KANKAKEE, Illinois – This morning at approximately 7:45 a.m. the City of Kankakee Police department received notification that a bomb threat was made via social media to Bishop McNamara Catholic School site at 550 West Brookmont Blvd., Kankakee, IL. 60901
The City has launched a new mobile app, KanConnect, that empowers citizens to easily report non-emergency issues located within City limits to City Staff. It also provides on-the-go access to the latest City news and information. In a matter of minutes, the app allows users to submit a description, picture and location of a City neighborhood issue,
For over seven decades, the Toys for Tots Program has continuously expanded, spreading joy and the spirit of Christmas to more than 281 million underprivileged children. This year, the City of Kankakee, in collaboration with Toys for Tots, is proud to announce its annual toy drive, dedicated to the children of Kankakee County.
Kankakee, IL — Mayor Christopher W. Curtis will once again provide turkeys with other Thanksgiving related sides to members of the community. This event, sponsored by local supermarkets and the Mayor, will provide free Thanksgiving dinners to residents on a first-registered, first-served basis.
KANKAKEE, Illinois – The City of Kankakee and Kankakee Valley Park District is thrilled to announce the triumphant return of the Kankakee River Valley Regatta Powerboat Races. The races will take place on the beautiful waterway of the Kankakee River and is set to make waves and ignite excitement once again during Labor Day Weekend 2024.
KANKAKEE IL - Mayor Chris Curtis, in consultation with Kankakee City Council members, is asking City of Kankakee residents to share their priorities for the expenditure of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds.
Kankakee, IL – As the City of Kankakee continues to move forward on the efforts to improve Hobbie Avenue, public feedback is encouraged as more information on the project will be shared on a virtual public meeting platform.
Kankakee, IL – The need for food and supplies continues to increase as food pantries nationwide are reporting higher numbers in requests during the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year, both hospitals in the City of Kankakee partnered with the Northern Illinois Food Bank to host a mobile food pantry once a month in the community.