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Will County hosts successful tire collection event Nov. 9

Will County hosts successful tire collection event Nov. 9

Nearly 20,000 tires diverted from county landfill

The Resource Recovery and Energy Division of the Will County Land Use Department hosted an event on Sat. Nov. 9 at the Will County Fairgrounds to offer residents an easy way to dispose of unwanted tires.

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Will County Office Building will be closed Mon. Nov. 11

Will County Office Building will be closed Mon. Nov. 11

The Will County Office Building will be closed on Monday, November 11 in observance of Veterans' Day. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, November 12.

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Will County outlines plan for infrastructure improvements during R.U.S.H. meeting Nov. 7

Will County outlines plan for infrastructure improvements during R.U.S.H. meeting Nov. 7

During a meeting of the RUSH (Residents United for Safer Highways) held Thursday night at the New Lenox Village Hall, transportation experts and the Will County Executive’s staff explained plans and ideas to manage heavy truck traffic and improve safety on roadways in the region.

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Workforce Center of Will County To host Job Fair Nov. 14

Workforce Center of Will County To host Job Fair Nov. 14

The Workforce Center of Will County will host a job fair from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 14 at its location in Suite 100, 2400 Glenwood Avenue in Joliet.

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Workforce Center of Will County to offer customer service training on Nov. 15

Workforce Center of Will County to offer customer service training on Nov. 15

The Workforce Center of Will County will partner with Goodwill Workforce Connection Center to offer a special customer service training from 9:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15 at its location in Suite 100, 2400 Glenwood Avenue in Joliet.

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Will County Center for Community Concerns receives more than $33,000 to fund comprehensive housing counseling programs

Will County Center for Community Concerns receives more than $33,000 to fund comprehensive housing counseling programs

Officials from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) presented a check for more than $33,000 to the Will County Center for Community Concerns (WCCCC) to support the agency’s comprehensive housing counseling program. HUD awarded more than $42 million in housing counseling grants in Opportunity Zones across the nation, with $1.3 million allocated in Illinois.

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Daylight Savings Time ends Nov. 3

Daylight Savings Time ends Nov. 3

Daylight Savings Time ends at 2 a.m. on Sun. Nov. 3. Remember to set clocks back and check the batteries on household smoke detectors.

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Workforce Center of Will County to partner with Frankfort Township to host Job Fair on Nov. 6

Workforce Center of Will County to partner with Frankfort Township to host Job Fair on Nov. 6

The Workforce Center of Will County is partnering with Frankfort Township to host a job fair from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Weds., Nov. 6 at the Frankfort Township office, 11000 W. Lincoln Highway, Frankfort.

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Workforce Center of Will County releases November workshop and event schedule

Workforce Center of Will County releases November workshop and event schedule

The Workforce Center of Will County has released the November schedule for workshops and events. From developing or updating a resume, to brushing up on interviewing skills, the center offers these services and others at no cost to Will County residents.

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Mobile Workforce Center’s November schedule released

Mobile Workforce Center’s November schedule released

The Mobile Workforce Center of Will County’s November schedule has been announced.

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Workforce Center of Will County to host Job Fair on October 29

Workforce Center of Will County to host Job Fair on October 29

The Workforce Center of Will County will host a job fair from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on. Tues. Oct. 29 at its location in Suite 100, 2400 Glenwood Avenue in Joliet.

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Workforce Center of Will County to host “After Hours” Job Fair on October 23

Workforce Center of Will County to host “After Hours” Job Fair on October 23

The Workforce Center of Will County will host an “after hours” job fair from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Weds., Oct. 23 at its location in Suite 100, 2400 Glenwood Avenue in Joliet.

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Recent retirees from Sunnyhill Nursing Home combined have more than a century of service

Recent retirees from Sunnyhill Nursing Home combined have more than a century of service

On Oct. 11, three long time employees of Sunnyhill Nursing Home celebrated their retirement with 118 years of combined service.

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Get the facts about electronic cigarettes, their health effects and the risks of using e-cigarettes.

Get the facts about electronic cigarettes, their health effects and the risks of using e-cigarettes.

E-cigarettes are sometimes called “e-cigs,” “vapes,” “e-hookahs,” “vape pens,” and “electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS).” Some e-cigarettes look like regular cigarettes, cigars, or pipes. Some look like USB flash drives, pens, and other everyday items.

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Halloween Happenings

Halloween Happenings

Will County Executive Walsh encourages residents to access the county GIS site for information about local activities

As temperatures drop and fall is upon us, Will County Executive Larry Walsh wants residents to know about a special feature available on the county’s GIS site - a detailed map of fall and Halloween events across Will County.

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event to be held March 14 in Homer Glen

The Will County Land Use Department is partnering with the Village of Homer Glen to host a free one day Household Hazardous Waste collection event from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 14. This event is open to all Will County residents by appointment only.
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Daylight Savings Time Begins March 8

Daylight Savings Time begins at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday March 8. Remember to set your clocks forward one hour and also check your smoke detector batteries.
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Will County celebrates completion of two new buildings

On Thursday, March 5, officials from Will County celebrated the opening of two new state of the art buildings on the county’s Public Safety Complex at Laraway and Cherry Hill Roads.

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Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Earth Day in Will County with passport to green events

The Will County Resource Recovery and Energy Division has joined with the Health Department, Forest Preserve and South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium to offer a passport to more than 50 ways to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day

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Changes to the Will County Sheriff's Office on Laraway Road

Will County Sheriff Mike Kelley is announcing changes to the daily operations of the Sheriff’s Office, Public Safety Building, 16911 W. Laraway Road in Joliet and to the Adult Detention Facility, 95 S. Chicago Street, and Video Visitation Building, 20 S. Chicago Street in Joliet.
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Will County Creates COVID-19 page to consolidate information from departments/agencies

In an effort to centralize communication from various elected officials’ offices, county departments, and agencies relating to the coronavirus crisis, the Will County Executive Office’s IT department has created a COVID-19 page on its website.

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