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Joliet school district works to diversify staff

With just about a month left until classes resume this fall, Joliet Public School District 86 expects its efforts to diversity certified staff will pay off by welcoming five new principals to its buildings. “We hire the best qualified candidates ...

Village advances plans for WeatherTech headquarters

The Bolingbrook Village Board of Trustees at their recent meeting advanced the village’s plans to become home to the headquarters for WeatherTech, a vehicle accessories dealer. A 12.52-acre site, located at 417-429 Remington Blvd., has four lots zoned for B-2 ...

Lockport launches new online payment & electronic billing service

Thetimesweekly.com Lockport, IL – The City of Lockport has implemented a new online payment and electronic billing service that will offer greater flexibility for residents to pay their utility bills. The City partnered with Invoice Cloud, a web-based electronic invoice ...

Trucking company withdraws application in Plainfield

Amidst strong opposition from residents who started a Facebook page and inundated elected officials with e-mails and phone calls, the company looking to operate a truck freight terminal in Plainfield has withdrawn its applications. On Monday, Aug. 6, the Plainfield ...

Back to School Fair

The 26rd Annual Will County Back to School Fair, coordinated by Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet with generous support from United Way of Will County, will be held on Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at ...

Senior tax levy grant applications

Possible program funding is available to Senior Citizen Agencies and Organizations through the Joliet Township Senior Tax Levy. Grant funds will be awarded to organizations that render services to the senior citizens of Joliet Township.

Police National Night Out

Police National Night Out

JTHS Superintendent search group, online survey

Joliet Township High School Superintendent Search Focus Groups & Online Survey At the December 18, 2017 Board of Education meeting, Joliet Township High School (JTHS) Superintendent, Dr. Cheryl McCarthy, publicly announced her retirement, effective June 2019, after over 33 years ...

Will County Clerk to take over seven Aurora precincts

Thetimesweekly.com On March 20, 2018, the residents of Aurora voted to dissolve the Aurora Election Commission. This means Aurora residents who live in Will County now have a new Election Authority. "We are going to make this transition as seamless ...

Food safety promoted in the emergence of kitchens on wheels

Amid the rise in popularity of food trucks in today’s world, the Will County Health Department has demonstrated a continued commitment to educating and promoting food safety. According to Tom Casey, the director of environmental health for the Will County ...

New Lenox acquires property for sewage treatment plant

The effort to begin planning and later building a new sewage treatment plant is underway in New Lenox, according to officials. During a recent meeting of the New Lenox Village Board of Trustees, Village Administrator Kurt Carroll announced that the ...

New coalition in the works for I-80 improvements

A new coalition hopes to help lessen concerns for Interstate 80, from Minooka to New Lenox, with its grassroots organizational efforts. John Greuling, president and CEO of the Will County Center for Economic Development and a leader of the new ...

Movies at the Rialto

Rialto Square Theatre announced today the viewing of the family favorite movie, The Sandlot, a part of the #TBTuesday Summer Movie Series, has been rescheduled to Tuesday, July 31st at 7pm. “Due to a scheduling conflict and unforeseen circumstances we ...

US Route 52/Gardner St. Closure Wed. July 25

As part of the work associated with the construction of the Joliet Park District's Nowell Park Community Center, U.S. Route 52 (Gardner Street) from Doris Avenue to Mills Road will be closed beginning Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

Jackson Street Closure Thursday, July 26, 2018

Eastbound Jackson from Joliet Street to Chicago Street will be closed beginning at 4 a.m. on Thursday, July 26, 2018 in order to allow Commonwealth Edison to complete emergency repair work. A detour route utilizing Joliet Street, Crowley Avenue, and ...