year Strategic Plan to residents, business owners and stakeholders on Thursday May 23, 2019. Thank you to everyone who was able to attend and those who participated in the … Continued

Strategic Plan Public Presentation
May 22nd, 2019

  Over the past year we have met and listened to residents, business owners and stakeholders on their vision for the Town. We are pleased to present you with our 5 Year Strategic Plan!      

2019 Fishing Derby!
May 16th, 2019

A big thanks to the local businesses and the Kensington Police Service for making this event possible!

District 20 Candidate’s Forum
April 17th, 2019

Hosted by the Kensington & Area Chamber of Commerce – Thursday, April 18, 2019

Public Meeting – Zoning Designation
April 1st, 2019

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

Welcome Home Party – Roy Paynter
March 29th, 2019
Dangerous & Unsightly Property Bylaw Approved
March 12th, 2019

Kensington Town Council passed a new Dangerous & Unsightly Property Bylaw during their regular monthly Council meeting, Monday March 11, 2019. A copy of the Dangerous & Unsightly Property Bylaw can be viewed on the towns website.  

2019/20 Operational & Capital Budget – Draft Review
March 7th, 2019

Town Council will be reviewing the DRAFT 2019/20 operational and capital budgets this coming Monday, March 11th during their regular, open meeting of Town Council. All residents and business owners are able to attend this budget review meeting. The final … Continued

Bells Of Peace 1918-2018
November 9th, 2018

Bells Of Peace 1918-2018 Listen for the Bells of Peace in Kensington and area this Sunday, 11 Nov 2018 at Sunset. One Hunderd tolls of the bells will mark One Hundred years since the Armistice, at the 11th hour of … Continued

Scheduled Power Outage
November 1st, 2018

There will be an interruption of electric power on Sunday, November 4, between the hours of 2 a.m. to 3 a.m. The areas affected will be Kensington, Clinton, Park Corner, Sea View, Darnley, Malpeque, Sherbrooke, Travellers Rest, New Annan, Margate, … Continued

Official List of Nominated Candidates
October 19th, 2018

*Official List of Nominated Candidates* Advanced Poll Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018 Election Date: Monday, November 5, 2018  

Kensington Police Service Fishing Derby 2017
May 31st, 2017

A big thanks to the local businesses and the Kensington Police Service that make this event possible!    

2017 Kensington Police Service Bike Rodeo
May 31st, 2017

We are so fortunate to have such an amazing Police Department and local businesses in our little Town that make this event happen each year!      

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  

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!

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