Bertino-Tarrant to host coffee and conversation

State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (Shorewood) will be hosting another coffee and conversation this month in Bolingbrook.

Blotter: hate crime, unlafwul use of a weapon and more

Local arrests made in Joliet.

Galaxy Comic Book and Fantasy Art Expo to takeover Joliet museum

It will be no ordinary day on Saturday at the Joliet Area Historical Museum as it is transformed into the Galaxy Comic Book and Fantasy Art Expo—a family-friendly event of galactic proportions complete with more than 40 artists, panel discussions, ...

Trustees break tie vote in favor of Mosque

Denouncing that religious discrimination ever came into play, the Plainfield Village Board by a vote of 4-3 approved a mosque in Plainfield.

City approves contract for cool new stadium turf

The city didn’t go with the lowest bid for its new Slammer’s Stadium artificial turf but thinks that the additional money will provide a cooler playing surface.

Three Plainfield students named 2018 National Merit semifinalists

Plainfield North High School seniors Isaac Schennum, Plainfield South High School senior Maritza Gallegos and Plainfield High School – Central Campus senior Frank Ruane are among about 16,000 National Merit Scholarship 2017-18 semifinalists nationwide.

Crest Hill girl recognized for Hurricane relief efforts

Inspired to pitch in to help the residents of Houston, Texas following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, 10-year-old Danica Ward of Crest Hill grabbed her wagon and headed out.

Joliet hires new city manager

The Joliet City Council has approved the hiring of David Hales as its new city manager after a nearly 5 month search.

New deal will bring mix of retail, residential to downtown

The City of Joliet has approved a re-development agreement that will bring more residential apartment space and retail to the downtown

Coroner rules toddler death a homicide

The Will County Coroner’s office has ruled the death of Joliet toddler Sema’j Crosby as a homicide.

New option for proper disposal of worn U.S. flags

The Will County Board has installed a new flag retirement box on the first floor of the Will County Building, 302 N. Chicago Street, in partnership with the National Association of Counties and the National Flag Foundation.

Dog Haus opening Romeoville location

Dog Haus, the Pasadena-based gourmet hot dog, sausage and burger restaurant has submitted development plans for a Romeoville store.

Will County Mobile Workforce Center hitting the road in October

The Will County Mobile Workforce Center will be making several stops in October to communities around the county. The mobile center offers state of the art computers local residents can access to help in job searches.

Blotter: unlawful use of a weapon, reckless homicide and more

Local arrests made in Joliet.

Dental clinic hosting free dentistry day Sept. 22

Residents in Mokena and Will County will have the opportunity to receive free dental services at Mokena Crossings Family Dental on Friday, September 22.