2021 Halloween mass shooting arrest

Sheriff Mike Kelley recently announce the recent arrests of three individuals that were involved in the mass shooting incident that occurred on Halloween night of 2021. Joskar S. Ramos of Joliet (age 18), Thomas Lopez of Joliet (age 21), and ...

Hook Up of Black Women, Inc. Joliet Chapter receives Allen Award for service to the community

Thetimesweekly.com Project Acclaim has selected the National Hook Up of Black Women, Inc. Joliet Chapter (NHBW) to receive the 4th Quarter of 2021 Reverend James E. Allen Award for Service to the Community. This award recognizes individuals or organizations who ...

Blood Drive at USF

The University of St. Francis (USF) is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, February 4, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Assembly Hall Gym at USF’s St. Clare Campus, which is located at 1550 Plainfield ...

Joliet Region Food & Beverage Assoc. aid for hospital staff

TTW News Network Thetimesweekly.com The Joliet Region Food & Beverage Association (JRFBA), a division of the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry is eager to announce that the JRFBA will be kicking off a campaign to gather meal donations ...

Scholarships for income-eligible students for 2022

TTW The Will County Center for Community Concerns is offering a limited number of $1,000 scholarships to income-eligible residents of Will County. Scholarship funding is provided by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Community Service Block Grant.

Garbage collection, closures Week of Jan 17

The week of January 17, 2022 will have regularly scheduled garbage and recycling pick up.

Help socially isolated seniors

Catholic Charities' Senior Companion Program (SCP) is looking for people 55 years and older who are interested in visiting with another senior who is homebound and living in Will County. This is strictly a friendly visit; no homecare duties are ...

African American Business Association Elects Board Directors, names new board leadership

The African American Business Association (AABA) of the Joliet Regional Chamber of Commerce announced on Monday, the election of the new 2022 -2023 board members and new board leadership According to AABA leadership, the association’s mission is to transform the ...

Old Joliet Prison study approved

The Joliet City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved taking the next step toward getting a National Register Historic District nomination for the Old Joliet Prison. The council voted to spend a $35,000 grant it received from the National Park Service ...

Plan floated to save, redevelop old Will County Courthouse building

Demolish or redevelop? That is the question for Will County board members to consider when it comes to the now-vacant, more than 50-year-old Will County Courthouse in Joliet’s downtown. The board was set to consider a timeline for demolition of ...

Joliet council approves grant money for Old Joliet Prison

The Joliet City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved taking the next step toward getting a National Register Historic District nomination for the Old Joliet Prison.

Joliet Park District

TTW Pressroom NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Joliet Park District, Will and Kendall Counties, Illinois will hold a public hearing to receive public comments concerning the Joliet Park District’s Tentative Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for fiscal year beginning January ...

Joliet Central student named to U.S. Paralympics Track & Field team

Joliet Central's Peyton Manigo has been chosen to be on the U.S. Paralympics Track & Field 25 women and 22 men team who earned spots on the 2021 High School All-American list.

Toys For Tots Caring4Christmas giveaway

TTW Staff On Saturday, December 18, Igniting The Fire Prayer Ministry and Hope & Diving Purpose Transitional Living Home, Inc celebrated its 1st Annual Toys For Tots Caring4 Christmas toy give a way, to help single mothers and families who ...

Joliet council approves massive warehouse project

Despite desperate calls from residents of mostly neighboring communities – many destined to be impacted by the 2,100-plus acre proposed warehouse development – Compass Business Park has received the stamp of approval from the Joliet City Council.