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Posted on: February 9, 2016

Road Closure to Thru Traffic, 5 ST 17-18 AV

Beginning at 6:00 AM on Thursday, February 11, 2016, 5th Street between 17th and 18th Avenue will be closed due to utility repairs.

Travel delays can be expected at or near this location. Pending favorable weather, the anticipated completion date of ...Read on...

Posted on: February 9, 2016

Update Rock Island - February 8, 2016

Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Dennis Pauley focusing on news in Rock Island. The video segment from the meeting is available on YouTube.

African-American Mental Health and Family Issues

The Martin Luther Kin...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

Spring into Early Learning with Rock Island Library Hug A Book events

The Rock Island Public Library's Hug A Book program series will offer two early learning programs this spring for young children under five and their families.

Children ages two to five can sing into literacy on Thursday, February 18, 2016 with childr...Read on...

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Posted on: February 8, 2016

Rock Island Library Launches Mobile Friendly Website

The Rock Island Public Library has launched a new website at its current address with design support from Sedona Technologies.

The new site incorporates responsive design, for increased ease of use with mobile phones and tablets. Direct links at the t...Read on...

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Posted on: February 5, 2016

Winter Recreation Activities

Learn dances from around the world in World Dance. No dance partner, no problem! Learn new cultural expressions of movement including Horas from Greece, Mahi Ve from India, Jigs and Reels from Ireland, Fanga from Rwanda, Opa Cupa from Romania, and Bales F...Read on...

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Posted on: January 28, 2016

Police Officer Recruitment

The Police Officer position for the City of Rock Island is open and accepting applications on line at www.rigov.org. Applications will be accepted through April 15, 2016 at 5:00 pm. Any questions, please call (309) 732-2050. A City of Rock Island Police ...Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2016

Explore New Interests in February at Rock Island Public Library

Upcoming free classes and lectures include:

Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, Tuesday, February 2, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Rock Island Main Library, 401 19th Street. A free "make and take" class on the art of aromatherapy. Learn more about essential oils,...Read on...

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Posted on: October 28, 2015

New Program Benefits for Water Service Repair Program and Sewer Lateral Repair Program

The City of Rock Island is pleased to announce some changes to the Water Service Repair Program (WSRP) and the Sewer Lateral Repair Program (SLRP). Effective immediately the cap for both programs has increased from $8,000 to $12,000 and is now available ...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2015

Road Closed to Thru Traffic, 5 AV 39-42 ST

On Tuesday, October 13, 2015, construction of an underground sanitary relief storage tank will require the closing of 5th Avenue, between 39th and 42nd Streets. Traffic will be detoured around the project via 42nd Street and 6th Avenue.

The storage ta...Read on...