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Garbage Pick Up Notice

Due to a decision to keep trucks off the street on Monday due to the snowstorm on Sunday, resident garbage pick up will be delayed one day (if your garbage pick up day is on a Monday, your garbage will be picked up on Tuesday; etc.) until everyone is serviced. Delaying pick up by one day will allow for safer ... Read More »

Seat Belt Use Check Superbowl Weekend

The Blue Island Police Department will be conducting special enforcement of Seat Belt use Superbowl weekend. The City was awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to put more officers on the street Superbowl weekend to be sure car drivers and passengers are using their seat belts. This is the third campaigns of ... Read More »

St. Benedict School “Gala for Education”

St. Benedict School is raising money to help those families who would like their child to attend St. Benedict School, but cannot afford the tuition. The St. Benedict “Gala for Education” is on Valentines Day, Saturday, February 14th, from 5:30-11:30pm at Silver Lakes Country Club, 8801 W. 143rd, Orland Park. Tickets are $100 per person. See the brochure for all ... Read More »

Blue Island Welcomes New Firefighter

Getting Sworn in by Mayor Vargas FF Whitlock’s Mother pinning on his FF Badge On Monday, January 26th, Mayor Vargas swore in new full-time Blue Island Fireman, Richard Whitlock. Welcome to the Blue Island Fire Department! FF Whitlock’s Parents, FF Richard Whitlock, Mayor Vargas and FF Whitlock’s Sister Mayor Vargas and FF Whitlock with Chief Klinker and BI Firefighters Read More »