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    RAVE: Pleased with Bellingham, Fairhaven restaurants

    This is a public service announcement for anyone thinking about opening a restaurant in either downtown Bellingham or Fairhaven. Since moving to Bellingham in June of last year from the greater Seattle area I have been blown away by not only the quality of food being pumped out by the local restaurants...

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    RAVE: Happy with holiday greeting

    This Christmas really left a good feeling in us! All the stores we shopped at said “Merry Christmas.” If we saw “Happy Holidays,” we did not shop there. But there were few, and needless to say we spent way too much on Christmas presents.

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    RAVE: Boating Center aid appreciated

    Kudos to the Port of Bellingham for rushing to the aid of the Community Boating Center. Winter storms degraded the bulkhead that protects the center’s facilities and marina on the shoreline in Fairhaven. Within days, port staff secured necessary permits and executed a professional repair ...

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    Rave: Thanks community for support

    I would like to thank the community of Bellingham for their kind thoughts after the death of my son, Luciano Mauro. My family received countless cards of condolence and overwhelming support. Many thanks.

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    Rave: Delighted with garage service

    I am writing to tell you about fantastic customer service I received at Midtown Motors garage. I had a problem in which my left turn signal made a buzzing sound instead of blinking. I first took the truck to the dealership, and was told that I would need to begin with an appointment for diagnostics...

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    Rant: Unhappy with clueless driver

    To the woman driving the black SUV on Cable at Lakeway Drive around 8:30 a.m. Dec. 8, do you not understand that the blinking yellow light means school kids are present and the speed limit is 20 mph? Your lead foot endangers them! Also, do you not “get it” that texting while driving...

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    RANT: Unhappy with directories left in rain

    I’m writing this letter to express my concern over the complete disregard for the environment and the amount of litter that was left behind by the distribution of the Bellingham, Whatcom County directory in our neighborhoods. While walking through the neighborhood, I noticed these books piled...

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    RAVE: Bellingham people helped recovery

    Tis the season for being thankful and counting your blessings. I had a freak bicycle accident in early August that left me with seven broken ribs, a punctured lung and a shattered shoulder blade. Lucky for me it happened here in Bellingham and my recovery was enveloped in our city’s culture...

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    Rave: Offers thanks for medical aid

    In response to an incident experienced in September we would like to offer a very heart felt thanks to the following: The Bellingham Police Department for their prompt, efficient and professional response to our call. The fire and medic responders for their courteous and knowledgeable medical assistance...

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    Rave: Transit driver goes beyond duty

    We often forget to be thankful for some of the little things that make life in our city good for all of us. As I came out of Fred Meyer on Wednesday before Thanksgiving I noticed a small Whatcom County transit bus pull up to the entrance. The driver got out, went into the store and came back with...

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