10 Island Links for July

August 8, 2016 | by Denise Thomas

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Here are 10 interesting links for the month of July – all Mercer Island news and notes from around the web. Enjoy!

Civic News

  • Q13 Fox and King 5 News covered the story of Mercer Island Police Department’s launch of a volunteer surveillance camera database – an effort to catch criminals and curb home break-ins.
  • Calkins Point in Luther Burbank Park reopened after the completion of a shoreline restoration project. [Mercer Island Reporter]

Islanders in the News

Around the Island

  • Beautiful mosaics created by Mercer Island students are being installed at Luther Burbank Park. An opening reception is planned for September 15th. [Mercer Island Reporter]
  • Kiro 7 news reported on a “notable wind event” that caused minor damage at a Mercer Island waterfront home.
  • The Bellevue Bomb Squad came to Mercer Island to investigate what looked like a grenade in the Roanoke Inn parking lot – turns out it was fake. [Mercer Island Reporter]
  • New Seasons Market hosted a fair at the Mercer Island Community Center to attract prospective new vendors for its new store. [Mercer Island Reporter]


Photo credit New Seasons Market