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Nick Palmer for County Executive endorsed by County Board Members

Nick Palmer’s campaign for Will County Executive continues to build momentum as the campaign announces the endorsements of multiple Will County Board members. Supporting Palmer in his bid for County Executive are Denise Winfrey, Speaker of the Board, and the ...

Joliet in talks for new hotel

The Joliet Economic Development Committee took time to review a pre development agreement between the city of Joliet and E and M Strategic Development that would help bring a new hotel to town at Tuesday’s meeting. The developer, Mark Meyer, ...

County Transportation, Distribution, Logistics Job Fair October 16

The Workforce Center of Will County is joining with the Kankakee and Grundy Counties Workforce Services to host a transportation, distribution, and logistics job fair from 10:00 a.m. until noon on Wednesday, October 16 at the Wilmington Island Park District, ...

Plainfield oks banquet hall

It’s officials, the Village of Plainfield agrees to the opening of a special events facility in downtown. On Monday by a 4-2 vote adopted an ordinance granting special use approval for the Sanctuary Plainfield at 24216 W. Lockport St. Several ...

Will County homeowners may qualify for SBA loan from June storms

Joliet -The Will County Board reminded homeowners who sustained damage during the storms of late June that they may be eligible for low interest loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA). The action follows Gov. JB Pritzker’s request of a ...

Joliet hikes water, sewer rates by 18.7% through 2021

With one councilman dissenting, the Joliet city council at a recent meeting approved a set of increases to the city’s water and sewer rates for 2019, 2020 and 2021. Customers will see increased rates of 6% in 2019, 6.2% in ...

November 100+Women Who Care

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM CST P.B. Mulligan's 19433 Renwick Rd. Crest Hill, IL 60441 100+ Women Who Care is for every woman who desires to directly support local charitable organizations where she lives. We ...

Garbage collection, closures Oct 14 week

The week of Oct. 14, 2019 will have regularly scheduled garbage and recycling pickup. The Columbus Day holiday on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 will not impact Waste Management's schedule.

Plainfield says no to dispensaries

The Village of Plainfield will not be getting into the soon-to-be legalized cannabis business. The Plainfield Village Board Monday by a vote of 5-1 adopted a resolution stating it will not allow dispensaries selling marijuana products to open in the ...

Free Active Shooter Readiness program

Rialto Square Theatre has partnered with the Joliet Police and the Will County Sheriff’s Department to present an Active Shooter Readiness Seminar at the Rialto Square Theatre on Wednesday, November 6 at 7 PM. This event is free and open ...

County tire collection event

The Will County Land Use Department's Resource, Recovery and Energy Division will host a free tire collection event on Saturday, Nov. 9. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Will Count ...

Joliet Riverwalk Homes redevelopment under review

The state of the redevelopment effort at Riverwalk Homes was reviewed at Tuesday’s meeting of the Joliet City Council. Council members made a decision last year to move forward with redeveloping the apartment complex formerly known as Evergreen Terrace. Andrea ...

New Micro Pantries in Joliet community

Joliet - Cornerstone Services has establishment three new micro-pantries in the Joliet community, giving residents an additional community resource. They were constructed and installed at Cornerstone locations by volunteers from The Horton Group, an Orland Park-based insurance agency. Micro-pantries are ...

Residential Senior Snow removal program returns

Through the use of Community Development Block Grant funds, The City of Joliet will have a complimentary Residential Senior Snow Removal Program for 2019. The City of Joliet is once again offering snow removal assistance this winter to City of ...

Pot tax approved

The City of Joliet is planning to profit from the sale of recreational marijuana that will become legal in January. The Joliet City Council Tuesday by a vote of 5-4 approved imposing a cannabis retailers occupational tax within the community. ...

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