Kansas City developer NorthPoint produced a tasteless corporate video Christmas card for 2017. Recently obtained by Stop NorthPoint, the expensive production opulently celebrates the birth of Jesus with various pop-song parodies that feature many of the company’s principals and employees…. Read more →
It is unconscionable to think that a public body entrusted to do what is in the community’s best interest would consider approving such a colossal endeavor without the most basic information such as traffic and environmental impact studies…. Read more →
NorthPoint will add 15,000 trucks and 20,000 cars per day and yet we have NO TRAFFIC STUDIES? In the last 2 years, Joliet City Council spent more time discussing traffic impact studies for a Dunkin’ Donuts drive-thru than for NorthPoint…. Read more →
I had forgotten the story, but NorthPoint opponent Marge Cepon had not.
The headline: “Joliet wants traffic study for Dunkin’ planned at Six Corners.”
That was in June when the council delayed a vote on the Dunkin’, previously known as Dunkin’ Donuts, until a traffic study would be done because of the potential impact at the Six Corners intersection.
A lot of people are clamoring for a look at a NorthPoint traffic study for its proposed Compass Global Logistics Hub, which is expected to generate more than 10,000 trucks a day when it is built out. But they aren’t seeing it…. Read more →
Recently uncovered documents obtained through Freedom of Information requests reveal that NorthPoint’s real intentions go far beyond the Joliet area and that their plans, if allowed to come to fruition, will have far-reaching impacts across the entire region. In the documents unearthed by Stop NorthPoint, NorthPoint lays out their ambition to do an end-run around the will of Illinois residents to create a 30-mile long “Illiana-Lite” expressway corridor reaching across the entire county, from I-55 to I-394 that would conveniently pass right through NorthPoint’s industrial warehouse park…. Read more →
Aquifers are drying up, and Joliet must build a BILLION-dollar pipeline to Chicago. “Joliet official have said rates will need to TRIPLE in order to pay the debt [on the pipeline]… officials worry cost overruns could force much bigger increases.” – Better Government Association, 11/16/21
NorthPoint will add 6 sq. miles of industrial park and 40+ million sq. feet of warehouse use to Joliet’s starving water supply and consume ~1.5 MILLION gallons per day…. Read more →
From Carla McPhee of the ILMFR: Please join us September 11th for the remembrance ceremony of the 9/11 terrorist attacks against our nation. We will read the names of the victims on the Pentagon attack as well. If you are unable to attend then tune in to CBS Channel 2… Read more →
Attilio (Ted) Micci was born 100 years ago in his parents’ home in Chicago Heights. Massimo and Frances Rotaloni Micci emigrated from Marche, Italy, and settled in the Hungry Hill Italian neighborhood of the city. Micci’s maternal grandparents lived across the street, and his aunts and uncles lived down the… Read more →