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JJC 2019 budget approved

The Joliet Junior College Board of Trustees approved the college’s FY 2019 budget at their June 13 meeting. The total operating budget for FY19 is $95.7 million, representing a 4.6 percent increase compared to last year’s operating budget. This is ...

Second Electoral Board hearing

The Will County Electoral Board, consisting of County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots, Circuit Clerk Andrea Lynn Chasteen, and State’s Attorney James Glasgow, will reconvene June 25 at 2:00 PM at the Will County Courthouse room 407.

Plainfield opens Micro Pantry

The Plainfield area's first "Micro Pantry" is now available for District 202 families who may need a little extra help with food and toiletries. A micro pantry is simply a small box, filled with food and toiletries for those in ...

Voter mailing to all not registered to vote

The Illinois State Board of Elections has notified Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots the Voter Participation Center (VPC) will be sending out a mailing in mid- June to unregistered but eligible; voters who have moved into the state or ...

Cathedral area new sign

The Cathedral Area Preservation Association (CAPA) Board of Directors accepted a hand-crafted sign designed and built by Joliet Central High School alumnus ('17) Andrew Gabl and Cary Nick.

Will County: $148 M for I-80 over next six years

County Board using freight plan to secure funds for future Thetimesweekly.com Recent high-level discussions with Governor Bruce Rauner’s administration has led Will County Board leadership to press for funding improvements on I-80 through the county. Leadership says that I-80 is ...

Challenges to maintaining Community Public Art in Joliet

The effort to maintain community public art is underway in the city of Joliet, and officials say despite their interest in investing further into the program, more work is necessary to find a way to pay for the upkeep, all ...

Area legislators to host annual town hall meeting

Bolingbrook- Area legislators will host their annual town hall meeting to update local residents on important legislative issues from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 12 at the Fountaindale Library. State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) will be joined by State ...

2018 best places to work in healthcare includes Joliet Area Community Hospice

Joliet Area Community Hospice (JACH) has been named to Modern Healthcare’s ”2018 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.” According to their website, “organizations making this year's list of Best Places to Work in Healthcare stand out in their efforts to ...

Tire shop approved in split vote

The Joliet City Council gave the green light for a tire shop to operate in town. The facility, located at 701 Plainfield Rd., intends to offer tire change and rotation services by appointment only. The petitioner, Marcelino Gutierrez, sought the ...

Second Will County rabid bat found

Thetimeweekly.com A captured bat has tested positive for rabies after being trapped inside a washing machine, at a home in the 60 block of Salt River Court in Naperville, which is within the Will County borderline. The bat was found ...

Recall of cut melons

The FDA is now reporting that 60 Salmonella illnesses in five different states are under investigation. The illnesses are believed connected to pre-cut melons packaged in clear, plastic clamshell containers, and shipped from distributor Caito Foods in Indianapolis. Caito has ...

Joliet addresses controversy surrounding Innovation Pavilion

The City of Joliet may be looking to reevaluate its commitment to Innovation Pavilion and its plans to operate a high-tech business incubator in downtown. At the recent Joliet City Council meeting, officials were briefed on the controversy surrounding Innovation ...

Concerts in the Park Friday

FREE Concerts in the Park series this summer - Grab your picnic basket full of goodies along with your lawn chair and head out to see The Cruisers at Preservation Park Friday, June 15! Here is the lineup this summer:

Petition filing dates

Starting June 18 at 8:30 am, candidates running for new party and independent Countywide offices and County Board districts as well as Sanitary District trustees can file their petitions. The last day to file petitions is June 25 at 5:00 ...

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