Forest Preserve programs feature lots of free activities

Help clean a preserve, take a hike or learn about the underappreciated animals you can see out your window during September Forest Preserve District of Will County programs. Registration is available on the Event Calendar at ReconnectWithNature.org. (Face masks are ...

Upgrades coming to local libraries

Libraries will use the grants from the secretary of state’s office to help fund new services and products, such as audiobooks, adult programming, dual language materials and more.

Buddy Bench program starting at area schools

TTW Pressroom In an effort to eliminate loneliness on the playground and foster friendships, Angelic Kindness has partnered with Valley View School District 365U and Plainfield School District 202 to bring the Buddy Bench program to the area.

Connor, Loughran Cappel attend Outdoor Storytime

A pair of local legislators recently took some time out of their schedules to read to children. State Senator John Connor (D-Lockport) and State Senator Meg Loughran Cappel (D-Shorewood) attended Outdoor Storytime at the Fountaindale Public Library on July 15 ...

Keep Romeoville Beautiful joins Network of Keep America Beautiful

Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, welcomed Romeoville to its expanding community-based network of affiliates with the certification of Keep Romeoville Beautiful, announced Helen Lowman, Keep America Beautiful’s president and CEO.

Bertino-Tarrant charts broad recovery plan at multi chamber luncheon

Romeoville - During a multi-chamber luncheon hosted Tuesday by the Romeoville Chamber of Commerce, County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant addressed important information regarding economic stimulus, transportation plans, and ongoing COVID-19 relief programs.

General mental wellness check prepare students for fall school opening

Students from Joliet, Plainfield and Romeoville will have several new social emotional support initiatives this summer so they can prepare for success in the fall. "This work is critically important for our students and families as we get ready to ...

NRG Energy moves to retire the Will County 4 Coal-Fired power plant in Romeoville

This morning, NRG Energy revealed its intention to retire the Will County Generating Station in Romeoville in June 2022. This announcement comes after more than two decades of advocacy from local environmental group Citizens Against Ruining the Environment (CARE), which ...

Romeoville man's weasel photo wins contest

A carnivorous weasel chewed up the competition in May’s portion of the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Preserve the Moment photo contest.

Free summer meals program for kids 18 and under begins

VVSD Nutrition Services is once again offering FREE summer meals for anyone under 18 years old throughout the Bolingbrook and Romeoville communities. VVSD Kids Meals will be available at Door #1 Monday- Friday from 10-11 am at the following schools: ...

Metal Monkey 3rd annual Artisan Market

Plan to attend the 3rd Annual Metal Monkey Artisan Market Saturday 6/12/21 from 1pm to 6pm. This is family friendly, free to attend, and an outdoor community event. Craft beer, live music, over 30 local artists, makers and creatives and ...

Romeoville Mayor highlights ‘strong financial footing’ in address

thetimesweekly.com Romeoville Mayor John Noak gave his annual State of the Village address at Mistwood Golf Club, recapping the village’s successes over the last year and what is to come. The mayor highlighted the village’s financial stability, budget surplus, lower ...

Romeoville mayor delivers State of Village Address

Romeoville Mayor John Noak gave his annual State of the Village address, at Mistwood Golf Club, recapping the village’s successes over the last year and what is to come.

Rockin' the Pandemic series coming to Romeoville

Signs that things are starting to return to some semblance of normalcy are all around. Romeoville is but one example.

VVSD Staff Spotlight: Mrs. Monica Engel, Pioneer Elementary 2nd Grade Teacher

As the 2020-21 school year draws to a conclusion, we want to take a moment and say “thank you” to all our VVSD staff members who are retiring at the end of this school year. Their dedication and professionalism is ...