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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Arts Commission Displays Words of Encouragement on City Sidewalks

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Recognizing we could all use positive messages during these difficult times, the Rock Island Arts Commission has decided to display words of encouragement at various locations on City sidewalks.  The project is using a product called “R...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Upcoming Youth Sports and Fitness Classes Offered

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The Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department will offer the following activities in August following guidance from the Phase 4 Restore Illinois Plan.

Flag Football Pre-Season Camp for 6-14 years of age will be offered August 26th and 27th from 6:00 pm t...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Road Closure to Thru Traffic, 31 AV 30-34 ST

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Beginning Friday, July 31, 2020, 31st Avenue between 30th and 34th Street will be closed to thru traffic for culvert repairs.  Due to the depth of the culvert and location of the necessary repairs, the road closure is necessary for the safety of ...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Update Rock Island - July 27, 2020

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Starlight Revue Concert in the Park – Bring your chairs and picnic blankets to spread out across the park and enjoy a summer concert performed by Troy Rangel & Friends.  The concert is at Lincoln Park Tuesday, July 28, 2020...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Whitewater Junction Open-Updated August Hours

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Whitewater Junction is open for the 2020 season following the Illinois Department of Public Health Phase 4 aquatic guidelines of the Restore Illinois Plan. All amenities will be open so customers can splash down the waterslides, relax on a lounge chair by...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

2020 Tell on you neighbor awards

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Each year, residents of Rock Island are encouraged to “Tell On Your Neighbor” by nominating the yards in their neighborhood that they find to be the most appealing or the most improved.  The City of Rock Island’s Bea...

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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 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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