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Forest Preserve outlines legislative priorities

State legislators and Forest Preserve District of Will County Board members gather Monday, March 20, for a breakfast meeting to discuss legislative priorities for the Forest Preserve. Pictured from left to right are: State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Forest Preserve Board ...

Unique fashions with a personal touch boutique experience

A professional model known for her fashion sense wants families in the Joliet area to realize they can dress and look good without giving up on personalized service and style. Owner Sandra Moore of Sandy's Unique is celebrating the grand ...

Rep. Lipinski to host 'Senior Fair' in Romeoville

Rep. Dan Lipinski is coming to speak to constituents in Romeoville.

Times Weekly police blotter for Mar. 17, 2017

Local arrests made in Joliet and Romeoville with incident reports from Romeoville.

Council members won’t get paid for chronic absences

Joliet City Council members who habitually miss the city’s twice-monthly public meetings will no longer continue to be paid after notching 5 absences. The city council voted last week to approve the amendment that will stop pay for council members ...

Traynere blazes unexpected path as Bolingbrook mayoral candidate

There’s a story Traynere tells about the first time she engaged in political activism. She was in the fourth grade at what was then Northview elementary, living in Bolingbrook, and her class wrote a letter to the governor asking him ...

Shorewood mayor delivers good news at state of the village

If things had gone differently, Shorewood Mayor Rick Chapman may not have been around to deliver his latest state of the village address. Chapman thanked the “guardian angels” from Troy Fire Protection District who responded to a call to the ...

State jobs report shows upward trend

A recently revised report from the Illinois Department of Employment Security showed that the state gained 2000 jobs in December after showing an initial loss of over 16,000. In addition, a report for January showed the state added another 1,700 ...

Shorewood mayoral election stirs up ‘hard feelings’

When he appointed her to the village board in 2014, Shorewood Mayor Rick Chapman praised Barbara “Cookie” Kirkland’s strong ties to the community and her dedication to service. Kirkland, who was being appointed to serve out the remainder of recently-passed ...

Joliet police remind St. Patrick’s Day revelers ‘Drive Sober’

St. Patrick’s Day is this week, a day that millions of Americans with Irish ancestry will celebrate. All too often however, the celebration can turn deadly because of impaired driving. This year the Joliet Police Department has some advice for ...

Times Weekly police blotter for Mar. 15, 2017

Local arrests made in Joliet.

Will County chooses new Director of Transportation

At the February meeting of the Will County Board, longtime employee Jeff Ronaldson was named Director of Transportation, replacing Bruce Gould who retired after 40 years of service to the county. Ronaldson has spent his entire career with the Will ...

Troy Township Estate Planning

Township Supervisor Joseph D. Baltz and Troy Township will host an "Estate Planning" presentation by Elder Law Attorney, Jerome J. Goergen, P.C. on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. All Troy Township Seniors and Veterans are invited to come ...

Times Weekly police blotter for Mar. 14, 2017

Local arrests made in Joliet and Will County.

Joliet City Center Partnership officials praise downtown development deal

The Joliet City Center Partnership (CCP) thanks the City of Joliet and Will County for coming to terms on the downtown development deal that will reconnect Chicago Street and contribute to the further revitalization of the downtown city center.