Volunteers from Kiwanis, the Masonic Lodge and VFW man the fireworks stand in the Rite Aid parking lot. The stand is open from June 28 to July 4. Last year, they sold $65,000 in “safe and sane” fireworks.  - Katie Metzger/Staff Photo

Fireworks for the Fourth

  • Jun 30, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Jul 1, 2015 at 11:04AM

Volunteers at fireworks stand and city officials encourage residents to use fireworks safely this Independence Day.


Community Events, July 2015

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Raccoons attack and injure Island dog

  • Today at 12:33PM

A pair of raccoons attacked and injured a dog; owner drove them off

Hines pulls plug on Island project

  • Today at 6:00AM updated at 11:36AM

Letter to property owners terminates agreement; blames moratorium.

Police Blotter | Biker hit by car on North Mercer Way

  • Today at 10:00AM

Islanders also report cases of burglary, fraud and car prowling.

School construction updates

  • Today at 8:00AM

Work on Islander Middle School, MIHS and newly-named Northwood Elementary will continue over the summer.

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