Wednesday, November 25, 2015


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 »

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

This Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. You can drop off any unused or expired medication at the Blue Island Police Department from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Read More »

Division Street Bridge Construction Update

Efforts to reconstruct the Division Street Bridge gets underway this month. Hear how State Rep. Bob Rita secured funding for this important transportation and safety project. Read More »

St. Benedict Fest

Saturday, September 12th. Celebrate 154 years of faith and excellence at St. Benedict’s at their annual St. Benedict Fest. This is an event for the whole family! There will be basketball, table games, pony rides and more!There will be  raffle baskets, Arts and Crafts Show, Photo Booth, Food Vendors and a variety of live entertainment. Look below to see the ... Read More »

Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago chooses Blue Island

  The City of Blue Island has been selected by the non-profit Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago who  partners annually with Cook County to improve the homes of elderly, disabled or low-income residents who are selected following a vetting process. The renovations take the selected homes and, through the work of volunteers and  improve them for their residents. This community-rebuilding project, which ... Read More »