Boy’s Basketball state tournament begins

Get ready for playoff basketball!

Joliet plans city hall display for flags of fallen soldiers

Joliet officials continue to work toward illuminating each of the 9 flag pavilions around the city.

Joliet special census count now official

Joliet’s special census will net the city an additional $961,380 over the next five years said city manager Jim Hock this week.

H.S. Boy’s Basketball: Joliet West ends regular season on high note

Joliet West finished its impressive regular season at Plainfield North with a 68-44 win on Wednesday night.

Resident ask to make Joliet a sanctuary City

A few hundred people piled into the Mt. Carmel Church in Joliet for a special meeting of the Joliet City Council to address concerns in the community about immigration issues. The city organized the meeting in light of the recent ...

Eisenhower Academy taking applications

Eisenhower Academy, a Joliet Grade School District 86 magnet school, is currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Eisenhower, recently named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School, accepts students in first through fifth grade who demonstrate average or above ...

Joliet City Council hosts special meeting to address immigration concerns

The Joliet City Council held a special meeting to address concerns about immigration issues.

Joliet state of the city: More economic development, job growth on tap in 2017

Joliet had a pretty good 2016 and 2017 doesn't look too bad either according the city's Mayor Bob O'Dekirk in his recent state of the city address.

Joliet still changing handicap parking signs to reflect new fines

Two years after approving a bump in fines, the City of Joliet is still working to change handicap parking signs to reflect the increase.

Lawmakers move to protect taxpayers from inmate legal bills

Governor Bruce Rauner said he is in support of a bill (3555) that would help ease the burden of the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) and taxpayers by taking into account an inmate's ability to pay for a private attorney. ...

Vacancy for Joliet Public Schools Board inspectors

The Board of School Inspectors is seeking applicants to fill an unexpired East Side term on the school board of Joliet Public Schools District 86. The candidate would replace Christine Kim who resigned from the Board.

News brief: Regular garbage collection scheduled for President’s Day holiday week

The Presidents’ Day holiday on Monday will not affect Waste Management’s schedule.

News brief: Joliet state of the city set for JJC Campus Feb. 23

Joliet Mayor Bob O'Dekirk will give an encore presentation of his state of the city address on Feb. 23 at Joliet Junior College.

BHS JV dance team wins team state title

Bolingbrook High School won the Illinois Drill Team Association's Junior Varsity Hip Hop State Championship Saturday. Coach Kim McElroy's dance team includes Genesis Addo, Autumn Armstrong, Giorgia Asamoah, Krystal Johnson, Giannte Page, De-Nadijiah Richardson, Tyra Taylor, and Brianna Weathers.

Joliet Central Engineers Club developing prosthetic hand for young girl

Joliet Central STEM teacher Mr. Dale West's JC Engineers Club is currently in the beginning stages of developing a prosthetic hand in conjunction with e-Nable for a young girl. e-Nable is a gobal community collaborating to make free 3-D printed ...