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Veterans Day Ceremony

Lockport - The City of Lockport and the Lockport VFW Post 5788 are hosting the annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Sunday, November 10 at 10 a.m. at the Lockport VFW, 1026 E. 9th Street. The ceremony will honor all who ...

Lockport yard waste pickup

Waste Management will continue to pick up yard waste until December 7. Residents can use brown paper bags, or call the City at (815) 838-0549 (option 3) to rent a cart. Acceptable items include: • Grass clippings • Leaves • ...

Fairmont salute to athlete’s track and field success

Coming home to make a difference Kenny Banks and other organizers are hosting a salute to Fairmont community athletes on Saturday, Sept. 7. The event kicks off with a golf outing at 8 a.m. in Broken Arrow Golf Club in ...

Former resident comes back to make a difference

Kenny Banks, a 1984 graduate of Lockport Township High School, grew up in the Fairmont Community, who now lives in Houston Texas and owns a contracting firm, has come back to the community to make a difference. For the past ...

Lockport Solarize Chicagoland: Solar Power Hour

Thinking about going solar? Residents throughout Cook, Kane, DuPage, and Will counties have an opportunity to participate in Solarize Chicagoland, a grassroots program combining volume purchasing with community education to make solar more accessible and affordable.

School officials and wider community joins forces for Fairmont children

For the past two years, Fairmont School has been experiencing a rebirth. District Superintendent Dr. Diane Cepala has received kudos for coming into a challenging situation with verve, a burst of new energy, and a clear vision of what the ...

Construction restarting on Lockport's State Street project nears completion

thetimesweekly.com Lockport - Construction on Lockport's landmark State Street project is re-started Monday, as the project heads toward completion in Summer 2019. Construction is beginning on the north side of 9th Street between Commerce Street and State Street with the ...

Joliet Central V. Lockport Boys Basketball Feb. 11

The Joliet Central V. Lockport Boys Basketball game recently cancelled due to weather has been rescheduled. The sophomore and varsity games will take place beginning at 5 p.m. on February 11, 2019 at Joliet Central High School. The freshman A ...

Lockport Bicycle/Pedestrian Master Plan Open House

Lockport - The City of Lockport recently began to update its Bicycle/Pedestrian Master Plan to evaluate and implement additional opportunities for recreational amenities, alternative modes of transportation, and connecting our City to surrounding communities. The City’s current plan was published ...

A Look Back: Lockport's State Street Construction Project in 2018

Lockport - As 2018 draws to a close, the City of Lockport is looking back at the progress made on its landmark State Street construction project and anticipating the completion of construction in 2019. The project, which began in early ...

Veterans Day Celebration

The City of Lockport in partnership with the Lockport VFW Post 5788 are hosting the Annual Veterans Day Celebration honoring all those who have served or are currently serving our Country. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, November 10 ...

Lockport’s State Street construction project

Thetimesweekly.com Lockport - The City of Lockport’s landmark State Street construction project is progressing, with construction crews completing the sidewalk, curb, water main, and on-street parking on the west side of State Street and now has moved to the east ...

Lockport Chamber of Commerce hires interim Executive Director

The Lockport Chamber of Commerce announced the hire of Annette Parker as it’s new Interim Executive Director, replacing Cindy DeNormandie who left the Lockport Chamber in early September due to family obligations. Parker spent 17 years as the Director of ...

Will Co locates more Rabid Bats in Bolingbrook, Lockport

No Treatment Recommended for Humans at Either Location A resident in Bolingbrook saw a live bat in the backyard that was tested positive for rabies on 9/12/2018. This was in the 100 block of Monterey. Three dogs and family of ...

Teacher’s support Read to Succeed project

Mallory and Monroe belong to the Read to Succeed program, which is made up mainly of area teachers. Read to Succeed is designed to promote literacy in and out of classrooms. The Little Free Library libraries, where anyone can take ...

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