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Affordable Housing in Plainfield?

The Village of Plainfield is working with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning and the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus to outline a local plan that will ensure affordable housing in the community. Jonathan Proulx, director of planning, during Monday’s committee of ...

African American Read-In

The public is invited to the fifth annual American Read-in, presented in partnership with the National Hook-up of Black Women, the Joliet branch of the NAACP, and Joliet Township High School on Saturday, February 16. The event will be hosted ...

TicketReturn Partners with Joliet Slammers

Thetimesweekly.com Joliet will take advantage of industry-leading box office, online and mobile platforms to provide an unrivaled gameday atmosphere for Slammers fans TicketReturn is excited to become the primary ticketing provider for the Joliet Slammers (Joliet, Ill.) professional baseball team. ...

Parked cars spark snowplow crisis

TTW Report – thetimesweekly.com The snow has abated for now, but Joliet city officials are grappling with the question of how to deal with parked cars on city streets that impede snow removal. "It's a snowball effect," Interim City Manager ...

Will County Sheriff scholarships

The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association announces that it will be awarding over $50,000 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2019-2020 academic year. The scholarships are to be applied to tuition, ...

Residential project denied for Plainfield

Concerned with traffic and opposition from nearby residents, Plainfield trustees are not willing to green light any development project in a section of the community many say is inundated with congestion from cars and trains that travel down the busy ...

Construction begins on new Health Department building

Joliet – The Will County Board broke ground on a new 60,000 square foot building for the Will County Health Department (WCHD). The new facility will replace a century old building that the Health Department has operated out of since ...

USF to host Human Trafficking Panel discussion

Joliet - The University of St. Francis’ Office of Institutional Diversity and Criminal and Social Justice Department will host a special campus panel discussion on human trafficking on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Tower ...

Joliet lane closures approaching moveable bridges

Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, daytime lane closures will impact the moveable bridges over the Des Plaines River at Ruby Street (Illinois 53), Jackson Street, Cass Street (westbound U.S. 30), Jefferson Street (eastbound U.S. 30), McDonough Street (U.S. 6/U.S. 52) ...

More to unfold in recommendation of Joliet Police officer termination

After recent action taken by Joliet Chief of Police Al Roechner to recommend the termination of a long-time police officer, community leaders hope the findings of the matter will be reviewed justly. Herb Lande, chairman of the Joliet Board of ...

Walgreen’s to pay $60M for drug overcharging

Thetimesweekly.com Walgreen Co. (“Walgreens”), the nation’s largest retail pharmacy, has agreed to pay $60 million to settle allegations that it knowingly overcharged government healthcare plans such as Medicaid for prescription drugs according to Stein Mitchell Beato & Missner LLP. With ...

Will County Clerk recruiting Election Judges for April 2 Consolidated Election

The Will County Clerk Lauren Staley Ferry is urging interested individuals from both major political parties to sign up to become an Election Judge to work the Consolidated Election on April 2. The Will County Clerk's Office is seeking new ...

Center for Community Concerns announced LIHEAP and PIPP assistance

The Will County Center for Community Concerns (WCCCC), as administrator of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), said that funds are available to assist income-eligible households with their winter utility bills and furnace assistance. The assistance for utilities ...

Plainfield Capital Improvements move ahead

Whenever roads are paved or sidewalks are repaired, the actual work that people see often takes years of planning. This was a lesson the trustees learned during Monday's committee of the whole workshop as the Plainfield Village Board started the ...

Waste Management pickup for Joliet one hour early

Due to predicted extreme temperatures, Waste Management will begin their regular pickup for the City of Joliet one hour early beginning Tuesday, Jan. 29 through Friday, Feb. 1. Pickup usually beginning at 7 a.m. will instead take place at 6 ...