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Will County Health Department reports nearly 243 new COVID cases

The Will County Health Department on Thursday reported 59,787 COVID cases, an increase of 243 from Wednesday and 815 reported deaths from the virus, an increase of four from Wednesday.

Slate of two candidates for Joliet City Council severed

A slate of two candidate for Joliet City Council announced earlier this week is no longer. Bob Wunderlich and Warren Dorris, two of 12 candidates vying for three at-large City Council seats, had planned to run as a slate, according ...

President Biden focuses on unity in inauguration speech

History was made Wednesday with the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. For the first time in our nation’s history, Kamala Harris, the first Black, and South Asian American woman took the oath of office as ...

Joliet resists proposed hotel purchase for homeless

As part of its goal to provide as many resources as possible to help lift people from Joliet and the surrounding region out of despair, the Morning Star Mission has a plan to turn a hotel on Larkin Avenue into ...

Obtaining grant funding a challenge for many Black-owned businesses

Grants up to $15,000 each totaling more than $14 million have been approved for more than 1,000 small businesses in Will County. More than 200 (208 to be exact) of those were black owned businesses. That grant money came from ...

Leadership change for Joliet Police Department

With a new police chief comes changes at the top. Appointed on Jan. 11, Joliet’s new interim Police Chief Dawn Malek introduced her three new deputy chiefs at Tuesday’s Joliet City Council meeting. “I’m absolutely ecstatic to be afforded this ...

United Way launched ‘21 Week Equity Challenge’ on Dr. King Jr. Day

thetimesweekly.com The United Way of Will County, in conjunction with the United Way of Illinois has launched a ‘21 Week Equity Challenge’. Following a year of unrest and strife, this free, online learning program will provide lessons and resources for ...

Illinois State's Attorneys Assoc. elects State's Attorney James Glasgow, President

Will County State's Attorney James W. Glasgow is now the new President of the Illinois State's Attorneys Association, sworn in on Friday by his fellow State's Attorneys. His colleagues unanimously elected Glasgow to the position.

AG Raoul wants Facebook to halt weapon accessory ads amid heightened threats ahead of inauguration

Attorney General Kwame Raoul, with three other attorneys general, on Monday issued a letter urging Facebook, Inc. (Facebook), to halt the sale of military tactical gear and weapon accessories until after President-Elect Biden's inauguration.

United Way of Illinois Launches ‘21 Week Equity Challenge’

The United Way of Will County, in conjunction with the United Way of Illinois has launched a ‘21 Week Equity Challenge.’ Following a year of unrest and strife, this free, online learning program will provide lessons and resources for Illinoisians ...

Illinois Liquor Commission overturns Joliet’s decision on Lambert’s

A long-time business owner in Joliet is a step closer to getting the liquor and gaming licenses that had been rejected in July of last year by the city council. Terry Lambert scored a victory with the Illinois Liquor Commission ...

Many ways to honor Dr. King’s legacy

As the nation prepares to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Friday and the subsequent Day of Service on Monday, this year’s celebrations have a special meaning for many reasons. While the fight for racial justice ...

Garbage collection, closures

The week of January 18, 2021 will have regularly scheduled garbage and recycling pick up. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday on Monday, January 18 will not impact Waste Management’s schedule.

Local community to honor Dr. King’s legacy

As the nation prepares to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Friday and the subsequent Day of Service on Monday, this year’s celebrations have a special meaning for many reasons. While the fight for racial justice ...

Illinois Liquor Commission overturns Joliet’s decision on ordinance

A long-time business owner in Joliet is a step closer to getting the liquor and gaming licenses that had been rejected in July of last year by the city council. Terry Lambert scored a victory with the Illinois Liquor Commission ...

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