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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Free Leaf Collection Program

The City of Rock Island is providing free leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, October 10 through Friday, December 2, 2016, with the following conditions: customers must place the leaves in approved paper yard waste bags; cust...Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2016

City of Rock Island Flood Preparations

The City of Rock Island is preparing for the rising Mississippi River.

Several water pump discharge hoses may be placed across the Rock Island portion of the bike path if the Mississippi River continues to rise. The hose locations will be marked. P...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Update Rock Island - September 19, 2016

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

History of the Arsenal’s Fort Armstrong

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016 the Main Library will host Historian George Eaton as he p...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2016

Election Packets Available for 2017 Municipal Election

Candidates for office in the City of Rock Island may pick up a campaign packet beginning Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 8:00 am in the City Clerk’s office, 1528 Third Avenue. The packets include general information regarding the election and the necessary fo...Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Free, All Ages Concert Series in Schwiebert Park

Rock Island Parks & Recreation is proud to announce the annual Thursday Night Groove Concert Series, presented by Rock Island Happy Joe’s. This project is also supported with Quad City Arts Dollar$ Funds and sponsored by WHBF, KGCW, and KLJB TV.
The ...Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2016

"Lock Your Doors" Campaign

The Rock Island Police Department announces the “Lock Your Doors” campaign reminding residents to lock the doors to their vehicles, homes, and garages to prevent thieves from entering and stealing valuables.

A recent crime trend involves suspects trave...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Rock Island On the Record

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