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9/17/2014
The Seattle Police Department on Wednesday released new figures showing overall crime in the city is up 13 percent so far this year compared to 2013. The biggest drivers are motor vehicle thefts, up 44 percent, and other thefts such as car prowls — up 15 percent. Violent crimes are up 8 percent overall compared […]
Seattle Animal Shelter presents Cool City Pets on September 20
Come on down to the Seattle Animal Shelter on September 20, 1:00 - 3:00 pm, for Cool City Pets, an adoption event highlighting small animals looking for their forever homes.
Seattle Recognized as the Nation's Most Sustainable City
STAR Communities announced today that Seattle has achieved the highest score to date and been awarded a 5-STAR Community Rating for national leadership in sustainability.
Seattle Hazard Mitigation Plan comment period
The City wants to hear from you about how they are planning to mitigate hazards. The draft update to the Seattle All-Hazards Mitigation Plan is available for public review through October 3.
Central Area Block Party
The City of Seattle partners with the community to host the Central Area Block Party on September 27 at the corner of 23rd Avenue and Cherry Street, 10:00am to 6:00pm, offering live music, food trucks, art activities and more.
Seattle's Women's Commission seeks candidates
The Commission advises the Mayor, City Council and city departments on issues that impact women in Seattle. To apply, submit a resume and a letter of interest by September 22.
Deadline approaches to apply for matching funds to support your neighborhood project
Workshops are available in September for interested applicants. The application deadline is October 6.
Seattle's Utility Discount Program partners with Fresh Bucks at Farmers Markets to increase enrollment
In September, staff from Seattle City Light will be available at five Farmers Markets for a two week period to help sign up low-income residents for the Utility Discount Program.