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Will County job fair set for March 29

Area job seekers are invited to attend a weekly job fair hosted by the Workforce Services Division of Will County and the Illinois Department of Employment Security from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at the Workforce Center of ...

Tuberculosis still very much alive

This coming Friday March 24th, two major lessons for all of us are that YES, TB still exists; and NO, there is no permanent vaccine for it in the USA. “Most people seem to think that TB does not exist ...

JJC Scholarship application deadline is May 1

JJC students interested in applying for scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year have until Monday, May 1, to complete their online application. To apply, students can visit www.jjc.edu/scholarships, register with their JJC student ID, review what scholarships they are eligible ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Next Workforce Center job fair is March 15

Area job seekers are invited to attend a weekly job fair hosted by the Workforce Services Division of Will County and the Illinois Department of Employment Security from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at the Workforce Center of ...

Workforce Center March 10 job fair

Area job seekers are invited to attend a weekly job fair hosted by the Workforce Services Division of Will County and the Illinois Department of Employment Security from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, March 10, at the Workforce Center of ...

New director for substance opioid abuse initiatives

Will County has hired Dr. Kathleen Burke as its director for Substance Use Initiatives. Burke will serve as project coordinator for the Prescription Drug/Opioid overdose-related deaths grant that was recently awarded by the Illinois Department of Human Services. Working with ...

Last day to register to vote for the April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election

Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots wants to make sure all eligible Will County residents can vote. Tuesday, March 7th is the last day to register by mail or in person and Sunday, March 19th is the last day to ...

Waste Management presents check to county

Waste Management presented Will County Board leadership with a $650,000 host community benefit check for the Laraway Recycling and Disposal Facility Expansion. "We've been working with Waste Management to find the best solution for the Laraway landfill for a while," ...

Will County Health is there to test your well

If you live in a house that receives its water from a private well, getting it tested is as easy as a trip to the Will County Health Department. Their testing lab is located at the main building, 501 Ella ...

Workforce Center of Will County hosting job fair Mar. 1

Area job seekers are invited to attend a weekly job fair hosted by the Workforce Services Division of Will County and the Illinois Department of Employment Security from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at the Workforce Center of ...

Workforce Services of Will County releases March workshop schedule

The Workforce Center of Will County March schedule, which includes workshops offered by the Workforce Services Division of Will County, Illinois Department of Employment Security and Joliet Junior College, has been released.

County approves intergovernmental agreements for animal control, electronics recycling

The Will County Board has approved intergovernmental agreements that will ensure electronics recycling and animal control coverage continue in 2017.

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