Daily Archives: December 29, 2010

Bainbridge library won’t be open on Sundays anymore

UPDATE – Here’s reporter Chris Henry’s story on the Sunday closure.

I just got word that the Bainbridge library will no longer be open on Sundays.

Kitsap Regional Libraries will also close the three other main branches (Sylvan Way, Poulsbo and Port Orchard) on Sundays.

The Bainbridge branch is open from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays.

The decision to cut Sunday hours was made by the KRL board on Tuesday evening. The board said the cuts were necessary to balance the library system’s budget. KRL’s most recent levy was rejected by voters.

See the KRL press release below.
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Police blotter: All he wants for Christmas are his two front teeth (and heroin)

This week, a scissors-wielding man had his front false teeth knocked out during a Christmas party beat down. During a search of his pockets, police found used syringes and a spoon coated in heroin. The man denied using heroin anytime recently, saying he only keeps the syringes and spoon just in case he should happen upon the drug. And then he said what I will nominate as the Bainbridge police blotter quote of 2010: “It’s like carrying a condom, you never know when you’ll need one.”

Also this week, a landlord was accused of breaking and entering, stealing hundreds of dollars in cash…and leaving behind a Christmas present and greeting card.

Blotter’s below.
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