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 ...

Upcoming events at White Oak Library District

Mark your calendars for these events being held at various branches of the White Oak Library district in August and September.

Comicopolis lands in Lockport

Over 1000 people attended this year’s Comicopolis event at White Oak Library’s Lockport which brings together fans of comic books as well as other pop culture touchstones including Star Wars, Harry Potter as well as writers and artists working in ...

Leading Lockport to laughter

Lockport - Ha Ha Men, founded in 2013, focuses on clean, engaging, family-friendly comedy that unites people in laughter. Specializing in improv games similar to those seen on hit television show Whose Line is it Anyway?, the comedy team will ...

Aldi store grand re-openings planned for Romeoville, Lockport

Two Aldi grocery stores will host re-opening celebrations in Romeoville and Lockport during the next two weeks with free giveaways and a chance to win produce for a year.

Comicopolis returning to White Oak Library on Aug. 5

The White Oak Library District will host its 3rd annual comics and pop culture fest – Comicopolis – on August 5 at its downtown Lockport branch.

Barber Capital open in Lockport

Lockport’s newest business, Barber Capital, is a full-service barber shop.

Lockport hosting showcase performances during Canal Days weekend

Lockport's Canal Days will be held this weekend in the city's downtown.

White Oak Library hosting ‘Create by Coloring’ in June

The White Oak Library District will host its “Create by Coloring” program at its Lockport Branch Library, at 121 E. 8th Street this June 22 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Will County adds electronics recycling options for 2017

The county board recently approved the addition of two more 1-day electronic recycling events that will take place in 2017.

Local man named to State fire protection board

Lockport - David Palya has been named an area representative for the Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts. Palya, a retired teacher from Lockport High School District, is the president of the Lockport Fire Protection District’s governing board, which serves ...

Lockport resident pledges to perform 10 months of national service

Jaylandt Gilmer of Lockport, IL is one of 126 men and women pledging to perform 10 months of national service as part of the Atlantic Region’s 23rd class of the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), an AmeriCorps program. As a ...

White Oak hosting 'Coffee with the Library Director'

Have questions about how the Library works or our upcoming referendum? Director Scott Pointon will be happy to provide answers. Come out and enjoy coffee, donuts and conversation.

Boy’s Basketball state tournament begins

Get ready for playoff basketball!

State of the city: Lockport getting in to shape

During his state of the city address this week, Lockport Mayor Steve Streit said that the town is getting back in to shape with construction, development, and infrastructure improvements on the rise.