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Activist make bold proposal for cannabis sales tax revenue

A Will County board member along with local activists stood in front of the new Courthouse in Joliet this week and made their case for social justice in the form of earmarking cannabis revenue sales tax dollars for programs to ...

District 202 latest school district to put the brakes on in-class learning

Students across Will County and throughout Illinois have been kept out of their classrooms for various lengths of time since the Coronavirus pandemic hit in March. All of them shut down for the remainder of the last school year at ...

Crete Republican challenges incumbent Democrat in Will County auditor's race

Two candidates are vying for the Will County auditor’s job and while the incumbent points to his record of transparency and accountability while in office, the other points to his years of experience in the private sector coupled with his ...

COVID grants available for Romeoville businesses

The Village of Romeoville is once again offering an Economic Support Grant to their business community. The grant aims to provide assistance to local restaurants that have had business interruptions due to COVID-19 related closures. Grants in the amount of ...

COVID grants available for Romeoville businesses

The Village of Romeoville is once again offering an Economic Support Grant to their business community. The grant aims to provide assistance to local restaurants that have had business interruptions due to COVID-19 related closures. Grants in the amount of ...

National Hookup grant helps provide food during pandemic

Will County Executive Denise Winfrey (from left) and her National Hookup of Black Women Sisters, Deb Bolden, Ways and Means Chairman, Joyce Clark, Secretary, Debra Upshaw, and Martha Johnson (rear), Finance Chairman, prepare to load food pantry items into a ...

Domestic terror arrests in Michigan heighten alarm of rightwing violence

In recent months, FBI Director Christopher Wray, Chad Wolf, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, and several lower-level Trump administration officials had been warning about the danger posed by homegrown domestic terrorists. Those concerns escalated throughout the summer after clashes between ...

Will County launches second round of CARES Act stimulus for small businesses

Will County officials are offering another opportunity for small business owner impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to apply for relief funding and the online application process started Oct. 19. Through the CARES Act passed by the U.S. Congress, Will County ...

County board member wants cannabis tax money earmarked for ‘justice’

Counties and communities across Illinois have started to collect taxes from the sales of recreational cannabis, and as of late September, Will County had received more than $45,000 from this state allocation, according to Karen Hennessy, finance director for the ...

Food Pantry Opening

Basic Needs Food Pantry open Thursday, October 22nd at 2:30pm at Igniting The Fire Prayer Ministry, 114 E. Cass St. Joliet, Il. Free Groceries: Milk, pastries, huggies diapers, meat, Dove bath bombs and a host of other items. Hosted by ...

Joliet, NorthPoint developer face yet another legal challenge

A grassroots organization, along with some veterans and area residents filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the City of Joliet and NorthPoint Development in an effort to stop plans for a major warehouse/industrial park project.

Early end to 2020 Census and its impact on the region

On the same day Census takers continued their work in Joliet and other parts of Will County, the Supreme Court handed down a ruling that could in effect put an abrupt end to anymore of that work. The Supreme Court ...

Will County’s new courthouse to open early next month

In what began as a dream many years ago by the Will County board has finally come to fruition. Will County officials on Friday cut the ribbon on the county's new courthouse and justice center, which replaces the smaller and ...

Plainfield’s economic condition before COVID positive

A look ahead and a look behind at Plainfield’s economic picture shows a municipality doing fairly well, according to outside accountants hired to take a close look at the village’s financials. This was the news village officials received at a ...

Resolution for use of cannabis tax funds to be presented

Will County Board Democrat, Rachel Ventura and members for the community will host a press conference to discuss the recent resolution presented to the democratic caucus titled: Repairing the trans generational damage done through slavery, the black codes, the war ...

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