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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 »

RainReady Blue Island Community Meeting

RainReady Community and the City of Blue Island will be hosting a meeting to further the discussion on flooding in your community. RainReady Blue Island Community Meeting August 25, 6:00 to 8pm Paul Revere Primary School 2300 W. 123rd Pl., Blue Island, IL 60406 At the meeting, you can: Learn about the causes of flooding in your community and give ... Read More »

Flooding in your Community Meeting

  Cook County and its Partners are hosting a series of community workshops related to improving the region’s resilience to extreme weather, especially rainstorms that cause floods and damage homes and businesses. This is a follow-up to the community meeting that Cook County held in February 2015 in which your neighbors expressed frustration at the chronic flooding in their neighborhoods. ... Read More »

Flood Mitigation Project

Demonstrating Blue Island’s commitment to forward-thinking, ambitious and proven approaches to a cleaner, healthier and more sustainable setting for our residents, the City of Blue Island is excited to announce that they are partnering with several organizations working on a US EPA-funded green infrastructure project, or – put simply – a rain garden to help collect heavy rainfall. This rain ... Read More »