Natalie DeFord

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                                From left, Ashley Hay and Olivia Lippens with baby Monroe in protesting the bus intercept plan in front of the future Mercer Island light rail station.

Moms, business owners, residents oppose bus intercept

Daily rider estimates debated and not yet certain.

 

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                                Heather Cartwright, who is running for Mercer Island City Council Position 5, answers a question during an Oct. 3 candidate forum hosted by the Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce.

Candidates participate in Chamber of Commerce forum

All ten people running for City Council answered questions during luncheon event.

 

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                                From left, Kam Yee, Karolyn Streck, Nina Bowman, Steve Sheppard and John Faith load donated clothes boxes on a cart at Rising Star Elementary School.

Mercer Island Rotary, SJCC make clothing donation to Seattle school

Hundreds of winter clothing items gifted to students.

 

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                                Republic Services will continue collection on Mercer Island through Sept. 30. The island’s new contract with Recology starts Oct. 1.

New garbage service underway next week

Recology will take over for Republic Services on Oct. 1.

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                                Republic Services will continue collection on Mercer Island through Sept. 30. The island’s new contract with Recology starts Oct. 1.
A reduced pressure backflow assembly located on a water fill station at the city maintenance yard. Photo courtesy of Brain McDaniel

Backflow assembly tests are overdue

More than 100 sites have yet to report their results.

A reduced pressure backflow assembly located on a water fill station at the city maintenance yard. Photo courtesy of Brain McDaniel
Mercer Island City Hall. File photo

Council voted to find Mayor in violation of code of ethics

Aug. 20 council meeting held executive session, investigative review of Mayor’s email.

Mercer Island City Hall. File photo