Meeting set for Tuesday to discuss hiring interim Joliet City Manager

A special meeting of the Joliet City Council will host a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss a temporary replacement for interim City Manager Steve Jones who has resigned.

Moving Will County Project to host virtual public workshop

The Moving Will County project is a partnership between Will County and the Chicago Metropolitan Agency on Planning that combines a Truck Routing & Communities Study and a Transportation & Land Use Strategy. The goal of the project is to ...

Joliet Elks to host free children’s orthopedic clinic

The Joliet Elks 296 in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation will sponsor a free children’s orthopedic assessment clinic on Aug. 4,. The clinic will be open from from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and is by appointment only. ...

Time fading fast for Will County school districts to be COVID ready

School Districts across Will County are scrambling to adopt plans to re-open schools in the fall and bring students back into classrooms as part of Phase 4 of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s Restore Illinois Plan. How that will look remains to ...

Will County Children’s Advocacy Center to receive grants totaling $604,000

The Will County Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) has been selected to receive three grants for programs to help children who have endured sexual abuse, severe physical abuse, sexual exploitation, child pornography, neglect and exposure to violence.

Silver Cross Urgent Care Center Now Open on New Lenox Campus

Silver Cross Urgent Care in New Lenox has officially opened its doors. The new center is located in Pavilion D, 1851 Silver Cross Blvd., on the west side of Silver Cross Hospital’s New Lenox campus, and is open for care ...

Team names for City of Champions Cup

The City of Champions Cup, opening on July 16th at DuPage Medical Group, will have 3 new teams playing alongside the Slammers, managed by former Slammer, Billy Petrick. The Joliet Tully Monsters, Chicago Deep Dish, and NERDS® Herd all will ...

JJC Board of Trustees approve FY 2021 budget

The Joliet Junior College Board of Trustees approved the college’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget at its June 24 meeting.

Concert on the Hill

Dip your bandana in some cool water and head to the park for Country Night on Thursday, July 9 at 6:30 pm. The second "Concert On The Hill" at Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre (201 West Jefferson Street, Joliet) ...

Joliet seeks outside investigation for Lurry case

A Joliet Police dash cam video from earlier this year has surfaced showing a police officer sticking a baton in a suspect’s mouth to scoop out suspected drugs while another officer held the man’s nose. That video from late January ...

Joliet interim City Manager resigns

Joliet interim City Manager Steve Jones has resigned his position. The Joliet City Council went into executive session after a very heated meeting on Tuesday night that included some angry exchanges between Jones and Mayor Bob O’Dekirk.

Former Big Leaguers to manage in Joliet

The four team Managers for the City of Champions Cup are locked in for Opening Day on July 16. New to the City of Champions Cup this summer is Slammers Manager and previous Slammers player, Billy Petrick. Billy Petrick, a ...

Silver Cross Hospital names new VP, chief information officer

Silver Cross Hospital has promoted Administrative Director of Applications and Performance Management Teresa Andrea to the position of Vice President, Chief Information Officer, effective June 30.

Nurses continue to strike for fair wages from AMITA

Nurses represented by the Illinois Nurses Association who work at AMITA St. Joseph’s Medical Center, in Joliet, spent the past four days on the picket lines after going on strike July 4. The nurses have continued to picket along the ...

Judge delays case against brothers, investigation ongoing

Two brothers involved in a scuffle with Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk on May 31st went before Will County Judge Brian Barrett and were released from any bond as Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow has yet to file any charges ...