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Posted on: July 26, 2016

Frances Willard Kids Win Summer Reading Trophy

Frances Willard kids earned a trophy for reading 1,477 hours as part of the Rock Island Library's On Your Mark, Get Set, READ summer reading program.

The library and Spring Forward partnered to bring a timed reading program to 264 kids in summer enric...Read on...

Posted on: July 26, 2016

Update Rock Island - July 25, 2016

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

2016 Tell On Your Neighbor

Each year, residents of Rock Island are encouraged to “Tell on your Neighbor” by nominating the yards in...Read on...

Posted on: July 25, 2016

Rock Island Golf Courses Offers Events and Lessons this August

There are many opportunities to golf this August with Rock Island Parks and Recreation golf courses events and activities scheduled including group golf lessons, a couples’ golf night, a 50 and over tournament, and a Ladies’ Tournament.
Group golf lesso...Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2016

2016 Tell On your Neighbor Awards

Each year, residents of Rock Island are encouraged to "Tell On Your Neighbor" by nominating the yards in their neighborhood that they find to be appealing or the most improved. The City of Rock Island's Beautification Commission will review all entries an...Read on...

Posted on: July 21, 2016

Community Meetings to Discuss Parks

There will be three upcoming meetings held by Rock Island Parks and Recreation for the community to learn about and discuss the current state of Rock Island Parks and Recreation, including recent changes made to bridge budget gaps and efforts being made t...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Rock Island On the Record

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Posted on: May 18, 2016

Road Closures to Thru Traffic, 12 ST and 13 ST between 5 AV and 7 AV

On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, pavement removal and reconstruction will require road closure to through traffic on 12th Street and 13th Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue. Eastbound and westbound traffic will not be affected for 5th Avenue and 7th Ave...Read on...

Posted on: May 3, 2016

Road Construction/Lane Restrictions, 38 ST 18 AV Intersection

On Wednesday, May 11, 2016, road construction will begin at the intersection of 38th Street and 18th Avenue. This project will consist of resurfacing the intersection roadway, sidewalks, pedestrian ramps, driveways and traffic/pedestrian signal upgrades....Read on...