Friday, September 26, 2014 10:51 AM
Single lane restrictions on Mercer Street between Fifth and Ninth avenues North will be in effect weeknights, from Friday, Sept. 26, to Oct. 3 for utility work. The eastbound right lane of Mercer Street will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
  • Single lane restrictions on Mercer Street between Fifth and Ninth avenues North will be in effect weeknights, from Friday, Sept. 26, to Oct. 3 for utility work. The eastbound right lane of Mercer Street will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.  
  • Land use application updates for Queen Anne and Magnolia.  
  • The Seattle Department of Transportation is closing the right lane of eastbound Mercer Street between Fifth and Ninth avenues North on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for utility work. 
  • Seattle Pacific University (SPU, 3307 Third Ave. W.) has filed a land-use application to allow a homeless encampment on the campus for six months, starting in January. 
  • Each branch of The Seattle Public Library will close for one day in late September or early October for in-service days so staff members can review the library’s strategic plan, service priorities and goals for serving patrons. 
  • QA neighbors speak out against Toll Bros. development
    The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) held a public meeting to hear residents’ concerns about the proposed Toll Bros. development at the former Seattle Children’s Home site (901 W. McGraw St.) in Queen Anne. 
  • Future Queen Anne raises money to continue fight
    At Thursday night’s meeting, the group Future Queen Anne announced that it is fundraising to continue its fight against the Seattle Children’s Home development (901 W. McGraw St.) as it has been designed. 
  • The first round of Metro Transit bus cuts go into effect on Saturday, Sept. 27, with 28 routes deleted and 13 routes revised to match available the agency’s revenues. 
  • The City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development has posted King County’s application for a permit revision to expand hours for biosolids trucks leaving West Point Treatment Plant.  
  • A woman was beat and tied up during a home-invasion robbery in Uptown. The details on that crime and more in this week's Police Blotter. 

     
  • The Puget Sound Regional Council is seeking public comment on projects recommended for funding in Seattle.  
  • Head on down to the Seattle Animal Shelter (2061 15th Ave. W.) on Saturday, Sept. 20, for Cool City Pets, an adoption event highlighting small animals looking for their forever homes.  
  • The City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development has posted King County’s application for a permit revision to expand hours for biosolids trucks leaving West Point Treatment Plant.   
  • Land use updates for Queen Anne and Magnolia.  
  • Seattle Center feels impacts from Mercer construction
    In a box on his desk, Seattle Center director Robert Nellams keeps a map of the completed Mercer Corridor construction routes. “Whenever I have bad days, I go back to this to say...when these things happen, this will be far better than it ever was,” he said. 
  • New life for NW Center building on QA
    The former Northwest Center Kids building on Queen Anne is now empty. NW Center has moved to its new facility in Greenwood, and Cascade Parent Partnership is awaiting some remodeling work before it moves to the building in February.  
  • Queen Anne resident Kami Combes had rarely heard of brain cancer before she was diagnosed. Now she is in remission and now crusades with other patients, survivors, and families for more research and funding to find a cure. 
  • Read the latest Community Corner to find out what the Queen Anne Community Council and Queen Anne Helpline are up to this month.  
  • A list of last week's major crimes in Queen Anne and Magnolia.  
  • Through Friday, Sept. 19, southbound Dexter Avenue North will be restricted to one lane between Roy and Mercer streets from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. while crews complete underground utility work.  
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