Will County taking on puppy mills in 2018

Supporters of a law that would restrict the sale of dogs and cats from large scale mill breeders will try again in 2018.

Will County GIS department offers insight into opioid crisis, food deserts

The term Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is often heard but not everyone fully understands the value of the data it collects, analyzes, and interprets.

Movies projected in Rialto’s future

The roster of acts treading the boards at the Rialto Square Theater in Joliet has grown in the year since management company VenuWorks took over.

Joliet denies special use for custom rim business’ new location

The Joliet City Council last week denied a special use permit for a business owner looking to relocate his business on West Jefferson Street.

Will County Veterans Assistance Commission receives donation

The Will County Veterans Assistance Commission received a generous donation last Thursday from Cadence Premier Logistics and the Illinois Trucking Association.

Will County State’s Attorney meets local K9 officers

State’s Attorney Glasgow met recently with a large contingent of K9 law enforcement officers from throughout the region who had gathered in Joliet to train their dogs and receive veterinary care.

Register now to vote in March 20 primary election

The Illinois gubernatorial general primary election might be two months away, but Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots wants Will County residents to know right now how they can register to vote.

No delay of garbage pick during MLK holiday week

The MLK Day holiday will not cause a delay to the garbage pick up schedule in Joliet but will result in free parking at meters and city lots downtown.

Will County announces winner of America Recycles Day photo contest

A long ago accident led to a community event to help Ronald McDonald House charities and now to its new collector-in-chief winning the 2017 Will County America Recycles Day photo contest.

Will County leads Illinois in employment opportunities

In a recent study, Where Workers Work, conducted by the Illinois Department of Employment Security, Will County led the state in the percentage of change in the total number of private sector, unemployment insurance-covered jobs, growing by more than 30 ...

Will County hosting job fair Jan. 10

Area job seekers are invited to attend a weekly job fair at the Workforce Center of Will County from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10.

Vote now for top Forest Preserve Photos of 2017

Help choose the top three 2017 Preserve the Moment photo contest pictures by voting now on the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Facebook page, Facebook.com/WillCoForests.

Homer Glen man wins December Forest Preserve photo contest

Online voting for overall winners begins Thursday, Jan. 4.

Slammers hosting 3 tournaments in Summer ‘18

The Joliet Slammers will host three teen baseball tournaments in the summer of 2018, including two 15U tournaments and a 16U tournament.

New partnership will expand Pace routes to CenterPoint

A new cost-sharing partnership, approved by the city, will double the bus service travelling from Joliet to the CenterPoint Intermodal facilities in Elwood.