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Posted on: December 17, 2014

Gadget help available at 30/31 Branch Library

More after-Christmas help is coming from the Rock Island Library for new owners of tablets, smartphones, and other technology gadgets. Starting Friday, December 26, the Rock Island Library will offer Gadgets and More drop-in... Read on...

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Posted on: December 17, 2014

Holiday Refuse and Recycling Collection Schedule

During the week of the Christmas holiday, the following collection schedule will be followed: Refuse will be on schedule Monday through Wednesday, rest of week one day late and Recycling will be on schedule Tuesday and... Read on...

Posted on: December 16, 2014

December 22, 2014 City Council Meeting Canceled

The Rock Island City Council meeting scheduled for Monday, December 22, 2014 has been canceled. The next regular City Council meeting will be held on Monday, January 5, 2015 at 6:45 pm in City Council Chambers, City Hall,... Read on...

Posted on: December 16, 2014

Update Rock Island - December 15, 2014

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

Holiday Observance Schedule

In observance of the holidays, City Hall will be... Read on...

Posted on: December 3, 2014

Explore Local History in December and January

The following programs are in the Community Room of the Main Library at 401 19th Street. Free parking is available in the library's 20th Street lot.

History of Black Hawk State Park: 1:00 pm , Wednesday, December 10... Read on...

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Posted on: December 1, 2014

Free library classes help you get up to speed with new technology purchases!

The days of getting a manual with your technology purchase are long gone, but help is at hand from the Rock Island Public Library. To meet post-holiday demand, the library will add extra technology class sessions and topics... Read on...

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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...

Posted on: August 5, 2014

Keep Up with Rock Island Police Facility Progress

The City of Rock Island in conjunction with Gilbane/Valley has installed a web camera at the site of the new Police facility. The camera will allow residents to witness the construction of the new Police facility located at... Read on...