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A More ‘Playful’ Bayne Park = A Safer Bellevue

Bellevue reaped some positive and negative news last week. First, Mayor Cusick announced that KaBOOM! and the Humana Foundation named Bellevue as one of 241 cities on its Playful Cities USA list. Just days earlier, Bellevue’s premier park was the scene of gun-related crime. Two young men met a third man in Bayne Park – […]

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Despicable Local Media Coverage, by Tom Fodi

We all know national, corporate media is designed to cater to a particular audience. It’s no surprise when one tunes into the Fox News Channel to hear a lot of criticism of the left. MSNBC/CNN is only too happy to criticize the right because that’s what it’s designed to do. When compared to the admirable […]

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Is it a Vote for Jane Braunlich or Connie Rankin? Confusion…

Many residents in Bellevue today started receiving leaflets from the “Committee to Elect Jane Braunlich Mayor.” It is election season after all  and Jane is one of two democrats vying for the vote of residents next month. Nothing out of the ordinary, right? A member of the Liberty in Bellevue Core Group thought the same, until […]

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9 April Bellevue Regular Council Meeting

April 2013 Regular Bellevue Council Meeting – April 9, 2013 Point of interest worth noting during this council meeting: At 0:05:22 a lengthy debate begins about the current majority’s decision to eliminate all the “bump outs” from the streetscape design created/approved by a professional engineering firm and citizen’s advisor committee. The debate for nearly an hour and […]

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Leadership or Bullying? Bellevue’s future is in the balance… by Danina DiBattista

During the August 14th council meeting, several incidences of bullying occurred amongst council members, and between council members and residents alike. Apparently, the Finance Committee can bicker over saving the borough $40/month on a cell phone bill, but they find it uncompromisingly necessary to insist that the borough spends $2,500 on trees to line the parking […]

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