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, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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