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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. ...

Joliet mayor dials back

Mayor Bob O’Dekirk took time to address the mood surrounding the Joliet City Council amid allegations that have surfaced in a new reported leak at Tuesday’s meeting. “I am going to dial those comments back tonight,” he said, referring to ...

Veterans Day Ceremony

Lockport - The City of Lockport and the Lockport VFW Post 5788 are hosting the annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Sunday, November 10 at 10 a.m. at the Lockport VFW, 1026 E. 9th Street. The ceremony will honor all who ...

Workforce to host job fair

The Workforce Center of Will County will hold a job fair from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 10 at its location, 2400 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 100, Joliet, IL. A large number of area employers offering a variety ...

Impeaching a President

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to move for an impeachment inquiry into President Trump has rocked Washington. The news of the resulting investigation has also unified Democrats, particularly those like Rep. Maxine Waters of California, who has argued for some ...

Crate and Barrel to invest nearly $75 million in Romeoville

The Pizutti Companies have announced plans for a new 646,380 square foot built-to-suit building in Romeoville that will be home to a new Crate and Barrel fulfillment facility. The building, which will also contain 15,000 square feet of office space, ...

State Treasurer urges passage of Federal SAFE Banking Act for Cannabis Industry

Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs is urging swift passage of federal legislation that will bring safety, certainty and security to the financial institutions that support the industry. The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed the Safe Banking Act 321-103 ...

Speedway withdraws plan for new Joliet location

Plans for a new Speedway gas station along Jefferson Street in Joliet came to a halt, officials said. “The petitioner withdrew it,” said Kendall Jackson, community development director for the city of Joliet. At a recent meeting of the Joliet ...

Could taxpayer’s get the tab for new truck terminal?

Despite some opposition, the Will County Board granted a special use permit to allow a truck terminal to operate in Joliet Township. Board approval will put 5.3 acres of vacant property on Manhattan Road to new use. The applicant, Gabriela ...