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Cal-Sag Trail Public Information Meeting

Join the engineers of the Cal-Sag Trail, AECOM, are holding a Public Information Meeting to review proposed plans for the east half of the trail. The meeting will be at Blue Island East Annex, 2434 Vermont Street, on Wednesday, May 31st from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Click Here to Download the Cal-Sag Trail East map. A brief overview of the ... Read More »

Earth Day Seed Exchange

Celebrate Earth Day early at the Blue Island Public Library with a Seed Exchange meet-n-greet! Learn from others how to save, plant and store seeds. Meet on Saturday, April 15at 1pm. Make gardening your new hobby! Read More »

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 »

Black Culture Night 2017

Blue Island’s Neighborhood Watch Group #37 is having their 16th Annual Black Culture Night in the Blue Island East Annex, 2434 Vermont St, on Friday, February 17th. Dr. Mary Clark Bruce, Ph.D. from Governors State University is the honored Guest Speaker. Dr. Bruce is working on a documentary on Harlem Renaissance leader and jazz poet Langston Hughes. Honoring the 50th ... Read More »