A state board assigned to protect the environment is taking a second look at a controversial ruling it issued last year.
The Illinois Pollution Control Board will revisit a ruling on groundwater protection at certain dump sites. The board has scheduled hearings for Monday in Springfield.
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Tags: Will County, Environmental Issues, Water
Will County motorists can expect to see some major road projects this summer as the county plans to spend $74 million on 21 road projects.
County Engineer Bruce Gould said work will begin soon on various projects that include the widening of Renwick and Weber roads near Romeoville, the construction of a bridge at 95th street between Bolingbrook and Naperville, widening of McDonough Road in Joliet and the widening of County Farm Road near Plainfield.
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Tags: Will County, Transportation
Shawn Walsh is the new Will County regional superintendent of schools.
His appointment was confirmed Thursday by the Will County Board after he was nominated by his dad, Will County Executive Larry Walsh.
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A porn-addicted judge who used his courthouse computer to view hard-core sex websites has been suspended without pay for 60 days.
The Illinois Courts Commission ruled Friday that Will County Judge Joseph Polito must serve the two-month ban for what it called his “highly inappropriate behavior.”
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Gov. Pat Quinn today announced that 13 Illinois communities and one county have been awarded grants through the U.S. Department of the Interior for historic preservation efforts.
Will County will receive a $19,250 grant to conduct a rural historic resources survey for a significant portion of Peotone Township in advance of a road-building project that may potentially affect 65 identified historic sites.
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