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Bainbridge city hall reaches agreement on new union contract with employees

Bainbridge Island city employees are expected to get a new three-year contract. The Bainbridge council will consider giving City Manager Morgan Smith the green light… Continue reading

 

Bainbridge blotter | Bummer burnout, dude

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13 8:19 p.m. A 27-year-old Bainbridge Island man crashed his 2019 Ford Mustang into… Continue reading

 

Bainbridge VIPs meets for holiday desserts

The Bainbridge Island Visually Impaired Persons Support Group will host its Holiday Dessert Social at its next meeting. Bainbridge VIPs will meet from 1 to… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2019

 

Painting project on Highway 305 bridge wraps up for winter

Drivers across the Agate Pass Bridge may have noticed that all the tarps have been tucked away. That’s because the painting project has been put… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2019

No one hurt in four-vehicle crash on Highway 305

A four-vehicle fender-bender on Highway 305 was slowing southbound traffic Tuesday morning. No one appeared injured in the crash, which happened just north of the… Continue reading

Appeal filed against city’s environmental review of Winslow Hotel

A group of opponents to the Winslow Hotel proposal has filed an appeal to the city of Bainbridge Island’s environmental review of the project. The… Continue reading

Costs may rise for Bainbridge’s new police station/courthouse if ‘green building’ design is pursued

Bainbridge Island officials hope to begin construction on the makeover of CHI Franciscan’s medical clinic building on Madison Avenue into a new police station and… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | ‘Awkward attempt at a prank’

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, NOV. 12 9:34 a.m. Officers took a report of an alleged incidence of malicious mischief… Continue reading

Local cellist is guest speaker at next SWERV meeting

All women are invited to attend Savvy Women Exchanging Relevant Views to hear local cellist Priscilla Jones, along with her cello, explain how a wooden… Continue reading

  • Dec 8, 2019

BLG announces help for One Call

Bainbridge Lending Group has made its ninth quarterly #GiveBackBainbridge program donation to One Call for All. The 2019 third and fourth quarter amounts totaled $2,750,… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2019

Bainbridge staff lay out restrictions on Winslow Hotel: Shuttle for hotel guests, bicycle program, monitoring of special events, staggered check-in times

The proposed Winslow Hotel will not need a comprehensive environmental study before its review by Bainbridge Island’s hearing examiner, the city’s planning staff said Monday.… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: There will be rain, maybe | The Bainbridge Blab

Time to break out the umbrella. Or just chance it. That’s the latest forecast for this weekend’s weather on Bainbridge Island from the National Weather… Continue reading

Absent board member resigns from DRB, city council to fill post

Peter Perry has resigned from Bainbridge’s Design Review Board. Perry had earlier asked for a six-month leave of absence from the board, and moved to… Continue reading

Daugs eyes Appleton’s House seat

Bremerton City Councilwoman Leslie Daugs said she wants to run for the 23rd Legislative District seat now held by state Rep. Sherry Appleton. Appleton previously… Continue reading

Input sought for climate plan at upcoming workshops

Bainbridge Island’s Climate Change Advisory Committee is developing the island’s first-ever Climate Action Plan and is seeking community input. Michael Cox, co-chair of the committee,… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2019

Islanders get close-up look at preliminary hotel plans

A string of four historic storefronts on Winslow’s main drag sole shot at survival hinges on the construction of a new hotel behind the buildings.… Continue reading

Bainbridge council considers ‘Bill of Rights’ for nature, ecosystems

The Bainbridge Island City Council will get another look at a proposed “Bill of Rights” for nature at its meeting this week. Councilman Ron Peltier… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Rude awakening

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, NOV. 12 7:45 a.m. A 37-year-old Bainbridge Island man was arrested for violating a no-contact… Continue reading

Bainbridge considers retractable canopy for Town Square

Project to keep farmers market visitors dry during the rainy season to cost approximately $170K

Bainbridge blotter | A call for quiet

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, NOV. 10 8:13 a.m. Officers responded to a noise complaint about loud construction activities occurring… Continue reading