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Will County unveils plans for County Courthouse

Will County unveils plans for County Courthouse

     At today's Committee of the Whole meeting of the Will County Board, updated plans for a future judicial complex were revealed. This new courthouse is proposed to be constructed on the site of the former First Midwest Bank building at the corner of Jefferson and Ottawa Streets in downtown Joliet. The county purchased this building in 2014. Rendering courtesy of Wight and Company. 

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Joliet girl, 11, wins America Recycles Day contest

Joliet girl, 11, wins America Recycles Day contest

Friday the 13th turned out to be a lucky day for Melanie Howard this year.

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Mobile Workforce Center’s December schedule announced

Workforce Services Division of Will County has announced the Mobile Workforce Center’s December schedule. 

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WSD releases December workshop schedule in new location

Workforce Services Division of Will County has scheduled its December workshops for job seekers, the first in its new location.

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Workforce Services moves to new location

Workforce Services moves to new location

Workforce Services Division of Will County opened at a new location at 2400 Glenwood Ave. on Monday, Nov. 23. 

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Clothes 4 Work program opens at Will County Center for Community Concerns

Clothes 4 Work program opens at Will County Center for Community Concerns

After six years, job seekers who need clothes for interviews or work will be looking in a different “closet.”

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Will County Executive Walsh expresses concerns about budget cuts

Popular recycling programs, Highway Truck drivers cut without discussion

With a final vote on Will County’s FY 2016 budget anticipated at tomorrow’s county board meeting, Will County Executive Larry Walsh expressed his concerns about cuts to several critical areas of county services.  Two of particular concern are the removal of four Division of Transportation truck driver positions and a significant cut to the county’s successful recycling programs.

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Comments accepted until Dec. 4 for DuPage River Watershed Study

Comments accepted until Dec. 4 for DuPage River Watershed Study

     The U.S. Army Corps of Enginners (USACE), Chicago District is accepting written comments from residents until Dec. 4. Anyone wishing to submit information, can email: chicagodistrict.pao@usace.army.mil.  More information about the study can be found at the website: www.lrc.usace.army.mil

     

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68 lose their gourds at annual Pumpkin Pitch

68 lose their gourds at annual Pumpkin Pitch

The Will County Land Use Department’s second annual Pumpkin Pitch gave participants an opportunity to get rid of pumpkins and leave with information.

 

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Deadline for annual America Recycles Day contest Nov. 15

Deadline for annual America Recycles Day contest Nov. 15

Nov.15 is America Recycles Day, and Will County wants to thank residents and non-profits for all they do to improve the environment by offering them a chance to win refurbished iPad2’s.

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