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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 ...

Concerts in the Park Friday

FREE Concerts in the Park series this summer - Grab your picnic basket full of goodies along with your lawn chair and head out to see The Cruisers at Preservation Park Friday, June 15! Here is the lineup this summer:

Fine Arts Festival at Grade School District 86

Congratulations to the students who had artwork showcased at the Joliet Public Schools District 86 Fine Arts Festival. Over 700 pieces of art were on display at the event. In addition, music was provided by the Dirksen Junior High Band, ...

Joliet looks at redevelopment plans for Evergreen Terrace

The City of Joliet is weighing its options for the redevelopment of Riverwalk Homes, formerly known as Evergreen Terrace, and officials say part of their promise to demolish the apartment complex, build anew and relocate some units across Joliet is ...

Last day to fill vacancy for election

The last day to fill a vacancy in nomination for the November 6, 2018 General Election was June 4. If no candidate for an established party runs in the General Primary, the established party managing committee can appoint a candidate ...

Slammers drop series opener vs. Crushers Tuesday

The Joliet Slammers presented by ATI Physical Therapy lost to the Lake Erie Crushers 5-4 Tuesday night Travis Bolin started the scoring for the Slammers with a two-run homer scoring Justin Garcia making it 2-0. In the bottom of the ...

Coffee shop Ok’d to open in Joliet Gateway Center

Plans for a coffee shop to operate out of the Gateway Transportation Center are brewing for Joliet. Joliet City Council officials approved a lease agreement with John Georgeouses, the former owner of the Route 66 diner on Clinton Street in ...

Forest Park School 40 years later

Hundreds of people attended the Forest Park Individual Education (I.E.) School’s 40th Reunion Picnic. The event was held recently at the school and the Forest Park neighborhood park. The reunion was a celebration of Forest Park I.E. School being a ...

JCHS football community meeting

Joliet Central High School Football Coach Brett Boyter is hosting a community/parent meeting to increase student participation in the school's football program. The meetings, open to all JTHS stakeholders, including parents, students, staff, and community members, will be held from ...

Minority Contractors edge Joliet closer to equality

Members of the African American Business Association of Joliet hope the City of Joliet follows through on its efforts to increase participation of minority contractors on city projects. Officials at the Joliet Diversity and Community Relations Committee meeting invited the ...

JTHS Infant Childcare Center featured in early learning insights

Thetimesweekly.com The Joliet Township High School Infant Childcare Center was recently featured in the latest issue of Early Learning Insights, a publication of the Illinois Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development. The article features the JTHS Infant Center's celebration of ...

Route 66 Raceway Route 66 NHRA nationals May 31 - June 3

Thetimesweekly.com The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns to Route 66 Raceway as part of the iconic drag strip's 20th anniversary celebration. On May 31 - June 3, the stars of today and the legends of yesterday will gather ...

Cathedral Area Preservation Association now accepting Scholarship Applications

The Cathedral Area of Joliet Preservation Association (CAPA) will award up to two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors residing in the Cathedral Area of Joliet for their pursuit of higher education beyond high school. Applicants must live within the ...

Sunny Hill gets new bus

thetimesweekly.com The Will County Board accepted the keys to a new bus for residents of Sunny Hill Nursing Home at their May Board Meeting. The bus was purchased with funds raised by The Friends of Sunny Hill, a non-profit group ...

Joliet Library receives award

The Joliet Public Library (Joliet, Illinois) has been named the 2018 winner of the ALA Excellence in Library Programming Award for their program “Star Wars Day.”