New Lenox


New Lenox changes recreational vehicle ordinance, adds lighted Santa statue

New Lenox residents will be able to store two recreational vehicles in their driveways during the summer following a change in rules approved this week.

New Lenox Oks Silver Cross surgical center construction

Silver Cross Hospital is planning an ambulatory surgical center that is expected to open next August. The hospital received the OK from the New Lenox Village Board on Monday to build a one-story 11,800-square-foot building on about four acres at ...

New Lenox officials hope fee reduction will stimulate housing growth

New Lenox officials hope that land that was left undeveloped after the housing crash could get a fresh start following a reduction in impact fees approved this week.

Officials retrieved rabid bat from New Lenox residence

A seventh rabid bat was reportedly found in Will County on Sept. 16 in a New Lenox residence. Officials said a dog, living in the residence, killed the bat in the backyard. The residents used their hands to pull the ...

Election petitions available for local towns

The Consolidated Election will be held on April 4, 2017. The Village of New Lenox will have the following positions available: (3) Trustee positions, four-year term (1) Trustee position, two-year unexpired term. Petition packets for New Lenox Trustee positions are ...

Sharefest coming to New Lenox in September

The official kickoff starts with Recyclepalooza on Sept. 10 followed by a job fair Sept. 15 and the ShareFest Main Event on Sept. 17.

Secretary of State offices closed for Labor Day

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that all offices and facilities open Monday to Friday will be closed on Monday, September 5th, while facilities open Tuesday to Saturday will be closed Saturday, September 3rd, in observance of Labor Day.

New Lenox approves new Route 30 retail development

The village is moving ahead with plans to redevelop a lot at the corner of Route 30 and Cedar Road.

New Lenox Proud American Days kicks off Thursday

A New Lenox traditions since 1984, Proud American days kick off today and run through Sunday.

Circuit Clerk launches tax intercept program

In an effort to collect the large amount of unpaid fines and fees owed the court, Circuit Clerk, Pam McGuire initiated a collection program in April 2007. She stated, “We were constantly looking for sources of revenue to lessen the ...

Will County residents’ electronics recycling options growing

After closing all of its 13 electronic recycling sites at the start of the year, Will County is slowing starting to rebuild its network of e-waste drop off locations for residents.

Grant approved to educate youth on heroin

The Will County Board approved the allocation of nearly $30,000 of a federal Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) for heroin education in Lincoln-Way high schools and Wilmington junior high and high schools to help combat the heroin epidemic that has seen ...

New Lenox Police warn residents of area burglaries

New Lenox Police are looking for a suspect connected to a string of home burglaries that took place on Sunday, June 19.

New Lenox partnering on hotel land use study

The New Lenox board has approved a study that will look at the market feasibility of a hotel at the intersection of Interstate 355 and Route 6.

St. Joseph Academy Red – Nose Day

St. Joseph Academy, a private independent school in downtown Joliet, celebrated “Red Nose Day” on Tuesday, May 26, with Raul Del Rio, manager of the New Lenox Walgreen’s. The children raised $115 to help children in need in the USA ...