Forest Preserve Moves Forward on Construction Projects

The Forest Preserve District's Board of Commissioners approved two bids at its meeting on Thursday, Aug. 10, that will pave the way for improvements at Hammel Woods in Shorewood and asphalt repairs to preserve parking lots and trails.

Slammers & Firehouse Subs celebrate First Responder Night

Following a successful first year, Firehouse Subs has again teamed up with the Joliet Slammers to raise money for local first responders.

Mushro-Rumchak announces run for Will County Clerk

Denise Mushro-Rumchak has formally announced her candidacy for Will County Clerk.

Friends of the Plainfield Public Library used book sale is Aug. 24-26

Friends of the Plainfield Public Library District annual used book sale fundraiser will be starting Thursday, August 24 and running through Saturday, August 26.

CASA dedicates community children’s garden

CASA of Will County recently dedicated its new children’s garden at its McDonough Street facility.

Will County Resistance hosting resource fair Aug. 26

The event will include forty advocacy organizations and encourage residents to take action on issues that impact them.

Joliet Unity Movement celebrates '815 Day'

Several hundred young people turned out to participate in a variety of events including basketball, tug of war, dance contests, bounce houses, double dutch jump rope and a talent show.

Dems endorse Pritzger for Governor

Joliet - The Joliet Township Democratic Organization unanimously endorsed several candidates running in the March 20, 2018 Illinois primary election during their recent August meeting, including J.B. Pritzger, Democratic candidate for Governor. “Illinois Democrats have been blessed with a very ...

Solar Eclipse viewing safety

Monday, August 21st a solar eclipse will impact our area and the Plainfield Fire Protection District is urging everyone to protect their eyesight. It is not safe to view the eclipse without specially designed solar glasses or viewers that have ...

Blotter: burglary, criminal trespass and more

Local arrests made in Joliet and Will County.

Workforce Center of Will County job fair August 16

Area job seekers are invited to attend a weekly job fair at the Workforce Center of Will County from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 16.

Blotter: Aggravated DUI, unlawful use of a weapon and more

Local arrests made in Joliet with incident reports from Bolingbrook and Romeoville.

Slammers take series against Wild Things

Shane Bryant pitched well for Joliet despite allowing a run to score on an errant pick off attempt in the 1st that put Joliet down 1-0.

Blotter: DUI, burglary and more

Local arrests made in Will County.

Lost pet inspires donation to Shorewood Police

A lost dog wandering in the rain earlier this summer has inspired a Shorewood volunteer group to make a new equipment donation to the village’s police department.