Do you know about Nixle? Nixle is a free text and email notification system used by the City of Bainbridge Island to share critical information from the Police Department, Fire Department, Emergency Management, and other City departments. Nixle alerts are issued to advise residents and businesses of road closures and detours, severe weather impacts, emergency response operations, disaster protective actions (i.e. shelter-in-place, lockdown, evacuate), and other emergent issues. Sign up today on the Nixle website or by texting 98110 to 888777 and get real time updates on your cell phone, email, or both. It's free!