New downtown vision brings up old concerns

 A 1994 vision for the aesthetic and economic future of Town Center planned for more restaurants, taller buildings and a more walkable neighborhood. The vision, available online, is currently being updated.  - City of Mercer Island
  • Feb 25, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Feb 26, 2015 at 10:16AM

From 1994 to 2015, Town Center turmoil is a familiar story.


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More I-90 closures this weekend to add carpool lanes, Mt. Baker tunnel upgrades

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 3:29PM

WSDOT and Sound Transit will be working to complete the final phase of adding carpool lanes to the outer roadways to make room for light rail construction.

City briefs | Paws on Patrol to start on Feb. 26

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 8:00AM

City Hall solar installation set for June; Free tax return help from AARP; Master Gardener clinics to begin early; Island blood drives coming up in March.

Police Blotter | Several mailboxes damaged on East Mercer Way

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 6:00AM

Islanders also report car prowls, tax fraud and residential burglaries that resulted in two arrests.

MIPD makes two burglary arrests

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Feb 24, 2015 at 10:31AM

The suspects have been tied to five burglaries on the Island and one in Seattle.

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