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National Night Out 2016

Come join the Blue Island Police Department and celebrate National Night Out with the community on Tuesday, August 2! Meet us at the John D Rita Recreation Center, 2805 W 141st Street, for kids activities, animal show, raffle prizes and free food and drinks! Fun starts at 6pm and goes until 9pm. National Night Out Flyer Read More »

Mobile Cooling Station in Blue Island

On Monday, July 25 the City of Blue Island and ComEd has sent out a cooling bus for anyone to use as ComEd works to restore power throughout Blue Island. The cooling bus is located at St. Isidore on Wood Street, south of Burr Oak Ave and will be there until 9pm. Read More »

Welcome Home D. Wade

Blue Islanders were excited when Robbins native and Richards HS grad Dwyane Wade announced he’ll be playing for his hometown Chicago Bulls this season. In his statement Wade said he looks forward to “returning to my roots” My most treasured memories were watching my dad play basketball … and developing my game at the Blue Island Recreation Center. I have never forgotten where I ... Read More »

South Suburban Landlord Summit

South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association is hosting a Landlord Summit/Training June 7th at South Suburban College.  Morning networking breakfast starts at 8:30am where landlords can get a chance to know the municipalities in which they work! Topics at this FREE event will include: Strategies for managing rental property and maintaining code compliant buildings Legal matters related to the operation of rental ... Read More »

2016 Clean Up Grant Notice

The City of Blue Island intends to apply for an EPA Brownfield Cleanup Grant for the City’s property at 11941 & 11945 Vincennes in Blue Island, IL (abandoned buildings at 119th & Vincennes). A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 6:30pm in the Blue Island East Annex, 2434 Vermont Street, Blue Island, IL. A draft ... Read More »