The VIP (visually impaired persons) Book Group will meet at 2 p.m. Friday, July 6 at the Bainbridge Public Library to discuss “The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family” by Annette Gordon-Read.
Police are asked to do a lot in the line of duty, from helping open locked cars to chasing down bank robbers. But recently Bainbridge Island Police had to respond to a more unique, and foul-smelling, disturbance.
The project to construct a revetment along Rockaway Beach Road was well underway when the city received a letter from a private property owner whose land is intertwined with the project. The fallout from the letter stalled the project, causing the city to change course and pursue an alternate design — one that could have been less effective. Since then, however, the city has yet again changed course, back to its original plan.
Domino’s Pizza has been talking with city officials about opening a restaurant on Bainbridge Island, but city officials have rejected the company’s initial suggestions on where the pizza place could be located. But the setback hasn’t deterred the intentions of Domino’s Pizza. The Village Shopping Center location is where they are determined to go.
The sky was on fire over Bainbridge Island on the night of July 4. Booming displays of fireworks were enjoyed by islanders and visitors along the shoreline, in boats and wherever they could get a peak. But not all realized that such an immense show comes down to just one man.
A former police chief from Lacey has been brought in to serve as acting police chief for the city of Bainbridge Island. Larry Dickerson will take over next week as interim public safety director.
The headhunting firm hired to find Bainbridge Island’s next city manager said it has received half of the number of applicants it would typically see by this point in the search. Potential candidates are also expressing concerns over the Bainbridge city council and its commitment to the council-manager form of government.
Hold the anchovies. Actually, hold the phone. Domino’s Pizza has been talking with city officials about opening a restaurant on Bainbridge Island, but city officials have rejected the company’s initial suggestions on where the pizza place could be located.