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Posted on: August 28, 2014

Start Your Engines for Auto Racing History at the Library

The green flag drops on Hometown Teams programming with " Start Your Engines: Motorsports in the Quad Cities," at 2:30 pm on Tuesday, September 16, in the Rock Island Main Library Community Room, 401 19th Street. ... Read on...

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Posted on: August 28, 2014

Sign up Open for Historic Hometown Teams Stadium Tour

The Rock Island Library will offer a guided bus tour of Rock Island High School stadium, Wharton Field House, Browning Field and Augustana College's Lindberg Field (formerly Ericson) from 9:30 am to noon on Saturday,... Read on...

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Posted on: August 27, 2014

Holiday Refuse, Yardwaste, and Recycling Collection Schedule

During the week of the Labor Day holiday, refuse and yardwaste will be one day late all week. Recycling will be on the normal collection schedule.

The Drop-Off Center located at Millennium Waste, 13606 Knoxville Road,... Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2014

Update Rock Island - August 25, 2014

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

Labor Day Pow Wow at Black Hawk State Park

The Labor Day Pow Wow will be held... Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2014

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Celebrating Sports Coming to Rock Island

Baseball. Soccer. Hockey. Bowling. Rowing. People around the country are drawn to compete in these sports and more. Still more gather on the sidelines to cheer for their favorite athletes and teams. Nowhere do Americans more... Read on...

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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...

Posted on: August 12, 2014

2014 Citizen of the Year – Category Winners

Every year, people in the Rock Island community are nominated by their peers for what they do for the community. The City of Rock Island is pleased to announce the 2014 Citizens of the Year in eight categories. A reception... 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: August 5, 2014

Rock Island Announces Grant Program for Not-for-Profit Agencies

The City of Rock Island is accepting applications from local non-profit agencies for the Gaming Grant Program. Gaming Grant funds are intended to enhance public service activities that benefit the Rock Island community.... Read on...