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Posted on: April 17, 2014

Rock Island Library Adds New Children's Card

My First Library Card acts like a library training card, introducing children ages birth to six to the wide variety of library materials that help develop their reading skills. Research shows that reading to children... Read on...

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Posted on: April 16, 2014

City of Rock Island Announces Fire Department Promotion

The Rock Island Fire Department is pleased to announce the following promotion that will take effect on April 21st, 2014.

Firefighter Joseph Duran has been promoted to Lieutenant and assigned to Operations in the First... Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2014

City of Rock Island Announces Retirement of Veteran Firefighter

The Rock Island Fire Department announces the retirement of Lieutenant Suzanne Vallejo effective April 4th, 2014 after more than 20 years of dedicated service.

Lieutenant Vallejo joined the department on January 17th,... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2014

Update Rock Island - April 14, 2014

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

Quad City Botanical Center Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 20, 2014 help us... Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2014

Celebrate National Library Week

Rock Island Public Library is joining libraries and communities across the county in marking National Library Week, April 13 to 19, 2014. This year's theme, "Lives Change @ your library," marks the positive impact... Read on...

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Posted on: April 7, 2014

Healthy Homes Lead Hazard Control Grant Program


The City of Rock Island, Planning and Redevelopment Division, is now accepting preliminary applications on a first come, first serve basis for its Healthy Homes Lead Hazard Control (LHC) program. The LHC program is for... Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2014

Rock Island Golf Courses Opening Wednesday

Highland Springs and Saukie Golf Courses will officially be open Wednesday, April 9th.
Dust your clubs off and come enjoy these great season specials: Saukie Golf Course season special is $23.00 for an 18-hole... Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2014

Free Leaf Collection Program

The City of Rock Island is providing free leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, April 7 through Friday, April 25, 2014.

Residents do not have to be participants in the Yard Waste Subscription... Read on...

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Posted on: April 1, 2014

Road Closed to Thru Traffic, Intersection of 14 ST 23 AV

Starting Monday, April 7, 2014, construction at the intersection of 14th Street and 23rd Avenue is currently proposed to begin.

Pavement removal and replacement at the intersection will be required.

Road closure to... Read on...