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Police targets Holiday Shoppers abusing disability parking at Malls

The Secretary of State Police will conduct statewide parking stings targeting individuals illegally parking in spaces reserved for persons with disabilities at shopping malls beginning on Black Friday, Nov. 23. Secretary of State Police will enforce the provisions of the ...

New $1.07 million road project approved

A road improvement project in the Village of Plainfield that has been in the planning stages for decades is taking another step closer to becoming a reality. The Plainfield Village Board authorized Phase I engineering services agreement for the 143rd ...

City faces backlash over rental inspection program

The city of Joliet is facing backlash over proposed changes to its rental inspection program. At a recent meeting of the Joliet Land Use and Legislative Committee, the matter drew criticism from a number of landlords and realtors. A city ...

Increased patrol planned for remainder of the year

Thetimesweekly.com The Will County Sheriff's Office and law enforcement throughout Illinois will be working around the clock for the remainder of the year to make certain that travelers are buckled up and driving sober. The Sheriff's Office is joining the ...

Gun shop regulations get preliminary approval

The city of Joliet is looking to roll out gun shop regulations. Members of the Joliet Plan Commission reviewed the matter at a recent meeting. The measure, if approved, would allow firearms dealers and gunsmiths to serve as special uses ...

Come help us grow

Holsten Human Capital Development, (HHCD) the-not-for profit that provides social services to the residents of Riverwalk Homes held a fundraiser in Chicago entitled “Help Us Grow,” raise funds in support of the new HEAL Garden & Food Pantry located in ...

Week of Thanksgiving 2018 refuse pick-up

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, garbage, recycling and yard waste pick-up for Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23 will be one day late. Customers with regularly scheduled Thursday pick-up will experience pick-ups on Friday, Nov. 23 and customers with ...

Secretary of State offices closed for Thanksgiving

All offices and facilities will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 22, and Friday, Nov. 23, in observance of Thanksgiving. Facilities open Tuesday to Saturday will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 24. Offices and facilities open Monday to Friday will reopen on ...

High School board fills vacant seat

The Joliet Township High School Board of Education unanimously voted at their recent board meeting to appoint Ford C. “Chet” June III to fill the open seat vacated by Arlene Albert following her resignation after 37 years of service. June ...

Old Joliet Prison adds to revitalization of community

The Joliet Prison Committee at its meeting Tuesday reviewed the revenue generated through events at the old Joliet prison since opening this year. Tours and other events began at the old prison this past summer and the city has seen ...

Romeoville helps businesses affected by construction project

Will County and IDOT are beginning a major three-year construction project, adding additional lanes of traffic on Weber Road and rebuilding the I-55 interchange. There are nearly seventy-five Romeoville businesses located within and around this construction zone. According to Village ...

Forest Preserve Board approves balanced 2019 budget, property tax rate to drop

thetimesweekly.com The Forest Preserve District of Will County's Board of Commissioners approved a balanced 2019 budget on Nov. 8 that is expected to lower the property tax rate and also features $775,000 for capital enhancements. The $40.5 million spending plan ...

Remaining ballots counted Nov 20

Nancy Schultz Voots Will County Clerk will have teams of Election Judges (Republican and Democrat) process any remaining Vote by Mail postmarked by November 6, 2018, Election Day and valid Provisional ballots on November 20 for the November 6 General ...

Help New Lenox Fire district keep the Wreath Red

The New Lenox Fire Protection District’s (NLFPD) four fire stations will have a large wreath on the front of them with all red lights. These wreaths are not just decorations for the holidays; they are there with a purpose. “The ...

Joliet Central 8th Veterans Day ceremony

Joliet Central High School hosted the 8th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 9. Over 40 veterans were in attendance, along with community members and elected officials.

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