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Will County Health Department reports nearly 243 new COVID cases

The Will County Health Department on Thursday reported 59,787 COVID cases, an increase of 243 from Wednesday and 815 reported deaths from the virus, an increase of four from Wednesday.

Good news for bars, restaurants in Will, Kankakee

Limited indoor service will now be allowed in restaurants and bars and meetings and social gatherings of up to 25 people will be permitted in Will and Kankakee counties. Earlier today, Governor Pritzker announced that Region 7, which includes Will ...

Joliet resists proposed hotel purchase for homeless

As part of its goal to provide as many resources as possible to help lift people from Joliet and the surrounding region out of despair, the Morning Star Mission has a plan to turn a hotel on Larkin Avenue into ...

United Way launched ‘21 Week Equity Challenge’ on Dr. King Jr. Day

thetimesweekly.com The United Way of Will County, in conjunction with the United Way of Illinois has launched a ‘21 Week Equity Challenge’. Following a year of unrest and strife, this free, online learning program will provide lessons and resources for ...

Senior Services lends assistance to help elderly register for COVID vaccine

The Will County Health Department (WCHD) and Senior Services of Will County have formed a partnership intended to assist senior residents of Will County with the COVID Vaccination Survey on WCHD’s website.

Illinois State's Attorneys Assoc. elects State's Attorney James Glasgow, President

Will County State's Attorney James W. Glasgow is now the new President of the Illinois State's Attorneys Association, sworn in on Friday by his fellow State's Attorneys. His colleagues unanimously elected Glasgow to the position.

AG Raoul wants Facebook to halt weapon accessory ads amid heightened threats ahead of inauguration

Attorney General Kwame Raoul, with three other attorneys general, on Monday issued a letter urging Facebook, Inc. (Facebook), to halt the sale of military tactical gear and weapon accessories until after President-Elect Biden's inauguration.

United Way of Illinois Launches ‘21 Week Equity Challenge’

The United Way of Will County, in conjunction with the United Way of Illinois has launched a ‘21 Week Equity Challenge.’ Following a year of unrest and strife, this free, online learning program will provide lessons and resources for Illinoisians ...

Plainfield Township Supervisor arrested on federal embezzlement charges

The U.S. Secret Service has arrested a Plainfield Township supervisor charged him with a six-count federal crime of embezzling nearly $1.5 million from his company. Anthony Fremarek, 49, is accused of taking $1.4 million over six years from a technology ...

Many ways to honor Dr. King’s legacy

As the nation prepares to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Friday and the subsequent Day of Service on Monday, this year’s celebrations have a special meaning for many reasons. While the fight for racial justice ...

Joliet Junior College flips the switch on new campus solar system

Joliet Junior College has officially elevated its sustainability footprint, announcing today the completion and activation of its 1.3 megawatt (MW) onsite solar system at Main Campus. The solar array, which consists of 3,542 solar panels, was installed by national solar ...

Local community to honor Dr. King’s legacy

As the nation prepares to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Friday and the subsequent Day of Service on Monday, this year’s celebrations have a special meaning for many reasons. While the fight for racial justice ...

New interchange work to begin this year along I-55

This year, residents of Will County and those who travel on Interstate 55 will likely start seeing progress on a project between the villages of Plainfield, Romeoville and Bolingbrook aimed at easing congestion on the busy highway.

County Health Dept. working diligently to get community COVID vaccinations

thetimesweekly.com The Will County Health Department (WCHD) is asking for patience from the senior community and their families during the still very young “Vaccine Stage” of the “Covid-19 Pandemic Response.” Shortly before Christmas, WCHD placed a survey on its website, ...

U.S. House votes to impeach President Donald Trump

A week after an angry mob of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Building in Washington in an effort to stop the Congress from certifying the election of President-elect Joe Biden, the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday ...

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