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A Great Grand Opening Thanks!

On Monday, March 20 the City of Blue Island reopened the Chatham Street Bridge, and with it bringing the Cal-Sag Trail to Blue Island! The bridge has sat closed since 2010, but has long since been planned to serve as the “buckle” of the Cal-Sag Trail system. Congrats to all that played a role in restoring this bridge to our ... Read More »

Chatham Street Bridge Grand Opening

You’re Invited! Join the Honorable Mayor Domingo Vargas and City of Blue Island officials as we celebrate another important moment in rebuilding our city, The Chatham Street Bridge Grand Opening! Meet on the south end of the bridge (at Canal St) on Monday, March 20 at 5:30pm. Ride your bike or walk on over, this bridge marks the opening of ... Read More »

RainReady Blue Island Community Meeting

RainReady Community and the City of Blue Island will be hosting a meeting to further the discussion on flooding in your community. RainReady Blue Island Community Meeting August 25, 6:00 to 8pm Paul Revere Primary School 2300 W. 123rd Pl., Blue Island, IL 60406 At the meeting, you can: Learn about the causes of flooding in your community and give ... Read More »

Division Street Bridge GRAND Opening!

The day many Blue Islanders have waited for: Mayor Vargas, all Blue Island elected officials, and State Rep Bob Rita invite YOU to attend the GRAND OPENING of the Division Street Bridge! The celebration begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, August 4. Meet at the south end of the bridge, at Canal Street. Read More »

Flooding in your Community Meeting

  Cook County and its Partners are hosting a series of community workshops related to improving the region’s resilience to extreme weather, especially rainstorms that cause floods and damage homes and businesses. This is a follow-up to the community meeting that Cook County held in February 2015 in which your neighbors expressed frustration at the chronic flooding in their neighborhoods. ... Read More »