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Blood Centers in need for Valentine’s Day

Not sure what to give this Valentines’ Day? How about the gift of life? In conjunction with Valentine’s Day and American Heart Month, the Illinois Coalition of Community Blood Centers would like to remind you just how valuable your blood ...

STEMI awarded to Fire District

AMITA St. Joseph Hospital, Joliet held a Code STEMI Breakfast to celebrate their “EMS Partners” on Friday, February 7th. At the breakfast two Plainfield Fire Protection District Firefighter/Paramedics received Code STEMI awards along with two WESCOM 9-1-1 dispatchers and the ...

JTHS Board of Education hires new superintendent

Dr. Karla Guseman was named as Joliet Township High School’s next Superintendent by the Board of Education at the February 11 meeting. Dr. Guseman is JTHS’ second female Superintendent in District history.

Landmark designation for Plainfield home

A house at 15134 S. Fox River St. in Plainfield has been bestowed the highest honor. The Plainfield Village Board has designated the property west of Village Green Park in downtown as a landmark. The home was constructed around 1840,shortly ...

Election Judges still needed in March 17 Presidential Primary

Will County Clerk Lauren Staley Ferry reminds interested individuals from both major political parties that there is still time to apply to become an Election Judge to work in the 2020 Presidential Primary Election on March 17.

Demolition of 1880’s house done deal

A property that dates back to the 1880’s has a date with the wrecking ball. The Plainfield Village Board Monday approved the demolition request for a residential structure at 15024 S. Des Plaines St. The purpose of the demolition request ...

State’s Attorney Glasgow and Chief Judge to expunge cases

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow and Will County Chief Judge Richard Schoenstedt announced a cooperative effort between the State’s Attorney’s Office and the Will County Twelfth Judicial Circuit, along with the assistance of Will County Circuit Clerk Andrea Lynn ...

Garbage collection, closures the week of Feb. 17

The week of February 17, 2020 will have regularly scheduled garbage and recycling pick up. The Presidents Day holiday on Monday, February 17, 2020 will not impact Waste Management's schedule.

Joliet crime report shows shooting incidents up while violent crimes down

To inform the public of work the Joliet Police Department is doing to police crime and promote safety, officials with the city of Joliet were presented with an annual report of crime statistics. Police Chief Al Roechner presented to members ...

Early Voting kicks off

Thursday, Feb. 6 is the first day to take part in Early Voting for the March 17 Presidential General Primary Election. Those who wish to vote early can do so from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. through Monday, March 16 ...

Candidates for congress in Illinois called on to declare war stance

All candidates for Congress running this year in Illinois have been asked to sign a Pledge that commits the candidate to abiding by the Constitution when the issue of troop deployment is concerned. The Pledge, sponsored by the group Bring ...

Plainfield drives in with cruise nights

A summer tradition that is as popular as ice cream and dining outdoors under a moonlit sky will once again be offered in the Village of Plainfield. The Plainfield Village Board Monday approved Cruise Nights and the road closures associated ...

White Oak Library District celebrates Black History

Month With Exciting Performances and Engaging Programing Don’t miss some of these unique and exciting programs in honor of Black History Month. The White Oak Library District is celebrating Black History Month by offering an exciting variety of engaging and ...

Nick Palmer for Will County Executive endorsed by Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Will County-Democratic candidate for Will County Executive Nick Palmer is thrilled to announce the major endorsement of Congresswoman Robin Kelly, IL-02. “Over the past 15 years Nick has fought for all of the working families of Will County,” said Congresswoman ...

Romeoville Mayor Noak delivers State of the Village Address

Mayor John Noak presented the Village of Romeoville’s 30th Annual State of the Village Address on Thursday. The event, which serves as a fundraiser for the Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce, recapped the awards, events, and projects that happened in ...

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