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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 ...

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 ...

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