Verizon joining Starbucks in new building by Joliet mall – Shaw Local

A Verizon phone store will become a tenant along with the recently opened Starbucks in the new building that replaced the Pier 1 Imports store in Joliet. The building at 3064 Plainfield Road has space for four tenants. The Joliet Zoning Board of Appeals last week approved a variation to allow more signs for the … Read more

Joliet native moved to Germany and now translates German books in English – Shaw Local

Leanne Cvetan said she took German classes at Joliet West High School in the early 1990s just like her older brother did. Cvetan said she thought they could use German as their “secret language.” “But that never worked out,” Cvetan said with a smile. However, Cvetan fell in love with the German language. “To me, … Read more

Chicago man struck Joliet CVS employee with bag of stolen merchandise: cops – Shaw Local

A Chicago man was accused of battering a CVS employee in Joliet who tried to stop him from stealing merchandise and attempting to fight a customer who tried to intervene, police said. At 7:41 p.m. on Friday, officers responded to CVS, 809 Plainfield Road, for a disturbance and learned John Thurman, 43, of Chicago was … Read more