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Reported coronavirus cases in Will County increase 182 since Friday

The number of reported confirmed coronavirus cases in Will County increased by 182 since Friday to a total of 5,641 and the number of deaths from the virus within the same period from the virus increased by 10 to 279, ...

Romeoville businesses reopen today

Romeoville businesses will enter into Phase 3 of Governor Pritzker’s Restore Illinois plan today. This means, as long as they follow Illinois Department of Public Health safety guidelines, non-essential businesses like manufacturing, barbershops, and salons can reopen, village officials said.

Promenade Bolingbrook reopens today

With the State of Illinois health directive moving into Phase 3 of its Restore Illinois reopening plan, The Promenade Bolingbrook will open and welcome the public back to the center at 11 a.m. May 29.

Excitement builds for businesses to reopen

Things are about to change for some businesses in Will County and the rest of the state and that change is coming on Friday, according to Gov. J.B. Pritzker. That has many in Will County excited, as they are more ...

Black-owned businesses face uphill battle for funding

Businesses throughout Will County are preparing to reopen Friday under Phase 3 of Gov. J.B Pritzker’s Restore Illinois Plan and some of those businesses stayed afloat through the pandemic crisis by receiving loans from various federal and state stimulus packages. ...

Lottery Millionaires Won More Than $95M in the Last Year

The Illinois Lottery is celebrating 'National Be a Millionaire Day' with a look back at the 41 millionaires it has made in the past 12 months. Across all Illinois Lottery games - Lucky Day Lotto, Lotto, Powerball, Mega Millions, and ...

Property tax payment relief

Will County property owners will be getting a reprieve on their property tax bill as many struggle financially through the pandemic. The Will County Board voted to provide relief to property taxpayers. Over the course of the last month, the ...

Northpoint opponents bold push against warehouse developments in Joliet

Opponents to Northpoint Development are continuing to sound the alarm in response to the controversial warehouse development and its plans to build in Joliet. Several groups recently staged a virtual town hall to spread further their opposition to Northpoint Development. ...

Romeoville acquires 60 acres for dog park, open space

The Village of Romeoville has purchased 30 acres of land and is leasing an additional 30 acres across from the post office along 135th Street. The property will be used as open space for sports like soccer and baseball. The ...

Plainfield books hotel project in downtown

As the State of Illinois prepares for phase 3 opening of many businesses on Friday, a development that could include a hotel, restaurant and rooftop terrace may also be coming to downtown Plainfield. The Plainfield Village Board has approved the ...

Storm clean-up in Joliet

As a result of the severe storm encountered on Saturday afternoon, the City of Joliet is continuing efforts to clear downed trees from homes, roads, and sidewalks throughout the community. Work is being performed by City crews and an outside ...

Will County property owners get more time to pay taxes

Property owners in Will County will be getting a reprieve on their tax bills as many struggle to make ends meet during the coronavirus pandemic. The Will County Board on Thursday voted to provide relief to property taxpayers.

Outdoor dining, with restrictions, will soon be allowed throughout Illinois

Restaurants and bars throughout Will County and the state will be allowed to provide outdoor dining to customers on May 29 under Phase 3 of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s Restore Illinois Plan.

Plainfield hikes permit charges

Those who violate the law and do business in the Village of Plainfield can expect to dig deeper into their pocketbooks for fees. Police Chief John Konopek said his department manages the process for issuance of solicitor permits and administrative ...

Will County Clerk prepares for general election

While it would seem the November election is still a ways off, in reality it’s just over five months away. With the country in the midst of a pandemic and no one really knowing how much back to normal things ...

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