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Joliet Schools Dist. 86 provides meals for all students

Due to recent changes by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Joliet Public Schools District 86 is now able to offer free grab-and-go meals for any child 18 years or younger. The meals are available for curbside pick-up on Mondays ...

Foster co-hosts Census Caravan through Joliet

The Census 2020 campaign will moved into high gear in Joliet late last week. Congressman Bill Foster (D-Illinois) co-hosted a Census Caravan in the city Friday morning with local elected officials, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant ...

Elwood files Temporary Restraining Order to stop NorthPoint Development

The Village of Elwood has filed a Temporary Restraining Order against the City of Joliet and East Gate - Logistics Park Chicago to prevent the annexation and subsequent construction of the NorthPoint development. A hearing is scheduled for Sept. 24.

Joliet warehouse workers demand fair treatment during pandemic

Fed up with poor treatment from management and unsafe working conditions during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, current and former workers of the Joliet-based Mars Warehouse and its 3rd Party Logistics companies, XPO and DHL Logistics, held a protest rally and ...

Former, current workers to protest at Mars Warehouse, Joliet

In July the Mars Workers for Justice committee delivered a petition signed by close to 100 workers to the candy giant and its 3rd Party Logistics companies, XPO and DHL Logistics, demanding hazard and quarantine pay as well as greater ...

Slammers end the season in First Place

The Joliet Slammers ended their City of Champions Cup season with a victory, edging the NERDS Herd 4-3. The Slammers bullpen played a crucial role in the win, combining for six shutout innings, and catcher Brian Parreira crushed a no-doubt ...

Petitions available Sept. 22 for Joliet City Council elections

Petitions for three at-large Joliet City Council member seats will be available September 22. The seats are each four-year terms. The petitions will be available in the City Clerk’s Office, located in the Joliet Municipal Building, 150 W. Jefferson St., ...

Will County Opioid overdoses rising during COVID pandemic

One of the many negative ripple effects of the Coronavirus pandemic in Will County has been the surge in Opioid related overdoses and deaths. In 2019, there were a total of 118 deaths from Opioid overdoses in Will County and ...

Wayne's Words: Why are Joliet officials still talking about the future water source?

“What’s past is prologue”. Have you ever heard or read that phrase before? I have seen the expression used many times and have often relied on its usage over the years. The basic origin of the phrase is actually from ...

Joliet moves to create an historic downtown district

A drive through Joliet’s downtown reveals historic buildings, such as the Rialto Square Theatre and various churches and other structures that have a certain appeal that connects to the city’s past. Joliet City officials are considering capitalizing on that as ...

Restaurant, bar owners angered over Pritzker's new restrictions related to COVID

A letter written on behalf of bar and restaurant owners throughout Will County has been sent to Gov. J.B. Pritzker in opposition to his imposing further restrictions on businesses in response to a rising Coronavirus positivity rate.

Joliet officials say yes to reforms, no to defunding police

When it comes to policing in Joliet, city officials are discussing everything from adding body cameras for officers to buying new tasers and increasing the number of community police units on the streets.

Garbage collection, closures for the week of September 7

All garbage, recycling and yard waste pickup will be one day late the week of Monday, Sept. 7 in Joliet due to the Labor Day holiday. Normal collection will resume the week of September 14, 2020.

Joliet Slammers defeat NERDS Herd 4-0

The Joliet Slammers beat the NERDS Herd 4-0 in Sunday afternoon's contest to officially clinch first place in the 2020 City of Champions Cup. The game featured a sensational pitchers' duel between Slammers starter Cam Aufderheide and NERDS Herd starter ...

Lienhard’s one-hitter leads Tully Monsters to 8-0 win against NERDS Herd

The Joliet Tully Monsters, led by Joe Lienhard’s dominant performance on the mound, defeated the NERDS Herd 8-0 in the first leg of Tuesday night’s City of Champions Cup doubleheader. Each batter in the Tully Monsters lineup reached base in ...