Wilmington Region

WILMINGTON’S WATER DEPARTMENT is “pouring” over operations to find ways to increase residual chlorine in the water system without having to add additional chemicals. The state doubled the amount of residual chlorine in public water systems to try to reduce water-borne illnesses, such as Legionnaires’ Disease

11/19/2019 - 8:35pm
The city’s water department is adjusting, measuring and retooling operations to try to meet new requirements for chlorine levels in public water systems. At the request of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, the Illinois Pollution...

Coal City Region

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TONY AWARD NOMINEE Adam Pascal will be in Coal City on Thursday to conduct a master class with theater students from Coal City and several surrounding schools. He will then headline a showcase performance in the Coal City Performing Arts Center beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets for the showcase are available at

11/19/2019 - 7:55pm
Broadway's Adam Pascal is coming to the Coal City Performing Arts Center for a special performance with Coal City Theatre Department students and students from Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School, Morris Community High School and Dwight High...

Braidwood Region

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THE CITY OF Braidwood will keep its PACE bus program thanks to its new partnership with Senior Services Center of Will County. The city has received a $33,500 grant from Senior Services to help fund the service.

11/19/2019 - 6:01pm
The city of Braidwood entered a partnership with Senior Services of Will County this month that will allow the city to keep its PACE bus program up and running. Senior Services is providing the city with a $33,500 grant to continue its bus service...

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