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Notice of 30-day Public Comment Period: Marshfield Ave PCB Cleanup

The City of Blue Island announces that the draft Analyses of Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) for 12200 South Marshfield Avenue will be available for public review and comment for 30 days starting August 12, 2010.  The ABCA relates to the planned remediation activities at  the Northeast Mixed-Use Commercial Park Site.   The public comment period is from August 12 to September 11, 2010. All ... Read More »

PACE 397 Route Elimination

PACE 397 Route Blue Island/Moraine Valley/UPS: Eliminated Effective Mon, Aug 23, 2010 Due to declining ridership and the discontinuation of UPS funding, Pace Bus Route 397 will be eliminated after the last trip on Saturday, August 21, 2010. For details about Pace’s RideShare program and about alternate fixed route service options, please call (847) 364-7223. The Passenger Notice for the ... Read More »

It’s Cavalcade Time

Once again Blue Island Historic Preservation Commission is asking residents and visitors to nominate their favorite homes and businesses in the 20th Annual Cavalcade of Pride competition. The Cavalcade of Pride is an annual award that honors property owners who have done an exceptional job of maintaining and improving the exteriors of their homes, businesses and neighborhood. Winners are becognized ... Read More »

Two TGIFs to Go!

Summer is winding down, and we just have two TGIF picnics left this year.  This Friday, July 30 and next week, August 6, will feature both day and night parties so everyone can come out and enjoy the fun. With great local restaurants, bands and movies from the Library, you’re sure to have a blast! Friday, July 30 11am-2pm: food ... Read More »

Blue Island Bikes to Work

Did you bike to work today in Blue Island? In recognition of Active Transportation Alliance’s Bike to Work Week, the City of Blue Island is supporting two-wheeled commutes to City Hall, and encourages everyone that lives in Blue Island to try biking to work – or to the train station! – from June 12-18. Cyclists from Building & Zoning, Community ... Read More »