Weekly Wrap-Up: Plumbing Problems at Village Hall, Grenade at McD's, Debate Watch Party
A look back at the headlines from Sept. 24-28.
Monday, Sept. 24
The company announced Friday that it will take one house brand off shelves and offer refunds. The CDC reports 29 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Bredeney from 18 states, possibly linked to the peanut butter.
You're invited to help Andi Morris and her family celebrate her brother's birthday Tuesday. Michael "Mike Motorbike" Morris, who died unexpectedly this summer, volunteered for the Lemont Emergency Management Agency for 16 years.
The Lemont Village Board will meet at 7 p.m. in the Large Training Room of the Lemont Police Department, 14600 127th St.
Girls in grades 3-8 can learn basketball fundamentals Oct. 18 at Old Quarry Middle School.
We've rounded up a few ads from area businesses that are hiring.
Tuesday, Sept. 25
Unforeseen circumstances raise costs of repair to sewer and water infrastructure at 120-year-old building.
Farmers Market in downtown Lemont will feature a mini health fair as well as fresh vegetables, plants and more on Tuesday.
Ribbon cutting at Lions Park celebrates new play structures, refurbished amenities.
Eligible voters can register at Suburban Cook County courthouses from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Richard Grabowski, the Republican candidate for the 3rd Congressional District, spoke at the Lewis/Grand Haven Candidates' Night Sept. 20.
Joshua Holmes, 18, was shot near the intersection of Honeysuckle Rose Lane and Lilac Lane at approximately 6:35 p.m. Monday night.
Joshua Holmes, 18, was a Hinsdale South graduate who was the victim of a drive-by shooting Monday night in unincorporated Willowbrook.
Wednesday, Sept. 26
Village board gave Sweetwater Deli permission to soon begin offering beer and wine at its location in downtown Lemont.
Facility invites the public to events each day this week.
Charity event at Ruffled Feathers Golf Club will benefit local and international Rotary Club projects.
Fundraiser will take place from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the Lemont McDonald's, 1152 State St.
If you've got wit, add your caption to Patch's weekly comic challenge and win a personalized print.
Thursday, Sept. 27
The following arrest information was supplied by the Lemont Police Department for arrests and incidents Sept. 13-23. Arrests do not indicate a conviction.
George Crocker of New Lenox is being held on $300,000 bond on weapons, drug charges.
LHS vs. Oak Forest girls’ volleyball match will feature activities to raise funds for Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation.
Isle a la Cache Museum on 135th St. in Romeoville has informative outdoor activities planned this fall.
Group will pray while walking from SS Cyril and Methodius to St. Patrick and St. Alphonsus Oct. 7.
We're hoping you will join us to watch the first Presidential Debate from 7:30-10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Lemont Township Community Center.
Juan Cuellar was arrested Wednesday at his parents home, according to a release from the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office, which gave more details of the Monday murder.
More than 8,000 participating stores will offer up a free 20-oz. cup of coffee to customers on Friday, Sept. 28.
Police say Juan M. Cuellar shot and killed 18-year-old Joshua Holmes Monday near Willowbrook.
In the latest Land of Lincoln Red survey issued by Patch, Republican respondents shared their opinions on the presidential election following the Republican National Convention.
In the latest Land of Lincoln Blue survey issued by Patch, Democratic respondents said they thought President Obama did a great job, but loved President Clinton's speech more. They also said Republicans showed how "out of touch" they are.
Friday, Sept. 28
There are nine registered sex offenders listed as living in Lemont, according to the Illinois Sex Offender Registry. See what else we discovered about them.
Lemont Indians (5-0, 2-0) take on TF South (4-1, 3-0) in a South Suburban Blue conference battle at home. If you can’t make it to the game, check out the live action starting at 7 p.m. Friday.
There are plenty of opportunities for Lemont voters to register before the Oct. 9 deadline.
The retailer, which has a Lemont location, announced it will hire more than 52,700 seasonal associates this holiday season.
Lemont Park District will launch new Les Mills fitness programs from 8-11:30 a.m.
Bolingbrook at Lincoln-Way East, Oswego at Plainfield East and more scores from around the Chicago area.
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The Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys play this Monday night. Can you guess the score? Closest prediction to the outcome wins a Patch T-shirt!
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