Central Grocers filing for chapter 11 reorganization

In a statement released today, Joliet-based Central Grocers has announced that it will be filing for chapter 11 reorganization.

Joliet mayor formulating plan to help non-profits

With the state of Illinois entering a third year without a budget, and no sign of a compromise on the horizon, Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk thinks it’s time to formulate a plan to help those agencies hardest hit.

Joliet gives update, tour of new downtown train station

Part of Joliet’s long-in-the-making multimodal train station could be done by the end of the year.

State senator wants answers in Joliet child's death

In the wake of the tragic death of a 16-month-old girl 33 hours after a state inspection found no reason to remove her from her home, State Senator Pat McGuire, Joliet, asked the director of the Illinois Department of Children ...

Joliet council postpones prison purchase

The Joliet City Council on Tuesday tabled a plan to purchase the Collins Street prison complex from the state of Illinois Department of Corrections citing the need for more information about the cost of owners

Joliet announces summer job training program

The job-training program will run the summer in partnership with Redeemed Connection Ministries.

Joliet swears in new and returning council members

The city swore in new member Don Dickinson and incumbents Jan Quillman and Mike Turk this week. The council also thanked Brooke Hernandez Brewer for her service.

Joliet announces next round of tree removals

The city will continue with another round of ash tree removals this weekend, May 6 and 7.

East side rec center breaking ground in August

A recreation center approved by referendum in 2014 could begin construction by the end of summer on Joliet's east side.

Will County Home & Community Education Assoc. meeting is May 9

The annual meeting of the Will County Home and Community Education Association will be held Tuesday, May 9 at the Farm Bureau Building, 100 Manhattan Road, Joliet.

Braidwood power plant open house April 28

The twoNuclear Regulatory Commission staff will be available to discuss the 2016 safety performance of the Braidwood nuclear power plant operated by Exelon Generation Company, LLC., during an open house planned for Friday, April 28, in Braidwood.

Parade and festival to honor law enforcement downtown Joliet

Joliet – The Joliet City Center Partnership (CCP) has announced Salute to the Blue Parade and Festival to Honor Law Enforcement. The festivities kick off at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 with a parade of law enforcement agencies along ...

Joliet approves loans for water, sewer and road upgrades

Joliet this week approved a resolution accepting a series of Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) loans for water and sewer system upgrades. The city will borrow up to $132 million for water pollution control upgrades and up to $36 million ...

Joliet approves loans for water, sewer and road upgrades

Joliet will move ahead with upgrades to its water, sewers and roads following approval by the city council this week.

Joliet approves liquor license changes for Rialto, new music venue

The city approved changes to its liquor license ordinance that will bring two of its biggest venues in to compliance.