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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Will County Office Building closed on July 4th
Workforce Center of Will County, Kankakee Workforce Center to host job fair July 18 in Peotone
The Workforce Center of Will County and Kankakee Workforce Services will host a job fair from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at Peotone High School, 605 W. North St.
EMA reminds residents to take care in summer’s heat
With summer’s heat upon us and as heat indexes top 90 and 100, the Will County Emergency Management Agency reminds residents to be cautious in the heat.
County, City to join with Slammers on July 21 to show residents how to hit a home run with water conservation
Will County and the City of Joliet are partnering with the Joliet Slammers to offer a day of baseball and family fun with an emphasis on water conservation on Sunday, July 21.