19 More Parishes Make Diocesan Restructuring List

May 23, 2024 /

By Nick Reiher Parishioners in 19 Catholic churches in Eastern and Southern Will County, Cook, Kankakee, DuPage and Grundy counties opened their bulletins at masses…

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New Lenox: Martino Student’s Big Ideas from Tiny Acorns Grew

May 23, 2024 /

By Karen Haave A talented junior high school student has found a unique way to turn acorns into stunning artifacts and gift items. Featured at…

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Will County Board Members Under the Gun to Consider Salaries

May 22, 2024 /

By Nick Reiher Under a June 5 deadline to determine salaries for county officials up for election in November, Will County Board members met May…

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I-80/River Road Bridge Work Will Affect Traffic

May 20, 2024 /

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that as part of ongoing efforts to replace the bridge carrying River Road over Interstate 80, in Shorewood, overnight…

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Park Will Replace Former County Courthouse

May 16, 2024 /

By Nick Reiher As discussed even before the former Will County Courthouse was torn down, the land will be leveled and prepped for a park.…

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Star Wars™ Day Not So Far, Far Away

May 15, 2024 /

Saturday, June 1, will be no ordinary day in downtown Joliet, as it is transformed into the Joliet Public Library’s 13th Annual Star Wars™ Day—a…

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ISP Trooper Injured after Car Hits Squad in Will County

May 14, 2024 /

On May 13, at approximately 7:53 p.m., Illinois State Police (ISP) officials investigated a traffic crash in Will County involving an ISP trooper’s squad car…

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Stateville may close as early as September under Pritzker’s prison plan

May 10, 2024 / Comments Off on Stateville may close as early as September under Pritzker’s prison plan

By HANNAH MEISELCapitol News [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Stateville Correctional Center could close as early as September under a plan laid out by Gov. JB Pritzker’s…

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Forest Preserve: June 6 Hearing Set on $50M Bond Sale Option

May 9, 2024 / Comments Off on Forest Preserve: June 6 Hearing Set on $50M Bond Sale Option

By Nick Reiher The Will County Forest Preserve District Board will hold a public hearing at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, June 6, on a plan to…

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Despite the Buzz, Forgo the ‘Low Mow’

May 9, 2024 / Comments Off on Despite the Buzz, Forgo the ‘Low Mow’

By Karen Haave “Low Mow May” seems to be gathering support in some towns, but it isn’t creating a buzz yet in Eastern Will County.…

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