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  • Letter: Tax hike proposal circumvents Cook County's budget process

    To the editor:A 66 percent tax increase to Cook County’s special use gasoline and fuel tax has been ...
    May 4, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • Sun & Shade Garden Center opens in Lemont

    LEMONT – Sun & Shade Garden Center in Lemont will host its grand opening April 30.Offering a wide va ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Pinkney: Families escape homelessness and find stable futures through SHIFT

    Emma never thought homelessness would be something she would experience. The married mother of two ...
    May 3, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • GoPolar Cryotherapy warms up to Lemont

    LEMONT – GoPolar Cryotherapy, offering whole-body cryotherapy, has opened at 238 Main St. in Lemont.
    May 3, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • 'Dancing with the Starz' gala to help DuPage County seniors

    LOMBARD – The DuPage Senior Citizens Council’s fifth annual “Dancing with the Starz” benefit is heating up with celebrity dancers rehearsing their dan ...
    May 3, 2016 - 2:23 pm
  • Art exhibition opens in Lemont

    LEMONT – A group art show by members of the Lemont Artists Guild is on display at the Lemont Center for the Arts through May 29. The artists’ works re ...
    May 2, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Lemont’s Celine Ratulowski selected for IHSA Student Advisory Committee

    LEMONT – Lemont High School sophomore Celine Ratulowski has been chosen to serve on the Student Advisory Committee of the Illinois High School Associa ...
    April 29, 2016 - 1:07 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Lemont baseball splits series against Oak Forest

    Lemont’s baseball team had two stellar pitching performances but just one win to show for it as the Indians split their two-game South Suburban Confer ...
    April 29, 2016 - 8:20 am
  • Suburban Life recognizes local scholars, awards scholarships

    WOODRIDGE – Suburban Life Media and the DuPage Credit Union honored some of the best high school seniors in the western suburbans April 26 at the Subu ...
    April 29, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Lithuanian World Center in Lemont invites all golfers to charity tournament

    LEMONT – The Lithuanian World Center in Lemont will host its annual Charity Golf Tournament on June 11 at Old Oak Country Club.
    April 27, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • American English to star in SEASPAR benefit concert

    The Southeast Association for Special Parks and Recreation will present a benefit concert featuring The Beatles tribute band American English on May 5 ...
    April 26, 2016 - 9:52 pm
  • Birthday prompts Gorski family to trace their Lemont history

    LEMONT – The Gorski family, which has helped shape Lemont’s business landscape since the late 1800s, this week sends out a collective birthday greetin ...
    April 25, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Room Place furniture warehouse in Woodridge devastated by fire: 6 photos

    Smoldering burned out trucks, and a pile of charred mangled debris is all that is left of the Room Place, a furniture warehouse located at 2501 Intern ...
    April 24, 2016 - 6:13 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Ryan Sublette tosses no-hitter for Lemont baseball

    LEMONT – Ryan Sublette was nearly perfect for Lemont’s baseball team against Tinley Park on April 19.
    April 22, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • Fire levels RoomPlace furniture warehouse in Woodridge

    WOODRIDGE – About 35 area fire departments responded to a structure fire April 21 at the RoomPla ...
    April 25, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Ben's Memorial Run remembers Downers Grove athlete, raises money for mental illness research

    DOWNERS GROVE –  When friends and family of Ben Silver decided to have a fundraiser in his memory, they knew it had to be a run.
    April 23, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Anderson: Downers Grove Township plans spring schedule

    As the last of winter’s snow flurries give way to spring’s rain showers, the Downers Grove Township Highway Department swings from winter mode into sp ...
    April 18, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Letter: Well-intentioned ordinance too vague to support

    To the editor:A Cook County ordinance has been proposed to create a “Youth Employment Special Fund.” ...
    April 18, 2016 - 12:21 pm
  • Cook County police officers to get heroin overdose antidote

    Law enforcement agencies throughout Cook County now will have lifesaving Evzio, or naloxone, to reverse heroin overdoses, according to a news release ...
    April 16, 2016 - 6:51 am
  • Academic all-state honor for Lemont’s Campos

    LEMONT – Lemont High School senior Taylor Campos was a standout on the girls cross country team in the fall who helped the Indians finish eighth in Cl ...
    April 17, 2016 - 9:29 pm
  • Lemont mayor's charity golf event nears

    LEMONT – Golfers will join together to raise money for good causes in Lemont during the Mayor’s Drive for Charity on April 25.
    April 13, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Downers Grove boy's legacy lives on through Noah's Hope Foundation

    DOWNERS GROVE –  Noah VanHoutan’s life lasted only about 12 years, but the news of his death reverberated throughout the Downers Grove community.
    April 13, 2016 - 6:36 am
  • Lemont students contribute to teacher’s HatHub invention

    LEMONT – Lemont High School teacher Bill Mondrella has taught an entrepreneurship class for many years and always has stressed to his students that th ...
    April 14, 2016 - 6:27 am
  • Will County forest preserve officials consider upping fines for lewd acts, drug use

    JOLIET — Forest Preserve District of Will County officials are eyeing an increase in fines and crackdowns on crime following last month's sting operat ...
    April 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • High school baseball: Lemont loaded with pitching, lineup depth

    The first pitch of the high school season already has been thrown, and teams across the state are on a journey they hope will culminate in a trip to t ...
    April 8, 2016 - 7:43 am
  • Downers Grove's Briosa Boutique brings new style to familiar location

    DOWNERS GROVE – The awning on the outside may still say Baubles & More, but occupying the space is a new women’s clothing boutique with a new name.
    April 10, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • Metra construction projects include Riverside, Lemont stations

    Metra and its railroad partners are beginning work on their 2016 infrastructure improvement projects, according to a Metra news release.
    April 7, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Lemont High School names newest Alumni Hall of Fame inductees

    LEMONT – Lemont High School’s Alumni Hall of Fame welcomed its second class of inductees when three graduates – Leo Cattoni ’69. Terry Duffy ’73 and S ...
    April 6, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Reader Poll

    How do you like to spend Mother's Day?
    Doing whatever Mom wants to do.
    I'm the mom, and I just want to see/hear from family
    Mom's no longer with us, but it's a day to remember her
    I don't mark Mother's Day