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Posted on: October 22, 2014

Don't Miss Your Chance to See Hometown Teams!

The Hometown Teams traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Museum leaves Rock Island on Monday, making Saturday, October 25 your last chance to see it at the Rock Island Public Library, 401 19th Street. The exhibit will be... Read on...

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Posted on: October 22, 2014

Lights, Camera . . . Literacy! Serves Up Food for Thought at Rock Island Library

The Rock Island Public Library Foundation will offer guests a walk down the red carpet with the "Lights, Camera . . .Literacy," a Food for Thought celebration on Thursday, November 13. The annual fundraising event... Read on...

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Posted on: October 21, 2014

Update Rock Island - October 20, 2014

Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Dennis Pauley focusing on news in Rock Island.

Parents Night Out

Hey parents, do you need a night out? We'll watch the kids!... Read on...

Posted on: October 9, 2014

Customers Calling City of Rock Island About Water Line Coverage

Several citizens have recently contacted the City of Rock Island to inquire about a company promoting water service line coverage. The City has offered a Water Service Repair Program and Sewer Lateral Repair Program for... Read on...

Posted on: October 9, 2014

Hometown Teams Exhibits, Programs in Final Stretch at Rock Island Library

"There are no extra innings for this project, said coordinator Lisa Lockheart, of Rock Island Library. "The Smithsonian exhibits are available for viewing only until 4:30 pm on Saturday, October 25. If you've been... Read on...

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Posted on: September 29, 2014

Free Leaf Collection Program

The City of Rock Island is providing free leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, October 13 through Friday, December 5, 2014, with the following conditions:

•Customers must place the leaves in... Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2014

Keep Up with Rock Island Police Facility Progress

The City of Rock Island in conjunction with Gilbane/Valley has installed a web camera at the site of the new Police facility. The camera will allow residents to witness the construction of the new Police facility located at... Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2014

Fire Hydrant Flushing Program

The City of Rock Island Public Works Department will begin the Fall Fire Hydrant Flushing Program on Monday, September 29, 2014, at 7:00 am. Crews will be flushing hydrants for approximately a four week period.

The... Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2014

Election Packets Available for 2015 Municipal Election

Candidates for office in the City of Rock Island may pick up a campaign packet beginning Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 8:00 am in the City Clerk’s office, 1528 Third Avenue. The packets include general information regarding... Read on...