1. Police Badge

    For Immediate Release - Aggravated Battery/Great Bodily Harm/Peace Officer

    On September 21, 2017 at 1817 hours the Rock Island Police Department received a 911 call for an unknown problem. The telecommunicators re-contacted the original caller who advised that it was a domestic disturbance call. Read on...
  2. Banned Books Week web banner, words have power

    Celebrate Your Freedom to Read

    The importance of the freedom to read widely will be on stage Wednesday, September 27 at the Rock Island Public Library during a Banned Books Week Reading. Read on...
  3. A Popular Astronomy Club member lines up his electronic telescope for star viewing

    See Stars and Planets at 30/31 Library

    Families are invited to take a close-up view of the night sky with a free viewing session on September 30 at the Rock Island 30/31 Library with the Quad Cities Popular Astronomy Club. Read on...
  4. Leaf Bags

    Free Leaf Collection Program

    The City of Rock Island is providing free leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, October 9 through Friday, December 1, 2017. Read on...
  5. Centennial Bridge RI Sign 2

    Informational Meeting - 33 AV CT Reconstruction, West of 17 ST Project

    The City of Rock Island will be conducting an informational meeting regarding the 33rd Avenue Court Reconstruction, West of 17th Street project on Thursday, September 28th, at 5:30 PM at the Rock Island Police Department’s Community Room. Read on...
  6. ri sign

    Update Rock Island - September 18, 2017

    Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Mike Thoms focusing on news in Rock Island. The video segment from the meeting is available on YouTube. Read on...
  7. Rock Island Public Library Logo_Red and blue

    Experience an Interactive Movie on September 25

    It almost seems inconceivable - the film based on the William Goldman's beloved classic tale of true love and piracy, The Princess Bride, is 30 years old. Read on...
  8. Fire Hydrant Flushing

    Fire Hydrant Flushing Program

    The City of Rock Island’s Public Works Department will begin the Fire Hydrant Flushing Program on Monday, September 18, 2017, at 7:00 a.m. Read on...
  9. Garage Sale

    Fall Garage Sale

    Browse over 6,500 square feet of clothes, toys, dishes, furniture, trinkets Read on...
  10. Faithful Dog Chippiannock Cemetery, courtesy of cemetery

    Register now for Chippiannock Walking Tour

    History lovers can register now for a free walking tour of Chippiannnock Cemetery hosted by the Rock Island Public Library. Read on...
  11. Petite Picassos Get their Start this September at Rock Island Library

    Develop your child's early learning skills in an artful way with the new Petite Picassos learning series from Rock Island Public Library. Read on...
  12. Game On for Adults, Families, Teens at Rock Island Library

    Get your game on at the Rock Island Public Library with monthly activities for families and adults in September. Read on...
  13. Groove concert

    Free, All Ages Concert Series in Schwiebert Park

    The concert series will be held on the main stage at Schwiebert Riverfront Park... Read on...
  14. I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Logo

    I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project

    In order to keep the community informed of the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project, news releases will be sent periodically. Read on...
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