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No Place Like Fairhaven for the holidays

“If you’re burdened down with trouble If your nerves are wearing thin Pack your load down the road And come to Holiday Inn” These are the lyrics to the beloved…

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The Giving Tree has begun!

Tis the season to give – why not give the gift of reading? Village Books has begun its annual Giving Tree tradition in which you can be an advocate for…

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Spice up your life!

A busy schedule filled with the demands of work, a family, a home, or the mundane errands life calls for, can easily suck us into a routine of fulfilling obligations….

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Small Business Saturday for your post-Thanksgiving shopping

It is a well-known, yet necessary evil that the weekend after Thanksgiving is one of the busiest shopping sprees of the year. What better way to burn off those gluttonous…

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Where have all the hippies gone?

Once regarded as the Hippie Mecca of the West in the 1970s, Bellingham was a haven for long-haired, peace-loving, recreational drug-using men and women. What may come as a surprise…

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Let’s get physical!

With excellent community resources and stunning surrounding landscape, Bellingham and Fairhaven are the outdoors lover’s dream. Or, if you’re someone simply looking for ways to shake up your exercise routine…

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3 fun and unusual facts about Fairhaven

Its opium was once more popular than its salmon.Fairhaven’s Chinese ghetto was once one of its main attractions in the early 20th century and the source of opium dens and…

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History-Makers of Bellingham – Daniel J. Harris

Despite his numerous successes throughout his lifetime and his contribution to Fairhaven history as the original founder, the story of Daniel Jefferson Harris (affectionately referred to as “Dirty Dan”) is…

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Rental prices in Bellingham climb while wages fall short

Residents of Western Washington have struggled to keep up with surging housing prices for the past several years, gaining statewide attention and much speculation of the issues at play –…

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Fairhaven Sidewalk Sale

Come peruse all your favorite Fairhaven shops in one place at the Fairhaven Sidewalk Sale. Goods for sale range from locally made art to household furnishings to clothing – all…

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