ELMHURST — A 16-year-old from Bellwood faces detention following allegations of possessing a handgun in an Elmhurst residential area, as announced by DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Elmhurst...
Mayor of Joliet Bob O’Dekirk will host a town hall meeting on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. at the VFW Cantigny Post, 826 Horseshoe Dr. in order to discuss the recent wave of violence on the city’s west side. City Officials wish to have an open dialogue with residents and answer any questions regarding the issues at hand. The Mayor will be accompanied by other members of the City Council, Police Chief Al Roechner and command staff members of the Joliet Police Department.
The City of Joliet’s severe weather warning system will experience an upgrade beginning Friday, August 9, 2019. This new software will monitor Tornado Warnings issued by the National Weather Service and only sound severe weather sirens where a threat has been indicated.
Nominations are due Friday June 14, 2019 for the 2019 Neighborhood Hero Award Program sponsored by Project Acclaim and the City of Joliet. The program is designed to honor Joliet residents with outstanding yards or homes.
To kick the weekend off, the first-ever Burnout on the Bases Softball game will take place Thursday evening, featuring the Joliet Slammers, City of Joliet celebrities and NHRA drivers and dignitaries as they tear it up on the bases to celebrate the Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Joliet’s Route 66 Stadium.