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Donor pledges help to Naperville-area Salvation Army drive
An anonymous donor, who supported Salvation Army programs in the past, is promising to match all donations up to $5,000 at three red kettles in Naperville and Bolingbrook beginning Dec. 13, officials said Tuesday.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Who's Leading in Best Bakery Voting?
Have you voted yet in Patch's Best Bakery poll? Voting to determine the winner in a three-way battle between Plainfield, Romeoville and Bolingbrook ends Dec. 15. Cathy's Sweet Creations in Plainfield got off to an early lead as voting began on Sunday , but is now trailing behind bakeries in Romeoville and Bolingbrook.
Guilty: Jury Convicts Bolingbrook Man of Running Sex Trafficking Ring
The following news release was issued by Randall Samborn, assistant U.S. attorney/public information officer: A federal jury today convicted a Bolingbrook man of running a sex trafficking ring between at least late 2009 and November 2010 that forced into prostitution at least four victims, including a minor who was 17 at the time.
The following incidents were reported by the Romeoville Police Department and the Will County Sheriff's Office: Dec. 9: Jonathan Glen Baldwin, 30, 146 Ambassador, Romeoville, was booked on charges of retail theft, fleeing an officer, resisting a peace officer and a temporary warrant hold out of Cook County.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Dist. 204 to begin band, orchestra one year later
Instrumental music education will begin in sixth grade instead of fifth for future students in Indian Prairie Unit District 204 as the district works to make band and orchestra training more consistent and increase student retention.
Local Jobs Dec. 10: PetSmart, Walgreens & RR Donnelly Looking to Fill Positions
Welcome to Local Jobs, our weekly column listing local job advertisements. We scoured the Web to bring you a selection of local job ads, but if we left anything out, please don't hesitate to add the details in the comments section.
Police Blotter: Driving 40-MPH Over Speed Limit, Suspended License & DUI Arrests
The following incidents were reported by the Bolingbrook Police Department and the Will County Sheriff's Office: Dec. 6: Shawn David Mason, 43, 1410 Carriage Apt.
Bolingbrook's Ashley Castillo Helps Launch Lewis University's Jet Fuel Review
Lewis University student-run and faculty-advised literary journal, the Jet Fuel Review, recently launched its bi-annual issue.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
The Southtown Star
Homeless veterans find help in Joliet
You can help the Family & Friends Transitional Veterans Home in Joliet by donating any combination of the following items: personal care products, gift cards, train and bus passes, kitchen items, paper products, bags , newspaper and magazine subscriptions, Bibles and other books of faith, entertainment , office supplies, cleaning supplies, throw ... (more)
Vote: The Best Bakery in the 'Burbs
The holidays are here - time to be with family and friends, enjoy some good cheer and maybe indulge a little.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Brooks-Produced Video Rated One of State's Best in Bone Health Contest
A 60-second informational video clip featuring Brooks Middle School students is one of the top prize winners in the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance "Bone Health" video contest.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Saw it on Craigslist: At-Home Soda Maker Kit
Why not go for something a little out of the ordinary that is sure to get your kids' attention? I'm talking about a kit to make soda at home.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Store Giving Away $8K in Jewelry; Local Walmart Picketed on Black Friday
About two dozen protestors picketed outside Joliet's Walmart, 2424 W. Jefferson Street, Friday morning to raise awareness of what protest organizers called the plight of the low-paid Walmart workers.
Bolingbrook's Tomei & Worlton Earn All-State Choir Recognition
Bolingbrook's Sarah Tomei and Jonathon Worlton have earned all-state choir honors.
Police Blotter: Disorderly Conduct & Obstructing a Peace Officer Arrests
The following incidents were reported by the Bolingbrook Police Department and the Will County Sheriff's Office: Dec. 4: Michael A. Braxton, 21, 1531 Shagbark, Bolingbrook was charged with disorderly conduct.
Quick News: Joliet Public Library opens late Friday
Hermansen Elementary School in Romeoville will hold a toy drive for victims of the Nov. 17 tornadoes in central Illinois and in Will County.
Many Struggles for Mighty Arick in Just a Few Months of Life
In his few months of life, little Arick has been through an ordeal. That's why his family calls him Mighty Arick.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Bureau County Republican
Culver's to raise funds for tornado relief efforts
On Wednesday, Culver's of Princeton at 224 Ace Road, will be one of 74 Culver's restaurants that will donate 10 percent of sales to the American Red Cross to help communities recently devastated by tornadoes and severe storms.
Brooks Cheerleading Squad Qualifies for State Championships
Three cheers are in order here for the Bolingbrook Brooks Middle School cheerleading squad.
Romeoville Man Attacks Officers in Bolingbrook: Police Report
A call for help defusing a mother-daughter domestic disturbance turned uglier than it already was when a third party arrived and attacked two police officers during an incident Tuesday on the 700 block of Bolingbrook's Feathersound Drive, Lt.