Tag: City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)

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 …

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, …

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 …

City News Bytes: 2024 List of Compostable Products, Climate Challenge, King Tides and More

City News Bytes: 2024 List of Compostable Products, Climate Challenge, King Tides and More

Council Adopts 2024 Home Compostable Product List

If you’re like me, you probably find it a bit challenging to figure out what’s a compostable item you just purchased at a local coffee shop or restaurant from one that’s not. It …

Nearly Three Decades in the Making, City Finally Unveils New Police Station and Muni Court Center

Nearly Three Decades in the Making, City Finally Unveils New Police Station and Muni Court Center

After decades of wrangling, the City of Bainbridge Island has finally completed the new home of its police department, municipal court offices, and emergency services on the site of the former Harrison Hospital Medical Clinic site – at 8804 Madison …

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

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…

Three Poet/Clinicians Discuss the Relationship Between Poetry and Clinical Care

Three Poet/Clinicians Discuss the Relationship Between Poetry and Clinical Care

Bainbridge Island Poet Laureate Michele Bombardier is once again thinking outside the poetry box, offering up a unique program that combines poetry and clinic care.

The free event, entitled “Poetry, Compassion, and Healing: Three Poet/Clinicians Discuss the Relationship Between Poetry …

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

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 …

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