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Bertino-Tarrant to host mobile unit for driver's license renewals

Motorists who have been unable to visit a driver services facility to renew their driver’s licenses and purchase vehicle stickers will be able to attend a free mobile unit event, sponsored by State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-PLAINFIELD) in partnership with ...

Will County Health Department reports 57 new COVID cases

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Friday announced new COVID mitigations for Will and Kankakee counties that include no indoor service at bars and restaurants and group meeting limited to 25 people.

District 202 latest school district to put the brakes on in-class learning

Students across Will County and throughout Illinois have been kept out of their classrooms for various lengths of time since the Coronavirus pandemic hit in March. All of them shut down for the remainder of the last school year at ...

Crete Republican challenges incumbent Democrat in Will County auditor's race

Two candidates are vying for the Will County auditor’s job and while the incumbent points to his record of transparency and accountability while in office, the other points to his years of experience in the private sector coupled with his ...

National Hookup grant helps provide food during pandemic

Will County Executive Denise Winfrey (from left) and her National Hookup of Black Women Sisters, Deb Bolden, Ways and Means Chairman, Joyce Clark, Secretary, Debra Upshaw, and Martha Johnson (rear), Finance Chairman, prepare to load food pantry items into a ...

Will County launches second round of CARES Act stimulus for small businesses

Will County officials are offering another opportunity for small business owner impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to apply for relief funding and the online application process started Oct. 19. Through the CARES Act passed by the U.S. Congress, Will County ...

County board member wants cannabis tax money earmarked for ‘justice’

Counties and communities across Illinois have started to collect taxes from the sales of recreational cannabis, and as of late September, Will County had received more than $45,000 from this state allocation, according to Karen Hennessy, finance director for the ...

Will County has returned to Orange warning level for COVID activity

Five weeks after being dropped from the IDPH (Illinois Department of Public Health) list of state counties at the warning level, and four weeks after additional mitigations were dropped for Illinois' Region 7 (Will and Kankakee Counties), Will County again ...

Will County Health Department reports 652 new COVID cases since Friday

Health officials from across the state and locally are sounding the alarm as COVID cases are again surging and Will County is among a number of counties now at level Orange, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Seven Will County Vote By Mail drop boxes will be closed Election Day

Seven Vote By Mail Drop Boxes located throughout Will County will be closed on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3.

IDPH warns Will County has moved to Orange warning level due to rising COVID numbers

Five weeks after being dropped from the IDPH (Illinois Department of Public Health) list of state counties at the warning level, and four weeks after additional mitigations were dropped for Illinois’ Region 7 (Will and Kankakee Counties), Will County again ...

Joliet, NorthPoint developer face yet another legal challenge

A grassroots organization, along with some veterans and area residents filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the City of Joliet and NorthPoint Development in an effort to stop plans for a major warehouse/industrial park project.

Early end to 2020 Census and its impact on the region

On the same day Census takers continued their work in Joliet and other parts of Will County, the Supreme Court handed down a ruling that could in effect put an abrupt end to anymore of that work. The Supreme Court ...

Will County’s new courthouse to open early next month

In what began as a dream many years ago by the Will County board has finally come to fruition. Will County officials on Friday cut the ribbon on the county's new courthouse and justice center, which replaces the smaller and ...

Resolution for use of cannabis tax funds to be presented

Will County Board Democrat, Rachel Ventura and members for the community will host a press conference to discuss the recent resolution presented to the democratic caucus titled: Repairing the trans generational damage done through slavery, the black codes, the war ...

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