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Never Heard of Mason Bees? Check out a Presentation this Sunday and see What They can do for Your Garden

Never Heard of Mason Bees? Check out a Presentation this Sunday and see What They can do for Your Garden

Did you know that just 250 Blue Orchard Mason Bees can accomplish the same pollination work as about 40,000 honeybees? And that our local parks are home to these fabulous little creatures?

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What’s all that Croaking You’re Hearing in Your Neighborhood? It’s the Soothing Sound of Chorus Frogs

The recent day or so of cold, gray and wet weather notwithstanding, spring has sprung on Bainbridge Island and throughout the Pacific Northwest. Early growing flowers like daffodils are blooming, birds are returning to nest, squirrels are coming out of …

Winery Alliance of Bainbridge Island Expands to Include Kitsap Peninsula Wineries, Rebrands as Kitsap Winery Alliance

Winery Alliance of Bainbridge Island Expands to Include Kitsap Peninsula Wineries, Rebrands as Kitsap Winery Alliance

It wasn’t that long ago that Bainbridge Vineyards and Winery – once housed where the Vineyard Lane condominium complex is now located – was the only operating vineyard and winery on the island. It was, in fact, one of the …

Island Tidbits: Madison Ave. Improvements, Earth Month Activities, Jazz for Bike Park, Women’s Clothing Equity, Daffodils’ Smile, and More

Island Tidbits: Madison Ave. Improvements, Earth Month Activities, Jazz for Bike Park, Women’s Clothing Equity, Daffodils’ Smile, and More

Non-Motorized Infrastructure Improvements Coming to Madison Avenue

If you’ve driven in or around Downtown Winslow lately, you’ve probably already noticed that work has begun on the so-called Madison Ave Non-Motorized and Sewer Improvement Bundled Project. The infrastructure project is expected …

“All of Us”: Amabile Choir to Hold Not One, But Two Spring Concerts this Coming Weekend

“All of Us”: Amabile Choir to Hold Not One, But Two Spring Concerts this Coming Weekend

Former Islander Anne Pell, a well-known local pianist, jazz musician and music teacher who now lives in Italy, did Bainbridge and the Kitsap region a big favor nearly a dozen years ago when she decided to start a local …

Hey Bainbridge Islanders, You’re Living the Dream, and You’re Living Longer than most Washingtonians!

Hey Bainbridge Islanders, You’re Living the Dream, and You’re Living Longer than most Washingtonians!

 

Most of us are familiar with the nouveau expression, “Living the Dream.” Many Bainbridge Islanders – especially new ones – use it to describe their lives on our little rock. And why not. There’s so much to do here, …

OfficeXpats Opens New Gym in The Pavilion; Mayor Deets and the Chamber will Dedicate it on Thursday, March 21

OfficeXpats Opens New Gym in The Pavilion; Mayor Deets and the Chamber will Dedicate it on Thursday, March 21

OfficeXpats, the coworking and conference center located on the second floor of The Pavilion shopping mall in Downtown Winslow, is diverging its business, ever so slightly. The 10-plus-year-old organization is adding a small fitness center to its menu of …

City News Bytes: Bundled Madison Ave Project, ‘Slow on Grow Avenue Traffic Calming, City EV Fleet, SR305 Roadwork, Downtown Parking, BI Nominated 2024 Best Small Town, and Fix our Ferries Meeting with Rep. Greg Nance

City News Bytes: Bundled Madison Ave Project, ‘Slow on Grow Avenue Traffic Calming, City EV Fleet, SR305 Roadwork, Downtown Parking, BI Nominated 2024 Best Small Town, and Fix our Ferries Meeting with Rep. Greg Nance

Bundled Madison Ave Project

City Council approved a construction contract for the Bundled Madison Avenue Non-Motorized & Sewer Improvements Project. The project will replace the existing roadway surface and sewer force main (High School Road to New Brooklyn Avenue), install …

Nurturing the Sisterhood. Dr. Julie Franks Launches New Island Medical Practice Aimed at Moms, Expecting Moms and Couples Facing Infertility

Nurturing the Sisterhood. Dr. Julie Franks Launches New Island Medical Practice Aimed at Moms, Expecting Moms and Couples Facing Infertility

Dr. Julie Franks and her husband had their own bout with infertility before their son was born two years ago. That experience is one of the reasons behind her decision to launch Nurturing the Sisterhood, a” judgement-free” mother’s mental …

City News Bytes: New Ferry Terminal Walkway, Vote on tap for School Tech Levy, Pool Talk, Agate Pass Bridge Lane Closures

City News Bytes: New Ferry Terminal Walkway, Vote on tap for School Tech Levy, Pool Talk, Agate Pass Bridge Lane Closures

New Ferry Terminal Pedestrian Walkway Open

After a nearly a year and a half of construction, the new overhead pedestrian walkway at the Bainbridge terminal finally opened this past week.

Work has been underway since the Summer of 2022 to …

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