Will County


Romeoville businesses reopen today

Romeoville businesses will enter into Phase 3 of Governor Pritzker’s Restore Illinois plan today. This means, as long as they follow Illinois Department of Public Health safety guidelines, non-essential businesses like manufacturing, barbershops, and salons can reopen, village officials said.

Promenade Bolingbrook reopens today

With the State of Illinois health directive moving into Phase 3 of its Restore Illinois reopening plan, The Promenade Bolingbrook will open and welcome the public back to the center at 11 a.m. May 29.

Joliet City Hall to reopen Monday

While the Joliet City Hall has been closed to the public as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it reopen June 1, according to city officials. Special hours for the elderly and the immune compromised will be provided from 8 ...

Excitement builds for businesses to reopen

Things are about to change for some businesses in Will County and the rest of the state and that change is coming on Friday, according to Gov. J.B. Pritzker. That has many in Will County excited, as they are more ...

Black-owned businesses face uphill battle for funding

Businesses throughout Will County are preparing to reopen Friday under Phase 3 of Gov. J.B Pritzker’s Restore Illinois Plan and some of those businesses stayed afloat through the pandemic crisis by receiving loans from various federal and state stimulus packages. ...

Local businesses offered webinar on resources

The Workforce Center of Will County (WCWC) will host a webinar from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 4 about resources to help local businesses find, hire, and retrain employees. This webinar is offered by the center’s Business ...

Reported coronavirus cases in Will County increase by 46

The number of reported confirmed coronavirus cases in Will County increased by 46 on Wednesday to a total of 5,301 and the number of deaths from the virus increased by five to 264, according to the Will County Health Department.

Property tax payment relief

Will County property owners will be getting a reprieve on their property tax bill as many struggle financially through the pandemic. The Will County Board voted to provide relief to property taxpayers. Over the course of the last month, the ...

Workforce offers online Resume Gallery to assist local job seekers

In addition to connecting residents with available employment and offering continuous training opportunities, the Workforce Center of Will County (WCWC) hosts an online Resume Gallery available to local employers searching for qualified applicants. “Long before the pandemic, people were searching ...

Will County property owners get more time to pay taxes

Property owners in Will County will be getting a reprieve on their tax bills as many struggle to make ends meet during the coronavirus pandemic. The Will County Board on Thursday voted to provide relief to property taxpayers.

Salaries for Will County Board members to stay the same

Every two years at this time salaries come up for Will County Board members, the County Executive, Country Clerk, Coroner, Auditor and some other elected county officials. While certain salaries were debated - especially that of the next Will County ...

Shanahan removed as Joliet’s Corporation Counsel

Joliet’s Corporation Counsel and former Interim City Manager Marty Shanahan has been removed from his position by current Interim City Manager Steve Jones. The move happened after Tuesday night’s Joliet City Council meeting.

Outdoor dining, with restrictions, will soon be allowed throughout Illinois

Restaurants and bars throughout Will County and the state will be allowed to provide outdoor dining to customers on May 29 under Phase 3 of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s Restore Illinois Plan.

Will County Clerk prepares for general election

While it would seem the November election is still a ways off, in reality it’s just over five months away. With the country in the midst of a pandemic and no one really knowing how much back to normal things ...

Will County Health mobile van offering covid-19 testing for public

The Will County Community Health Center Mobile Medical Unit will be at the Nowell Park Recreation Center (199 Mills Road, Joliet) for two days of walk-in testing for COVID-19.