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  • Lockport Township residents protest move to bigger government building

    LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP – Lockport Township officials celebrated the move to a bigger building on Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 6:18 pm
  • D-86 teachers informed not to livestream presidential inauguration

    JOLIET – Joliet Public School District 86 officials informed teachers this week not to live stream the inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump, a ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 5:15 pm
  • Troy board approves architecture agreements, $1 million in maintenance projects

    SHOREWOOD – The Troy School District 30-C board took action Wednesday on several facility-related matters, including the district's long-term facility ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 4:55 pm
  • County Board approves of Laraway Communications Center

    JOLIET – The Will County Board has approved an intergovernmental agreement to establish the Laraway Communications Center at the new Will County Publi ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 4:21 pm
  • Lockport woman convicted of fraud for phony organ donations

    CHICAGO — A Lockport woman was convicted Wednesday on federal charges for defrauding a nonprofit organ and tissue donation group.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 3:23 pm
  • Joliet TIF district open for business

    JOLIET – Property owners in the newly formed tax increment financing district surrounding Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center can start seeking the i ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 3:05 pm
  • Lockport Square could add Holiday Inn Express, movie theater

    LOCKPORT – After 10 years as a largely empty lot with minimal retail development, Lockport Square might be seeing major new developments in the next f ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 1:25 pm
  • Will County police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments and the Will County Sheriff’s Office. Individuals listed in P ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:03 pm
  • Orenic science club students intrigued, disgusted by owl pellets

    PLAINFIELD – Fifth-grade students at William B. Orenic Intermediate School weren’t sure what they were in for recently when they went to the weekly sc ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:57 pm
  • Quick News

    District 204 officials to hold community conversation eventA coffee and community conversation with ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:57 pm
  • State officials: More Will County sites needed for summer food service for children

    JOLIET – State officials are urging more outreach in a summer food service program that feeds hungry children from low-income families when school is ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:51 pm
  • Joliet mayor tells housing board city wants action on minority hiring

    JOLIET – Homes are going up and leasing will start soon, but the long-running controversy over minority hiring at the Water’s Edge housing project is ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • Housing Authority of Joliet fights bedbugs at Stevenson Gardens

    JOLIET – The Housing Authority of Joliet has been getting the bedbugs out of Adlai Stevenson Gardens, where 40 apartments and the lobby itself were in ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:52 pm
  • Plainfield mayor presents state of the village

    NAPERVILLE – There’s a lot to be excited about in the village of Plainfield.Mayor Mike Collins deliv ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:55 pm
  • Crime mugs for January 2017 in the Will County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 4:45 pm
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