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Crete-Monee leads area in homeless students

by Dennis SullivanĀ  editor@ewcnews.comĀ  May 20, 2014 Crete-Monee 201U has the highest number of homeless students of nine area school districts, according to responses to a Crete resident’s Freedom of Information Act request. With a whopping 130 homeless students, Crete-Monee has more than the combined number of homeless students at seven nearby districts. Only Rich […]

Taking the ‘S’ out of Exchange Street

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 12, 2014 The Exchange Street realignment/reconstruction project was scheduled to begin in earnest today as crews continue preparing a new, more direct, roadway north of the current right of way east of Crete Village. Will County Engineer Bruce Gould this morning predicted periodic closures related to Crete Village’s water-main-construction project […]

Richton bridge replacement set to begin

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 8, 2014 Richton Road, closed between the Plum Valley subdivision and Illinois Route 394 for the past 27 months, is set to re-open this fall, with a new bridge in place over Plum Creek. Crete Township Highway Commissioner Anthony Recupito said today removal of the current, 36-year-old structure between Plum […]

Einhorn: Illiana data could help C-M Road proposal

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com April 30, 2014 Crete Mayor Mike Einhorn says he might be able to tap data related to the proposed Illiana Tollway to help justify extending Crete-Monee Road four to five miles. Einhorn recently told village trustees he had spoken for more than 30 minutes with Illiana Department of Transportation’s District 1 […]

Library trustee gets an earful at park mtg

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com March 20, 2014 Crete Park District board members and staff said Wednesday they would like more cooperation and less programming competition from the Crete Public Library District. The issue arose during Library Board Trustee Matt Warren’s impromptu visit during the Park District board meeting at the Willard Wood Center. Saying he […]

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 […]

Pre-Thanksgiving musicals, parties & more

Events calendar for Friday-through-Friday by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Nov. 15, 2013 Weekly events calendar for Eastern Will County. Submissions accepted with gratitude. Please email contributions & comments to editor@ewcnews.com =============== FRIDAY, Nov. 15 =============== Crete Park District activities Crete Lions Club Recycling; 1215 Douglas Lane, 6-9 a.m., drop-off for recyclable items SHREK The Musical 7 […]