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Animal Hospital Hosts Discount Microchip Day
Crest Hill Animal Hospital, at 1807 Plainfield Road in Crest Hill, will host a Discount Microchip Day from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 26. A pet microchip creates a forever bond between you and the pet you love.
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Mon Apr 21, 2014
Merichka's Celebrates 81st Anniversary, Considers Second Location
Could there soon be a second location for one of the Joliet area's oldest restaurants? On Friday, the famous home of the poor boy, Merichka's, celebrated its 81st anniversary.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Raises for Will County officials off the table
Salaries of all elected Will County officials will remain frozen after the county board on Thursday failed to bring the issue to a vote.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Daily Gazette
Inmate charged in Rockford lawyer's 2008 death
Murder charges were announced Wednesday against the one-time client of a Rockford attorney who was fatally shot while clearing snow from his driveway in 2008.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Sen. McGuire to host Town Hall Meetings in Romeoville, Bolingbrook
Submitted article: Sen. Pat McGuire will host three town hall meetings in Senate District 43 between April 22 and 24. The town hall meetings, which are open to the public, will give area residents an opportunity to discuss state and local issues.
DEA Stakeouts Spark Up Big Business For Garden Center
By Joseph Hosey Crest Hill, Illinois - The owner of an indoor garden center feared he would be driven out of business after DEA stakeouts of his store were exposed in stories posted by Patch .
New Trees Taking Root Soon in Mokena
Trees destroyed by Emerald Ash Borer will soon be replaced, after the Village Board recently approved a contract with The Fields on Caton Farm, Inc. of Crest Hill to supply the replacement trees.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Mistaking Hibiscus for Marijuana, DEA Raids Gardener's Home
Why did the DEA think Kirking was growing pot? On September 17, The Huffington Post reports , Donn Kaminski, a Braidwood, Illinois, police officer assigned to the DEA, was staking out Midwest Hydroganics in Crest Hill when he observed Kirking "exit the front door of the store carrying a green plastic bag containing unknown items."
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Plainfield Blotter: Man Charged with DUI, Obstruction
April 10 Stephen Caston, 58, of the 25000 block of Trelliage Avenue, Plainfield, was arrested by Plainfield police and booked into the Will County jail on a charge of domestic battery, according to jail records.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Crain's Chicago Busines
Direct Energy to suburbs: The spark is gone
An energy supplier that won contracts to provide electricity to homes and small businesses in a host of Chicago-area communities no longer wants much of the business.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Will DEA Stakeouts Put Crest Hill Indoor Garden Center Out Of Business? Owner Thinks So
Revelations that the DEA picked targets for criminal investigations by staking out a Crest Hill indoor garden center has the shop owner convinced his business is ruined.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
The Southtown Star
Raises proposed for Will County officials
Will County officials are predicting a "lively discussion" about proposed salary increases for elected officials when the county board executive committee meets at 10 a.m. Thursday.
DEA & Shorewood Cops Raid Woman's Home After She Shops at Indoor Garden Center
DEA agents rooted through a Shorewood woman's garbage and stormed her home in an early morning raid after spotting her shopping at an indoor garden center they had been staking out.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Fire in Vacant Townhome Unit Displaces Neighbors: Plainfield Fire Dept.
An attic fire in a townhome unit undergoing renovations spread to the next dwelling, leaving a family of five temporarily displaced.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Crest Hill's Mayor Solomon Has High Hopes for New Diocese Location
The Diocese of Joliet will make it official next week. Crest Hill Mayor Ray Solomon says one-hundred people are working at the new location and he's hoping the Diocese on Weber and Division will spark new businesses to Crest Hill.