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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 »

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 »