Friday, October 24, 2014


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 »

The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis

Richards High School Drama Department presents The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis!. This play is offered FREE to Senior Citizens. Wednesday, October 15th at 5:00pm Harold L. Richards High School, 106S. Central Avenue, Oak Lawn. ! Read More »

Halloween Tea!

Enjoy the Blue Island Historical Society’s Annual Halloween Tea. The Tea will take place on Saturday, October 18th at 2:00pm, at the Blue Island Historical Society’s Albee House, 13018 Maple Avenue. Tickets are $20 each. Put on a costume or come as you are! For more information or to make a reservation, call 708-371-8546. Read More »