Stories about Lockport, Illinois
A 79-year-old woman had died in a fire reported at an apartment building on Division Street in Lockport. Police and fire officials are investigating the incident that left the woman with burn injuries.
The City of Lockport has begun the process or replacing the pedestrian bridge over the I&M Canal at 8th Street with assistance from the State of Illinois.
Lockport's annual Restaurant Week will start on Feb. 26 with seventeen local businesses offering special deals until March 10.
The Will County Sheriff's Office are investigating an incident where the sheriff's son was reportedly scammed out of money he paid for the National Football Championship game.
The Lockport Township High School District 205 Board of Education voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve a contract for the demolition of hazardous ceilings in Central Campus following months of inspection in the wake of November's third floor collapse.
Joliet City Council approves funding for study that will serve as a guide for future plans for the city.
The Lockport Committee of the Whole fast-tracked a proposed development of a mixed-use retail and residential building for an unoccupied space on State Street on Wednesday.
The Lockport Township High School District 205 appointed a new member to the vacant seat on its board and announced the new principal for East Campus starting in July.
Taft Elementary School District 90 in Lockport is the latest beneficiary of 100 Women Who Care Will County's donations.
The Lockport American Legion Post 18 is hosting a spaghetti dinner benefit on Feb. 25.
Lockport Township rededicated its board room on Feb. 15 as the Mushro Legacy Room in honor of long-time former clerk George Mushro, who passed away in November 2023.
The Lockport Chamber of Commerce has announced a simulator golf outing will be held Friday, Feb. 23 at Prairie Bluff Golf Club.
After a month of back and forth debate about the potential rezoning of Lockport Square for residential development, the City Council approved the development of townhomes on the parcel while leaving space open for commercial development in space suggested for apartment buildings.
The Lockport Township Park District hosted a Taylor Swift party for kids on Saturday featuring a screening of the Eras Tour movie, crafts, and photo ops.
Lockport and Plainfield Townships, in coordination with their local fire departments, have launched a program to provide referrals and funding for residents struggling with mental health issues following the model pioneered by Joliet in 2022.