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JJC 2019 budget approved

The Joliet Junior College Board of Trustees approved the college’s FY 2019 budget at their June 13 meeting. The total operating budget for FY19 is $95.7 million, representing a 4.6 percent increase compared to last year’s operating budget. This is ...

Grant to Assist Student-Parents

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Joliet Junior College $89,769 in grant funding to assist 20 low-income student-parents with childcare expenses. The amount is for Fiscal Year 2018, and is anticipated to be distributed each year over a four-year ...

Bicentennial Park Theatre presents "Joseph and the Amazing Coat of Many Colors"

Thetimesweekly.com That is Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, beloved musical about Joseph from the Bible and his coat of many colors. Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park Theatre is proud to present this family-friendly musical (by special arrangement with The Musical ...

Troy Preschool program offers busing

The Troy Community School District 30-C Preschool Program will offer busing for parents who request it beginning with the 2018-2019 school year.

Cathedral area new sign

The Cathedral Area Preservation Association (CAPA) Board of Directors accepted a hand-crafted sign designed and built by Joliet Central High School alumnus ('17) Andrew Gabl and Cary Nick.

Joliet Central 25th reunion class of 1993

Steelmen invited to 25th reunion for Joliet Central Class of 1993 set for June 2018 The Joliet Central Class of 1993 is cordially invited to their 25th reunion on Saturday, June 23, 2018, which will begin with a morning tour ...

Will County: $148 M for I-80 over next six years

County Board using freight plan to secure funds for future Thetimesweekly.com Recent high-level discussions with Governor Bruce Rauner’s administration has led Will County Board leadership to press for funding improvements on I-80 through the county. Leadership says that I-80 is ...

Challenges to maintaining Community Public Art in Joliet

The effort to maintain community public art is underway in the city of Joliet, and officials say despite their interest in investing further into the program, more work is necessary to find a way to pay for the upkeep, all ...

Big weekend at the Slammers

The Joliet Slammers presented by ATI Physical Therapy return home to Joliet Route 66 Stadium this Friday, June 15 for their weekend series against the Gateway Grizzlies. The weekend will feature princesses, Star Wars characters, back-to-back fireworks shows and the ...

2018 best places to work in healthcare includes Joliet Area Community Hospice

Joliet Area Community Hospice (JACH) has been named to Modern Healthcare’s ”2018 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.” According to their website, “organizations making this year's list of Best Places to Work in Healthcare stand out in their efforts to ...

Tire shop approved in split vote

The Joliet City Council gave the green light for a tire shop to operate in town. The facility, located at 701 Plainfield Rd., intends to offer tire change and rotation services by appointment only. The petitioner, Marcelino Gutierrez, sought the ...

School safety: Officers placed at all Joliet schools?

As the school year came to an end for students in Joliet earlier this month, Mayor Bob O’Dekirk addressed questions circling the subject of safety. “Unfortunately, as the year went on, school safety became a bigger and bigger issue in ...

Joliet students recognized at Slammers game

Joliet Public Schools District 86 kicked-off the 16th year of Joliet Reads, a community reading campaign to promote literacy, at a recent Joliet Slammers baseball game. Thirty District 86 students were recognized as the winners of the annual Joliet Reads ...

Joliet addresses controversy surrounding Innovation Pavilion

The City of Joliet may be looking to reevaluate its commitment to Innovation Pavilion and its plans to operate a high-tech business incubator in downtown. At the recent Joliet City Council meeting, officials were briefed on the controversy surrounding Innovation ...

Joliet East High School Kingsmen celebration

The ultimate #KingsmenForever themed-celebration is being presented by the Joliet Area Historical Museum in partnership with the JTHS Alumni Association on Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 6:00-11:00p.m. The party will be held on the museum's popular rooftop area as well ...

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