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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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Community stories: Why support the We Love MI campaign?

Contributed article by Michaela Isaacs, Mercer Island High School student Contrary to Mercer Island’s affluent reputation, the need among the island’s small businesses, non-profits, and families has never been greater […]

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Santa’s Mailbox on Mercer Island

Did you know that Santa will have his very own mailbox right here on Mercer Island? This year, Santa’s elves will sneak into town on Thanksgiving night and place a […]

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Trick-or-Treating in The Lakes? Here’s the scoop

The Lakes is a favorite Mercer Island destination for trick-or-treating on Halloween. Located on the south end of the island, this neighborhood of 100 traditional homes is figure-eight shaped and […]

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Mercer Island Halloween events and activities for all ages

Halloween wouldn’t be quite complete without carving pumpkins, and this year you can show off your jack-o’-lantern design at the Mercer Island Pumpkin Walk! Mark your calendar for this event […]

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10 playgrounds to explore on Mercer Island

The sun is out!  Time to get out and play at a Mercer Island playground near you! Did you know that there are over 10 playgrounds on the island? And that’s not […]

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