The Solarize Chicagoland group buy program surpassed its third goal when the 36th homeowner signed on to go solar.
Another garden in the We WILL Grow School and Community Garden Program was dedicated on Saturday, July 27, at All Nations Church of God in Christ, 503 S. Water St. The garden is one of 24 community gardens in the Will County program.
Will County’s annual three-day book recycling event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 31-June 2 at Joliet Park District’s Pilcher Park Nature Center, 2501 Highland Park Drive.
The Will County Historic Preservation Commission has begun structural surveys of all pre-1960 rural structures in Monee Township.
Students from eight schools celebrated the planet and their roles in protecting it at the annual Earth Flag Awards at Rialto Square Theater.
Friday the 13th turned out to be a lucky day for Melanie Howard this year.
The Will County Land Use Department’s second annual Pumpkin Pitch gave participants an opportunity to get rid of pumpkins and leave with information.
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.
About 69,000 books went home with new readers from the “busiest” Will County Reuse and Recycle Book Event to date.
Tim Anderson of the Will County Land Use Department’s Resource Recovery and Energy Division said the event at the Pilcher Park Nature Center June 5-7 “was the busiest in both number of people who attended and books.” Anderson has spearheaded the event, which began in 1999, the last four years. The event is co-sponsored by the Joliet Park District.
Students gathered around the plant with its one strawberry, not yet ripe, careful not to dislodge the fruit from the vine.
The strawberry plant was one of several attractions as students, staff and guests milled around the raised garden beds at William E. Young School, christened the Young Sprouts Grow and Learn Garden, during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, May 15.
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Workforce Center of Will County, Village of Romeoville, Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce to host job fair Sept. 16
The Workforce Center of Will County will join with the Village of Romeoville and the Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce to host a job fair from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center, 55 Phelps Ave.