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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 »

Calumet Heritage Partnership

Did you know Blue Island is part of the Calumet Heritage area which extends from Blue Island to the Indiana Dunes? The City of Blue Island plays an important role in the Calumet Heritage Partnership (CHP), which is a diverse, bi-state partnership of environmental, cultural and historical organizations and individuals, libraries, educational institutions, municipalities, and governmental agencies. Each partner is ... Read More »

Valentines Sweetheart Centerpiece!

Create your own Valentine Sweetheart centerpiece on Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 at 6:30pm at the Meadows Golf Club, 2802 123rd Street. The price will be $35.00 includes supplies needed to create the Valentine centerpiece, along with a drink and munchies. Of course, there is no extra charge for the commandery and fun that you will experience Reservations are needed. For ... Read More »


City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 19th in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday. Read More »