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Press Releases

Jan 14, 2015

ComEd will be performing vegetation management activities on distribution circuits in Joliet during the month of February, 2015.  ComEd’s vegetation management activities are a key component of ComEd’s maintenance program to ensure system electrical reliability, as vegetation contact with ComEd equipment is a leading cause of outages.

ComEd has notified any affected customers and...

Jan 7, 2015

Residents Reminded to Take Precautions to Ensure Their Health and Well-Being

The City of Joliet reminds residents to take precautions to ensure their health, safety and well-being during days of extreme temperatures. 

Residents can seek shelter at the following locations:

  • Louis Joliet Shopping Mall-Monday to Saturday 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM, and Sunday:...
Jan 6, 2015

Residents Reminded to Take Precautions to Ensure Their Health and Well-Being

The City of Joliet reminds residents to take precautions to ensure their health, safety and well-being during days of extreme temperatures.  A Wind Chill Warning is currently in effect until noon, Thursday, January 8, 2015.  Whenever temperatures are predicted to be at, or below 15 degrees, the...

Dec 10, 2014

The Joliet Police Department will participate in a national effort designed to raise awareness of the dangers of drinking and driving during this holiday season. Special enforcement efforts will include high visibility enforcement patrols, roadside safety checkpoints, and seatbelt enforcement zones.

“The Joliet Police Department urges everyone to celebrate the holidays in a safe,...

Dec 10, 2014

The City of Joliet Police Department would like to warn residents of a telephone scam affecting our area. Citizens have reported receiving phone calls from individuals claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and demanding immediate payment for taxes owed. 

The IRS reports that many targets of this scam are recent immigrants and threats of arrest, deportation or revocation...