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Will joins with other counties to offer lower priced solar

Will joins with other counties to offer lower priced solar

Offer will end Sept. 30

Will, Cook, DuPage and Kane counties have joined with Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) and Citizen Utility Board (CUB) to coordinate a group buy for solar panels and installation.

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Employee honored for working for more than 47 years

Employee honored for working for more than 47 years

Deborah Alexander, known as DeeBee at Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County, stands just to the left of the podium with the certificate she got for being what is believed to be the longest serving employee in county history. 

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Road Closure

Road Closure

Gougar Road will be closed July 22 - 26, at the Canadian National Railroad south of Lincoln Way West High School. Please note signage with detour instructions. Read more
County, City to join with Slammers on July 21 to show residents how to hit a home run with water conservation

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.

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EMA reminds residents to take care in summer’s heat

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.

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Will County Office Building closed on July 4th

Will County Office Building closed on July 4th

In observance of Independence Day, the Will County Office Building will be closed on Thursday, July 4. Normal business hours will resume on Friday, July 5.
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Slowik: Will County leads state in creating jobs, economic leader tells business group

Slowik: Will County leads state in creating jobs, economic leader tells business group

By Ted Slowik The Daily Southtown

Will County leads Illinois in job creation and continues to add residents while the state overall is losing population, business and civic leaders were told at an event Thursday.

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WCWC releases July workshop schedule

WCWC releases July workshop schedule

The Workforce Center of Will County July schedule has been released.

An orientation to Alison.com will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 11. Alison.com offers more than 1,000 free online courses in more than 300 categories. Orientation includes an overview of the courses and categories and information on how to set up an Alison account.

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July Mobile Workforce Center schedule adds Monee stop

July Mobile Workforce Center schedule adds Monee stop

The July schedule for the Mobile Workforce Center of Will County adds a stop in Monee on Tuesdays, further expanding services in the eastern part of the county.  

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Will County showcases local projects during Our Homes, Our Voices National Campaign

Will County showcases local projects during Our Homes, Our Voices National Campaign

Will County officials hosted a tour on May 30 for Congressman Bill Foster to showcase housing projects in several communities during the Our Homes, Our Voices National Housing Week of Action, May 30 – June 5. The Week of Action brings attention to the affordable housing crisis, the need for fair housing, and community reinvestments and partnerships.

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Workforce Center of Will County to host  weekly job fair June 20

Workforce Center of Will County to host weekly job fair June 20

The Workforce Center of Will County will hold its weekly job fair from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 20 at its location 2400 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 100, Joliet, IL. A large number of area employers offering a variety of positions will be represented at this job fair. Read more
Workforce Center of Will County to host job fair for Silver Cross Hospital on June 19

Workforce Center of Will County to host job fair for Silver Cross Hospital on June 19

The Workforce Center of Will County is hosting a job fair on Wednesday, June 19 to fill a number of non-nursing positions at Silver Cross Hospital’s main location and several of its satellite offices. Positions include environmental and nutrition services as well as all other non-nursing positions. Read more
Workforce Center of Will County announces After Hours Job Fair on June 12

Workforce Center of Will County announces After Hours Job Fair on June 12

The Workforce Center of Will County announces an “After Hours” Job Fair to be held 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12 at its location 2400 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 100, Joliet, IL. A wide variety of positions with numerous employers will be part of this evening event. Read more
Will County’s annual book event ‘hits both of our goals’

Will County’s annual book event ‘hits both of our goals’

An estimated 58,000 books changed hands during the Will County reuse-recycling event at Pilcher Park Nature Center May 31-June 2.

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Will County MAPP Local Public Health System Assessment

Will County MAPP Local Public Health System Assessment

The Will County Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) Collaborative conducts routine health assessments of the Will County community to identify priority health issues and strategies to address these health issues. Read more
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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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