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7th Annual Back to School Family Fest scores top grade

It is that time of the year again when the easy days of summer will soon turn to fall and the three words some children want to hear: "Back to school." To make the transition a little easier, The Times ...

Beer Fest, Great Joliet Prison Break-In and more

Illinois Beer Fest August 17 Grundy County Fairgrounds a fun day full of brew, food and entertainment at the Illinois Beer Fest happening this Saturday from 3:00pm - 8:00pm at Grundy County Fairgrounds in Morris, Illinois. There will be over ...

"We Count 2020" Census campaign kick-off event

The City of Joliet, in partnership with the Spanish Community Center, is excited to announce the launch of the "We Count 2020" Census (Todos Contamos 2020) Campaign and the formation of the Joliet Area/Crest Hill Complete Count Committee. We extend ...

Severe weather system upgrade

The City of Joliet sent out information announcing the severe weather warning system was receiving a software upgrade that began on August 9th. This upgrade will change the way the severe weather sirens are activated when a Tornado Warning is ...

Alumni Spotlight

Career & Education at-a-Glance Growing up in Joliet, Diana Vazquez-Martinez, D.C. (Joliet Central Class of 2003) and José Martinez, D.C. (Joliet Central Class of 2001) each knew that education would be a key to a better future, but little did ...

Mayor of Joliet Hosts Town Hall Meeting

Mayor of Joliet Bob O'Dekirk will host a town hall meeting on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. at the VFW Cantigny Post, 826 Horseshoe Dr. in order to discuss the recent wave of violence on the city's west ...

Joliet Miracle League

The Miracle League of Joliet’s Fall 2019 registration is open until August 19. Season begins September 7, 2019 at the Miracle League of Joliet’s field on Clinton Street (within the confines of Dupage Medical Field, where the Slammer’s play) The ...

Joliet council wars loom large with Jones in as interim city manager

The Joliet City Council at its meeting this week officially agreed to terms allowing Deputy City Manager Steve Jones to continue assuming interim city manager duties. Jones has been filling in since June. About that time, a majority of the ...

Joliet Central 2019 Friday Night Varsity Football ticket pre-sale

Joliet Central High School will host four Friday night varsity football games during the 2019 season and one Saturday varsity game during the 2019 season. All dates that varsity competes will be pre-sold tickets only. This policy includes the Saturday ...

JTHS Archives Committee to host Vintage Yearbook Sale

The JTHS/JTC Archives Committee invites JT alumni and Joliet history enthusiasts to an upcoming Vintage Yearbook Sale, offering JT yearbooks from 1906 - 1951, on Saturday, August 17, and Saturday, August 31, from 10am to 1pm at Joliet Central High ...

Bats push Slammers past boomers; win 8-2

An offensive outburst from the Joliet Slammers propelled them above the Schaumburg Boomers on Sunday, locking up the three-game home series sweep in style. The Boomers kicked off the scoring on a two-run homerun from Clint Hardy in the top ...

Joliet West High School Football 2019 Ticket Pre-sale

The following football games for the 2019 season will be pre-sale only. Ticket Prices are $5 for adults and $2 for students/children Friday, September 6, 2019 v Oswego (Varsity game only)-6:30pm Friday, September 20, 2019 v Yorkville-Homecoming (Varsity game only)- ...

Joliet's new water supply could carry hefty price tag

An uncertain high cost and where a new source of water supply for Joliet residents will be drawn may be known by the end of this year. The City of Joliet's existing water source will no longer be sustainable by ...

Joliet Park Districts implement separation program

The Park District has been attempting to increase revenues and/or reduce costs in order to maintain as much continuity as possible in District programs. As part of our continuing efforts to reduce costs at the District, the Board approved a ...

JJC Apprenticeships Grant to boost labor force

Joliet Junior College has received a three-year, $140,000 grant to grow registered apprenticeships for students and aid the local workforce. JJC is one of only five Illinois community colleges and over 100 participants nationwide in the Expanding Community College Apprenticeships ...

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