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.

District 202 staff prepares schools for in-person learning

Plainfield School District 202 administrators plan to update the Board of Education on Monday on plans for returning to in-person learning. Information will be shared publicly at the Board meeting and posted online after the meeting.

Forest Preserve police reunite lost tortoise with owners

A pet tortoise that was lost in Hammel Woods was successfully reunited with its Shorewood family after a Forest Preserve District of Will County police officer helped solve the missing reptile case.

U.S. DOT grant adds important piece to Rock Run Development puzzle

The City of Joliet is in line to receive a big financial boost that will help move along a major 265 acre economic development project at Interstate 55 and I-80. Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (D-Illinois) on Wednesday announced that Joliet will ...

Will County Opioid overdoses rising during COVID pandemic

One of the many negative ripple effects of the Coronavirus pandemic in Will County has been the surge in Opioid related overdoses and deaths. In 2019, there were a total of 118 deaths from Opioid overdoses in Will County and ...