White Oak hosting MLK event

As part of this year’s “The Great Read” special events, the White Oak Library District to present “A Struggle for a Dream: the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” at its Lockport Branch Library.

Gallery Seven opens in Lockport this week

Gallery Seven has found a new home in Lockport at the Gaylord Building. Ten artists are putting the final touches on their second floor gallery.

White Oak celebrating 2018 Great Read program, MLK’s legacy

The White Oak Library in conjunction with the 2018 Great Read community literacy program will honor Dr. King’s life and legacy with a series of programs and special events in February.

White Oak Library hosting big band program

The White Oak Library District will present its “Big Band Memories” program, with Steve Cooper, at its Lockport Branch Library in January.

Check out what’s happening at the White Oak Library in 2018

White Oak Library District is already making plans for 2018 with two programs set for January.

Lockport State Street construction starts

The work will take place on State Street (IL 171), from 8th Street to 10th Street in Downtown Lockport. The work duration is anticipated to last four (4) weeks.

Lockport now home rule community

Following a special census conducted this summer, the City of Lockport official announced results that qualify the city for Home Rule status.

Will County electronic recycling site closed for Thanksgiving

Will County’s recycling partner in Lockport will be closed in November as part of the Thanksgiving weekend.

Family hosting fundraiser for Hurricane Maria victims

The 5K Jingle Bell Walk-a-thon will take place on December 9 in Lockport.

Legislator pushes to curb sexual harassment in Springfield

In the wake of continued reports of sexual harassment in Springfield, state Rep. John Connor, Lockport, is supporting new legislation that would require elected officials, lobbyists and legislative staff to participate in regular training sessions aimed at curbing sexual harassment.

Ghosts of Route 66 haunting White Oak Library

The White Oak Library District will present the “The Ghosts of Route 66” program at its Lockport Branch Library, 121 E. 8th St. on October 26.

Medicare Made ABCD-easy at White Oak Library

“Medicare Made ABCD-easy Workshop” program will take place at the Lockport Branch Library.

White Oak hosting ‘Doggone Fun’ program in Oct.

The White Oak Library District Lockport Branch will celebrate Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month with a program aimed at making healthy dog treats, dog photo buttons, and a fun sign that shows your love for your fur babies.

The plan for Fairmont community

TTW Staff Report After years of neglect and deterioration, the Fairmont community – an unincorporated area of Will County between Lockport and Joliet with roughly 2500 mostly minority residents – is finally in the spotlight. Unlike a city or village, ...

The future of Fairmont Community

If you ask DeLinda Herod, Acting President of the Fairmont Community Partnership, what the future of Fairmont looks like and she’ll tell you: a viable, thriving community of families, seniors and small businesses. “We’ve been overlooked by everybody for years ...