Islander Laura Clarice Martin was arrested at her home day care facility Nov. 21, charged with one count of second degree assault – domestic violence, and one count of third degree malicious mischief. She was booked into King County Jail and was released the next day. Martin, 45, operated a day care in her home in the 3700 block of 78th Ave. S.E.
Christmas trees can be purchased in the Farmers New World Life Insurance parking lot beginning Saturday, Nov. 26, at 10 a.m. The annual Mercer Island Lions Club tree sale hours, through mid-December, are 2-8 p.m., Wednesday through Friday, and 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. The lot is located at the corner of 77th Avenue S.E. and S.E. 29th Street, and is closed on Monday and Tuesday.
The Mercer Island Youth Soccer Club has a new group of teams called the Islander FC that will be holding tryouts early in December. The teams, which include U8, U9, U10 boys and girls teams, will play other local select teams in a spring league.
At 7:30 p.m., this evening, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, at 4001 Island Crest Way (corner of 40th Street and Island Crest Way), will hold an interfaith service sponsored by the Mercer Island Clergy Association.
The Sandwith House at 4137 Boulevard Place may finally be sold as early as December.
According to Island real estate agent, Kriss Robbs, a sale is pending, but could be finalized early next month.