Construction summer projects will put more people to work

Communities in Will County will benefit from a third $250 million installment for transportation projects as part of the Rebuild Illinois capital improvement program. Joliet is slated to receive $1.6 million; Plainfield $434,757.27; Lockport $281,080.28; Romeoville $435,844.69; Shorewood $192,164.89; and ...

Village of Shorewood adopts Strategic Plan

The Village Board unanimously adopted the 2021-2023 Strategic Plan. The plan reflects the Village’s priorities, commitment to measurable results and the delivery of quality services. Work on the plan began in late 2019 with extensive community input, including a resident ...

Shorewood, Plainfield Chamber merge

Effective April 1, the Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce and the Shorewood Area Chamber of Commerce will become one entity. The merger will change the organization's name to the Plainfield Shorewood Area Chamber of Commerce. Since the Shorewood Area Chamber ...

Celebrating Black History:Barbershop owner’s dream born from adversity

When most people lose their jobs, they see it as an obstacle. When Robbie Robinson’s employer decided to move, therefore ending his job, he saw it as an opportunity to realize the dream of owning his own business. “I’ve always ...

Santa visits Troy schools

Santa visited Troy 30-C schools this month, including Troy Heritage Trail Elementary School, where families drove by to say hi to him and to tell him of their Christmas wishes.

Troy 30-C schools partner with public libraries

The Troy Community School District 30-C school board recently approved a collaboration between the district and the Joliet Public and Shorewood-Troy Libraries, that allows all Troy students who live in the library districts to more easily obtain a library card. ...

Will County Health Department reports 464 new COVID cases

As the country awaits the release of COVID vaccine distribution to get underway, Coronavirus cases continue to rise. The Will County Health Department on Wednesday reported 44,464 COVID cases, an increase of 464 from Tuesday, and seven additional deaths, bringing ...

Troy 30-C adds preschool classrooms

Two large rooms provide additional space for students, programs A remodeling project at Troy Cronin Elementary School recently opened up two new classrooms for the district's preschool students. Troy needed more space for its youngest students, with a growing student ...

Shorewood-Troy Public Library moves to lobby Grab-N-Go pick up

As our state works together to reduce COVID transmission, the library is doing our part to help our community under the recently announced Tier 3 mitigation efforts. Effective Saturday, November 21, 2020, Shorewood-Troy Public Library will be open by appointment ...

New ALDI store now open in Shorewood

Residents in Shorewood have a new place to buy their groceries. Shorewood residents have a new place to buy their groceries. ALDI officials on Thursday morning opened a new store at 665 Brookforest Ave.

Rabid bat discovered in Shorewood

Will County’s sixth confirmed rabid bat of 2020 has been found in Shorewood. The bat was in the attic of a home in the 1100 block of Cambridge Lane, and was discovered when the access stairs to the attic were ...

Forest Preserve Board takes action that will lead to Hammel Woods Dam removal

Action taken Thursday by the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Board of Commissioners will lead to the removal of the Hammel Woods Dam in Shorewood.

School districts moving closer to in-person learning

More school districts throughout Will County are moving closer to bringing students back into classrooms with safety precautions in place to protect both staff and students from the continued threat of the Coronavirus. The Troy Community School District 30-C school ...

Shorewood welcomes new businesses

Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Village of Shorewood has welcomed the following new businesses to town Red Wing Shoes 1107 Brook Forest Ave. 815-725-5583 Sells work footwear, accessories, and care products.

More than 1,400 voters cast ballots in Will County

Hundreds of people turned out to cast their ballots on the first day of early voting in Will County last week. According to officials, more than 500 showed up to vote last Thursday on the first day of early voting.