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Plainfield gearing up for Rocktober Fest

A rockin' good time could soon come to the Village of Plainfield again. Organizers for Rocktober Beerfest made their pitch to the Plainfield Village Board at Monday's committee of the whole workshop, saying their inaugural festival last year "drove thousands ...

Age hike considered for vapor users

As the popularity of electronic cigarettes continues to be on the rise, the Village of Plainfield is considering whether to increase the age requirement and fine imposed to those who illegally use the vaping devices. The issue raised by the ...

Will County Veterans’ Assistance Commission new partnership

Thetimesweekly.com Bolingbrook - Officials from the Will County Veterans’ Assistance Commission (VAC) and the Community Service Council of Northern Will County (CSC) have forged a new partnership that will benefit veterans living in the Northern portion of Will County. This ...

Residents voice concern over housing options

Joliet resident Summer Brand said that preparing to relocate her family from Fairview Homes has been a long journey. “I just got the notice,” she said, noting she has not yet started her housing search. “The housing authority did it ...

County Executive Larry Walsh receiving treatments

Will County Executive Larry Walsh, 70, announced he recently began chemo treatments following a diagnosis of cancer. His treatment regime began this past week. Walsh previously was treated for prostate cancer in 2014 following a diagnosis at a regular medical ...

40 school board candidates line up early Monday

Petition filing continues through 5 p.m. Monday, Dec 17 Joliet - Will County Clerk Lauren Staley Ferry welcomed 40 local school board and Regional Office of Education candidates who arrived at her office early Monday morning to file petitions of ...

New laws increase college affordability

Plainfield - Two new state laws that make dual-credit courses more available to high school students will take effect Jan. 1. Illinois Senate Education Committee Chair Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) championed the two laws, the first of which requires public universities ...

Alumni Spotlight: Marissa Draper Joliet West Class of 2009

Marissa Draper is a proud graduate of Joliet West High School who now works as the Executive Director of the Prisoner Release Ministry. Draper dedicates her career to transforming the lives of formerly incarcerated individuals, empowering them to find employment ...

Open enrollment is now. Don't go through the process alone

It's time to sign up for health insurance. Between November 1 and December 15,millions of Americans will head to Healthcare.gov or the online exchange in their state to shop for coverage for 2019. Selecting the right health plan can be ...

Political sign display regulations reminder

This election season, the City of Joliet reminds residents of the regulations that control the placement of signs supporting political candidates. The City of Joliet Zoning Ordinance regulates temporary political signs to control the size and location of these signs.

Romeoville to give water bill credit

The Romeoville Village Board approved a resolution that authorizes a Water Bill Relief credit for 2019. The credit will be reflected on the January 2019 water bills. This is the eighth year the village has been able to provide a ...

Will County Board new Chief of Staff

Will County Board Speaker Denise Winfrey has named Moira Dunn, a seasoned prosecutor in the State's Attorney's office, as chief of staff for the newly seated 26-member county board. Dunn brings nearly a decade of experience in Will County government ...

Joliet Police Department 30th annual Santa's Cops

Thetimesweekly.com The City of Joliet commends the Joliet Police Department for their dedication to mservice and holiday spirit after completing their 30th annual Santa's Cops event on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

CSC to partner with Habitat for Humanity

thetimesweekly.com Bolingbrook – Officials from the Community Service Council of Northern Will County and the Will County Habitat for Humanity announce a partnership between the two agencies to assist future and current homeowners with mortgage and other financial matters. This ...

No property tax increase

news@thetimesweekly.com The Plainfield Village Board is taking steps to make sure residents will not see an increase on their 2018 property taxes. The board Monday adopted an ordinance levying and collecting taxes that maintains the 2017 overall levy rate of ...

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