‘Hooks, Needles, & More’ craft club

The White Oak Library District presents “Hooks, Needles, & More” Craft Club, at its Lockport Branch Library. Bring your needlework, or any craft project, to work on, and sit back and enjoy chatting and sharing skills with other "crafters." The ...

Lockport ROTC Air Force program receives scholarship

After reviewing numerous applications for the Lockport student Veterans Commission Scholarship. The executive committed agreed that one candidate surpassed expectations. The qualifications were as follows: honor student, essay, accepted to accredited college, instructor endorsement, and ACT score as the standard ...

White Oak Libraries hosting tabletop board gaming events this month

Dust off your Scrabble dictionary and get ready for White Oak Library District's table top game nights being held in Lockport and Romeoville in June.

Lockport-Old Canal Days fest Mega Passes

Unlimited rides all weekend throughout the entire Old Canal Days festival weekend! Pre-purchase and save! $50/each until Wednesday, June 15. Cash only. Purchase at the Lockport Chamber of Commerce office (address listed below) from M-Th 9:00am-3:00pm. After Wednesday, June 15, ...

Lockport Police offering reward for cemetery vandals' arrest

Police are looking for information that will lead to the arrest of the vandals who damaged headstones at the Lockport Cemetery over the weekend.

New Voter Cards

All registered voters will be receiving new Voter Identification Cards in late spring. All registered Will County voters will be receiving a new Voter Identification Card by mail at the end of May. By law, the Will County Clerk’s Office ...

Lockport Aurelio’s Pizza gets new owner

Aurelio's Pizza, the family pizza chain located primarily in the Midwest with franchises all over the country, welcomes new owner James Brookman to the Lockport location. The location has been open since 2006, seats 150 guests. For Aurelio's Lockport franchisee, ...

Honor your hero: submit loved ones for recognition on Memorial Day Remembrance Wall

The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs and the Illinois Senate Republican caucus are teaming up to honor and remember the sacrifice of the brave servicemen and servicewomen who have passed away. The public is encouraged to submit a photograph and ...

Lockport’s Hollingworth Candies dedicates new building

A staple of the Lockport business landscape for 30 years, the confections curator recently opened a new production facility on State Street.

Lockport Jr. Porters Youth Football & Cheer

Registration for new players to the 2016 Lockport Jr. Porters Youth Football & Cheer program is scheduled for Saturday, May 7, 2016. The Lockport Jr. Porters participates in the Chicagoland Pop Warner League. Children aged 5 - 14 are allowed ...

Fairmont barber honored for 50 years in business

Percy Conway opened Conway’s Hi-Style Beauty Center and Barbershop in the Fairmont community in 1966 after constructing the building himself.

Lockport mayor says city has ‘momentum’

During his state of the city address, Lockport Mayor Steve Streit said that the city is seeing positive growth in housing, retail and its commercial segments.

Non-profit feeds hungry students one backpack at a time

Lockport-based non-profit Bags of Hope held a ribbon cutting for their new location which volunteers said will help them serve more families in need.

ComEd provides $10 million for families, veterans, seniors

ComEd provides $10 million for families, veterans, seniors thetimesweekly.com ComEd announced it has dedicated $10 million in assistance funds again for the fifth consecutive year to help customers facing financial hardships and potential disconnection. These dollars are part of a ...

Ask a Lawyer Day

In conjunction with the Illinois State Bar Association, the Will County Bar Association will be participating in the annual Ask a Lawyer Day. This is an opportunity for the public to call and ask general legal questions of Will County ...