Community invited to celebrate Women’s History Month

The University of St. Francis (USF) Women’s History Month Committee has planned a series of events in honor of Women’s History Month and is excited to celebrate (both virtually and in person) with the community throughout March.

Slammers announce 2021 coaching staff

The Joliet Slammers are excited to announce the three coaches that will join first year Slammers manager Aaron Nieckula for the 2021 season. Wes Anderson will act as Nieckula's pitching coach. Anderson currently serves as the Minooka High School baseball ...

Smith Family YMCA in Joliet to close permanently next month

The Greater Joliet Area YMCA plans to permanently close the Smith Family YMCA, 1350 S. Briggs St, Joliet, later next month, officials said on Friday.

Seven Joliet City Council candidates face questions in forum

Concerns about the future costs of Lake Michigan Water, problems with bridges around the city that take too long to fix, not enough grocery stores and what to do with future tax revenues from the sale of legal cannabis. These ...

Endorsements take priority in Joliet City Council elections

The Joliet City Council election is hot race with 12 candidates vying for three at-large seats. At times it appears to be more of a race for endorsements as some candidates seem to wear them as a badge of honor ...

Food Pantry distribution

Northern IL. Food Bank's Mobile Pantry/Catholic Charities will distribute food at St. Mary Immaculate Parish 15629 S. Rt. 59 Plainfield on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Please arrive by 4:00 pm.

Joliet West Speech Team wins IHSA Regional Championship

Joliet West Speech Team won the 2021 IHSA Regional Championship for the first time in Joliet West High School history on February 6. The win included all 14 individual events advancing to Sectionals.

Northern Illinois Food Bank Pop-Up Drive-Thru Markets

JJC is proud to team with the Northern Illinois Food Bank to offer a place for students and community members to drive through to receive groceries. Anyone in need of food assistance during this uncertain time is welcome to attend. ...

City of Joliet seeks public feedback on AXON body camera draft policy

The City of Joliet is seeking the public's commentary and feedback concerning the preliminary AXON body camera policy for the Joliet Police Department. The full draft policy is available for viewing on www.joliet.gov/publiccomment. After reading the policy, the public is ...

Joliet State of City Address postponed

Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk's scheduled State of the City Address planned for Tuesday, Feb. 23 has been postponed to a future date.

Snowstorm hits communities leaving few places to put snow

The snowstorm that began over the weekend and continued through Tuesday morning hit Joliet hard, dropping nearly 20 inches of snow on the city, and kept city crews working around the clock cleaning streets.

Joliet District 204 board approves hybrid in-person learning

Students will soon be returning to classes for in-person learning at Joliet Township High School District 204.

Health officials steadily vaccinating residents as more supply is delivered

When people heard the Food and Drug Administration approved vaccines for the coronavirus, many thought the end was in sight from the pandemic nightmare. But it appears the bad dream is not over as Health departments, pharmacy’s are grappling with ...

Joliet Chamber initiates Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council

The Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry is launching a new council has been created with the following vision: The Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry is dedicated to actively and intentionally cultivating business workplaces to value diversity, ...

Malec goes from 'interim' to permanent Joliet Police Chief

What began as an interim position became a permanent one on Tuesday, as Dawn Malec officially became Joliet's Police Chief.