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Volunteers Needed

Catholic Charities’ Senior Companion Program (SCP) is looking for people 55 years and older who are interested in visiting with another senior who is homebound and living in Will County.

Will County’s electronics recycling services reduced

After accepting more than 4.4 million pounds of residential electronics at 13 drop-off sites and several one-day events in 2015, Will County is being forced to reduce collections in 2016.

IDOT gives update on high-speed Chicago to St. Louis train line

According to a recent IDOT update, commuters traveling between Chicago and St. Louis could some day take a high-speed train line that will get them there in under 5 hours.

Taft School District 90 superintendent taking lead role at Orland School District 135

Skogsberg, who came to the district in 2012, will take over as superintendent in Orland Park for the 2016/2017 school year.

County Health $1 million partnership with local school district

The Will County Health Department and Valley View School District 365U are preparing to launch a five-year health-education partnership targeting teen pregnancy prevention. Made possible by federal funding secured through a more than $1 million Illinois Department of Human Services ...

Will County Sheriff scholarship program

The Illinois Sheriff’s Association will be awarding several college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students who are pursuing higher education for the 2016-2017 school year. Students must be enrolled full-time at a certified institution of higher learning within ...

Valentines for Vets

The Valentines for Vets program is a great way for the community to show the men and women who have served our country in the Armed Services that their sacrifices are not forgotten.

Lockport gets new corporate center

Panattoni Development Co., one of the most active developers in nearby Romeoville and Bolingbrook, has made its first move into the I-355 extension with the new 50-acre 355 Corporate Center in Lockport.

Police blotter Jan. 28-Jan. 29, 2016

Arrests made by local law enforcement and booked in to the Will County Jail.

Police blotter Jan. 27-Jan. 28, 2016

Arrests made by local law enforcement and booked in to the Will County Jail.

Circuit Clerk office gets improved website

Will County Circuit Clerk Pamela J. McGuire rolls out her new and improved, mobile-friendly web site.

Will County resident questions nursing facility in residential neighborhood

A proposed dementia care facility planned for a residential neighborhood has some neighbors and Will County Board members questioning the project.

Police blotter Jan. 23-Jan. 25, 2016

Local arrests booked in to the Will County Jail.

Nearly 600 Turn Up for MLK Day of Service

Despite temperatures that dipped in to the single digits, and the siren call of a warm bed and day off from school, nearly 600 volunteers reported for work at Joliet West High School on Monday.

County making strides in 9-1-1 dispatch consolidation

Over the past few months, members of the Will County ETSB (Emergency Telephone System Board), and other public safety stakeholders, have been meeting to discuss options for consolidation of the county’s six 9-1-1 dispatch centers.

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