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 ...

Manley hosts discussion on state issues

To help area residents understand the impact the lack of a state budget is having on community services and what she is doing to protect them, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, will be hosting her Retiree Advisory Committee on Monday, ...

Will voters turn out for the primary?

With the March 15 primary election next Tuesday, Will County voters who haven’t voted early will head to the polls on Tuesday to vote for candidates that will run in the November Presidential race along with those representatives who will ...

Mobile drivers service at Troy Township

Secretary of State Jesse White will be at his Mobile Driver Services Unit at the Troy Township Community Center on March 22, 2016. The Community Center is located at 25448 Seil Road, in Shorewood, Illinois.

Spring into safety

Daylight Savings Time springs forward on Sunday, and the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) urges everybody to take this opportunity to test their smoke alarms to ensure they are properly protected against fire.