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A Great Grand Opening Thanks!

On Monday, March 20 the City of Blue Island reopened the Chatham Street Bridge, and with it bringing the Cal-Sag Trail to Blue Island! The bridge has sat closed since 2010, but has long since been planned to serve as the “buckle” of the Cal-Sag Trail system. Congrats to all that played a role in restoring this bridge to our ... Read More »

Chatham Street Bridge Grand Opening

You’re Invited! Join the Honorable Mayor Domingo Vargas and City of Blue Island officials as we celebrate another important moment in rebuilding our city, The Chatham Street Bridge Grand Opening! Meet on the south end of the bridge (at Canal St) on Monday, March 20 at 5:30pm. Ride your bike or walk on over, this bridge marks the opening of ... Read More »

Cardinal Dance Team National Champs!

The Cardinal Dance Team from Blue Island’s Eisenhower HS took home a National Championship at the Dance Team Union finals on Sunday, 2/5. From everyone in Blue Island and the Eisenhower community: a big national CONGRATS! Watch their winning performance on YouTube. Read More »

15th Annual Light Parade and Festival

It’s Christmas in Blue Island! Blue Island’s 15th Annual Light Parade and Festival kicks off this Saturday, December 3. Our famous Christmas Light Parade features bedecked bands, floats and vehicles on Western Ave in Uptown Blue Island. The Light Parade steps off at 5:30pm from Union to Grove St. Adding to the holiday cheer, Blue Island Library is screening holiday ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Hours 2016

The City of Blue Island’s City Hall will be open regular hours, 7:30am to 4:00pm, on Wednesday, November 23. City Hall will be closed on Friday, November 25. We will reopen with regular hours on Monday, November 27. Thank you and have a safe, happy Thanksgiving Read More »