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  • Bolingbrook bank robbed

    BOLINGBROOK – The FBI is seeking the public’s help to identify a man who robbed a Bolingbrook bank Friday.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • Gotta Do It: May 22 through May 29

    May 22• Forest Preserve District of Will County Volunteer Workday – 8 a.m. to noon, Sugar Creek Admi ...
    May 21, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • U.S. Rep. Bill Foster sponsors bill requiring opioid treatment capacity study

    JOLIET – U.S. Congressman Bill Foster, D-Naperville, is stepping up the fight against the deadly opioid epidemic sweeping Illinois and the rest of the ...
    May 22, 2016 - 6:33 pm
  • Will County Board adds 911 dispatch center to new sheriff's office design

    JOLIET – The Will County Board voted last week to take the next step toward consolidating dispatch services into three buildings.
    May 21, 2016 - 10:32 pm
  • Romeoville approves enhancements for O'Hara Woods and Meadowdale Park

    ROMEOVILLE – The Romeoville Village Board has approved proposals from Wight & Co. to design development through construction for O’Hara Woods and Mead ...
    May 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • State police lieutenant struck by Joliet motorist near Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBROOK – An Illinois state police lieutenant was hospitalized Friday as the result of an alleged drunk driver striking a squad car while travelin ...
    May 20, 2016 - 4:51 pm
  • Wrzesinski: Come visit Downers Grove Township during annual open house

    Now that spring seems to have finally sprung, I’m beginning to see friends and neighbors coming out of seemingly endless winter hibernation.
    May 19, 2016 - 10:11 am
  • Culinary summer camps offered young teens at Technology Center of DuPage

    ADDISON – Starting in June, Technology Center of DuPage in Addison will host eight identical summer culinary camps for students who will be in grades ...
    May 18, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Blackwell Forest Preserve campground opens

    WARRENVILLE – A mini-vacation awaits right in DuPage County with a night spent under the stars at the family campground at Blackwell Forest Preserve i ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Bolingbrook man not guilty of luring girl into vehicle

    JOLIET – A judge last week found a Bolingbrook man not guilty of trying to lure an 11-year-old girl into his vehicle.
    May 16, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • Willowbrook High School aide accused of having sex with student

    A teacher's aide at Willowbrook High School in Villa Park is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student from Lombard at her residence in Bolingb ...
    May 14, 2016 - 7:36 am
  • Competition rewards Bolingbrook students for good deeds

    BOLINGBROOK – B.J. Ward Elementary School students and staff recently celebrated Pay It Forward Day with a Human Hungry Hippo assembly. It rewarded st ...
    May 13, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Roskam discusses heroin crisis with DuPage County Heroin Task Force

    ELMHURST – U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, held a round table meeting May 6 with DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin and members of the DuPage ...
    May 12, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Romeoville sees movement on incentives, fiber network, retail center

    ROMEOVILLE – Romeoville trustees took action last week on two items aimed in part at making the village more business-friendly, and also broke ground ...
    May 11, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • College of DuPage selects Bensenville mentorship program

    BENSENVILLE – College of DuPage’s Teacher Preparation Program recently designated Project CARE in Bensenville as its program of choice, and will launc ...
    May 11, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Local laws aimed at 'Wild West' booting in Joliet, Bolingbrook and elsewhere

    JOLIET – Joliet is not the first town to regulate use of the boot in private parking lots, an unregulated practice that one village official compared ...
    May 10, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Free wood chips offered DuPage County residents

    WEST CHICAGO – People can pick up free wood chips from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 14 at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s Native Plant Nursery ...
    May 10, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • JJC baseball beats Rock Valley in 'if' game, earns regional bid

    JOLIET – The Joliet Junior College baseball team needed the “if” game, but the Wolves did indeed secure the Regional IV Division III Sectional Tournam ...
    May 9, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Gotta Do It: May 8 through May 15

    May 8• Forest Preserve District of Will County Volunteer Workday – 8 a.m. to noon, Hickory Creek Pre ...
    May 7, 2016 - 10:50 pm
  • Romeoville police officers respond to heroin overdose, administer Narcan

    ROMEOVILLE – Romeoville police officers used a life-saving opiate antidote Thursday while treating a man for a heroin overdose.
    May 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • McQ’s Bar and Grill & Club Hawthorne hosts massive Kentucky Derby party in Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBROOK – McQ’s Bar and Grill & Club Hawthorne will host one of the largest Kentucky Derby infield parties in the Chicago area, beginning at 10 a. ...
    May 5, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Romeoville

    ROMEOVILLE – A medical marijuana dispensary that recently opened in Romeoville is the primary provider in northern Will County, according to its opera ...
    May 4, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Benefit at DuPage Airport to help Honor Flight Chicago soar

    WEST CHICAGO – The DuPage Veterans Foundation’s fifth annual fundraiser at DuPage Airport to benefit Honor Flight Chicago will unfold with fanfare fro ...
    May 3, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Hassert, not Hastert: Bolingbrook mayor posts signs to clarify road name after complaints

    BOLINGBROOK – Confusion about the name of a disgraced ex-politician vs. that of a Will County family for whom a Bolingbrook street is named has driven ...
    April 30, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Will County hosts heroin education summit

    ROMEOVILLE — Politicians, public health advocates and law enforcement were among the 300-plus people who attended Friday's countywide heroin education ...
    April 29, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • DuPage Forest Preserve lecture, events to attract pollinators

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County invites residents to join its efforts to increase populations of butterflies, bees and other imperiled a ...
    April 29, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Suburban Life recognizes local scholars, awards scholarships

    WOODRIDGE – Suburban Life Media and the DuPage Credit Union honored some of the best high school seniors in the western suburbans April 26 at the Subu ...
    April 29, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Work begins on roads, bridges and interstates in Joliet, Will County

    JOLIET – The roadwork season started in earnest this week as motorists cruising around Joliet could come across construction crews at several spots.
    April 27, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Coal City man dies after crash on I-55 in Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBROOK – A Coal City man died Saturday after a car crash Friday at Interstate 55 and Route 126 near the Bolingbrook-Plainfield border.
    April 27, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  • Ground breaks on Romeoville Blain's Farm & Fleet

    ROMEOVILLE – Ground broke last week on the Blain’s Farm & Fleet that will anchor a new commercial development in Romeoville.
    April 26, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Testimony ends in Bolingbrook child-luring trial

    JOLIET – Testimony ended Tuesday in the bench trial of a Bolingbrook man charged with child abduction.
    April 26, 2016 - 6:16 pm
  • Lisle's Universal Technical Institute helps transportation employers incentivize career training

    LISLE – As elected officials struggle to fund higher education and expand vocational career training programs, employers in Illinois are working with ...
    April 26, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital creates Baby Jasmine's Angel Nursery

    BOLINGBROOK – When Jennifer Clarke’s family lost their youngest child, Jasmine, at birth, they turned the pain into a way to help other families facin ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:00 am
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