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National Prescription Drug Take Back: Oct. 26

Blue Island joins the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago in participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Proper disposal of unwanted or expired medicine is good for the environment.  When flushed, these drugs can end up contaminating our streams and lakes. In additional to the environmental benefits, proper disposal of unwanted ... Read More »

Call for Part Time Police Officers

The Blue Island Police Department is now accepting applications for Part Time Police Officer. Qualifications: You must be at least 21 years of age to apply You must be a citizen of the United States You must possess a valid driver’s license You must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent GED Military and/or College preferred Bilingual a plus All ... Read More »

Ask This Old House

Watch The Bungalow Chef and Kevin’ O’Connor from the PBS Series, “Ask this Old House.” Now in its 11th season, This buy steroids Old House helped Mike Mech renovate the kitchen in his 1926 Chicago-style bungalow! Tune in and see what the two of them cook up! Mike’s “Bungalow Chef” vintage culinary series is also featured, filmed right from his ... Read More »

National Night Out 2012

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME! Tuesday August 7th, 2012 6pm-9pm Residents are being asked to invite your neighbors to have a front yard event from 6-9pm and take a stand against crime! Contact the Chief’s office 708-396-7004 and let us know where your event is being held and we will stop by for a visit with a few surprises for your guests. Standing up against ... Read More »

Uptown-TOD Zoning District Hearing

The City of Blue Island has proposed the adoption of a new zoning district: the Uptown-Transit Oriented Development (U-TOD) district. On Monday, May 14 at 6pm the Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing to discuss the proposed district.  The meeting will be held at the East Annex, 2434 Vermont Street, Blue Island.  The Blue Island Plan Commission ... Read More »