Will County


Legislation could hang up on landline service

Two bills working their way through both houses of the Illinois State legislature could mean the end of traditional landline phone service for residents around the state. Illinois Senate Bill 1381 and House Bill 2691 both would allow service providers ...

Public transportation options grow with Will County jobs

With his office near a bus route on Route 53 in Joliet, Will County board member Herb Brooks has seen first-hand the need for public transportation options for residents in his district.

Will County food drive is May 20

The Will County Land Use Department will join with the Northern Illinois Food Bank and University of St. Francis/Joliet Franciscan Sisters and Associates to collect food for area food pantries on May 20.

Your opinion counts!

Will County and the Will County Center for Economic Development is seeking public input related to the development of the Will County Community Friendly Freight Mobility Plan. The Freight Plan is envisioned as a multimodal freight plan that will provide ...

Update: Will County Sheriffs investigating fire at Semaj Crosby home

Semaj Crosby was reported missing late Tuesday from the Preston Heights neighborhood in Joliet Township.

Joliet rally highlights workers’ continued struggle

The lunch-time rally in downtown Joliet drew attention to the plight of workers and for many their continued resistance to the current President of the United States.

Will County job fair is May 5 at Workforce Center

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 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday, May 5, at the Workforce ...

Mosquito’s: West Nile Virus and Zika

With the warm weather having finally arrived for good, it will soon be time for everything that comes with it. That goes for fresh new leaves on the trees; a new generation of houseflies; and of course, mosquitoes. At the ...

Son's death started heroin conversation

Brian Kirk knew that something was wrong when he arrived at his Homer Glenn home back in 2009 and saw his son’s back pack sitting on the kitchen floor.

Will County board member wants to restrict leaf burning

Will County Board member Tom Weigel wants to make it easier for residents who suffer from asthma and other respiratory ailments to be able to breathe easier during the fall season.

Forest Preserve photo contest begins May 1

Get ready to grab your camera and head for the woods, because the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Preserve the Moment Photo Contest begins May 1.

Will County board swears in new member

Militello was appointed by members of the Will County Republican Central Committee to serve out the remainder of former District 6 representative Ragan Freitag’s term.

County seeking residents’ input on long-range plans

Will County residents can have their say in how the county prioritizes their long-range transportation projects well in to the year 2050.

Will County Home & Community Education Assoc. meeting is May 9

The annual meeting of the Will County Home and Community Education Association will be held Tuesday, May 9 at the Farm Bureau Building, 100 Manhattan Road, Joliet.

Next Will County job fair is April 26

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, April 26, at the Workforce Center of ...