Number of positive cases in the county are on the rise
While nearly half the population of Will County is fully vaccinated, local officials are cautioning residents to continue COVID-19 precautions as the number of Delta variant cases are increasing. These precautions include frequent hand washing, social distancing and wearing a mask in public places for those who are unvaccinated.
2021 Hero Helps Community Summit set for Oct. 15
Federal, State, and Local officials to share new idea in addressing opioid crisis.
The stage is set for the 10th anniversary of the Hero Helps Community Forum to be held from 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Friday, October 15 at the Romeoville Athletic and Events Center.
Men’s experiences with family members in nursing home leads to How’s Mom
Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County is making it easier for families to keep up with their loved ones, even when they can’t be there.
Come to the Workforce Center Resource Fair
10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 3
2400 Glenwood Avenue, Joliet
COVID Infections on the rise amongst unvaccinated
Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant is announcing new protocols around face coverings at Will County Buildings. Starting Monday, August 2, the public, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, will be required to wear a mask or face covering upon entering any county building and during any time spent in county buildings.
The August schedule for the Workforce Services Division of Will County Mobile Workforce Center includes stops in seven Will County communities and four special events.
The Workforce Center of Will County will return to in-person workshops for job seekers in August.
July is Parks and Recreation Month.
New bridge will provide direct access to intermodals, help alleviate regional truck traffic
After more than a decade of discussions, local officials gathered on July 20 to officially break ground on the Houbolt Bridge, part of the Houbolt Road extension, spanning the Des Plaines River and connecting I-80 to the Centerpoint Intermodal Center.
The Workforce Center of Will County will host a resource fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3.
Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant appointed one and reappointed two people to boards and commissions in July.
Will County Environmental Educator Joan O’Keefe will give an outdoor workshop on composting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, at the Joliet Library Black Road Branch.
During a multi-chamber luncheon hosted July 6 by the Romeoville Chamber of Commerce, County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant addressed important information regarding economic stimulus, transportation plans, and ongoing COVID-19 relief programs.
The Will County Office Building will be closed on Monday, July 5 in observance of the July 4 holiday.
Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, July 6.
Tues. July 6
The Romeoville Chamber of Commerce, along with Joliet, Lockport, Plainfield, and Bolingbrook chambers, is hosting Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant as guest speaker for a multi-chamber luncheon at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 6 at the Mistwood Golf Club, 1700 Renwick Road in Romeoville.