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Recent ‎Joliet‏ Home Sales | Local Real Estate Guide

Looking for a home to buy? Or are you curious about recent home sale prices in Joliet? Maybe you just like looking at what's on the market. Whatever your inclination, you can find something in our Joliet Real Estate Guide thanks to our partners at realtor.com. image via realtor.com $192,000 on Octob

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Event: ‎Joliet‏, IL - Intro To Forex Trading

by Norma Frausto Joliet, IL Joliet, IL Start : 2017-10-27T19:00:00-05:00 End : 2017-10-27T19:30:00-05:00 Description Intro To Forex Trading Learn How To...

EVENTBRITE.COM - 2017-10-21 06:56:37

Former ‎Joliet‏ Central wrestling coach to be honored Sunday

Wrestling has always been in Eural "Mac" McLaughlin's blood. He wrestled in high school and college. And when he came to Joliet to teach physical education, McLaughlin took up coaching at Joliet Central High School. He was a pioneering African American wrestling coach in the school's conference. On

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-10-20 23:43:40

Police: ‎Joliet‏ woman charged with electronic harassment of Oak Park resident

Driving under the influence Leonel Ortiz Jr., 25, of the 3700 block of West 55th Street, Chicago, was charged with driving under the influence and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident at 9:21 p.m. Oct. 15 following an accident in the 500 block of South Maple Avenue. Madeline E. Roberts, 29,

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-10-20 20:28:00

Bolingbrook Woman Tosses Brick Through Ex-Boyfriend's Jaguar In ‎Joliet‏: Police

A 21-year-old Bolingbrook woman was arrested Thursday by Joliet police officers after they say she and another man showed up at her ex-boyfriend's house on Joliet's Broadway Street and tossed bricks through the back windows of two of his cars. Jennyfer Loza, 300 block of Hanover, has been charged wi

PATCH - 2017-10-20 20:07:24

‎Joliet‏'s Silver Cross Field Gets New Name

JOLIET, IL - Over the past several months, city of Joliet officials have embraced Joliet's historic tie to America's beloved Route 66. And why not? Practically every day, people from all over the country, and many from Europe, visit downtown's Joliet Area Historical Museum as part of their Route 66

PATCH - 2017-10-20 15:52:31

Lockport Man Shot Thursday In ‎Joliet‏ Now In Will County Jail

JOLIET, IL - On Thursday morning, Deamontae Hunter of Lockport got shot in Joliet during a drive-by shootout with another oncoming motorist. He spent the day being bandaged up and treated for his gunshot wounds at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center. On Friday, Hunter finds himself being locked up

PATCH - 2017-10-20 15:18:00

‎Joliet‏ Pays $578K To 14 Retiring Employees For Acrued Sick, Vacation, Comp Time

JOLIET, IL - The city of Joliet's $104,155 payment to veteran City Hall department head Dave Mackley for his nest egg of unused vacation and sick days appears to be the highest payout on record for a Joliet city official since a new state law transparency took effect a year ago, a Joliet Patch analy

PATCH - 2017-10-20 05:39:50

‎Joliet‏ District 86 Approves New Teacher Contract

(From Left to Right) Joliet Public Schools District 86 Board of School Inspectors President Jeffrey Pritz, teacher union secretary Kelley Ratajczak, and union president Jeremy Poch sign the contract. The Joliet Public Schools District 86 Board of School Inspectors approved a new contract for distric

WJOL.COM - 2017-10-19 20:24:36

‎Joliet‏ District 86 Approves New Teachers Contract

JOLIET, IL - Joliet District 86 announced on Thursday that it has reached a new two-year pact with its teachers union. According to district officials, the new agreement will give teachers an average pay increase of 3.25 percent for this current school year, followed by a 3.5 percent pay increase fo

PATCH - 2017-10-19 19:16:03

Shooting in ‎Joliet‏ Leaves One Injured

Joliet Police are investigating a shooting that took place on Thursday morning leaving one man injured. It was just after 11:30 a.m. in the 300 block of Oneida Street that two men opened fire while passing one another on the road. One of the shooters, a 27-year-old man, was struck in the leg while t

WJOL.COM - 2017-10-19 19:00:17

‎Joliet‏ Getting A Second Museum

Silhouettes of crowd at a rock concert Joliet will be home to a second museum. A fundraiser will be held tonight at the Forge in downtown Joliet to fund a music museum. Organizer Ron Romero says The Illinois Rock & Roll Museum on Route 66 is getting a lot of buzz from fans and bands alike. Artifacts

WJOL.COM - 2017-10-19 15:57:44

Project Acclaim Honors ‎Joliet‏ Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry has been selected by Project Acclaim-honoring civic pride, a local recognition organization, to join the Hall of Pride. The Chamber and Will County's Sunny Hill Nursing Home join 137 members who have acted significantly to improve the local quality of lif

WJOL.COM - 2017-10-19 15:11:13

City Of ‎Joliet‏ Plans For Alternative Water Supply

The City of Joliet's water supply is becoming an issue. The city currently relies on deep wells. But as Jim Eggen director of Public Utilities for Joliet says the deep well water source is not sustainable. Eggen says deep wells take too long to replenish itself and is not a viable solution for Jolie

WJOL.COM - 2017-10-19 14:34:39

‎Joliet‏ Central & West Students Attend 2017 RYLA Conference

Joliet Central and West High School seniors Silvia Onate and Casey Snow were nominated and attended the 2017 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Conference on October 6th-9th, a four-day leadership program in Wisconsin in partnership with Rotary International. The students were nominated for their

PATCH - 2017-10-19 13:52:43

‎Joliet‏ denies agreement with Crest Hill

The City of Joliet has denied approval of an intergovernmental agreement with the City of Crest Hill for intersection improvements at Gaylord Road and Division Street. Under the terms of the proposed agreement, Joliet would have been responsible for traffic light upkeep and maintenance on the north

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State's Attorney Helps ‎Joliet‏ Police Purchase New Scanning System

Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow (from left), Joliet Police Deputy Chief Al Roechner, and Chief Brian Benton, prior to a recent Joliet City Council meeting during which the State's Attorney announced a $43,089 contribution to help the department pay for a state-of-the-art scanning system t

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‎Joliet‏ council woman wants cat and dog sale ban

Joliet could join the ranks of the City of Chicago and the State of California if it resurrects a plan to ban the sale of dogs and cats at local pet stores. A proposal for a Companion Animal and Consumer Protection Ordinance has been around for a couple of years dating back to 2015 and would end the

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‎Joliet‏ cracking down on Halloween drunk drivers

This Halloween the Joliet Police Department is cracking down on impaired drivers with an aggressive Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement effort and is giving a fair warning to holiday revelers: Keep the Party off the Road. "On Halloween, we urge you to beware of impaired driving," said Joliet

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Letter: Nepotism at ‎Joliet‏ city hall

I read the comments by city council candidate Michelle Stiff regarding nepotism at the city of Joliet and couldn't agree with her more. Nepotism is very prevalent at the city. There are at least five family members of former mayor Tom Giarrante who are employed by the city. How does this happen? The

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Event: Project Management Professional (PMP) Boot Camp in ‎Joliet‏, IL-USA|Eduscil

by EDUSCIL SOLUTIONS LLC Joliet, IL Joliet, IL Start : 2017-10-24T09:00:00-05:00 End : 2017-10-24T17:00:00-05:00 Description...

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Pope taps ‎Joliet‏ auxiliary to head Evansville diocese

Vatican City, Oct 18, 2017 / 05:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday the Vatican announced that Joseph M. Siegel, until now auxiliary bishop of Joliet, will be taking the reins in the diocese of Evansville, Indiana, which has been vacant for several months. Siegel's appointment was announced in an O

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Auxilliary Bishop Joseph Siegel Leaving ‎Joliet‏ To Run Evansville Diocese

JOLIET, IL - A well-liked and familiar face around the Diocese of Joliet will soon be packing up his belongings and moving to southern Indiana. On Thursday, the Vatican announced that Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Siegel's next assignment will be overseeing the Diocese of Evansville, Indiana. The Joliet n

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‎Joliet‏ Township High School Volleyball Raises over $11,000 for Pink Heals

The Joliet West High School gymnasium was painted pink during the JTHS Pink Heals volleyball game on Sept. 28. Filled with students, athletes, families and supporters of the Pink Heals Chapter of Joliet, one hundred percent of the proceeds from the annual volleyball game of Joliet Central vs. Joliet

CHICAGO TRIBUNE

‎Joliet‏ 2017 Halloween Sex Offender Safety Map

JOLIET, IL - Before kids go out trick or treating on Halloween, fall is a good time to take inventory of who is living in your neighborhood. As of Wednesday, October 18, Joliet had a total of 296 registered sex offenders listed on the Illinois Sex Offender Registry, most of whom are classified as se

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Pope Francis appoints ‎Joliet‏ auxiliary bishop to Evansville post

WASHINGTON - Pope Francis named Bishop Joseph M. Siegel as new bishop of Evansville. Bishop Siegel was previously Auxiliary Bishop of Joliet, Illinois. He was born in Lockport, Illinois and is the youngest of nine children. Bishop Siegel completed his college education at St. Meinrad Seminary in Ind

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Bolingbrook WeatherTech Worker Died From 2016 Crash Injuries In ‎Joliet‏

The recent death of Miguel Cruz, a 24-year-old man who worked in Bolingbrook for WeatherTech and was a graduate of Joliet West High School, has been attributed to injuries Cruz suffered during a car crash of more than a year ago, the Will County Coroner's Office determined. A recent obituary publish

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‎Joliet‏ Man Accused of Striking Police Officer

A 32-year-old Joliet man has been charged with Felony Aggravated Battery to a Police Officer and Felony Criminal Damage to Government Property after an incident on Sunday night. Joliet Police were called to the 800 block of Cardinal Lane after an incident involving Thomas J. Love and his girlfriend.

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4 Liquor Licenses Up For Approval Before ‎Joliet‏ City Council

The four liquor licenses are on Monday's agenda for the Joliet City Council's pre-council meeting at 5:30 p.m. JOLIET, IL - Four entrepreneurs at different locations around Joliet are waiting to find out whether the Joliet City Council will approve their requests to obtain liquor licenses. The Jolie

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‎Joliet‏ Police Arrest Plainfield Teen Sleeping In Stolen Car

JOLIET, IL - A Plainfield teenager has been booked into the Will County Adult Detention Facility after being arrested by Joliet police officers in connection with a car that was stolen out of Indiana. Nathaniel D. King, 18, who lives in the 2200 block of Falcon Drive, has been charged with the felon

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