Thursday, October 30, 2014


Halloween Tick or Treat Hours

Halloween Trick or Treat hours on Friday, October 31st are from 3:00pm-7:00pm. Here are some Halloween-Safety-Tips from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services. Be safe and have fun! Happy Halloween. Read More »

Veteran’s Parade

Show your support for our Veterans at the 6th Annual Veterans Parade and car show in Blue Island on Saturday, November 8th. The parade starts at 11:00am at 123rd and Western and will travel south on Western to Union Street. It will then proceed west to Memorial Park, 127th & Highland Avenue. Show your support and have a great time. ... Read More »

Greening of Blue Island

Eighteen New Syringa Ivory Silk Lilac Trees are being planted on Olde Western Avenue . Public Works is doing a great job planting these trees. Mayor Vargas noted that the Trees will look great in the Spring and the planting is part of the beautification of Blue Island! Read More »

Gov. Quinn visits Blue Island!

IDNR Director Marc Miller, Dolton Mayor Riley Rogers, Rep. Robert Rita, IEPA Director Lisa Bonnett and Cook County Commissioner Deborah Sims, joined Governor Quinn in Blue Island on Saturday, October 11th to announce two major environmental related grants for the City of Blue Island; totaling over $2 million! Mayor Vargas introduced the Governor and thanked him for helping Blue Island ... Read More »

State Funding for Division Street Bridge

Front Row: Mayor Domingo Vargas; Rep. Bob Rita; Alderman Nancy Rita; Alderman Chariss Bilotto; Alderman Candas Carr Back Row: Treasurer Carmine Bilotto; Calumet Township Trustee Rosalind Priest; Alderman Nancy Thompson; Alderman Jim Johanson; Alderman Kevin Donahue; City Clerk Randy Heuser; Alderman Tom Hawley; Alderman Jairo Frausto and Calumet Township Assessor Fred Bilotto On Monday, October 13th, Rep. Robert Rita announced ... Read More »