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Joliet ok’s new car dealership, projects $2 million in tax revenue

Giving the largest tax rebate to a car dealership, the Joliet City Council on Tuesday approved a $3.7 million package with CarMax, which sells used vehicles. The dealership at the northeast corner of Route 59 and Theodore Street is expected ...

Joliet Splash Station not opening for summer

A technicality during a voting procedure means Joliet's Splash Station waterpark will not open this summer and possibly could close forever. The Joliet Park District was attempting to get a subsidy of $120,000 from the City of Joliet to reopen ...

Joliet named Tree City USA for 28th consecutive year

Friday, April 26, 2019 has been proclaimed Arbor Day in the City of Joliet with an official celebration taking place Friday, April 26, 2019 at Grand Prairie Elementary School, 3100 Caton Farm Rd. Students will participate in an Arbor Day ...

Joliet District 86 partners Joliet YMCA

Over 100 Joliet Public Schools District 86 elementary students participated in the Smith Opportunities for Activities and Recreation (SOAR) swimming program this school year at the Smith Family YMCA. Fifth grade students from T.E. Culbertson, M.J. Cunningham, Edna Keith, A.O. ...

Semaj 2nd year memorial

The Justice for Semaj Action Team will host a gathering to memorialize the 2-year anniversary of Baby Semaj Crosby passing.

Slammers get stadium upgrades 2019 season

Joliet - The Joliet Slammers are excited to announce several stadium upgrades that will augment the fan experience in 2019 and beyond. We thank the City of Joliet for their strong support in making these projects happen. On the concourse ...

JWHS future business leaders team qualifies for nationals

JWHS FBLA had 9 top 10 finalists at state and a team placing 4th and qualifying for nationals is amazing for year 1. On April 4 - 6, 2019, Joliet West High School competed against over 73 schools totaling 1,660 ...

Joliet Central’s volleyball match vs. Joliet West to honor, support local vets

On May 16th, Joliet Central High School will be hosting the “Volley 4 Vets” volleyball match vs. Joliet West High School to support veterans and raise awareness of veteran disabilities and needs. The game will be from 4:00 pm to ...

Grandparents raising children meeting series

Joliet Township High School Bridge Builder Mary White invites all grandparents raising children to upcoming meetings that focus on topics relevant to the unique needs of grandparents. The meetings will be held on April 23, May 28, and June 25 ...

Troy Heritage Trail holds, “Battle of the Books”

The winning team in Troy Heritage Trail Elementary School’s “Battle of the Books” was the “Dragon Readers,” composed of 4th graders Jaden Alipio, Nevaeh Bauer, Jennifer Newby and Colbie Siksta in teacher Kristine Linneweh’s class. The team won by answering ...

Joliet Elks FREE children’s orthopedic clinic

The Joliet Elks 296 in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation will sponsor a free children’s orthopedic assessment clinic on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. The clinic is from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM and is by appointment only. ...

Joliet Public School Dist. 86 recognizes Assistant Principals

Joliet Public Schools District 86, in coordination with the efforts of the National Association of Elementary School Principals, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the American Federation of School Administrators, recognize the week of April 8, 2019 as ...

Slammers 2019 tickets on sale

Joliet - The Champion Slammers are BACK! An action-packed schedule has everything - from a championship ceremony, to The Sarge, Weiner Wednesdays to Edzo, a Domer named Zorich, a brand-new Kid Zone, and MUCH MUCH MORE! Opening Day is just ...

Local, county officials get update on courthouse construction

Joliet – Recently, Will County Executive Larry Walsh, Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk, and county board members Herb Brooks, Jr. and Don Moran toured the construction site of the new Will County courthouse. The 10-story, $195 million structure has made significant ...

Joliet Central students inducted into Honor Societies

The Joliet Central High School French and Spanish National Honor Societies first combined induction ceremony was held on March 21, 2019. The purpose of the National French Honor Society is to foster and encourage the study of French language and ...

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