Brock A. Stein

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Bounce houses, electronic signs regulated

Parents looking to rent a bounce house for their kids’ birthday party will have a 2-day time limit if they place it in their front or side yard in Joliet.

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Joliet Santa Cops deliver Christmas to those less fortunate

Over 80 Joliet law enforcement personnel turned out Saturday morning for the 29th annual Santa Cops which helps kids less fortunate shop for Christmas gifts.

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New ride arrives just in time for Boys & Girls Club

The day after their van died, The Boys & Girls Club of Joliet received the keys to a brand new vehicle courtesy of the Will County State’s Attorney’s office and D’Arcy Motors.

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Military mom encourages supporting troops year-round

When her son Joseph first joined the Army almost 5 years ago, Joliet resident Geriann Weisbrook didn’t know much about the organizations back home that support military personnel deployed overseas.

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Vacation of portion of Richards Street postponed

The City of Joliet will take a 60-day pause on a plan to vacate a portion of old Richards Street following a petition from two business owners impacted by the plan.

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Joliet hitting reset on TIF districts

Joliet officials hope to keep redevelopment of the downtown on track with the shrinking of one TIF District and the creation of another.

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City postpones Silver Cross annexation again

The Joliet City Council has tabled a vote to annex land owned by Silver Cross Hospital until later this month.

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Road investments needed for future Will County growth

In a report to investors, Will County Center for Economic Development CEO John Grueling said that road investments will be key to keeping transportation expansion going in the years ahead.

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Local shops offer personal service in cyber age

Stepping through the entrance way of Sunnyside Antiques in downtown Plainfield could overwhelm the senses of even the most-seasoned of holiday shoppers.

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Shanahan steps downs as interim Joliet City Manager

Shanahan served for 7 months as interim city manager as Joliet officials conducted a search for a new permanent replacement for Jim Hock who retired in May.

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