Alex Ortiz, Shaw Local

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Shaw Local

Romeoville, IL, United States

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Past articles by Alex:

Ventura appears headed for victory in state Senate race

The 43rd District is among four competitive state legislative races in the Joliet area. → Read More

Many ideas, no consensus on future of old Will County courthouse site

Progress toward demolition of building remains slow, while outside group continues to argue for preservation → Read More

NWS: Joliet area to get reprieve from heat, humidity for Father’s Day weekend

But a meteorologist said higher humidity, intense heat is expected to return next week. → Read More

Terry D’Arcy running for mayor of Joliet

Longtime area car dealer Terry D'Arcy on Wednesday announced his candidacy for Joliet mayor in the 2023 municipal election during a news conference at his dealership on Wednesday. → Read More

Best-selling author Rachel Hollis coming to Rialto Square Theatre Oct. 6

Tickets for Rach Talk Live! will go on sale June 22 at 10 a.m. → Read More

The Great Race classic car rally comes to Plainfield June 22

The event will bring more than 130 antique vehicles to downtown Plainfield. → Read More

Plainfield elevates assistant as new public works director

Scott Threewitt has worked for Plainfield's Public Works Department for over a decade. → Read More

Lockport’s Old Canal Days returns this weekend

The annual festival attracts visitors to celebrate the I&M Canal and its contributions to the success of Lockport. → Read More

Left turns at Romeoville’s I-55 interchange on Weber Road barred starting Friday

During the change, motorists will be asked to follow the posted detours. → Read More

Plainfield’s Settlers’ Park movies and concerts begin Friday

The movies and concerts will take place at Settlers' Park, just south of the Plainfield Village Hall. → Read More

New 102-room Marriott hotel proposed for Romeoville

A proposed hotel is planned for the Windham Lake Business Park off of Weber Road. → Read More

Troy School District drives toward the future with deal for electric bus fleet

The district entered a 10-year contract to electrify its fleet of 64 buses over the next several years. → Read More

$5.50 for gas? Holy smokes

In Illinois, the average gallon cost about $5.30 as of Thursday, up from $4.46 a month ago, according to Gas Buddy. → Read More

$5.50 for gas has Illinois drivers stunned at fuel prices: ‘It’s frightening really’

In Illinois, the average gallon cost about $5.30 as of Thursday, up from $4.46 a month ago, according to Gas Buddy. → Read More

Joliet DCFS office reopens after being struck by gunfire

The May 21 gunfire damaged the building's front windows and door. → Read More

Troy Fire District voters face $763,000 question

Rising prices for vehicles, fire gear prompt district to again ask for more money from residents → Read More

Plainfield Rep. Batinick argues for capping sales tax on motor fuel

The Plainfield lawmaker said his solution could save drivers between 10 and 30 cents per gallon of gas. → Read More

National publication rates University of St. Francis among best colleges

USF ranked in the to 20% of colleges in the state and nation, according to Money magazine. → Read More

Will County school officials warn apathy, security needs might not prevent next school tragedy

'We need outside support and change to keep our staff and students safe.' → Read More

Rainy end of work week in Joliet but sunshine returns for Memorial Day weekend

The National Weather Service is calling for rainy conditions through Friday before a 'pretty nice weekend.' → Read More