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  • Lemont High School senior earns perfect ACT score

    LEMONT – Scoring a 36 on a test doesn’t sound like much, but in the world of standardized testing – specifically the ACT exam – it’s perfect, literall ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Lemont's Hometown Holiday to feature tree lighting, more

    LEMONT – Way back in 1992, the village of Lemont hosted its first Hometown Holiday with hot cocoa and cookies at the World War II monument on Main Str ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • High school basketball: Lemont boys and girls teams hit the hardwood

    Like their counterparts from across the state, the boys and girls basketball teams at Lemont have started their seasons and are working to bolster the ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Lemont to host festivities to celebrate Christmas season

    LEMONT – That winter chill has finally hit the Chicago area, so to get the community in a holiday mood, the village of Lemont has planned a whole lot ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • Lemont High School evacuated following bomb threat

    LEMONT – Lemont High School was evacuated the morning of Dec. 2 because of a bomb threat.The high sc ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:50 pm
  • Five years ago in Lemont

    LEMONT – In the Nov. 25, 2011, edition of the Lemont Reporter/Met, the predecessor newspaper of the Lemont Suburban Life:
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Lemont Police Department to get new in-car video systems

    LEMONT – Lemont Police Department squad cars will soon be sporting the latest technology in in-car video systems.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Seven from Lemont make college sports commitments

    LEMONT – Seven Lemont High School senior athletes, including five baseball players, recently made commitments to continue their careers in college.
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Nov. 7-13

    Hope for prosperityI wish to congratulate President-elect Trump and Vice President-elect Pence on th ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Village of Lemont marketing plan on target

    LEMONT – Lemont is continuing to build off its new marketing plan and rebranded image.To that end, t ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • High school football: Lemont comes up short against St. Laurence

    BURBANK – Sniffles and outright tears dominated the emotions of the Lemont football players shortly after the previously undefeated Indians suffered a ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • Special Olympians recognized by SEASPAR

    A local special needs parks and recreation organization is commemorating some of its most accomplished athletes with a new Wall of Fame.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Lemont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center expansion completion set for spring

    LEMONT – Lemont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center’s expansion project is moving along with about half the work completed and a tentative opening date in ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • DuPage Forest Preserve to raise endangered dragonflies in Warrenville

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County will be raising endangered Hine's emerald dragonfly larvae thanks to federal funding, according to a new ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Lemont marching band finishes second in Class 3A at Illinois State competition

    LEMONT – The Lemont High School Marching Band wrapped up its competition season with an by placing second Oct. 22 at the Illinois State University Inv ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Lemont football storms into quarterfinals, girls cross country finishes strong at state

    LEMONT – Steven Fleming and Spencer Nagel took chemistry class out onto the football field.The Lemon ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 31-Nov. 6

    Compromise on state deficitI’m calling in regards to the current state deficit, which they estimate ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Lemont's Everest Academy hosts second annual Turkey Trot

    LEMONT – Everest Academy will host the second annual Turkey Trot on Nov. 18, bringing in support from the community with two corporate sponsors to hel ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Republicans grab complete hold of DuPage County Board

    Republican lawmakers now have complete control over the DuPage County Board after a full electoral sweep Nov. 8, according to unofficial results from ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:39 pm
  • SmartAsset: DuPage County tops Illinois in Social Security payout, worth in 2016

    DuPage County is a pretty good place to work, live and retire, according to a study from financial education and advising firm SmartAsset.
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Local woman organizes annual Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association fundraiser

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove resident is helping organize an annual Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association fundraiser that allows attendees to meet ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • DuPage Basket Brigade looking to stock up on food, volunteers for holiday drive

    Although last year was a small affair with only a few baskets, Segatti believes this year he can drive enough participation to fill 100 baskets of hol ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 3:00 pm
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