Joliet area Restaurant Week

Twenty-five locations are offering significant discounts to patrons during the 2021 Joliet Area Restaurant Week, which takes place between April 15 – 30, 2021. Those patrons are then encouraged to submit photos of their meals for a chance to win ...

Batinick 2021 Recycle & Shredding event

State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) will be hosting a Recycling and Shredding Event on Saturday, April 24th, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The event will take place at Holy Family Church in Shorewood.

Conservation expert to present at “Go Solar” event

Christina Snitko, Energy and Conservation Specialist for the Will County Land Use Department, will be one of two experts on solar power to participate in a “Go Solar” event at noon Friday, April 23.

Easter Sunday churches to have limited in person services

Returning to normalcy during a global pandemic is slowly taking shape this Easter season, particularly in area churches. Unlike last year when many worship services were held via Zoom, churches are allowing in-person attendance, albeit on a smaller scale.

Celebrating Women’s History Month: Whataboutourdaughters?

Chantél D. Harris's advocacy for women includes her support of the national initiative Whataboutourdaughters? The organization advances issues for daughters that are motherless, fatherless, homeless, forgotten, or hurting. Harris lost her mother at a young age and says, "After experiencing ...

IN MEMORIAM: Boxing Great ‘Marvelous’ Marvin Hagler Dies at 66

“I am sorry to make a very sad announcement,” wrote Hagler’s wife, Kay. “Today, unfortunately, my beloved husband Marvelous Marvin passed away unexpectedly at his home here in New Hampshire. Our family requests that you respect our privacy during this ...

St. Patrick's Day coming up

It’s that time of year again where many shops and restaurants are painting their towns emerald green, in spirit of St. Patrick’s Day. As you begin making plans, here are a few ideas around the Heritage Corridor where you can ...

JJC virtual event to Celebrate Black History Month

Black History Month is a time to celebrate diversity, create awareness and honor Black culture in America. JJC will host several virtual events open to students, faculty, staff and community members. Some events require registration.

Spotlight: Recognizing Black History

The history of Joliet's role in helping hundreds escape slaves via the Underground Railroad is as full of drama and intrigue as any Hollywood film. It's a story with daring heroes, intrigue and fearful fugitives always, just steps away from ...

USF’s Caritas Auction offers Basketball Clinic with WNBA’s Quigley and Vandersloot

thetimesweekly.com The University of St. Francis (USF) is celebrating its 64th Caritas Scholarship Ball virtually on Saturday, January 30, 2021. Each year, the Caritas Committee solicits unique, outstanding live and silent auction items from community members. This year is no ...

Joliet Junior College flips the switch on new campus solar system

Joliet Junior College has officially elevated its sustainability footprint, announcing today the completion and activation of its 1.3 megawatt (MW) onsite solar system at Main Campus. The solar array, which consists of 3,542 solar panels, was installed by national solar ...

Bolingbrook Promenade 3rd Annual Holiday Market

The Promenade is having their 3rd Annual Holiday Market at the Promenade Bolingbrook. THINGS WILL BE DIFFERENT THIS YEAR. They will have both inside and outside vendors set up on Row Street and will be using the Corner Store (currently ...

Wine & Cheese Company Wine event

Celebrate with Wine & Cheese Company this Sunday, November 8, for their 1st Anniversary in the Wine Garden. They will be operating under COVID restrictions for everyone’s safety.

Halloween in Shorewood

Halloween can be a fun time for kids of all ages. The Village of Shorewood understands that many residents are looking forward to trick-or-treating and other festivities. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to use caution and plan ahead ...

Serena, Osaka meet semifinals rivals tonight, 2020 US OPEN, begins 6pmCT

Tonight's battle may set up reprise of 2018 Osaka, Serena clash