Burglary in Wedgwood

One of the reasons many live in Wedgwood is because how safe it is. The friendly and perceptive neighbors who live within the single-family residential neighborhood that defines much of Wedgwood fosters this sense of safety. This makes it all the more uncomfortable when crime occurs in our community. According to the Wedgwood View, a forced entry robbery occurred on Tuesday, January 11th at a residence on the 3700 block of NE 75th Street.  The Seattle Crime blog and the Seattle Police also have maps that shows where these crimes have occurred.  According to the report on Wedgwood View, this Read More …

Burglary Report for December 2010 – good news

Wedgwood Wide Block Watch communications coordinator Ellen Blackstone forwarded a short and sweet report this month. It’s good news, take a look… Diane Horswill of the Seattle Police Department writes: I am happy to say there were no reported burglaries in Wedgwood in Dec. For details, contact Diane at 206-684-7711 or diane.horswill@seattle.gov. The email also included some reminders: A package sitting on a porch for more than a day is a dead giveaway that nobody is home. Help your absent neighbor by tucking such items out of sight. You can get burglary reports and more on the SPD website. Report Read More …

No Sidewalk Improvements for Wedgwood in 2011

Those that live in Wedgwood, north of 85th, recognize the need for improving sidewalks throughout Wedgwood.  Not only do they provide a critical pedestrian safety network for our schools, but they improve the walkability of our neighborhood and often improve the surface water management on our streets.  Therefore, expanding the sidewalk network throughout Wedgwood as well as other key pedestrian safety improvements is a focal point of the WCC. For this reason, we’re disappointed to see that no new sidewalk improvements will be coming to Wedgwood under the SDOT Bridging the Gap Sidewalk Development Program.  In fact, Pinehurst and Maple Read More …