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 ...

Lockport launches new online payment & electronic billing service

Thetimesweekly.com Lockport, IL – The City of Lockport has implemented a new online payment and electronic billing service that will offer greater flexibility for residents to pay their utility bills. The City partnered with Invoice Cloud, a web-based electronic invoice ...

Fairmont residents receive continued relief from flooding

Thetimesweekly.com The second phase of storm drain construction in the Fairmont neighborhood in Lockport Township was announced by the Will County Board. Continued construction of the new storm water management system will bring additional relief to residents. Fairmont has long ...

Old Canal Days’ take visitors back in time

Thetimesweekly.com The Lockport City Cemetery is one of the oldest and most historic cemeteries in Northeastern Illinois. In many ways, the cemetery is an open-air museum of history and art. With the earliest graves dating back to the 1830s, the ...

Lockport Poetry Project

June 17: Special for Old Canal Days: A Walking and Writing Tour of Downtown Lockport, based on references from the Dorothy Dow Fitzgerald poem Flowers of Time, thesozogroup.org/lockport-poem. This tour will begin and end at the Gaylord Building and is ...

House passes mental illness, gun ownership bill

Legislation co-sponsored by state Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, to keep lethal weapons out of the hands of those who suffer from mental illness passed the House and will advance to the Senate for consideration. “I was proud to join a ...

Coom’s Corner opens in Lockport

Coom’s Corner Sports Grill (1225 E. 9th Street in Lockport) held its grand opening on May 10. Lockport Township High School graduate Ron Coomer, former MLB All-Star and current Chicago Cubs radio analyst on WSCR-AM 670, is part-owner of the ...

Supply Drive for MorningStar Mission

State Rep. John Connor, Lockport, is sponsoring a women’s supply drive throughout the month of May to benefit the women at MorningStar Mission’s Women and Family. Connor’s office will be collecting new, unopened boxes of feminine products including tampons, pads, ...

Lockport’s Roxy Theater announces summer movie series

Throughout this spring and summer, the City of Lockport’s Summer Art Series Committee will be hosting Movies at the Roxy and would like to invite the public to the newly renovated Roxy Theater in downtown Lockport to view the following ...

Lockport warded $1.025M grant

The City of Lockport was recently awarded a $1,025,000 Grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) for Railway Crossing Safety Improvements. The grant will fund four improvement projects at three of the City’s railway ...

Connor bill to report Vet home condition

In response to the deadly Legionnaire’s Disease crisis at the Quincy Veterans Home, state Rep. John Connor, Lockport, is backing legislation to address the situation and prevent future outbreaks.

Gaylord Building opening reception for new exhibition

The Gaylord Building will hold an opening reception at 6pm on Friday May 11th to introduce the public to its newest installation, rePORT: Introducing the Artists of unLOCK.

Lockport’s Porter Dental Center hosting free dentistry Day

Residents in the Lockport community and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to receive free dental services at Porter Dental Center on Friday, April 20.

Lockport mayor talks successes, challenges ahead in State of the City

Lockport Mayor Steven Streit highlighted the city’s successes over the past year and some of the challenges that lie ahead in his annual State of the City address on Tuesday April 10.

White Oak Library April Events

Check out what's happening at one of the White Oak Library District's location in the month of April.