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Thorntons Redevelopment

  Work has already started at the northwest corner of Burr Oak Ave and Vincennes Rd. The current construction project is being redeveloped as a Fuel Center and Convenience Store along with a future site for new retail or a restaurant.  Work has begun on site preparation, bringing in clean fill for the parking area and preparing to demolition the ... Read More »

Public Notice of Ward Redistricting Committee – 1st Public Hearing

Public Notice is hereby given that there will be a meeting of the Ward Redistricting Committee for the City of Blue Island on: Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 7:00 pm in the East Annex of the City of Blue Island, 2434 Vermont St, Blue Island, Illinois to consider the following agenda: Roll Call Public Hearing on Ward Redistricting from Community ... Read More »

$1.6 million grant awarded to City of Blue Island for Chatham Street Bridge

March 29th, 2016 The final phase of the Chatham Street Bridge project began this week. The first part of the final phase will include the painting of the bridge. Following the painting will include the complete overhaul of the deck and reconstruction of the bridge. It is still on track to be finished in the fall of 2016. To learn ... Read More »

Elf on the Shelf

Saturday, November 28th to Saturday, December 5th Beginning Small Business Saturday, November 28th, and running through December 5th, visit your favorite businesses and find Blue, our elf on the Shelf, hiding somewhere in the store. Pick up an entry form and get the clerk to initial next to their business name. Go to the other businesses and find him and ... Read More »

Fall Road Construction

Upcoming Road Construction Projects in Blue Island Project Status – October 16th, 2015 Vine Street from Broadway to 135th street                             October  19th – December 1st Chicago from Broadway to Desplaines                                 ... Read More »