11 hrs ago
Where to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in the Chicago 'Burbs and Beyond
Tree Farm: Settler's Pond Christmas Trees Hours of Operation: Open Nov. 29 through Dec. 23, daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Location: 1301 E Offner Rd, Beecher, IL 6040 Details: The Pond was established in 1998 by Roland and Pinky Janota.
16 hrs ago
Girl Needs a Special Bike - Lemont Makes It Happen
Christmas came early for one Lemont 6-year-old. Isabel Merrion just wants to be like every other kid her age, and be able to ride a bike.
17 hrs ago
Store Giving Away $8K in Jewelry; Local Walmart Picketed on Black Friday
About two dozen protestors picketed outside Joliet's Walmart, 2424 W. Jefferson Street, Friday morning to raise awareness of what protest organizers called the plight of the low-paid Walmart workers.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Durkin, Bellock, Radogno All Support Pension Overhaul
Three of four General Assembly members who represent Western Springs residents came down on the same side of Tuesday's big pension reform votes in the Senate and House.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Rock Blasting to Begin Soon at Lemont Water Reclamation Plant
Lemont residents, don't be alarmed if you hear-or feel-blasts in Lemont. Rock blasting operations will be starting soon at the Lemont Water Reclamation Plant at 13 Stephen St. Starting in December 2013 you may hear warning sirens and blasting reverberation near the plant.
The Southtown Star
Quinn vows to sign pension reform bill 'promptly'...
After years of posturing, inertia and debate, the Illinois House and Senate each passed a controversial reform bill in a lightning fast one-two punch Tuesday afternoon.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The Southtown Star
Man charged with DUI after rollover crash
An 81-year-old man was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol Wednesday after his car overturned on the Interstate 355 near Homer Glen.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Legislative leaders strike deal on Illinois pension reform
The four legislative leaders have struck a tentative deal on solving Illinois' $100 billion pension crisis, the top Republicans in the House and Senate confirmed Wednesday.
Two Arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance: Blotter
Liutauras Dovydaitis, 53, 4444 S. Tallman Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 6:52 p.m. for driving under the influence of alcohol, illegal transportation of alcohol and no driver's license following a traffic stop in the 9700 block of Lemont Road.
What's the Best Business in Lemont? Give it a Shoutout
Small Business Saturday is just one day out of the year where many people make a point to support local businesses.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Big, Mixed-Use Projects Coming in 2014
Start each day with GlobeSt.com's Chicago AM Alert for original coverage of the latest transactions and trends shaping the commercial real estate industry.
Route 59 construction taking Thanksgiving break
Lane closures and construction work are expected to take a holiday over Thanksgiving weekend on the 3.5-mile Route 59 widening project in Naperville and Aurora.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Bomb Threats, Lockdowns Spark Parents' Petition to District 113A
Parents in Lemont-Bromberek District 113A are demanding answers after the third bomb threat in as many months at Old Quarry Middle School.
Actress Shows Lives of Remarkable First Ladies
Watch actress and singer Jenny Riddle show the lives of three important First Ladies from history.
Lost Dogs in Lemont: How Police Help
Two dogs recently found near Harpers Grove in Lemont remain unclaimed-but have food, shelter, and plenty of attention at the Lemont Police Department.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
It Takes a Village: Follow 'Operation Laura' as It Happens
Updated, 7:30 p.m.-Emily and Laura must raise the remaining $50,000 by Monday. Get more info on how you can help.
Who Wants Small Business Saturday Swag?
Everybody loves free stuff. In the spirit of the holiday season, and more specifically Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30, Patch is giving away free Small Business Saturday swag to interested local folks and businesses.
Tornado Debris Travels 125 Miles, Lands in Lemont Yard
Like most children, Eily Brousseau, 8, is terrified of storms and tornados. But following the heavy storms of Nov. 17, the Lemont youngster has a new sense of wonderment over the power of Mother Nature.
Lemont First-Grader Turns Down Birthday Gifts
Lemont resident Layla Topete, 7, is wise beyond her years. This past summer, she told her parents that she did not want or need any gifts for her upcoming birthday in October.