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123rd Place from Gregory to Vincennes

In order to improve the roadways and traffic flow, the city of Blue Island will be resurfacing 123rd Place this summer. Before this work can begin, engineers will have to work on the sewers along 123rd Place.  On Tuesday, March 29th, dependent on the weather, work will begin. This phase should only take one day and will last from 7:00 ... Read More »

Paint and Sip

Friday, April 1st Sip a glass of wine. Paint a pretty picture. Come to the Blue Island Public Library at 6:30 pm this Friday for this fun event. $35 includes wine, snacks and materials. Space is limited to 25, so sign up soon! 10% off for current members of the Friends of the Library. Proceeds go to fund Library projects. ... Read More »

Bowling for Honor

Saturday, April 2nd Operation Honor is hosting a Cosmic Bowl event (Eagles Hall Bowling Alley, 2427 Grove St) on Saturday, April 2nd from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm to raise funds for the Operation: Honor-Blue Island event to be held August 27th at Memorial Park. Additionally, they raise money for care packages for personnel serving overseas and training of service ... Read More »

City of Blue Island opens newly renovated Recreation and Community Center

UPDATE: To register for programs at the John D. Rita Recreation Center, visit: http://www.blueisland.org/john-d-rita-recreation-center/ Thank you to everyone who attended the re-opening of the Recreation Center and dedication to former Mayor John D. Rita and Alderman Carlee Jackson. Mayor Vargas joined area state representatives, family of two former community leaders and local residents to reopen the Recreation and Community Center after ... Read More »

March 22nd City Council

Tuesday, March 22nd Watch recorded City Council meetings via YouTube in the window below.  These meetings are also broadcast on Blue Island Television, which residents will find on Comcast channel 4 or At&T channel 99. City Council regular meetings are archived online as well.  These meetings are also broadcast on Blue Island Television, which residents will find on Comcast channel 4 or ... Read More »