Quantcast

Business

Subscribe

ComEd supports community through annual competitive grants programs

With revenues down for both municipal agencies and communities organizations in northern Illinois, due to the pandemic and other economic challenges, ComEd is stepping up to support efforts to protect the environment, enhance public safety and increase equity in access ...

Biden launches head-on attack against COVID-19

The underlining challenge of the pandemic is health care. A challenge which only heightens when one considers that Trump spent the last four years weakening and attempting to completely dismantle the Affordable Care Act, which protects health care for tens ...

First Midwest provides nearly $500,000 in grants to support local communities

First Midwest Bank has awarded $250,000 in grants to more than 80 local non-profit organizations through its charitable foundation. These donations are part of First Midwest's broader $2.5 million philanthropic commitment to its communities announced last year. Since March 2020, ...

Will County turning trash into cash

The Will County Board approved the next steps to convert methane gas produced at the Prairie View Landfill into compressed natural gas. The board voted to select SCS Energy to design and build a plant to convert the methane to ...

New Mercedes-Benz dealership coming to Romeoville

thetimesweekly.com Mercedes-Benz presented a concept plan for a new dealership to Village officials at the January 20th Village Board meeting. The concept plan will be for a 40,000-square foot dealership located on 23 acres on the east side of Weber ...

First Busey Corporation and Cummins-American Corp. to merge

thetimesweekly.com First Busey Corporation (Busey) (NASDAQ:BUSE), the holding company for Busey Bank, and Cummins-American Corp. (CAC), the holding company for Glenview State Bank (GSB), on Tuesday jointly announced the signing of a definitive agreement pursuant to which Busey will acquire ...

Stop NorthPoint subpoenas former Joliet City Manager

thetimesweekly.com Joliet - Stop NorthPoint LLC served former Joliet City Manager Martin Shanahan with a subpoena Friday as part of the group's lawsuit against the City of Joliet and NorthPoint Development. The grassroots group, which is comprised of Joliet veterans ...

Former NBA Star Junior Bridgeman purchases EBONY Magazine

The legendary EBONY magazine is being revived. Former NBA star Junior Bridgeman reportedly has anted-up $14 million for the famed Black media publication. The magazine, which was founded by John H. Johnson in 1945, was forced into bankruptcy earlier this ...

Nicor Gas extends payment arrangements for struggling small businesses

As small business owners in northern Illinois struggle with deepening challenges and risks to their operations related to COVID-19, Nicor Gas announces it is offering extended bill payment arrangements and other resources to help them stay afloat and roll into ...

Comcast Business expands its advanced network infrastructure in Joliet, Lockport and Tinley Park

Comcast Business has expanded its advanced network infrastructure in three southwest suburban Chicago communities: Joliet, Lockport and Tinley Park. The new fiber will reach business areas stretching along West Prologis Parkway and Smith Road in Lockport, Terry Drive and Route ...

Mellody Hobson, accomplished Black Businesswoman named Chairwoman of the Board of Starbucks

Mellody Hobson, a Princeton graduate who in 2019 earned the Woodrow Wilson Award, the university's highest honor, was named Chairwoman of the Board of Starbucks. With the promotion, Hobson becomes the only African American woman to chair a Fortune 500 ...

ICC approves ComEd's third consecutive rate decrease for customers

thetimesweekly.com The Illinois Commerce Commission approved ComEd's request for a $14 million decrease in delivery service charges in 2021 compared to rates in effect this past January. The approval comes after an eight-month proceeding in which regulators, the Illinois Attorney ...

Candidates may begin filing nominating petitions for 2021 Consolidated Election

Will County candidates who wish to appear on the ballot for the 2021 Consolidated Election may begin filing their nominating petitions starting on Monday, December 14. Candidates for local School Boards may file their petitions starting at 8:30 a.m. Monday ...

City of Joliet election petitions for candidacy

Filing period for candidates begins December 14, 2020-Three At-Large City Council member positions (Four Year Terms) Candidacy petitions must be filed with the Joliet City Clerk’s Office between Monday, December 14, 2020 and Monday, December 21, 2020 during normal business ...

Joliet Chamber "Town Hall Meeting

The Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry will be hosting a follow up Coronavirus Town Hall conversation on Thursday, December 10th at 11:00 AM. The first Town Hall conversation in June revolved around the pressing issues at the time ...