1. Rocket into Reading logo for new program

    Rocket into Reading Sept. 27 at Rock Island Library!

    Developing the next stage of reading is the goal of a Rocket into Reading event for ages 5 through 8 at the Rock Island Public Library on Thursday, September 27. Read on...
  2. 18 AV 24 ST Intersection, South Side Map

    18 AV Resurfacing Project; 17-46 ST

    Phase 4A work is expected to begin on Friday, September 21, 2018, and is anticipated to last for 5 to 7 working days, weather permitting. During this phase, the southern portion of the intersection of 18th Avenue and 24th Street will be closed. Read on...
  3. Speak out for Banned Books Week illustration green square #bannedbooksweek

    Speak up for intellectual freedom at Banned Books Week

    Fans of the written word get their chance to speak up for freedom at the Rock Island Public Library during Banned Books Week, Sept. 23-29. Two free events will celebrate journalistic values and the individual freedom to read. Read on...
  4. vintage football flyer

    Quad Cities Vintage Football Game

    Rock Island Independents vs. Moline Universal Tractors... Read on...
  5. Garage Sale

    Fall Community Garage Sale

    Come search for a great bargain or hidden treasure... Read on...
  6. Fire Hydrant Flushing Program

    Fire Hydrant Flushing Program

    The City of Rock Island’s Public Works Department will begin the Fire Hydrant Flushing Program on Sunday, September 23, 2018, at 11:00 PM. Crews will be flushing fire hydrants on first and third shifts for approximately a four week period. Read on...
  7. Sewer Smoke Testing 38-46 ST and 18-23 AV

    Sewer Smoke Testing; 38-46 ST and 18-23 AV

    The City of Rock Island and personnel from Veenstra & Kimm, Inc. will be conducting smoke testing on the sanitary sewer lines in the area bounded by 38th Street to 46th Street and 18th Avenue to 23rd Avenue during the period of: September 17 – October 5. Read on...
  8. Centennial Bridge RI Sign 2

    Update Rock Island - September 10, 2018

    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...
  9. Election Packets Available for 2019 Municipal Election

    Candidates for office in the City of Rock Island may pick up a campaign packet beginning Read on...
  10. Rock River Dam

    Rock River Flood Warning

    Due to the high river level on the Rock River the City of Rock Island is recommending boaters avoid the Rock River west of Ben Williamson Park. Read on...
  11. toddler zone

    RIFAC Offers New Toddler Zone

    Bring your toddler to Rock Island Parks and Recreation’s new Toddler Zone... Read on...
  12. 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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