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Thank You to Taverez Family

A huge Thank You goes to the Taverez Family, owners of Harvey Pallets, for sponsoring Christmas Decorations in Blue Island this year! Due to their generous donation, wreaths, boughs and ribbons will be on lamp posts on Western Avenue from Burr Oak to Grove Street and on Olde Western Avenue. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… thank you Taverez Family ... Read More »

Christmas Light Parade and Open House

Celebrate the holidays on Saturday, December 7th at the Blue Island Christmas Light Parade and Open House! A new tradition in Uptown Blue Island, families and friends gather to cheer for bands, dancers, floats, dancing horses and much more, all decorated with festive holiday lights! The Parade is on Western Avenue from Union to Grove Streets and begins at 5:30pm. Bring the ... Read More »

Believe in Blue Island

Click Believe In Blue Island to review this week’s Believe in Blue Island update from Alderman Tom Hawley. Read More »

Ribbon Cutting Event!

On Thursday, November 21st, Mayor Domingo Vargas officially opened three streets that underwent major reconstruction; Grunewald Street, Orchard Street and Collins Street, from Western Avenue to Greenwood Avenue. The ribbon cutting event Took place at the corner of Western Avenue and Orchard Street City Officials in attendance included Mayor Vargas, City Clerk Randy Heuser, City Treasurer Carmine Bilotto, Aldermen Candace ... Read More »

Southside Gives Back to Tornado Victims

Many of you know about the recent tragedy that hit Illinois. Several tornadoes touched down in many towns in Illinois that ruined thousands of people’s homes, lives, families and left many people with nothing. We would like to ease the burden these victims have endured please help us: What: A Local Drive for tornado victims When: SUNDAY NOVEMBER 24, 2013 ... Read More »