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Posted on: October 20, 2016

Grow Your Love of Reading at Food for Thought Fundraiser

Guests can help the Rock Island Public Library Foundation "Grow a Love of Reading" at the organization's annual Food for Thought fundraiser on Thursday, November 10. The event takes place from 5:00 to 7:30 pm at the Rock Island Main Library, 401...Read on...

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

Update Rock Island - October 17, 2016

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

Books for Kids Trivia Fundraiser

On October 20, 2016 the Lorene Evans Watts Memorial Fund for Children’s Materials of Rock Island ...Read on...

Posted on: October 17, 2016

Rock Island Hosts Sports Roundtable Discussion

Rock Island Parks and Recreation will host a Sports Roundtable Meeting and encourages current sports participants, user groups and the community to attend. The purpose of the meeting is to gather community feedback and discuss ways to improve existing you...Read on...

Posted on: October 5, 2016

Fire Hydrant Flushing Program

The City of Rock Island Public Works Department will begin the Fire Hydrant Flushing Program on Monday, October 10, 2016, at 7:00 a.m. Crews will be flushing hydrants for approximately a four week period.

The purpose of this program is to help maintai...Read on...

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Frieze Lecture Series Considers 1841, the Year that Our Town Became Rock Island

Rock Islanders were busy founding a new City in 1841, but that wasn't the only notable event of that year. The 2016 Frieze Lecture Series discussion theme celebrates "1841, the Year That Rock Island Began" and the current events that surrounded ...Read on...

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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: 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 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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