New Lenox



Will County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a New Lenox Township residence on November 29, 2019 at 8:10am regarding a missing adult male subject. Upon speaking with family members and conducting an initial investigation, it was determined that the man was ...

New Lenox Fire Toys for Tots Site

The New Lenox Fire Protection District is now collecting items for Toys for Tots. Area residents will be able to drop off new, unwrapped toys at each of the four fire stations.

24 lbs. of Cannabis Seized- Two Arrested

On October 14th 2019, the New Lenox Police Department, with the assistance of the Department of Homeland Security and the Will County Sheriff’s Office, concluded an investigation of Cannabis Trafficking. The intensive investigation led to the arrest of two California ...

New Lenox Cops Care

New Lenox Police Chief Bob Sterba and the New Lenox Police Department are gearing up for the department’s 11th annual coat drive. Since 2009, the police department’s “Cops Care” coat drive has collected over 16,000 coats, which have gone to ...

Trinity Services celebrates National Disability Voter Registration Week

New Lenox - Trinity Services, Inc. and Will County Clerk Lauren Staley Ferry’s staff helped register more than 40 people to vote, in person and through mail-in registration, Wednesday, July 17, at a National Disability Voter Registration Week Open House ...

Scott Paddock elected chairman of Silver Cross Hospital’s Board

New Lenox - The Silver Cross Hospital Board of Directors recently elected Scott Paddock as Chairman. He succeeds Douglas Hutchison Jr. of Joliet, who served as the Board Chairman for the past three years. With a history of success in ...

Fourth of July firework safety tips

New Lenox - Summertime is here and the Fourth of July is less than a week away. Block parties, summer cook-outs and other outdoor fun is on tap for the upcoming holiday. However, more fires are reported on July 4th ...

Help New Lenox Fire district keep the Wreath Red

The New Lenox Fire Protection District’s (NLFPD) four fire stations will have a large wreath on the front of them with all red lights. These wreaths are not just decorations for the holidays; they are there with a purpose. “The ...

New Lenox turns up 7th rabid bat of season

After a full month with no additional rabid bats being found in Will County, the seventh one of the year was discovered in a residence off of Fir Street in New Lenox. On July 31st, the home owners were awakened ...

New Lenox acquires property for sewage treatment plant

The effort to begin planning and later building a new sewage treatment plant is underway in New Lenox, according to officials. During a recent meeting of the New Lenox Village Board of Trustees, Village Administrator Kurt Carroll announced that the ...

Frankfort Garden Walk

Evilena’s Red Dresser will host a self-paced Garden Walk in Frankfort benefitting the Conservation Foundation on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The goal of the walk is to inspire gardeners with the beauty of nature ...

Cabin Fever in New Lenox

Police Chief Bob Sterba and the New Lenox Police Department are proud to announce the tenth annual “Cabin Fever” event to be held on Saturday, January 27.

Children’s Book Drive for local Reading Rooms

With the year coming to an end, the National Hook-up of Black Women/Silver Cross Hospital’s nine Reading Rooms are pretty bare. To restock the shelves, Silver Cross Hospital will hold a Children’s Book Drive January 8 through 31, 2018.

Trinity Services supporters can amplify giving on #GivingTuesday

Supporters of Trinity Services, Inc. can amplify their charitable impact this #GivingTuesday by making a tax-deductible online donation to the nonprofit on Tuesday, Nov. 28.

Model railroad holiday open house is Saturday

The community is invited.