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    Update Rock Island - October 16, 2017

    Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Mike Thoms focusing on news in Rock Island. The video segment from the meeting is available on YouTube. Read on...
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    Coffee & Conversation Oct. 24-27 at RI Libraries

    The Rock Island Public Library will offer three "Coffee and Conversation" events to acquaint the public with the library's building plan, and answer questions about library services. Read on...
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    Library, Augustana College Consider Legacy of Martin Luther

    500 years ago this October, German professor and priest Martin Luther set off sweeping changes in Western Civilization when he nailed a list of grievances to the door of a Wittenberg chapel. Read on...
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    Fright Night in the Park: Unleash Your Superpower!

    All superheroes are invited to Schwiebert Riverfront Park for a free Halloween event just for kids! Read on...
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    Mother/Son: Superhero Fun!

    Superhero capes and masks are welcome! Read on...
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    Sewer Smoke Testing

    The City of Rock Island and personnel from Veenstra & Kimm, Inc. will be conducting smoke testing on the sanitary sewer lines in the area bounded by 30th Street to 38th Street and 18th Avenue to 23rd Avenue during the period of: October 16 - November 7. Read on...
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    October Lifelong Learning & History Programs at RI Library

    Adults can take advantage of plenty of opportunities to learn more about local history, develop deeper understandings of world events, and explore new interests, with free programming for adults at the Rock Island Public Library in October. Read on...
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    Free Leaf Collection Program

    The City of Rock Island is providing free leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, October 9 through Friday, December 1, 2017. Read on...
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    Fire Hydrant Flushing Program

    The City of Rock Island’s Public Works Department will begin the Fire Hydrant Flushing Program on Monday, September 18, 2017, at 7:00 a.m. Read on...
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    I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project

    In order to keep the community informed of the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project, news releases will be sent periodically. Read on...
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