Tag Archive | eastern

Telecommunications/dispatch center wants microwave antenna atop C-MHS water tower

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 21, 2014 The Eastern Will County Communications Center board is asking Crete Village officials to allow a microwave dish to be placed atop the municipal water tower west-southwest of Crete-Monee High School. EASTCOM says the newly located dish would expand the operation’s fire-equipment dispatching capabilities. That, in turn, would mean […]

Introducing the EWC News Comment Policy

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 9, 2014 ¬† We’re establishing a comment policy. The policy, which should have been established long ago, responds to two recent¬†comments that have been rejected. One comment was from a commenter using a bogus name, while the other personally criticized — at length — a lower-level village employee. We apologize […]

E Will helped Kaupas, didn’t do much for Kelley

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com March 19, 2014 Being the clear favorite among Eastern will County voters in Monday’s primary for Will County Sheriff clearly helped Deputy Chief Ken Kaupas, but didn’t do much for University Park Police Chief Ed Bradley, who lost to Mike Kelley. Kaupas, declared the winner by several news media, appears to […]

New grocery, restaurant open in downtown Crete

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Feb. 13, 2014 Mike Abu was so eager to get the word out that his new grocery had opened downtown that he installed the store’s new sign in what Mayor Mike Einhorn termed, “the blink of an eye.” On Monday, Crete Fresh Market got around to getting the village’s okay. Trustee […]

‘Intimidation’ added to Monee man’s residential burglary, aggravated domestic battery charges

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Dec. 23, 2013 A special prosecutor has added a charge of intimidation to Monee resident Donald P. Walsh’s charges of residential burglary and aggravated domestic battery. Walsh, 30, a Frankfort police officer, was taken into custody Wednesday during his bench trial in Will County Circuit court. The new charge alleges he […]

DUIs, child endangerment & home-grown pot

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Dec. 16, 2013 CRETE Crete resident Jeffrey A. Patchett is scheduled to be arraigned Dec. 30 in Will County Circuit court on felony charges of aggravated DUI/3rd offense and aggravated DUI/revoked license. New Lenox Police arrested Patchett, 54, of the 0-100 block of Cornwell Drive on Dec. 7 at Laraway and […]