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Good news for golf enthusiasts

The Joliet Park District will open all three of its golf courses May 1st. There are a number of restrictions that will be implemented based on the Gov. J.B. Pritzker's orders.

Local financial assistance for businesses in crisis

In an effort to plug the huge economic hole growing bigger each day and brought on by the ongoing coronavirus crisis, a number of grant and loan programs have become available to businesses large and small. Business owners throughout Will ...

Battle over NorthPoint rages on

While the Joliet City Council has taken the first step toward bringing a controversial business park proposal to fruition, some community groups vehemently opposed to it plan to continue their fight.

Earth Day turns 50

It began 50 years ago and each year on April 22 Earth Day has been a day when school children plant a tree or partake in some other activity to celebrate nature. It’s a day marked by people going out ...

All Illinois schools to remain closed through end of school year

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Friday announced that all public school buildings in Illinois will remain closed until the end of the school year. Remote Learning Days will thus continue through the end of the school year, Dr. Carmen I. Ayala, ...

Online therapy lifeline for mental health clients during national crisis

As people remain isolated in their homes waiting out the end of the coronavirus pandemic many are struggling emotionally. For those with existing mental health issues, this time of isolation can be especially difficult.

Will County to assist in housing crisis brought on by coronavirus

The Will County Board today authorized a contribution of up to $100,000 to the United Way of Will County to assist with critical housing needs arising from the coronavirus, (COVID-19) pandemic. An initial $60,000 contribution to United Way will be ...

Silver Cross produces series of informational COVID-19 videos for community

Silver Cross Hospital President and Chief Executive Officer Ruth Colby has made a series of informational videos as part of the hospital’s continuing community outreach efforts during the COVID-19 challenge.

Weekly blood drives to be held in Romeoville

The Red Cross, in partnership with the Village of Romeoville, will be holding weekly blood drives at the Romeoville Athletic & Event Center located at 55 Phelps Avenue.

Lockport considers assisting businesses through economic crisis

As businesses throughout Will County struggle through one of the worst economic crisis they have ever seen, many business owners are scrambling to find ways to stay afloat. Could help be right around the corner through their local governments? One ...

ComEd warns customers of crisis-related energy scams

As the state of Illinois and the world navigate the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic, ComEd reminds customers to be on alert for potential scams targeting individuals and small-business owners. Imposters posing as ComEd employees are taking advantage of the ...

Start of 2020 Slammers' season delayed

Spring is in the air and so is - at least for some - a deadly virus. That combination is resulting in events involving the gathering of people, especially in large groups, being delayed or cancelled for the unforeseeable future.

Romeoville manufacturing plant’s workers walk off job

A group of 20 workers at a manufacturing plant in Romeoville walked off the job Monday morning and announced they will quarantine themselves after a coworker tested positive for the Coronavirus.

Will County Coronavirus confirmed cases climb to more than 700

The total number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Will County reached 703 on Monday, including 351 men and 352 women, according to Will County Health Department officials said. The number of deaths jumped from nine on Saturday to 22 on ...

Murder-suicide in Lockport Township prompts concerns about domestic abuse during crisis

A Lockport Township coupled were found dead in their home on April 2 after what Will County Sheriff’s Office police determined was an apparent murder-suicide. Deputies from the Office were dispatched to the 400 block of Bruce Road in Lockport ...