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Believe in Blue Island

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

From Alderman Tom Hawley…check it out for upcoming events!

Believe in Blue Island April 17

Blue Island Community Garden Fundraiser at Rock Island Public House

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Help support the Blue Island Community Garden program while having a great time! Tons of fun and you will be helping a great cause!

Where: Rock Island Public House, 13328 Olde Western Avenue, Blue Island (
When: Wednesday, April 16th 7:00-10:00pm

Free to get in! All proceeds of the purchase of Horse Thief Hollow Craft Beer will go to the Community Gardens Program. There will also be Mystery Raffles where Raffle Prizes are unknown (but will be something you’ll love)!

Household Waste Disposal

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Save the date, June 28th, to dispose of household chemicals, batteries, aerosol cans and more.

See flyer for more details Household Waste Collection

National Telecommunicators Week

Thursday, April 10th, 2014


Blue Island 911-Supervisor, Jim McGeever and Mayor Domingo Vargas

A Proclamation was read at the City of Blue Island April 8th City Council meeting announcing April 13th – 19th “National Telecommunicator Week”. Blue Island thanks all of the men and women in our 911 Department who are truly the first responders when accidents occur.

Colyer Signs, 50 Years in Business in Blue Island!

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Dan Colyer and Mayor Vargas

Dan Colyer being congratulated by Mayor Domingo Vargas

Dan Colyer, Colyer Signs, was honored at The April 8th City Council meeting for being in business in Blue Island for 50 years. Congratulations Dan and family.