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  • Downers Grove, DuPage County to host train derailment exercise

    DOWNERS GROVE – DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Downers Grove first responders and other public safety officials w ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 10:33 am
  • Gotta Do It: Aug. 28 through Sept. 4

    Aug. 28• Frankfort Country Market – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kansas and Oak streets, Frankfort. Visit www. ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • High school football: Lemont gets past Richard in opener

    OAK LAWN – In a tough test in its season opener, Lemont's football team got past host Richards 13-7 on Aug. 26.
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • DuPage County offering Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program relief

    DuPage County Community Services will begin accepting applications for the annual Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, according to a news relea ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Pinkney: Caregivers get Stress relief, support through Metropolitan DuPage’s senior services

    For those serving as caregivers for aging loved ones, the demands of meeting their needs can be exhausting.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Metra BNSF work to cause delays through Sept. 16 in Chicago area

    Riders along the BNSF line may experience minor delays the next three weeks as work begins to replace more than 10,000 ties along the route, according ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Northview Park renovation on target

    LEMONTA new and improved Northview Park is on target for its projected grand reopening this fall.The ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Community Calendar

    Aug. 28SEASPAR FAMILY POOL PARTY: 6 p.m., Centennial Outdoor Aquatic Center, Lemont. Make a splash a ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • In the Aug. 26, 2011, edition of the Lemont Reporter/Met, the predecessor newspaper of the Lemont Suburban Life:
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • High school football: Jordan Brown believes big things in store for Lemont

    LEMONT – If anyone knows the ins and outs of Lemont football, it's Jordan Brown. The senior defensive lineman, who is entering his third year on the v ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Lemont residents give kudos to updated village website

    LEMONT – A newly updated village website is already proving to be popular with residents.“We’ve had ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • London Strong: Downers Grove parents fight disease after infant daughter's death

    DOWNERS GROVE – A local couple is hoping to turn their personal tragedy into something positive.Thro ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Old St. Pat’s school may have buyer

    LEMONT – The empty St. Patrick School may have a buyer, according to the Archdiocese of Chicago. The ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:57 pm
  • ‘Adopt’ a hummingbird at Saturday’s Hummingbird Festival

    LEMONT Many people are fascinated by hummingbirds – those tiny feathered creatures whose wings can b ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:57 pm
  • An ocean away

    It’s generally not a good idea for a teacher to miss the first day of school. Or the second. But Mic ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:56 pm
  • Bridge replacement project starts on Archer Avenue

    LEMONT – The Illinois Department of Transportation was scheduled to start a bridge replacement project Aug. 16 for the Archer Avenue bridge over Long ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:57 pm
  • Five years ago in Lemont

    In the Aug. 19, 2011, edition of the Lemont Reporter/Met, the predecessor newspaper of the Lemont Suburban Life:
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:43 pm
  • Cockrell: Assessor's office helps with home improvements, property value

    Whether building a new home, putting on an addition or remodeling, feel free to call the Downers Grove Township Assessor’s Office for an estimate of t ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Q&A with Dexter Fowler: Chicago Cubs All-Star takes time to teach finer points of baseball

    ELMHURST – The incredible success of the Chicago Cubs this season has been the No. 1 story in professional baseball.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • Oak Trace driver's 'beautiful soul' a blessing for residents, staff

    DOWNERS GROVE – Some people love what they do for a job. Other people live for what they do. Al McN ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 9:46 am
  • Alvernia Manor to host Aug. 12 farmers market

    LEMONT – If you’re looking for farm-fresh produce, homemade condiments and handcrafted items, check out Alvernia Manor Senior Living’s farmers market ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 10:10 am
  • The artistic side of Lemont

    LEMONT – If you have an eye for photography, a talent for painting, drawing, sculpture or any other artistic medium, the Lemont Center for the Arts wa ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 10:10 am
  • 5 Years Ago in Lemont

    In the Aug. 12, 2011, edition of the Lemont Reporter/Met, the predecessor newspaper of the Lemont Suburban Life:
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 10:10 am
  • IUOE Local 150 raises $300K for military families

    LEMONT – The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 raised $300,000 Aug. 8 at the James M. Sweeney Classic charity golf outing at Glenea ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 10:10 am
  • Crowds come out for Palos Meltdown in Willow Springs: 8 photos

    More than 575 people competed Aug. 7 in the Palos Meltdown mountain bike race at the Pulaski Woods, Palos Forest Preserve in Willow Springs.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 10:05 am
  • Hundreds converge for Palos Meltdown race

    More than 575 people competed Aug. 7 in the Palos Meltdown mountain bike race at the Pulaski Woods, Palos Forest Preserve in Willow Springs.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 9:40 am
  • Gotta Do It: Aug. 14 through Aug. 21

    Aug. 14• Forest Preserve District of Will County Volunteer Workday – 8 a.m. to noon, Theodore Marsh, ...
    Aug. 13, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Bridge replacement project to start on Archer Avenue in Lemont

    LEMONT – The Illinois Department of Transportation plans to start Aug. 16 a bridge replacement project for the Archer Avenue bridge over Long Run Cree ...
    Aug. 13, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • River Valley and Oakwood students raise money for shelters for disaster victims

    LEMONT – Thanks to the efforts of students from two Lemont elementary schools, several families who become victims of disaster will have temporary she ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • 5 Years Ago in Lemont

    In the Aug. 5, 2011, edition of the Lemont Reporter/Met, the predecessor newspaper of the Lemont Suburban Life:
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 8:21 am
  • Lemont Relay for Life/American Cancer Society 5K Run-Walk postponed

    LEMONT – The Lemont-Lockport-Homer Glen Relay for Life and American Cancer Society 5K Run-Walk scheduled for 7 p.m. Aug. 5 through the Lemont Park Dis ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 8:06 am
  • Lemont residents still hope to save Old St. Patrick’s School

    LEMONT – For Susan Donahue, the Old St. Patrick School is more than just an aging building.“This bui ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 8:05 am
  • Letter: Township has a lot to offer residents

    To the editor:I am often asked, “what are the responsibilities of Lemont Township?”For more than 150 ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 8:05 am
  • DuPage Drones, DuPage County Hounds offer summer league baseball options for collegiate players, fans

    Jake Schieber and Sean Frontzak were looking for a place to play some highly competitive baseball this summer.
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 1:51 pm
  • Warrenville's Blackwell Forest Preserve to host archery open house

    WARRENVILLE – The Blackwell Forest Preserve will host a free archery open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 6, according to a news release from the Fo ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: July 18-24

    Solve student loan problems nowConcerning our student loan problem in this country, something needs ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 12:30 pm
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