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Report: Des Plaines casino still bests competitors

Business is still booming for the Rivers Casino in northwest suburban Des Plaines, which opened nine and half months ago to packed crowds eager to … Read more ›

By not including that one envelope; Will County use less paper and save $3,500 in printing costs.
From the community

Weber Saves $9,000 by Not Mailing Tax-Exempt Bills; Second Envelope

Will County Steve Weber announced that his office saved $9,076 by removing one return envelope from the property tax notices as well as not mailing … Read more ›

State agency to take action to revoke Hillcrest’s nursing home license

The Illinois Department of Public Health has taken action to revoke the license of a Joliet nursing home, where two suspicious deaths occurred within a six-month … Read more ›

National speaker and recovering drug addict David Lee addresses the crowd at Sandburg Wednesday night. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Community Link group gets the word out on area drug situation

Orland Township’s Community Link group welcomed parents to a recent symposium on the area’s drug problem – including increases in heroin use among young locals. More than … Read more ›

Local Elected Officials Endorse Candidate Ryan M. Alm for Illinois House of Representatives
From the community

While Will County Democrats Make Appointments, Others Endorse Candidate Alm For Illinois House – District 86

April 30, 2012Joliet, Illinois During the week of March 16th, 2012, Illinois General Assembly Senator A.J. Wilhelmi (D-IL Joliet) resigned his senate seat and Pat … Read more ›

Durbin named to House-Senate panel on transportation bill

Illinois will have a seat at the table when an important U.S. House-Senate panel meets to hash out the next national transportation funding bill. U.S. … Read more ›

Edward Ronkowski

New local GOP chairman predicts ongoing opposition to 3rd airport

Newly-elected Will County Republican Chairman Ed Ronkowski predicts opposition to construction of a commercial airport near Peotone and rising taxes will be major issues for … Read more ›

From left, Orland Township's Gina Chigaros, Alison Bautcher and Cheryl Kokaska have been key in setting up a drug awareness symposium. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

May 2 drug symposium targets concerned parents

Orland Township will host its first Community Link symposium, offering information for parents of grade and high school students on the area’s battle against heroin use. … Read more ›

Will County Board member Henry Travis

County Board welcomes back longtime colleague

Will County Board members are welcoming back a former colleague. Henry Travis, 83, was appointed to fill out the remainder of Frank Stewart’s term as … Read more ›

Ambitious plan for village’s East Side approved by the Village Board

Romeoville trustees have adopted a plan for the village’s east side that includes a blueprint for transit-oriented development, residential development and open space projects. In early 2011, … Read more ›