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Posted on: April 23, 2014

2014 Slip Rental Discounts Available at Sunset Marina

Effective immediately, Sunset Marina is offering a 10% discount to active and retired military.

The rate for all covered slips on the 400 Dock has been reduced by 25%.

These reduced rates apply to seasonal leases only... Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2014

Update Rock Island - April 21, 2014

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

Urban Garden Fair

On Saturday April 26th, the KeyStone Neighborhood Association... Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2014

City of Rock Island Flood Preparations

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

At this time, there are several water pump discharge hoses that are placed across the Rock Island portion of the bike path. The hose locations are... Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2014

Spring Community Garage Sale

Browse over 6,500 square feet of clothes, toys, dishes, furniture, trinkets and more at the Rock Island Parks & Recreation Spring Community Garage Sale on Saturday, April 26, at Upper Longview Park. Shop the sale from 8:00... Read on...

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 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 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: 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 21, 2014

City of Rock Island Flood Preparations

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

At this time, there are several water pump discharge hoses that are placed across the Rock Island portion of the bike path. The hose locations are... Read on...