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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Starlight Revue Concerts Going “On the Road”

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Due to current COVID-19 CDC guidelines and state restrictions Rock Island Parks and Recreation will be taking Starlight Revue Summer Concert Series “on the road” to the community. For the next few weeks each concert will be shown live ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

The Hotspot is on Wheels! Mobile Library Providing Digital Access

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To help fill the need for digital connectivity while library buildings are closed for COVID-19, the Rock Island Public Library is temporarily re-purposing its Library2Go vehicle as a traveling hotspot.

Starting Tuesday, May 26, the mobile library will make...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Curbside Pick Up Now Available by Appointment at Rock Island Public Library

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Curbside pick-up is available during limited hours by appointment only at the Rock Island Public Library Downtown and Southwest locations. Materials must be requested in advance, either through the Library’s online PrairieCat catalog, or with st...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Your Recipes Could be Part of the Quad Cities Quarantine Cookbook!

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If you’ve been spending time cooking or baking your heart out during the COVID-19 quarantine, the Rock Island Public Library wants your recipes.

In partnership with libraries throughout the Quad City area, the Rock Island Public Library is collec...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Movie in the Park-Drive in!

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Join the Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department for a free Drive-in Movie in the Park on Saturday, June 13th. Abominable, a family friendly movie, will be the feature presentation at the Campbell Sports Complex located at 8399 29th St W, Rock Island....

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Rock Island Parks and Recreation Phase 3 COVID-19 Update

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As we approach Phase 3 - Recovery in the State plan to restore Illinois, the Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department is making plans in accordance with the Governor’s guidelines. Phase 3 is tentatively scheduled to begin May 29th. If Phase 3...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Holiday Refuse, Recycling and Yard Waste Collection Schedule

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Refuse, recycling, and yard waste collection will be one day late all week during the week of the Memorial Day holiday.

City of Rock Island offices will be closed on Memorial Day (Monday, May 25th).

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Plant Your Garden with Seeds from Rock Island Library

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The Rock Island Public Library free "Seed Library" offers free seeds for local residents. While distribution looks different this year, this free resource is still a great way for Rock Island and Milan-area residents and organizations to cultiva...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Rock River Warning

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Due to the continued high river level of the Rock River, the City of Rock Island is recommending boaters avoid the Rock River west of Ben Williamson Park. The boat barrier buoys are currently not in place as a result of the high river level, thus making t...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Rock Island Golf Courses Open

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Highland Springs and Saukie Golf Courses will open for the 2020 season on May 1st at 8:00 am. The golf courses will follow the restrictions provided by the State of Illinois including: only groups of two allowed, 15-minute tee time intervals, no carts exc...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Road Closure to Thru Traffic, 35 ST North of 7 AV

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Beginning Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 35th Street north of 7th Avenue will be closed due to construction on the campus of Augustana College.  The construction traffic will cause 35th Street to be closed to the public and available only to emergenc...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Refuse and Yard Waste Drop Off Center Closed

In an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus the Refuse and Yard Waste Drop Off Center located at Millennium Waste, 13606 Knoxville Road, Milan, is closed on Saturdays.


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Posted on: February 28, 2020

2020 Census

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All residents of the City will receive an invitation from the Census Bureau in March to fill out the Census. A complete count for Rock Island will result in federal dollars being invested right back into the City. 

 

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