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Will County Center for Economic Development Economic Report on Health Care

Ever since the lions' share of provisions went into effect with ObamaCare, officially known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there's been more confusion and misunderstanding about the changes in the health care system than any other single change under ...

March 15, 2016 General Primary Election Thank You

Nancy Schultz Voots, Will County Clerk, would like to thank voters for their patience at their polling places on Election Day. Lines were longer due to the enactment of Senate Bill 172, passed in June 2015 by the Illinois State ...

Amazon adding 500 more local jobs

In a presentation at Joliet Junior College’s Veteran’s Resource Center, officials from Amazon.com announced that they would be hiring another 500 full-time jobs at their Joliet fulfillment center, 401 E Laraway Rd. The new positions at the Amazon facility will ...

Manley hosts discussion on state issues

To help area residents understand the impact the lack of a state budget is having on community services and what she is doing to protect them, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, will be hosting her Retiree Advisory Committee on Monday, ...

Will voters turn out for the primary?

With the March 15 primary election next Tuesday, Will County voters who haven’t voted early will head to the polls on Tuesday to vote for candidates that will run in the November Presidential race along with those representatives who will ...

Mobile drivers service at Troy Township

Secretary of State Jesse White will be at his Mobile Driver Services Unit at the Troy Township Community Center on March 22, 2016. The Community Center is located at 25448 Seil Road, in Shorewood, Illinois.

Spring into safety

Daylight Savings Time springs forward on Sunday, and the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) urges everybody to take this opportunity to test their smoke alarms to ensure they are properly protected against fire.

United Way seeks applicants for program funding

Determined to help more people in the surrounding area, United Way of Will County is encouraging non-profit organizations seeking specific, program funding to apply.

Metra service expands on Heritage Corridor line

Starting on March 14th of this year riders on the Heritage Corridor line will have another option for getting home each weekday when Metra adds a mid-afternoon departure from Chicago.

Crest Hill man sentenced to 39 years in prison for killing wife with car

Jerry Nichols was sentenced for the Jan. 2013 incident in which he rammed his wife with her car in the couple's Crest Hill garage.

Volunteers Needed

Catholic Charities’ Senior Companion Program (SCP) is looking for people 55 years and older who are interested in visiting with another senior who is homebound and living in Will County.

Will County’s electronics recycling services reduced

After accepting more than 4.4 million pounds of residential electronics at 13 drop-off sites and several one-day events in 2015, Will County is being forced to reduce collections in 2016.

Police blotter Feb. 7-Feb. 10, 2016

Arrests made by local police and booked in to the Will County Jail.

Police blotter Feb. 4-Feb. 5, 2016

Arrests made by local law enforcement and booked in to the Will County Jail.

County Health $1 million partnership with local school district

The Will County Health Department and Valley View School District 365U are preparing to launch a five-year health-education partnership targeting teen pregnancy prevention. Made possible by federal funding secured through a more than $1 million Illinois Department of Human Services ...