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City New Bytes: Winslow Subarea Plan, New Justice Center Grand Opening, Road Work Updates, including new Roundabouts on 305

Open House for Winslow Subarea Plan – Nov. 9 – Join City officials Thursday Nov. 9 for an Open House to learn more about the Alternatives for the Winslow Subarea Plan. In Person

Open House
Hosted by the Planning Commission…

City News Bytes: Wyatt & Madison Project Unfolding, Grow Community Nearing Completion, Comp Plan Update Meetings

Wyatt & Madison Apartment Development Taking Shape 

The City of Bainbridge Island is taking another stab at creating more affordable housing on the island with the approval of the Wyatt & Madison Apartments. Perhaps you’ve noticed bulldozers moving dirt …

City New Bytes: Visioning Workshops on Tap, Alternative ‘D’, $400,000 in Lodging taxes, to Shade or not Too Shade, Electric Tools?

COBI Community Visioning Workshops - CNB July 20, 2023WINSLOW COMMUNITY VISIONING WORKSHOPS

The City of Bainbridge Island is holding two “visioning workshops” to elicit feedback from the public on the future of the greater Downtown Winslow area. The sessions will be held:

Tonight, Thursday, July 20 6-8 …

City News Bytes: Boaters Fair Saturday, Ferries Want to Hear From You, Cast Your Vote for BI Reads, New Charging Stations, Rolfes Now a County Commissioner, Japanese Memorials gets Funding, Beach Explorations and Ask a Master Gardener

City News BytesDON’T MISS THE ANNUAL BOATERS’ FAIR AT EAGLE HARBOR WATERFRONT PARK THIS COMING SATURDAY – A slew of local organizations will be on hand this coming Saturday June 10 at Waterfront Park at the annual Boaters Fair. Representatives from the …

City News Bytes: How Volunteers Make a Difference, More Improvements for Madison Ave., Adjust Your Thermostat – Work Ready Bainbridge, Grand Old 4th and BIMA’s BRAVA Awards!

City News BytesVolunteers are the heart blood of most of the island’s successful non-profit organizations and institutions, such as the City of Bainbridge Island, the Metro Parks District, our schools and the Fire Department.

April is National Volunteer Month, and we …

City News Bytes: Join Climate Smart Challenge, Cooking Smart, Recreation Catalog, Island Survey, Parodies! online


With the start of the new year comes new Climate Smart goals! In 2022, the City of Bainbridge Island almost met its goal of signing up 250 …

City News Bytes: Win a Composting Bin, Haggar-Scribner Tabled, Founders Tourney on Tap, Zero Emission Tools

Compost binWin a Composting Bin in City’s Climate Smart Challenge!
Have you been eying a new composting bin? You may get the chance by participating in the City of Bainbridge Island’s latest Climate Smart Challenge.

The City has a goal to …

Haggar Scribner Project Could Transform Parts of Downtown Winslow with new Commercial and Housing Options. But Will it Move Forward? ill

Dr. Tom Haggar, a highly respected, and now retired, Bainbridge physician and the Scribner family are joining forces with other well-known Bainbridge families and investors to develop what has come to be called the Haggar Scribner Project – a

City New Bytes: Share Your Feedback on COBI’s Waste Reduction Ordinance, Eagle Harbor Drive, Winslow Subarea Plan, Island Speed Limits, Vehicle Break-ins and Prowlers, Free Sandbags and more!

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MLK Chamber of Commerce closure announcement 2023 image courtesy of the BI Chamber of Commerce





Share your Feedback Waste Reduction with COBI image courtesy of BI Chamber of CommerceWASTE REDUCTION FEEDBACK: Bainbridge’s new regulations to reduce single-use waste became effective on January 1, 2023, introducing a 25c fee on take-out cups for consumers, and a requirement to use home compostable service ware items …

City News Bytes: Non-profits get boost, Moratorium on Inns, Drainage Projects Move forward, Island-wide Speed Limit?

Bainbridge Island City Hall image courtesy of Google - photo by Andrew Lingbloom Nov 2016Bainbridge Non-Profit Orgs. get a Boost from City Hall
Some 13 island non-profit organizations will receive funding over the next two years from Bainbridge taxpayers. The City typically awards funding to local non-profit organizations through a competitive proposal process on …

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