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 ...

Real Estate Property Tax Bills to Mail May 2, 2016

Joliet, IL - The Will County Collector will mail real estate property tax bills on Monday, May 2, 2016. These bills are for taxes owed in 2015. The First Installment must be paid by June 1, 2016 with the Second ...

Lockport wins Battle of the ‘Burbs morning show contest

The City of Lockport has emerged victorious in the March Madness-style Battle of the 'Burbs competition sponsored by the Eric & Kathy Show.

Will County Center for Economic Development Economic Report on Health Care

Ever since the lions' share of provisions went into effect with ObamaCare, officially known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there's been more confusion and misunderstanding about the changes in the health care system than any other single change under ...

March 15, 2016 General Primary Election Thank You

Nancy Schultz Voots, Will County Clerk, would like to thank voters for their patience at their polling places on Election Day. Lines were longer due to the enactment of Senate Bill 172, passed in June 2015 by the Illinois State ...

Amazon adding 500 more local jobs

In a presentation at Joliet Junior College’s Veteran’s Resource Center, officials from Amazon.com announced that they would be hiring another 500 full-time jobs at their Joliet fulfillment center, 401 E Laraway Rd. The new positions at the Amazon facility will ...