Posted on: September 22, 2017

For Immediate Release - Aggravated Battery/Great Bodily Harm/Peace Officer

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News Release

9/22/2017   17-20

Media Contact:

Deputy Chief Jason Foy

City of Rock Island

1212 5th Avenue Rock Island, IL 61201

309.732.2701

Foy.Jason@rigov.org

For Immediate Release – Aggravated Battery/Great Bodily Harm/Peace Officer

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Celebrate Your Freedom to Read

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Words Have Power 

Celebrate Your Freedom to Read During Banned Books Week Night at Rock Island Library  

The importance of the freedom to read widely will be on stage Wednesday, September 27 at the Rock Island Public Library durin...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

See Stars and Planets at 30/31 Library

A Popular Astronomy Club member lines up his electronic telescope for star viewing

Families are invited to take a close-up view of the night sky with a free viewing session at the Rock Island 30/31 Library with the Quad Cities Popular Astronomy Club. 

The club will set up high-powered telescopes and their Mobile Observatory on S...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Free Leaf Collection Program

Leaf Bags

The City of Rock Island is providing free leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, October 9 through Friday, December 1,
2017, 
with the following conditions:  customers must place the leaves in approved...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Informational Meeting - 33 AV CT Reconstruction, West of 17 ST Project

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The City of
Rock Island will be conducting an informational meeting regarding the 33rd Avenue Court Reconstruction, West of 17th Street project onThursday, September 28th, at 5:30 PM at the Rock Island Police
Department’s Community Room, 1212 5th Aven...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Update Rock Island - September 18, 2017

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Community Crime Prevention Partnership Meeting – Please join the City of Rock Island Police Department on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 for their monthly crime prevention meeting. This month’s topic will focus on crime scene investigat...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Experience an Interactive Movie on September 25

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It almost seems inconceivable - the film based on the William Goldman's beloved classic tale of true love and piracy, The Princess Bride, is 30 years old.

Families can revisit the giant fun with an Interactive Movie Night from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm on Monday,...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Fire Hydrant Flushing Program

Fire Hydrant Flushing

The City of Rock Island’s Public Works Department will begin the Fire
Hydrant Flushing Program on Monday, September 18, 2017, at 7:00 a.m.  
Crews will be flushing hydrants forapproximately a four week period.<_o3a_p>

<_o3a_p>The purpose of t...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Fall Garage Sale

Garage Sale

Browse over 6,500 square feet of clothes, toys, dishes,
furniture, trinkets and more at the Rock Island Parks & Recreation FallCommunity Garage Sale on Saturday, September 30th, at Upper Longview Park. Shop
the sale from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, stoppi...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Register now for Chippiannock Walking Tour

Faithful Dog Chippiannock Cemetery, courtesy of cemetery

Take a free guided tour with the Rock Island Public Library and cemetery superintendent Greg Vogele of the historic and hauntingly beautiful Chippiannock Cemetery, 2901 12th Street. 

The library's Walking Tour of Chippiannock Cemetery&...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Petite Picassos Get their Start this September at Rock Island Library

Petite Picassos joins the library's monthly line up of programs for ages five and under. Each Petite Picassos program includes a story and an art activity, allowing kids to use all of their senses. Hands-on (and sometimes messy) projects help young &n...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Game On for Adults, Families, Teens at Rock Island Library

Board Game Night is Tuesday, Sept. 5 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Rock Island Downtown Library, 401 19th Street. The library has a collection of new and classic games for people of all ages to play, including King of Tokyo, Pandemic, Codenames, Carcassone,...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

Free, All Ages Concert Series in Schwiebert Park

Groove concert

     Rock Island Parks & Recreation is proud to announce the annual
Thursday Night Groove Concert Series, presented by Rock Island Happy Joe’s and sponsoredby WHBF, KGCW, and KLJB TV.

    &n...

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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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