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Blue Island Fireworks and People’s Parade 2016

The City of Blue Island celebrates America’s Independence with two fun-for-the-family events. On Sunday, July 3rd join us at Eisenhower HS. Fireworks begin at dusk. Parking around the school will be available for a fee to help raise money for the fireworks. It’s always a wonderful display and a good way to celebrate the 4th with neighbors and friends! Mayor ... Read More »

Blue Island Police Department Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

On April 30th, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm the Blue Island Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public it’s 11th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to 13031 Greenwood Ave, Blue Island, IL 60406. ... Read More »

123rd Place from Gregory to Vincennes

In order to improve the roadways and traffic flow, the city of Blue Island will be resurfacing 123rd Place this summer. Before this work can begin, engineers will have to work on the sewers along 123rd Place.  On Tuesday, March 29th, dependent on the weather, work will begin. This phase should only take one day and will last from 7:00 ... Read More »

City of Blue Island opens newly renovated Recreation and Community Center

UPDATE: To register for programs at the John D. Rita Recreation Center, visit: http://www.blueisland.org/john-d-rita-recreation-center/ Thank you to everyone who attended the re-opening of the Recreation Center and dedication to former Mayor John D. Rita and Alderman Carlee Jackson. Mayor Vargas joined area state representatives, family of two former community leaders and local residents to reopen the Recreation and Community Center after ... Read More »

March 22nd City Council

Tuesday, March 22nd Watch recorded City Council meetings via YouTube in the window below.  These meetings are also broadcast on Blue Island Television, which residents will find on Comcast channel 4 or At&T channel 99. City Council regular meetings are archived online as well.  These meetings are also broadcast on Blue Island Television, which residents will find on Comcast channel 4 or ... Read More »