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  • Riverside Metra station ticket office closes

    LEMONTFor the second year in a row, Oakwood Elementary School in Lemont invited families to a night ...
    June 22, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • Hail, thunderstorms, floods expected June 22 in DuPage, Cook counties

    Numerous severe storms are expected June 22 in suburban Cook and DuPage counties, with potentially significant severe storms rolling in during the ear ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Women Who Care of Will County donates to Kidz Play

    Members of 100+ Women Who Care of Will County recently donated $2,900 to Kidz Play, founded by sixth-grader Kyra DeNormandie.
    June 21, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • SEASPAR to tee up Summer Golf Classic in Woodridge

    WOODRIDGE – The Southeast Association for Special Parks and Recreation will present the annual Summer Golf Classic fundraiser July 8 at the Village Gr ...
    June 21, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Exhibits, free kids art classes on tap in Lemont

    LEMONT – The Lemont Center for the Arts displays new exhibits and will offer a series of free art programs for children.
    June 20, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Student-run Waterleaf dining room, Culinary Market open for summer

    The student-run Waterleaf Dining Room and Culinary Market at College of DuPage both opened for the summer term this week.
    June 20, 2016 - 8:40 am
  • Lemont Farmers Market adds date

    LEMONT – The Farmers Market will bring all the flavors of the season to Lemont each Tuesday, and every third Friday, including today. The added Friday ...
    June 17, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • High school baseball: Lemont wins second title in three seasons

    JOLIET – For the second time in three seasons, Lemont is king of the Class 3A baseball world.The Ind ...
    June 21, 2016 - 7:11 am
  • Dissenting DuPage County Board members say vote to re-name Convalescent Center rushed

    A divided DuPage County Board approved a measure naming the county's Convalescent Center in honor of a former board member and circuit court judge.
    June 16, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Downers Grove, Wheaton program to reveal how to enhance curb appeal

    A program on how to subtly and dramatically enhance your home’s curb appeal will be presented in Downers Grove and Wheaton this month.
    June 15, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Lemont Legends Cruise Nights to roar into view

    LEMONT – Engines will hum in anticipation of next week’s kickoff of the 17th annual Lemont Legends Car Show, updated with fresh twists.
    June 15, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • DuPage County heroin battle inflamed by spread of deadlier fentanyl, officials say

    For years, officials and professionals across DuPage have devoted attention, resources and public awareness efforts toward combating the county's grow ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • DuPage County continues consolidation by eliminating Naperville lighting district

    The DuPage County Board has officially axed another government body in its quest for consolidation.T ...
    June 15, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • Lemont student inspires author to involve kids in writing

    LEMONTNancy Gee’s journey into writing started not long after an unknown animal got into her sock dr ...
    June 14, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • 'Ernie & Me:' Longtime DuPage County resident reflects on Chicago Cubs fandom in new memoir

    Through good times and bad, sports fans have typically had one true ally in their ups and downs – each another.
    June 14, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • DuPage County to offer latex paint recycling

    WOODRIDGE – DuPage County will offer a latex paint recycling program at its Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility.
    June 14, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Letter:

    To the editor:Since the video was shown and the news was broadcast about the unfortunate but necessa ...
    June 13, 2016 - 6:43 pm
  • Lemont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center breaks ground on addition

    LEMONT – Lemont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center announced its recent groundbreaking for an addition and renovation, and an award for its therapy servi ...
    June 13, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Gotta Do It: June 12 through June 19

    June 12• Tri-Chevy Car Show/Swap Meet – 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Will County Fairgrounds, Peotone. $5. For ...
    June 12, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • Lemont reigns in 3A baseball world

    JOLIET – For the second time in three seasons, Lemont is king of the Class 3A baseball world.The Ind ...
    June 12, 2016 - 1:19 am
  • Lemont baseball claims second 3A title in 3 years

    JOLIET – For the second time in three seasons, Lemont is king of the Class 3A baseball world.The Ind ...
    June 11, 2016 - 3:27 pm
  • Lemont baseball rolls into Class 3A state championship game

    JOLIET – The Lemont baseball team, bidding for its second Class 3A state championship in three years, suffered through a shaky first inning and traile ...
    June 10, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • High school baseball: Lemont beats De La Salle, heads back to state finals

    CRESTWOOD – For the second time in three years, Lemont is headed back to the Class 3A baseball  finals.
    June 9, 2016 - 5:31 pm
  • 4 file, 2 challenged for DuPage County Democrat ballot positions

    Two of the four Democrats slated to fill vacant spaces on the DuPage County ballot will be challenged by the DuPage Election Commission.
    June 10, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • High school baseball and softball: Downers Grove South, Montini, Lemont effected by state semifinal schedule changes

    The first major heat wave of the year will impact the high school baseball and softball teams competing in the state finals this weekend.
    June 9, 2016 - 12:36 pm
  • DuPagePads planning career fair for public and homeless clients alike

    Although DuPage County has one of the lowest jobless rates in the state, many still struggle with under-employment and unemployment.
    June 9, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Lemont Township's Taylor Campos wins scholarship

    LEMONT – Taylor Campos of Lemont Township recently was awarded the Delbert Miller Scholarship by the Township Officials of Illinois.
    June 7, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Blind customers turned away by McDonald's, lawsuit claims

    OAK BROOK – A blind man from Louisiana recently filed a class action lawsuit against McDonald's Corporation for not providing drive-thru accommodation ...
    June 7, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • Lemont Legends Car Show to rev up fresh excitement

    LEMONT – The 17th year of the Lemont Legends Car Show promises to be something special with a new take on high-octane fun.
    June 4, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • High school boys track and field: Lemont's Chris Thompson medals again at state track

    CHARLESTON – Chris Thompson had quite the swing late in the track and field season.The Lemont High S ...
    June 3, 2016 - 2:33 pm
  • CITGO Pipeline Company earns safety award for seventh year

    LEMONT – CITGO Pipeline Company has been recognized by the American Petroleum Institute for its outstanding safety performance with the 2015 Pipeline ...
    June 3, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • DuPage County sales tax drops after Water Commission moves towards autonomy

    DuPage County residents will enjoy a drop in their sales taxes starting June 1 after the DuPage Water Commission has officially moved into revenue aut ...
    June 6, 2016 - 7:38 am
  • Lemont Historical Society to pair painting with food

    LEMONT – The Lemont Historical Society and L’Arte e Vita Studio will team up to sponsor a “Create a Painting” event at 6:30 p.m. June 3.
    June 2, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Latest edition of Lemont history book released

    LEMONT – The newly published sixth edition of “History & Anecdotes of Lemont” presents a collection of articles that describe historical events and st ...
    June 2, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • DuPage Animal Care and Crontrol reopens after renovation

    WHEATON – The barks, meows, chirps and growls echoing throughout the DuPage Animal Care and Control facility may now sound a little bit more content a ...
    June 1, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Argonne receives $3 million grant for new technology

    LEMONT – U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill., announced a $3 million grant for Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont.
    June 1, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • DuPage County partners with local groups for river and stream preservation

    ADDISON – DuPage County will have a new intergovernmental force to help enhance and preserve the quality of streams and rivers throughout the area, ac ...
    June 1, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Lemont students plant trees to help planet

    SUBURBAN LIFE MEDIALEMONT – Students throughout District 113A schools planted 19 trees at McCarthy P ...
    May 31, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Founder of Lemont, Bolingbrook newspapers dies after battle with cancer

    Bob Norfleet was deeply committed to the communities in which he lived. He made it a point to know everything from the schools to the local government ...
    June 1, 2016 - 7:33 am
  • Lemont Educational Foundation unveils grants

    LEMONTThe Lemont High School Educational Foundation has committed to supporting 13 grants for nearly ...
    May 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • High school sports roundup: Lemont's Chris Thompson eyes state track meet success

    LEMONT – Chris Thompson has never been one for sitting around resting.The Lemont High School senior ...
    May 27, 2016 - 2:15 pm
  • Technology Center of DuPage names executive director

    ADDISON – Starting July 1, Technology Center of DuPage and the DuPage Area Occupational Education System will welcome Michael Zimmerman of Crown Point ...
    May 26, 2016 - 2:30 pm
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