1. Republic Services recycling truck

    Recycling Collection Delayed This Week

    Due to the weather, Republic Services, the City’s recycling company, will be one day late all week for curbside recycling collection. Refuse and yard waste collection are on schedule.
  2. Night Witches historic image wikipedia

    Learn About the Night Witches of World War II

    One of the lesser known stories of World War II comes to light with a Rock Island Public Library presentation by author Brooks Carver, of Canton, IL, on the “night witches” of Russia. Read on...
  3. Housing Needs Assessment Survey

    Housing Needs Assessment Survey Read on...
  4. Event cover for Cannabis Legalization Question and Answer event

    Learn about Illinois Cannabis Legalization on November 12

    In a major change to Illinois law, recreational-use cannabis will be legalized in 2020. A November 12 panel discussion will help answer questions about impacts and issues of this new law. Read on...
  5. Refuse truck and cart in neighborhood during leaf bag collection

    Holiday Refuse, Recycling and Yard Waste Collection Schedule

    Refuse, recycling, and yard waste collection will be on the normal collection schedule during the week of the Veteran’s Day holiday. Read on...
  6. Community Comforts Drive_event cover

    Give Some Comfort this November at Rock Island Public Libraries

    Your donations of resources will help the Rock Island Public Library bring a little extra comfort to homeless men, women, and families this holiday season. Read on...
  7. Centennial Bridge RI Sign 2

    Update Rock Island - October 28, 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...
  8. Image of protesters, sign with word NO! in foreground Rock Island Library and Augustana College logo

    Library, Augustana Consider Student Activism from the 1960s to Greta Thunberg

    The 22nd Annual Frieze Lecture Series at the Rock Island Public Library, presented with Augustana College, will consider the nature and impact of student activism here and around the world in a series of four free talks. Read on...
  9. Leaf Bags

    Leaf Collection Program

    The City of Rock Island is providing leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, October 7 through Friday, December 6, 2019. Read on...
  10. I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Logo

    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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