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Metra’s Heritage Corridor special Saturday schedule

ent@thetimesweekly.com This fall the residents in the Chicago area can explore the towns along the Illinois and Michigan Canal with a new opportunity offered by Metra train. The Metra has created a special Saturday scheduled on its Heritage Corridor Line ...

Joliet to celebrate planting project at Bicentennial Park

The City of Joliet will celebrate a pollinator planting project, made possible through a $25,000 grant from the Canadian National EcoConnexions “From the Ground Up” program on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at noon at Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park, 201 West ...

Virtual townhall meeting planned on probe into Joliet PD

A state investigation is underway into possible patterns or practices of unconstitutional or unlawful policing in Joliet and now the public is being asked to weigh in on the matter. Attorney General Kwame Raoul is inviting members of the public ...

Schumacher Family Farm exhibit on display at Joliet Historical Museum

Hundreds of people visited the Iron Bridge Trailhead at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie over Labor Day weekend, and two of those visitors grew up at the historic site. Alvin (“Al”) and Robert (“Bob”) Schumacher brought together four generations of their ...

Grant aims to address teacher shortage in early education

The Joliet Junior College Child Development (CDEV) program has received a grant from the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) to strengthen and diversify the early childhood workforce. JJC is the only community college in Illinois to receive this grant, ...

Voter access – a priority for Will County

While Senate Democrats edged closer to an agreement this week on new voting rights legislation, 18 states have enacted 30 laws to make it harder for Americans to vote, according to the Brennan Center for Justice.

Joliet City Manager responds to police department investigation

TTW Staff Report Attorney General Kwame Raoul last week announced that his office is launching an investigation into possible patterns or practices of unconstitutional or unlawful policing by the Joliet Police Department. The civil investigation follows requests made by the ...

White House lauds Will County for speedy delivery of rental assistance

Will County was highlighted by the White House for rapidly delivering rental assistance to tenants in the county, staving off evictions as the pandemic upended the economy and threatened housing stability for many renters

JJC Board approves extension of President Mitchell’s retirement date

The Joliet Junior College Board of Trustees last week approved an extension of President Judy Mitchell’s retirement date until Aug. 31, 2022 to allow more time to complete the search for the college’s next president. Mitchell had previously announced she ...

Joliet woman's misty morning shot earns Forest Preserve photo contest win

Joliet resident Michelle Wendling's photo of tall grass on a misty morning snared the top spot in August's portion of the Forest Preserve District of Will County's Preserve the Moment photo contest.

Joliet city officials respond to AG Raoul's investigation into police department

Attorney General Kwame Raoul on Wednesday announced that his office is launching an investigation into possible patterns or practices of unconstitutional or unlawful policing by the Joliet Police Department. The civil investigation follows requests made by the Joliet mayor and ...

Forest Preserve programs feature lots of free activities

Help clean a preserve, take a hike or learn about the underappreciated animals you can see out your window during September Forest Preserve District of Will County programs. Registration is available on the Event Calendar at ReconnectWithNature.org. (Face masks are ...

Local libraries

TTW News Staff Patrons of local libraries will soon see service upgrades as a result of more than $521,000 in state grants, State Senator John Connor (D-Lockport) said. “Libraries are such a valuable resource to our communities,” Connor said. “Not ...

Joliet moves a step closer to securing the city’s new water source

An important piece of the puzzle moved into place recently to assist Joliet in getting Lake Michigan Water. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) issued an order granting the City of Joliet a Lake Michigan Water Allocation Permit. This ...

Illinois Attorney General opens civil probe into Joliet Police Department

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul has opened what he termed “a civil investigation concerning possible patterns or practices of unconstitutional or unlawful policing by the Joliet Police Department. The civil investigation follows request made by the Joliet Mayor and members ...

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