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    Snow Emergency

    The City of Rock Island is declaring a snow emergency effective at 12:00 AM, Sunday, February 17, 2019. Once snow depth has reached 2 inches, parking is not allowed on any marked snow routes until the snow has stopped and has been cleared. Read on...
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    Learn about the works of Jason Reynolds at informal book talks

    The Rock Island Public Library will introduce the works of award-winning writer Jason Reynolds to readers via two book talk discussions before the writer visits the Quad Cities in person in late March. Read on...
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    Update Rock Island - February 11, 2019

    Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Mike Thoms focusing on news in Rock Island. The video segment from the meeting is available on YouTube. Read on...
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    Rock Island Receives Grants for Douglas Park

    The Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department recently received two grants and donations for the continued renovation of Douglas Park... Read on...
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    Rock Island Libraries Closing for In-Service February 18

    All Rock Island Public Library locations will be closed to the public on Monday, February 18 so that staff may attend training. Read on...
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    Love movies? See two for free at Rock Island Libraries

    Adults who love movies have two good reasons to head to the library, with popular options shown in February at the Rock Island Downtown and Southwest Libraries. Read on...
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    Spread the Love of Reading & Learning this February

    February is Love Your Library Month, and the Rock Island Library is offering a lot of reasons to visit with events to help your children love reading and learning. Read on...
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    Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Contractors

    The City of Rock Island is working with Augustana College to study Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) contractors within the area that perform work on public works projects. Read on...
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    I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project

    In order to keep the community informed of the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project, news releases will be sent periodically. Read on...
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