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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Subject Charged

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Officers arriving on scene located one of the involved vehicles, which had been abandoned.   Investigation revealed that the vehicle had been shot at prior to the crash and the driver had fled the area on foot.

At 2115 hours, the police department...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Downtown Rock Island Cleanup

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Keep Rock Island Beautiful is sponsoring a downtown Rock Island Cleanup on May 4, 2019 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Volunteers are asked to meet at the Centennial Bridge Building 201 15th Street between 8:30 am and 9:00 am, all are welcome.  Jumer's ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Spring Community Garage Sale

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Over 6,000 square feet of shopping for toys, home décor,
furniture, trinkets and more at the Rock Island Parks & Recreation SpringCommunity Garage Sale on Saturday, April 27th, at Upper Longview Park. Shop the
sale from 8:00 am to 2:00 ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Rock Island Library Offers Free Community Shred Day Thursday, May 2

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Decrease Paper Clutter, Protect Your Identity! 

Take control of your financial records and reduce paper clutter safely and securely with the Rock Island Public Library's free Community Shred Day on Thursday, May 2, in the Rock Island Downtown Libr...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Join In the Big Table, with Open Discussions at Rock Island Public Library

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In cooperation with the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce Q2030 initiative, the Rock Island Public Library will host two “Big Table” discussions on Friday, April 26 at the Rock Island Downtown Library, 401 19th Street, Rock Island.

The fi...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Update Rock Island - April 8, 2019

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Free Leaf Bag Collection - The City of Rock Island is providing leaf collection for its residential refuse customers starting Monday, April 15 through Friday, May 3, 2019.  Customers must place the leaves in the approved paper yard waste...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Road Closure to Thru Traffic, 5 AV West of 40 ST

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Beginning Friday, April 5, 2019, 5th Avenue just west of 40th Street will be closed due to water on pavement related to the Mississippi River flooding. This is caused by flood water backing up in the storm sewer system and surfacing at the low point in th...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

NFL to Honor Rock Island as One of Its 'Original Towns'

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Rock Island will host a live hometown event to announce a 2019 NFL Draft pick. The community is invited to join in the celebration on April 27th at the Austin E. Knowlton Athletic Complex at Augustana College.

Nearly 100 years after the National Football L...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

38 ST Resurfacing Project; 7 AV to Blackhawk RD

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Road construction on 38th Street between 7th Avenue and Blackhawk Road is to begin the week of March 25, 2019.  Construction is anticipated to last until November, 2019.  

This project is being funded by Federal Surface Transportation Blo...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Leaf Collection Program

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The City of Rock Island is providing leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, April 15 through Friday, May 3, 2019, with the following conditions:  Customers must place the leaves in approved paper yard waste bags. Custom...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Contractors

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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.

DBEs are for-profit small business concerns where socially and economically d...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project

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In order to keep the community informed of the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project, news releases will be sent periodically by the Iowa's Department of Transportation.  For the most up-to-date information, please visit http://www.i...

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