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Will County's four-month old ad hoc airport committee still is struggling to define its purpose, but during a meeting of the panel on Thursday, several members said they need to protect the rights of the residents in and around the footprint of the proposed airport near Peotone.
A $100,000 infrastructure grant from the State of Illinois will help fund some capital improvements in Peotone, but the village board discovered last week that most of the preferred projects are in excess of that amount.
Tinley Park trustees Tuesday gave final approval to a .75 percent Home Rule Sales Tax.
Submitted by the Greater Joliet Area YMCA: On Saturday, Feb. 22, the Greater Joliet Area YMCA hosted its seventh annual Giving Gala at the Bolingbrook Golf Club, where hundreds gathered to raise an all-time high of $93,000 for the Y's scholarship fund.
The bumper sticker displayed inside her road-weary motorhome gives a clue: Well-behaved women seldom make history.
Tinley Park trustees Tuesday night approved a village sales tax of 0.75 percent that will take effect July 1 and apply to most purchases except groceries, prescription medication and vehicles.
Gerald T. Studyvin was arrested by Grundy County Sheriff's deputies on Feb. 25. He's been charged with three counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substances within 1,00 feet of a public park Ann Gill Editor In the middle of a weekday afternoon, not far from a municipal park, an undercover police officer purchased several bags of heroin.
Feb. 28 Elvis R. Herrera, 33, of the 100 block of Jamestown, Bolingbrook, was arrested by Bolingbrook police and booked into the Will County jail on a charge of retail theft, according to jail records.
An anti-puppy mill activist has accused a small dog and cat rescuer of defamation in a lawsuit filed in Will County court.
The retirement of state Rep. Renee Kosel, , opens up the possibility of a fresh face taking her seat.
An eighth-grader at Hickory Creek Middle School in Frankfort could be headed to the National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., if she emerges victorious at Thursday's Will County Spelling Bee.
Joliet Feb. 27: Calvin Williams, 50, of the 300 block of Grover, Joliet, was arrested by Will County Sheriff's police and booked into the Will County jail on charges of aggravated DUI, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving 1-10 mph over the limit and driving on a revoked license, police said.
With Will County Sheriff Paul Kaupas declining to seek a fourth term, five current and retired sheriff's officials are hoping to replace him.