Category: Businesses and Community Resources

Affordable Housing on Bainbridge? City to Weigh in on Bethany Project

Bethany Lutheran propertySolving the affordable housing challenge on Bainbridge Island – and many other similarly affluent communities in Washington State and around the country – is a major hurdle in a world of escalating real estate prices, higher building costs and diminishing …

Next Phase of Downtown’s Grow Community Now Underway

Grow CommunityIt’s growing – again! The third phase of the Grow Community – the urban “Net Zero” neighborhood in Downtown Winslow – is now underway.

Grow is bordered by Wyatt Way, Grow Avenue and Shepard Way NE. The new construction, which …

Bainbridge Island Land Trust Native Plant Sale is Back! October 8, 2022

BILT Native Plant Sale 2022 courtesy of BILTLocation: Bainbridge First Baptist Church (8810 Madison Avenue NE) Saturday, October 8, 2022

-Early access for Land Trust members from 9am to 11am*
-General public access from 11am to 4pm

What’s new this year? Aside from the Bainbridge Island Land

Oktoberfest Resource Fair (and $1 beers) Returns this Saturday at BISCC

Bainbridge Island Senior and Community CenterUsing alcohol to lure potential supporters to an event of any kind is as old as the hills. Think Greeks and Romans. Indeed, attend almost any fundraiser on Bainbridge Island and you’re likely to see wine, beer and spirits freely …

A weekend of festivals – Bainbridge Creative District’s Bridge Festival and the Tenth Annual Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild Fall Festival 

It was a bit hot and definitely smoke filled, but islanders and visitors alike turned out to celebrate the launch of the Bainbridge Creative District (BCD) at the Bridge Festival at Waterfront Park and enjoy the beautiful handcrafted quilts …

Volunteer for the Bainbridge Island Beach Cleanup 2022!

Bainbridge Island Beach Cleanup poster 2022Sustainable Bainbridge is seeking volunteers to help with the annual Bainbridge Island Beach Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.! This annual stewardship event is held in collaboration with Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup.

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BI Police Add Four New Officers To Their Force

Bainbridge Island Police Department logoAs many businesses and organizations have discovered, hiring new employees is no easy task these days. The Bainbridge Island Police Department – and other emergency responders – are no exception.  Like many other Police Departments in Washington state, our local …

Like Pie? Check out Sunday’s Bike For Pie Ride

Bike for Pie Bainbridge Island Map 2022Eating pie and bicycling seem like contradictory activities, but not if your a member of Squeaky Wheels, the Bainbridge Island Bicycle Advocates, which will be hosting its annual Bike for Pie this coming Sunday, Aug. 28. The event is …

Local Non-Profit Tapped for City’s new Car Share Program

Pac Westy logoGreg Dronkert is at it again. The Bainbridge Island entrepreneur and founder of Pac Westy (https://pacwesty.com/), a tourism and transportation company located in the Day Road Business Park, recently formed Mobility for All – a non-profit devoted to …

Island Volunteer Caregivers Spread Cheer through Flower Deliveries

Island Volunteer Caregivers logoOn August 2, 2022, Island Volunteer Caregivers (IVC) hit the half-way mark of another season of its popular Flowers from the Heart program. For over twenty years, this signature program has delivered hundreds of bouquets during an eight-week period each …

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