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Gear Up, Get Ready

Various local events will promote Emergency Preparedness Campaign The Housing Authority of Joliet is hosting a community emergency preparedness event, with the support of local … Read more ›

New Lenox Village Board close to vote on video gaming

New Lenox trustees on May 29 discussed  whether or not the village should opt out of the state’s Video Gaming Act, making it illegal for bar … Read more ›

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Declining unemployment rates mean more, better-paying jobs

More than 6,800 new jobs have been added in Will County since last year according to recent statistics. This is a good indication that the … Read more ›

Work to help quiet train crossings in New Lenox expected to begin in June

New Lenox trustees on Monday approved a $152,000 contract to modify the railroad tracks owned by Canadian National so that train engineers will not have to … Read more ›

Junior high youth group volunteering on Saturday at Share Your Soles warehouse in Alsip.
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Church youth group collects 1,400 shoes for charity

JAMUTC (Jesus And Me Under The Cross), the junior high youth group at the United Methodist Church of New Lenox, completed their shoe drive this … Read more ›

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Will County Neighborhood Stabilization Program ranked second in country

County program becoming model for nation Will County continues to be a leader in the Neighborhood Stabilization Program as the United States Department of Housing … Read more ›

The North Providence Ridge Cemetery in Jackson Township is the latest addition to the Will County Historic Preservation list of landmarks.
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North Providence Ridge Cemetery honored with Landmark Designation

The North Providence Ridge Cemetery is the latest addition to the rolls of the Will County Historic Preservation Commission due to the efforts of the … 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 ›

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Will County to Host Annual Textile Collection Week May 7-11

The Will County Resource Recovery and Energy Division will host its annual textile collection event the week of May 7-11. Collections bins will be available … 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 ›