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Posted on: May 20, 2022

2022 Rock Island Citizen of the Year Award Nominations

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Each year, people in Rock Island have an opportunity to nominate residents who have contributed to the Rock Island community.

Nominations are now being taken for the 2022 Rock Island Citizen of the Year Awards, sponsored by the Mayor and City Council. 

There are nine categories for Rock Island Citizens: Business, Professional, Education, Individual, City Employee, Organi...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Save those Family Memories with Preservation 101 on Friday

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If you’ve been finding some family treasures while spring cleaning, learn the best way to preserve them with Save Your Memories: Preservation 101, a free event offered this Friday, May 20 at the Rock Island Public Library.

If you’ve been finding some family treasures while spring cleaning, learn the best way to preserve them with Save Your Memories: Preservation 101, a free event offered this Friday, May 20 at the Rock Island Public Library.

With the help of the Au...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

38th Annual Labor Day Parade

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2022 Labor Day Theme: Marvelous Rock Island!

Save the date! The Labor Day Parade will be Monday, September 5th, 2022.  Line up will be at 8:30 am and parade will start at 9:30 am. Parade organizers chose the theme "Marvelous Rock Island!" to focus on what is so extraordinary about...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Civic Awards Night to Honor 2022 Police Officer and Firefighter of the Year

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On Sunday, June 12th, 2022, the Rock Island Knights of Columbus will present its 43rd Annual Civic Awards Night.  Each year, the Knights recognize a City of Rock Island Police Officer and Firefighter, who are chosen by their peers, as honorees fo...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Rock Island 3rd Ward Meeting Set for Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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Alderwoman Judith Gilbert invites 3rd Ward residents to attend a meeting to meet the new city manager, Todd Thompson, on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1528 Third Avenue, 3rd Floor Council Chambers, Rock Island, IL.

In addition to meeting the new city manager, 3rd Ward residents will also receive an update on the city’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) process, learn about the Simplicity app for hearing the latest city news, as well as the opportunity to ask...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

FEMA Risk MAP Studies; Rock Island County Flood Study; Notice of Survey Work

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The Illinois State Water Survey is partnering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to examine flood risk along several creeks in Rock Island County, IL.

The Illinois State Water Survey is partnering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to examine flood risk along several creeks in Rock Island County, IL.  The creeks of interest include:

 

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Summer Fun with Rock Island Parks and Recreation

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Summer registration is now open!

Summer registration is now open! Shop for fun things to do in our new activity guide with concerts, movies in the park, sports and Adventure camps, outdoor fitness, swim lessons and more! To register just click on the activity in the guide to reg...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Spring into Gardening Season with the RIPL Seed Library

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Gardeners eagerly awaiting spring, take heart: The Rock Island Public Library Seed Library is now open for the 2022 gardening season.

Spring into 2022 Garden Planning: The Rock Island Public Library Seed Library Is Open

 Gardeners eagerly awaiting spring, take heart: The Rock Island Public Library Seed Library is now open for the 2022 gardening season. 

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