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  • Lemont Park District receives wilderness award

    LEMONT – The Chicago Wilderness Alliance honored the Lemont Park District with the Conservation and Native Landscaping Award for the Hines Emerald Dra ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Sanctuary Boutique brings own style to downtown Lemont

    LEMONT – Downtown Lemont has made room for another boutique, welcoming Sanctuary Boutique, 313 Canal St., at the end of October.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Candidate filing starts Monday for April Consolidated Election

    LEMONT – Candidate nominating petitions for office in the April Consolidated Election can be filed beginning Monday.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • All Area MVP: All he does is Flynn

    LEMONT – Growing up as a running back with the Lemont Hornets, Flynn Nagel made the switch to wide receiver before his freshman year of high school.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 4:48 pm
  • District 113A to install more security cameras at Old Quarry

    LEMONT – The District 113A Board of Education approved the purchase of 21 surveillance cameras for Old Quarry Middle School during its Wednesday meeti ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Registration available for summer theater workshops

    LEMONT – Little Mountain Community Theatre of Lemont will hold its second year of youth workshops next summer at the Lemont High School Performing Art ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • College Bowl Preview

    College football’s postseason slate is all set, and a slew of athletes who played at area high schools will be suiting up for their college teams. Her ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Lemont girls hoops nearly top undefeated team

    LEMONT – Lincoln-Way West’s girls basketball team remained perfect on the season, although Lemont did its best to try to bring that winning streak to ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Lemont High School finalizes tax levy

    LEMONT – The Lemont High School District 210 Board of Education approved its final 2014 tax levy during its Monday meeting.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • Holidays hit home in Lemont

    LEMONT – Downtown Lemont was decked in seasonal splendor for the village of Lemont’s Hometown Holiday celebration Saturday.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Candidate filing starts Monday for April Consolidated Election

    LEMONT – Candidate nominating petitions for office in the April Consolidated Election can be filed beginning Monday.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 1:50 pm
  • U.S. House passes bill to dispose of nuclear waste at Argonne

    The Omnibus Appropriations bill recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives could save Argonne National Laboratory millions of dollars by all ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • Police reports: Lemont for Dec. 12

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Lemont Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 1:45 pm
  • Kids invited to winter carnival Saturday

    LEMONT – Lemont High School’s chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America will host a “Winter Wonderland Carnival” from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday in ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Lemont church holding holiday sing-along Sunday

    LEMONT – The Lemont United Methodist Church, 25 W. Custer St., invites the community to participate in a holiday sing-along at 4 p.m. Sunday.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Bulls/Sox Academy offering holiday basketball, baseball, softball camps

    LISLE – The Bulls/Sox Academy in Lisle will be hosting Chicago Bulls Basketball Camps and Chicago White Sox Baseball Holiday Camps on Dec. 29 and 30 a ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 1:25 pm
  • Commemorative stamp makes Lemont collector destination

    LEMONT – The Lemont Train Station is one of six locations within the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor that is offering a limited i ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 4:19 pm
  • Pipes, Wisz lead Lemont boys to fifth win

    LEMONT – With only four seniors on the roster, the 2014-15 Lemont boys basketball team will no doubt go through the inconsistent stretches a lack of e ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • Prep roundup: Lemont girls hoops win first two league games

    The Lemont girls basketball team improved to 2-0 in the South Suburban Blue conference after notching a 37-29 road win against Shepard on Tuesday. Ali ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 2:35 pm
  • Lemont High School hosting weekend holiday concerts

    LEMONT – Students from the Lemont High School music department will perform concerts on Friday and Sunday in the school's Performing Arts Center, 800 ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • All-area football: Meet the 2014 defensive selections from the South DuPage area

    DEFENSETuf BorlandSchool: BolingbrookYear: JuniorImpact: The Bolingbrook linebacker anchored one of ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • All-area football: Meet the 2014 offensive selections from the South DuPage area

    The footballl season wrapped up on Thanksgiving weekend with all eight classes finishing up at Memorial Stadium in Champaign. That means its time to h ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Late night deals part of Lemont holiday shopping tradition

    LEMONT – The businesses in downtown Lemont hope to shine a light – literally – on shopping local during its annual Midnight Madness holiday sales even ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Lemont says goodbye to departing police chief

    LEMONT – The Lemont Village Board held its last regular meeting of the year Monday.Besides finishing ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Retiring Lemont police chief holding open house

    LEMONT – The Lemont Police Department invites the community to say its goodbyes to retiring Police Chief Kevin Shaughnessy during an open house from 2 ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lemont event earns Governor's Hometown Award

    LEMONT – The Village of Lemont received the Governor’s Hometown Award for the Lemont Police Department's Kops N Kidz Day, according to a village news ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • Lemont man charged with possession of child porn

    LEMONT – John Praninskas, 38, of the 400 block of Keepataw Drive, Lemont, was charged with aggravated possession of child pornography Friday, accordin ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Comprehensive plan looks at Lemont’s place in the region

    LEMONT – The village of Lemont recently adopted its 2030 Comprehensive Plan, updating the plan last adopted in 2002.
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 8:44 am
  • Lemont Park District receives financial reporting award

    LEMONT – The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada has awarded the Lemont Park District with the Certificate of Achi ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 5:07 am
  • Holidays to arrive in downtown Lemont Saturday

    LEMONT – Lemont welcomes the Christmas season with its Hometown Holiday from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday in downtown Lemont.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 2:56 pm
  • Police reports: Lemont for Dec. 5

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Lemont Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 2:54 pm
  • Front Street Cantina fundraiser to help make stockings

    LEMONT – Lemont High School’s chapter of the National Honor Society will host a fundraiser Sunday to benefit the Project Angel Eyes Red Stocking Proje ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 2:52 pm
  • Two Lemont businesses cited in underage alcohol compliance checks

    LEMONT – The Illinois Liquor Control Commission and Lemont Police Department conducted underage alcohol sale compliance checks on 20 Lemont licensees ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Holiday happenings: Lemont gets in the Christmas spirit

    LEMONT – With Thanksgiving over, Lemont can officially start celebrating the holiday season. While the Hometown Holiday in the downtown area is the si ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 1:10 pm
  • Police reports: Lemont for Week of Dec. 1

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Lemont Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 1:09 pm
  • Lemont Fire District sharing 'Vision of Excellence' with community

    LEMONT – The Lemont Fire Protection District is seeking input from about 100 residents to help formulate its strategic plan.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Lipinski: Will change lead to commonsense solutions?

    Another election has come and gone and many people have again voted for change.It has been apparent ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 1:07 pm
  • Lemont disappointed but proud of season

    CHAMPAIGN – Lemont’s goal of capturing its initial football state championship and becoming the first program in the eight-class system to go 3-6 one ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 12:06 pm
  • Prep roundup: Lemont boys hoops kick off home slate with win

    Behind 23 points and three assists from Nick Wisz, the Lemont boys basketball team defeated Lincoln-Way North 72-52 Tuesday in the Indians home opener ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Lemont's Darling recalled by Chicago Blackhawks

    Lemont native Scott Darling is returning to the Chicago Blackhawks bench tonight after it was announced that starting goalie Corey Crawford will be si ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Lemont names new Chief of Police

    LEMONT – The Village of Lemont has picked Marc Maton as the Lemont Police Department's next Chief of Police, according to a village press release.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 4:13 pm
  • Lemont High School inducts more than 100 students into National Honor Society

    LEMONT – Lemont High School welcomed 116 juniors and seniors into the Harold Julian Chapter of the National Honor Society during a ceremony Nov. 19.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • Gift donations needed for Lemont giving tree

    LEMONT – There are several wish ornaments left on the Lemont Township Giving Tree at the Lemont Park District CORE Fitness Center, 16028 W. 127th St.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 4:09 pm
  • Goss: 3 coaches who deserve moment of glory

    That’s more like it.A year ago, the Joliet area sported five quarterfinalists in the state football ...
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Nazareth too much for Lemont

    CHAMPAIGN – Down only a touchdown at halftime, Lemont's hopes for its first state football title were very much alive.
    Nov. 29, 2014 - 6:26 pm
  • SEASPAR approves Lemont Park District membership

    LEMONT – The Lemont Park District was officially admitted into the Southeast Association for Special Parks and Recreation by unanimous vote during the ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 8:40 pm
  • Lemont student’s dreams start to take flight

    LEMONT – Several Lemont High School students participated in an American Airlines Career Day on Oct. 25 at Southern Illinois University.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • Lemont police warn about IRS telephone scam

    LEMONT – The village of Lemont is receiving a high number of scam telephone calls from people claiming to be IRS agents, according to a Lemont Police ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:21 pm
  • Historic turnaround: Lemont football reaches 6A title year after 3-win season

    LEMONT – The Lemont football team has passed every challenge this fall with flying colors and enters Saturday’s Class 6A state championship game with ...
    Nov. 29, 2014 - 7:18 am
  • Lemont Park District CORE holding Thanksgiving open house

    LEMONT – Residents can try out any of the Lemont Park District CORE Fitness Center's facilities and classes in exchange for a nonperishable food donat ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Volunteers needed for Salvation Army donation collection

    LEMONT – There will be people ringing bells and singing songs outside Chipain's, Jewel and Walgreens in Lemont to collect money for the Salvation Army ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 4:31 pm
  • Knutte competes at state swimming for Lemont

    Alex Knutte wrapped up her freshman swimming campaign by competing in the prelims of the IHSA state meet on Nov. 21.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Village of Lemont adopts new comprehensive plan

    LEMONT – The Lemont Village Board approved the Lemont 2030 Comprehensive Plan during its Monday meeting.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 2:34 pm
  • Police reports: Lemont for week of Nov. 25

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Lemont Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • D-113A board OKs $225K transfer to capital projects fund

    LEMONT – The District 113A Board of Education approved two resolutions that allowed for the transfer of $225,000 from its education fund to its capita ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:02 pm
  • Lemont children lend helping hand to winter clothing drive

    LEMONT – The Hope and Friendship Foundation’s Winter Clothing Drive received a big assist from young Lemont volunteers.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • Lemont football advances to Class 6A title game

    PEORIA - Fighting off a late comeback attempt from the home team, Lemont held on for a 32-25 victory over Peoria Notre Dame in a Class 6A semifinal ma ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 6:52 am
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