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by BA - 11 months ago

US officials report 3,500 new Covid-19 deaths, a new record

Wednesday brought more bad and good news as the US endures the 10th month of the coronavirus pandemic. There was a trio of all-time highs in the data. A record number of new deaths — more than 3,500 — was reported Wednesday and there were more than 240,000 newly reported coronavirus case...

by BA - 11 months ago

Joliet City Council approves plans for NorthPoint development

Despite many hours of opposition from residents of neighboring communities during public hearings over the past two days, the Joliet City Council on Wednesday gave the green light to NorthPoint Development for an annexation agreement, special use permit and rezoning requests. The City Council voted...

by BA - 11 months ago

Plainfield considers age-restricted housing proposal

A new option could soon be available for empty nesters looking to downsize and remain in Will County. The Plainfield Village Board at Monday’s committee of the whole workshop discussed a concept plan for the Pavillion, which would convert 65 acres of vacant land at the southwest corner of Route 59 a...

by BA - 11 months ago

Will County officials hopeful of program's potential

As the economy slumps along, local, county, state and federal officials are searching for ways to get things moving again. Small businesses – considered the lifeblood of local economies, especially in Joliet and throughout Will County – certainly could use a shot in the arm. Some of that help has...