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Posted on: November 19, 2015

Holiday Refuse, Yardwaste, and Recycling Collection Schedule

During the week of the Thanksgiving holiday, the following collection schedule will be in effect: Refuse-on schedule Monday through Wednesday, rest of week one day late; Yardwaste-normal collection schedule; Recycling-on schedule Tuesday and Wednesday, re...Read on...

Posted on: November 19, 2015

Winter in Bloom Gets “Royal” Visit from Cinderella

Rock Island Parks & Recreation’s 48th annual Winter in Bloom event will be Sunday, December 6 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The Hauberg Center “Tulip” Mansion will host the annual holiday open house, with special visits from Cinderella as well as an entire ro...Read on...

Posted on: November 19, 2015

Color Stress Away with a Coloring Night for Adults

Coloring for adults is a Big Thing right now, with enthusiasts praising its positive influence on calming anxiety, focusing on the moment, and relaxation.

So if holiday shopping rush already has you tied in knots, take time for a free Coloring for Adu...Read on...

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Posted on: November 4, 2015

Road Closure to Thru Traffic, Intersection of 6 AV 16/17 ST

On Thursday, November 5, 2015, construction for new large diameter relief sewer, new water main and pavement replacement will resume at the intersection of 6th Avenue and 16th/17th Streets. In order to install the new underground utilities and make the r...Read on...

Posted on: October 29, 2015

MLK Center's 39th Annual Children Christmas Party

The Martin Luther King Center and Kiwanis Club of Rock Island will be sponsoring the 39th Annual Children’s Christmas Party on December 16.

The Program provides wrapped gifts, books and treats for Rock Island/Milan children, ages 3 to12 yrs, whose fa...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2015

New Program Benefits for Water Service Repair Program and Sewer Lateral Repair Program

The City of Rock Island is pleased to announce some changes to the Water Service Repair Program (WSRP) and the Sewer Lateral Repair Program (SLRP). Effective immediately the cap for both programs has increased from $8,000 to $12,000 and is now available ...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2015

Road Closed to Thru Traffic, 5 AV 39-42 ST

On Tuesday, October 13, 2015, construction of an underground sanitary relief storage tank will require the closing of 5th Avenue, between 39th and 42nd Streets. Traffic will be detoured around the project via 42nd Street and 6th Avenue.

The storage ta...Read on...

Posted on: October 8, 2015

Road Closures to Thru Traffic, Intersections along 6 AV at 21 ST, 22 ST, and 23 ST

On Monday, October 12, 2015, water main construction will require road closure to through traffic for the 6th Avenue intersections of 21st, 22nd, and 23rd Streets.

Pending favorable weather, the resumption of normal traffic is anticipated to be within ...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2015

Free Leaf Collection Program

The City of Rock Island is providing free leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, October 12 through Friday, December 4, 2015.

Residents do not have to be participants in the Yard Waste Subscription Service to use this leaf co...Read on...