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Posted on: August 19, 2015

Rock Island Parks and Recreation Seeks Community Input

The City of Rock Island is conducting a survey to gather community input and develop a better understanding of how the community utilizes the City's Park and Recreational amenities. In order to aid efforts in providing... Read on...

Survey
Posted on: August 25, 2015

Update Rock Island - August 24, 2015

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

July 2015 Yard of the Month

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

Posted on: August 20, 2015

Free, All Ages Concert Series in Schwiebert Park

Rock Island Parks & Recreation is proud to host the Thursday Night Groove Concert Series, presented by Modern Woodmen of America and Rock Island Happy Joe’s. This project is also supported with Quad City Arts Dollar$ Funds,... Read on...

Schwiebert Riverfront Park
Posted on: August 20, 2015

Scrabble Scramble Fundraiser for Rock Island Public Library

The Rock Island Public Library Foundation will host a uniquely wordy fundraiser for the Rock Island Public Library on Wednesday, September 9, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Mama Compton's restaurant in Rock Island. Their... Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2015

Use Ground Floor Entrance at Rock Island Main Library

The front 19th Street stairs at the Rock Island Main Library location, 401 19th Street, will be closed for approximately three weeks as part of an ongoing stone restoration project. Alternate access to the building is... Read on...

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

Road Closure to Thru Traffic, 12 ST 6 AV Intersection and 15 ST 5-7 AV

On Monday, August 17, 2015, 11th Street, between 5th and 7th Streets will be opened to normal traffic operations. Also on this date, the intersection of 6th Avenue and 12th Street will be closed to traffic. Beginning on... Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2015

Road Closure to Thru Traffic, 6 AV 13-15 ST

On Monday, August 3, 2015, construction for new large diameter relief sewer and pavement replacement along 6th Avenue between 13th Street and 15th Street will begin. In order to install the large diameter relief sewer, it... Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2015

Rock Excavation Blasting, 6 AV 17-24 ST

In order to install the new large diameter relief sewer along 6th Avenue, between 17th and 24th Streets, it will be necessary for the contractor to excavate large sections of the underlying limestone bedrock. Due to the... 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: 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...