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2017 Election and Ward Map

The Consolidated Election for the City of Blue Island will be held Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 for the following offices: Mayor City Clerk Treasurer Alderman, 1st Ward, 4 year Term Alderman, 2nd Ward, 4 year Term Alderman, 3rd Ward, 4 year Term Alderman, 4th Ward, 4 year Term Alderman, 4th Ward, 2 year Term Alderman, 6th Ward, 4 year Term ... Read More »

A Great Grand Opening Thanks!

On Monday, March 20 the City of Blue Island reopened the Chatham Street Bridge, and with it bringing the Cal-Sag Trail to Blue Island! The bridge has sat closed since 2010, but has long since been planned to serve as the “buckle” of the Cal-Sag Trail system. Congrats to all that played a role in restoring this bridge to our ... Read More »

Cardinal Dance Team National Champs!

The Cardinal Dance Team from Blue Island’s Eisenhower HS took home a National Championship at the Dance Team Union finals on Sunday, 2/5. From everyone in Blue Island and the Eisenhower community: a big national CONGRATS! Watch their winning performance on YouTube. Read More »

Black Culture Night 2017

Blue Island’s Neighborhood Watch Group #37 is having their 16th Annual Black Culture Night in the Blue Island East Annex, 2434 Vermont St, on Friday, February 17th. Dr. Mary Clark Bruce, Ph.D. from Governors State University is the honored Guest Speaker. Dr. Bruce is working on a documentary on Harlem Renaissance leader and jazz poet Langston Hughes. Honoring the 50th ... Read More »

NYE Rock Around the Clock

Let’s Rock Around the Clock again! Meet your friends and neighbors in Uptown BI at the corner of Western and Vermont. Join the community countdown to 2017 with our famous Fire Department ball drop and fireworks show! Spread the word: share our event on Facebook. Read More »