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Week in Review: Village Welcomes New Businesses, District 113A Owes State Another $260K

A look back at the headlines from April 9-15.

Tuesday, April 10

Two freight companies will also move their corporate headquarters to Lemont this year, village officials announced Monday night.

First up, agronomist and environmental engineer Cristina Negri will speak about plants as alternative energy sources.

Wednesday, April 11

The Illinois State Board of Education completed an audit of the district's 2009-10 transportation claim last month, finding that another $260,705 is owed for unallowable reimbursements.

is spearheading fundraising efforts this spring to support the increasing demand for financial assistance.

Work began Tuesday on a new street-level playground and updated landscaping.

Senior Ashley Barajaz, junior Paul Rachwalski, sophomore Michelle Awad and freshman Gary Lin were recognized during the April 9 meeting of the District 210 Board of Education.

Thursday, April 12

Peter and Gabby Marzano have become regulars on the morning news show thanks to their post-game recaps on YouTube.

New federal energy-efficiency standards could soon make them obsolete.

Benet Academy senior Suzanne Beecher will vie for a chance to advance to the National Finals competition this June in Mobile, Alabama.

Friday, April 13

The original complaint—filed in 2010 by former board member Janet Hughes and Lemont residents Laura Reigle, Duane Bradley and Louis Emery—was dismissed with prejudice in March.

The popular WGN/CLTV show will feature the Lemont delicatessen as part of its "Southwest 'Burbs" episode.

Lemont High School Drama Club sponsors Sharon Jacobs and Roy Nees will perform in the play "Love Letters" at 7:30 p.m. April 20 in the school's Performing Arts Center.

The Lemont Park District broke ground Tuesday on a new street-level playground and updated landscaping.

Saturday, April 14

Snapshots from Friday's talent show, which raised money for the school's Speech program.

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