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Posted on: July 27, 2015

Update Rock Island - July 27, 2015

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

Yard of the Month

The City of Rock Island’s Beautification Commission has selected... Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2015

Crack and Joint Sealing Program - 30 ST between 31 AV and Blackhawk RD

Starting Thursday, July 23, 2015, the Crack and Joint Sealing Program will begin on 30th Street between 31st Avenue and Blackhawk Road.

Traffic control has been established and a flagger will be present during... Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2015

World of Cosplay for Teens at Rock Island Library July 30

The Rock Island Library will host an "Epic Cosplay Night," on Thurs, July 30 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Main Library location, 401 19th Street. At the event, teens can wear costumes and take pictures with friends... Read on...

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Posted on: July 16, 2015

Rock Island Golf Courses Offer Tournaments for Fun and Prizes

Rock Island Parks and Recreation will host opportunities for golfers to earn prizes and have fun with tournaments and a shootout this summer including a 50 and over tournament, a Ladies’ Tournament and a 27-Hole Shootout... Read on...

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Posted on: July 15, 2015

July Tech Help Classes at Rock Island Library

"Download This," a class on using free library content services such as hoopla, Flipster, and Freegal Music, will be offered at 6:30 pm on Monday, July 20 at the Main Library. Participants can bring their devices and... Read on...

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Posted on: July 13, 2015

Update Rock Island - July 13, 2015

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

Starlight Revue Concert Series

Tuesday, July 14, features Milltown at the... Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2015

29th Annual Family Fun Day along with celebrating our 40th Anniversary

Family Fun Day is aimed to bring people together in a celebration of the community through family-centered activities, empowering informational sessions, music and entertainment.

We are very excited about this year’s... Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2015

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...

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Posted on: June 4, 2015

Rock Island Ranked 32 out of 1300 Best Small Cities in America

A new study from consumer advocacy site NerdWallet has identified the best small cities in the U.S., and out of more than 1,300 places, Rock Island ranked 32nd.

To find the best small cities NerdWallet crunched U.S.... Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2015

Rock Island Library Teen Events Celebrate Paper Towns and Epic Cosplay

The Rock Island Library has teens covered with a number of "Escape the Ordinary" summer events from now through the end of July. Super-powered Teen fun and learning events for ages 12 to 18 at the Rock Island Libraries... Read on...

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Posted on: June 8, 2015

Road Closure to Thru Traffic, 6 AV 9 ST Intersection

On Tuesday, June 9, 2015, construction of the new large diameter relief sewer and some water main will begin at the intersection of 6th Avenue and 9th Street. The closure will extend thru the intersection and to the east... Read on...

Posted on: October 29, 2014

Road Closure, 13 ST 5-6 AV

Starting Thursday, October 30, 2014, 13th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues will be closed due to construction of the new City of Rock Island Police Station. The road closure is expected to last until construction of the... Read on...