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Do police response times in Fremont seem slow? It depends

If you’re on Nextdoor, you’ve recently seen posts about a rash of package thefts, interspersed with complaints about the slowness, even the lack of, police response. Now, shedding light on that issue, Gene Balk at the Seattle Sunday Times has done some citywide research that shows Fremont, especially west of Aurora, is not wrong to […]

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News tidbits for Fremont’s year-end

Why is City slow to respond to Find It Fix It? On 39th and Linden, neighbors became irritated by dumping that they got creative, and finally their local street couch and love seat, Couchy and Luvey, made the news. KING5 reports that the city’s new app, Find It, Fix It, has increased reporting–a good thing–and […]

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Some tips for a Safe and happy holiday

Advice for the holidays from Seattle Police Department’s Crime Prevention Team: A few Safety Tips from Crime Prevention Coordinator, Terrie Johnston – It’s the time of year when our calendars can become crazy with  parties; shopping; travel;  cultural events; and long to-do lists.  Our normal routines are stretched and attention to our safety can suffer.  […]

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Fremont Greenways seeking projects as group organizes–meeting Nov 4

Fremont Greenways is planning to improve pedestrian and cycle ways to get around Fremont.  On November 4 they will be holding a project identification workshop to “help Fremont Neighborhood Greenways identify potential projects in and around Fremont. Past Greenways projects have included crosswalks, bike lanes, safe routes to schools, and more. Format will be open […]

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Taxes, Safety, Development & Design,Traffic, Earthquakes–lots to have your say on

Coming up soon: City Council Begins Budget Process — Public Hearing: Tuesday, October 6, 5:30 p.m., Council Chambers.  The City Council is the midst of a two-month review of Mayor Murray’s proposed 2016 operating budget. Between September 28 and November 23, Councilmembers will evaluate proposed spending in City departments, hear from the public, make amendments, […]

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SPD MAPS COMMUNITY POLICE TEAM ASSIGNMENTS

Thanks to Seattle Police Department for mapping current community police team assignments. SPD says: Unlike Patrol Officers, the CPT are here to focus on the long-term, and often chronic problems specific to individual neighborhoods. They patrol many times a day, checking and re-checking known “hot spots”. It is their job to know the residents in […]

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Bus from Third Ave to Fremont slow? Delayed? SDOT & Metro asking for opinion on fixes

SDOT and Metro are doing some workshops on how to improve the situation downtown, which could help Fremont with more reliable service. http://www.kingcounty.gov/transportation/kcdot/NewsCenter/NewsReleases/2015/august/nr082115_neighborhoodsessions.aspx Come to a Third Avenue Neighborhood Session to share what transit and pedestrian improvements you think matter most. Last fall you helped us create a list of potential pedestrian and transit improvements […]

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“Crime, Car Camping & Consequences” panel on Sept. 16

The Fremont Chamber and many of us in the neighborhoods are concerned about: “Crime, Car Camping & Consequences.” Now the Chamber is hosting a panel discussion on Wednesday, September 16, 8am at Giddy Up Burger, 4600 Leary Way Seattle, WA 98107. “Join the Fremont Chamber along with Panel Members City Attorney Brendan Brophy, Councilmember Mike […]

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Good time to meet your neighbors–August 4 Seattle Night Out

With so many new folks moving to Fremont (Welcome!!!), Seattle Night Out is a great opportunity to meet your neighbors.  Get to know newcomers and meet those who’ve been here for a while.  Some of the local events are posted on this map. http://www.seattle.gov/police/nightout/nightoutevents.htm We also know there will be a dessert potluck in the […]

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Enjoy the 4th at Gasworks

SPD’s advice for the 4th: “The possession, manufacture, storage, sale and use of fireworks (meaning everything but pop-it caps) is prohibited in Seattle, punishable by up to a year in jail and a $5,000 fine.”  Also, “DO CALL 911: to report fires, injuries, crimes, or any other life-threatening incidents. DO NOT CALL 911: to complain about noise from fireworks.“ Also, neighborhoods  […]

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