Quantcast

Joliet

Subscribe

Christmas Elves gift wrap at Barnes and Noble

United Cerebral Palsy-Center for Disability Services (UCP-CDS) is presenting “Wrapping Round Up” for those looking to support individuals with developmental disabilities during the holidays.

Joliet Central speech team Places at invitational competition

The Joliet Central Speech Team took 3rd Place overall in their first invitational on Dec. 7, 2019 at Morris Community High School. Diana Martinez was tournament champion in Poetry and 4th Place in Prose. Triston Smith was 3rdin Informative speaking, ...

R.A.C.E. donates over $2.2 million to Chicagoland charitable organizations

At the eighth annual year-end luncheon Monday, Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway’s Racing Advocates for Community Enrichment (R.A.C.E.), a donor advised fund of the NASCAR Foundation has contributed over $2,293,823 to local organizations, service groups through its Levy Restaurants ...

Joliet host public forum to present water source options

The City of Joliet is hosting a public forum to present the findings of the Phase II Alternative Water Source Study. The forum will take place on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 5 – 7 PM at Cantigny VFW, 826 ...

Joliet Central Wrestling Room dedicated to Coaches

On November 22, 2019 the Joliet Central High School Wresting Room was dedicated to Eural (Mac) McLaughlin and Pat O'Connell. Combined, Coach Mac McLaughlin and Coach O'Connell dedicated over 75 years to the Steelmen Wrestling Program. "It seems fitting to ...

JJC Employer Hiring Day Dec. 4

Representatives from over 30 local companies will be available to meet with prospective part-time employees Dec. 4 at JJC. The Employer Hiring Day is open to students and community members looking for part-time job opportunities.

JJC to host Free session on Irrigation systems

Two upcoming workshops at Joliet Junior College will provide community members with information on how to install solar panels and irrigation systems. Both workshops, which are free but do require registration, will be held in T-Building at Main Campus.

Joliet needs to set record straight on new water source

The City of Joliet received a letter on Monday, November 25, from the DuPage Water Commission (DWC) contesting inclusion of cost estimate comparisons of water source alternatives. The letter was addressed to Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk and copied to the ...

Laraway Road closure begins Dec 2, 2019

Laraway Road from Route 53 (S. Chicago Street) to Route 52 (Manhattan Road) will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday, December 2, 2019 for pipeline repair work to take place. A detour route utilizing Route 53 (S. Chicago Street) ...

Last week for yard waste pick-up

The City of Joliet and Waste Management remind all residents that the last week for yard waste pickup will be Monday, December 2 through Friday, December 6, 2019. Yard waste collection will resume Monday, March 9, 2020.

Students receive superintendent awards

Congratulations to the Joliet Public Schools District 86 students who received the Superintendent’s Award for the first trimester of the 2019-2020 school year. Only one student from each District 86 school was selected for this honor. Superintendent Dr. Theresa Rouse, ...

Joliet Central to host a night for incoming freshman

Joliet Central High School will host its annual Steelmen Academy Showcase for incoming freshmen and current Joliet Central students on Wednesday, December 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Joliet Central High School, 201 E. Jefferson Street in Joliet. This ...

Northpoint vote riles residents, bolsters unions

A tie-breaking vote from Joliet Mayor Bob O’ Dekirk gave the go-ahead to the highly controversial Northpoint development project, angering residents who protested its approval. The mayor delivered the tie-breaking vote. More than 40 residents loudly protested the project in ...

Public urged to follow Scott’s Law

The Joliet Police Department is looking to remind the public to follow Scott’s Law. The law, amended in 2017, is the subject of a plethora of headlines generated throughout the state of Illinois over the last year. Scott’s Law warns ...

Junior high student captures 5th in cross country

Congratulations to Washington Junior High eighth grade student Marcellus Mines who competed in the Illinois Elementary School Association State Cross-Country Meet at Maxwell Park in Normal, Illinois. Marcellus placed #5 out of 233 male athletes in Class 3A. The student ...

Previous