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Will County Officials report limited damage to buildings during recent disturbances; Remain focused on safety for residents and businesses

Will County Officials report limited damage to buildings during recent disturbances; Remain focused on safety for residents and businesses

In light of recent tumultuous actions, both locally and regionally, Will County Board Speaker Denise Winfrey and Will County Executive Chief of Staff Nick Palmer encourage residents to keep protests peaceful. There was very little impact to county buildings during recent riot activity that affected many businesses across the county.
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Will County Executive Larry Walsh loses battle to cancer; leaves long career in public service and unique legacy behind

Will County Executive Larry Walsh loses battle to cancer; leaves long career in public service and unique legacy behind

Lawrence M. “Larry” Walsh, a loving husband, proud father and grandfather, faithful farmer, dedicated public servant, and lifelong Will County resident, died Wednesday night at his home in Elwood, Illinois. He was 72.
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Will County Board Speaker Denise Winfrey sworn in as Interim County Executive at special county board meeting

Will County Board Speaker Denise Winfrey sworn in as Interim County Executive at special county board meeting

In a special meeting today of the Will County Board, Denise Winfrey (D-Joliet) was sworn in as interim County Executive. Winfrey succeeds Lawrence M. Walsh, who died on June 3, 2020. Winfrey is the first woman and the first minority to serve as Will County Executive.
 

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Expanded Will County textile, shoe collection set for July 13-17

Expanded Will County textile, shoe collection set for July 13-17

Will County’s annual textile and shoe collection event, usually held in May, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 13, through Friday, July 17, at the County Office Building.

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Moving Will County project to host virtual workshop on Aug. 13

Moving Will County project to host virtual workshop on Aug. 13

A virtual public workshop for the Moving Will County project is planned for 6 to 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug.13, to present initial findings and seek public feedback on potential truck routes.

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