Labor Day Holiday closings


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Posted Online: Aug. 30, 2013, 9:31 pm
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Local municipal offices are closed Monday. Several have changed garbage collection schedules.

- East Moline: Monday and Tuesday garbage will be picked up Tuesday. Yard waste and all other collections will be on normal schedule.

- Rock Island: Garbage pickup will be one day late all week, and recycling will be on the normal schedule.

- Moline: Garbage and recycling pickup will be one day late all week.

- Davenport: CitiBus closed Monday.Garbage, recycling, bulky waste and yard waste will be picked up one day later all week.

- Bettendorf: Transit buses not operating. Garbage, recycling and yard waste will be one day late all week and should be at the curb by 7 a.m.Palmer Hills Golf Course will be open, weather permitting.

- Waste Commission of Scott County: All sites closed Monday.



























 



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  Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rev. R.J. Humphrey, once a clergyman in this city, was reported killed in a quarrel in New Orleans.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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