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 ...

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.