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  • Lemont High School goes with pizza feast for fundraiser

    LEMONT – The Lemont High School Education Foundation is putting a new twist on its annual Food for Thought fundraiser.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Colored pencils to be topic of Lemont Artists Guild meeting

    LEMONT – The Lemont Artists Guild will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Lemont Public Library, 50 E. Wend St.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 2:08 pm
  • Lemont's Northview Park has rich history beyond park district

    LEMONT – The Lemont Park District announced last week that it will be working on a new master plan for Northview Park, which will be losing about 182 ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 2:01 pm
  • Lemont police stepping up railroad crossing enforcement for safety week

    LEMONT – The Lemont Police Department will participate in Illinois Rail Safety Week this week.In ord ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Storage barn catches fire in Lemont

    LEMONT – The Lemont Fire Protection Agency and assisting departments were able to put out a fire that fully engulfed a metal storage barn Monday on th ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Citgo awards money for emergency vehicle, K-9 unit

    LOCKPORT – Citgo Lemont Refinery gave a local emergency management agency and police department a big funding boost on Sept. 11.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • Lemont vintage baseball team to face Chicago squad

    The Lemont Quarrymen will play the Chicago Salmon in a vintage baseball game at 1 p.m. Sunday in Lincoln Park, east of the Chicago History Museum, 160 ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lemont makes short work of Thornton Fractional South

    LEMONT – Lemont's football team cruised to a 35-0 win against visiting Thornton Fractional South Friday night to improve to 3-0 on the season.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Police reports: Lemont for Sept. 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 ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • Volunteers needed for District 113A transportation committee

    LEMONT – District 113A is organizing a committee of citizens to study transportation and walk zones and help design recommendations to the Board of Ed ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 8:55 am
  • Winners named in Lemont Center for the Arts anniversary exhibit

    LEMONT – The Lemont Center for the Arts chose three winners during a Sunday reception for its 4th Anniversary Exhibit.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 6:41 am
  • AG: Lemont’s public comment rule violates Open Meetings Act

    LEMONT – The Illinois Attorney General’s Office has determined the Lemont Village Board is in violation of the Open Meetings Act by requiring resident ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Junior-led Lemont looks for more success this season

    LEMONT – Coming off a 2013 season in which Lemont captured its 10th regional title since 1999, the Indians’ boys soccer team returned to the field thi ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 3:39 pm
  • Lemont home sale prices rise, number of sales stay steady

    LEMONT – Home sales in Lemont for July stayed the same compared to June, but the median sales price increased by 53 percent, according to data from th ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • Lemont security professional writes book on school safety

    LEMONT – Lemont resident Paul Timm gives tips school security practices in his book, "School Security: How to Build and Strengthen a School Safety Pro ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Nagel, Indians down Danville

    LEMONT – It didn’t take Flynn Nagel long to make an impact for Lemont’s football team.Playing in his ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Prep roundup: Lemont volleyball starts perfect in conference play

    Lemont improved to 3-0 in the South Suburban Conference after upending Argo 25-7, 25-9 Tuesday. Haley Sullivan finished with 10 digs and Marisa Burton ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Lemont dentist continues education at symposium

    LEMONT – Richard Parker of Parker Dental in Lemont attended the International Congress of Oral Implantologists Symposium from Aug. 21 to 23 in Chicago ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Autumn action: 10 fall events in Lemont

    LEMONT – It’s not officially fall yet, but the week after Labor Day feels like the end of summer.The ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 3:47 pm
  • Lemont Village Board addresses sports complex site cleanup, liquor licenses

    LEMONT – Monday's Lemont Village Board meeting had a livelier public comment session than in recent months, with concerns about the proposed Lemont Sp ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 4:10 pm
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