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National Night Out 2017

Lincoln Elementary to Centennial Park Public Safety Director John D. Rita, Jr., with Aldermen Fred Bilotto, Kevin Donahue, Jairo Frausto, and Nancy Rita, cordially invite you to your neighborhood’s celebration of National Night Out on August 1, 2017. Grab your bikes, flashlights, reflective gear, or simply walk alongside Blue Island’s police and emergency personnel through your neighborhood, culminating with a ... Read More »

New waste removal and recycling service provider

The City of Blue Island is proud to bring you a new waste removal and recycling service provider, Lakeshore Recycling Systems. As a resident, the only changes you’ll notice next week will be: 1. The removal of your current waste and recycling bins after your normally scheduled pick up for the week beginning 6/26/17. 2. That same week, you’ll receive ... Read More »

Cal-Sag Trail Public Information Meeting

Join the engineers of the Cal-Sag Trail, AECOM, are holding a Public Information Meeting to review proposed plans for the east half of the trail. The meeting will be at Blue Island East Annex, 2434 Vermont Street, on Wednesday, May 31st from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Click Here to Download the Cal-Sag Trail East map. A brief overview of the ... Read More »

Broadway St Resurfacing Begins

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that daily lane closures will take place on Broadway Street between Francisco Avenue and Ashland Avenue, in Blue Island, for a resurfacing project, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, May 1. In order to complete the work, Broadway Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction with flaggers between Francisco Avenue and Ashland ... Read More »

Earth Day Seed Exchange

Celebrate Earth Day early at the Blue Island Public Library with a Seed Exchange meet-n-greet! Learn from others how to save, plant and store seeds. Meet on Saturday, April 15at 1pm. Make gardening your new hobby! Read More »