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New service support residents of Riverwalk Homes

To help support residents of Riverwalk Homes, Holsten Human Capital Development (HHCD) is offering a series of new services. New to residents is the food pantry through the Northern Illinois Food Bank, a GED program through Joliet Junior College, and ...

Joliet Council parts with City Manager

The Joliet City Council at Tuesday’s meeting accepted the resignation and authorized an execute separation agreement between the city of Joliet and City Manager David Hales, effective Wednesday Oct 17, 2018. The move comes after Hales told The Times Weekly ...

New supermarket possibility for Joliet’s east side

The city of Joliet may have found a new grocery store to occupy one of two sites left vacant, leaving the area a food desert two years ago when Certified Warehouse Foods closed. Economic Development Director Steve Jones told The ...

New drug offender program promises better results, less cost to taxpayers

Thetimesweekly.com The Will County Adult Detention Center will begin providing inpatient drug treatment to some incarcerated individuals thanks to a new partnership between Will County and Family Guidance Services. The new initiative is an expansion of the very successful drug ...

Romeoville Toyota purchases naming rights

Romeoville Toyota has agreed to a five year, $175,000 deal to secure the naming rights on the Deer Crossing Park Pavilion. The stage will now be referred to as the “Romeoville Toyota Pavilion,” and the pavilion signage was recently installed. ...

Public test of voting equipment

Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots would like to welcome the press, public, and representatives of the political parties to the testing of our election equipment on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM at the Will County Office Building, ...

Veterans Day Free Dental Clinic

Veterans Day Free Dental Clinic Saturday November 4th 10a-2p 160 E Boughton Rd Bolingbrook, IL

Online voter registration for the November 6 general election

Registering to vote by mail or in-person has ended. However, Will County residents can still register online until Sunday, October 21.

Heating assistance programs available for eligible households

As the temperatures start to lower, thermostats tend to go up and some household budgets cannot keep up with the demands of using more natural gas to heat their homes. Nicor Gas is working to make energy as affordable as ...

Local veterans invited to annual breakfast

The Veterans' Breakfast will take place from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at Plainfield American Legion, 24741 W. Renwick Road. "Thanking our veterans remains a priority for me," Bertino-Tarrant said. "Events like this annual breakfast allow us ...

Joliet east side Gateway building redevelopment deal headed for a vote

A tax increment finance district redevelopment agreement between the city of Joliet and the Gateway Building, LLC is headed for the Joliet City Council for a vote. Plans for the city-owned property, located at 141 E. Jefferson St., were reviewed ...

Will County Health Center receives new medication option for opioid addiction

The Will County Health Department's Community Health Center (CHC) has received a grant of $285,750 from the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA). This will expand the CHC's ability to provide treatment for opioid use disorder, with the addition of ...

IKEA Midwest distribution center in Joliet celebrates grand opening

Thetimesweekly.com Midwest customers to reap benefits of newest IKEA distribution center in-store and at home IKEA, the world's leading home furnishings retailer, on Wednesday opened the doors of its Midwest distribution center to serve the inventory needs of stores throughout ...

Registering to Vote at the Secretary of State Facility

If Will County residents visited a Secretary of State Facility (SOS) after October 9, their automatic voter registration will not be processed until after the November 6, 2018 General Election. The National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) requires the SOS to ...

Candidates for Will County Board District 9 take on the issues

Among the issues of concern for the nominees for Will County Board District 9 ahead of the Nov. 6 election are roadway infrastructure, water supplies and the opioid epidemic. The race consists of two open seats with three candidates vying ...

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