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Mercer Island volunteers provide 10,000 PPE kits to healthcare workers

In the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic, a small group of “helpers,” mostly from around the greater Seattle area, coalesced around their desire to do something about the shortage […]

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What’s in store at Metropolitan Market on Mercer Island

On Wednesday, July 22nd, Metropolitan Market – also known as Met Market – opened its newest store on Mercer Island in the former location of New Seasons Market, which closed about […]

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Local ocean-to-table seafood pop-up shops open for business on Mercer Island

Premier Catch, a local family-operated and women-owned seafood company, recently announced the launch of their community pop-up shops on Mercer Island. The company’s co-owners, Ashley Besecker and Joci Besecker, seek […]

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Tie Dye for Black Lives Matter: Mercer Island teen’s project raises funds for social justice movement

When Olivia Tomaselli, a Mercer Island High School sophomore, and her mother began tie-dying various clothing items at the beginning of the COVID-19 stay-home order, they never expected their creative […]

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New food company Goodness Grazers offers delicious and beautiful “graze” boxes on Mercer Island

In January, Mercer Island native Maggie Dickinson began Goodness Grazers: a Seattle-based company with food, human connection, and community at its center. The company, which currently operates out of L’Experience […]

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Mercer Island Farmers Market returns on Sunday, June 7th

Here’s some news to smile about – the Mercer Island Farmers Market (MIFM) will return this Sunday, June 7th. After months of careful planning, MIFM announces its new season, in which […]

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