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New Lenox, Illinois is located in Will County. Zip codes in New Lenox, IL include 60451. The median home price in New Lenox is $267,900 which is roughly $119/per square foot. More New Lenox information.

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11 hrs ago | The Southtown Star

Petco hosts grand opening in New Lenox

Several New Lenox residents were among those waiting in line for an hour in the cold Saturday morning to welcome the new Petco store in New Lenox Town Center. Part of the attraction was the free $10 gift cards offered to the first 100 customers at the grand opening of the store at 495 E. Lincoln Highway, they said.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Patch.com

Locked Out & Locked In: Hoosier Needs Help Getting Into Car But Not Into Custody

A New Lenox cop went to help an Indiana man who had locked himself out of his car and then arrested him when he discovered he had a warrant. An officer was sent over to Coventry to help a man who was locked out of his car, police said.

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Patch.com

Joliet Man Jailed After Crashing Into New Lenox Tree: Cops

A Joliet man split after crashing his car into a tree but was tracked down by the cops and jailed. Matthew Mech, 26, was charged with driving under the influence, failing to reduce speed to avoid a crash, leaving the scene of an accident and operating an uninsured vehicle.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Church bulletins

MINOOKA – Plattville Lutheran Church, 5475 W. Bell Road in Minooka, is hosting a theatrical tribute to America starting at 7 p.m. Saturday.

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The Southtown Star

Will Forest Preserve District to improve Hickory Creek Trail safety

Following the deaths of two bicyclists in less than a year on a Will County Forest Preserve District trail, the district is adding safety measures before its popular Cruise the Creek family bike event on Oct. 4. The deaths occurred on Hickory Creek Trail, which connects New Lenox and Mokena and features a hilly terrain with many winding curves, often making it difficult to see what's around the corner. Vaibas Barpusanski, 42, of Mokena, died Aug. 9 after he was thrown from his bicycle and hit his head.

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WJOL-AM Joliet

ShareFest in New Lenox Culminates with Big Saturday Event at Spencer School

New Lenox's annual festival of sharing and caring culminates this Saturday at the Spencer School Campus in New Lenox. ShareFest is in its 8th year and has grown tremendously, according to organizer Gary Cheney.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Manhattan American

Dream Raffle Early Bird Winners

Three local residents recently accepted their winning checks from the Lincoln-Way Foundation for the Dream Raffle Early Bird Drawing. They are: Collin Halliman of Frankfort, James Gazdziak of Mokena and Jennifer Oudsteyn of New Lenox.

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The Southtown Star

Get Up and Go

Pet Food Drive: A pet food drive to benefit family pets in need in New Lenox and Frankfort townships will be part of the grand opening of the New Lenox Petco this weekend. The drive for the Best Buddies Pet Pantry will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Petco, 495 E. Lincoln Highway.

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Patch.com

New Lenox Man, 53, Reported Missing

Kramer was last seen in Alsip on Tuesday. He has a history of anxiety and depression, family told ABC7, and might be confused.

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Patch.com

New Lenox Petco Grand Opening Set for this Weekend

On Saturday, Petco will hand out free $10 gift card for the first 100 Pals Rewards customers. Pets will be available for adoption.

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PRLog US Entertainment

BigBearChaseMe.com Rewards You for Sharing Photos

You can share photos all over the web, but what do you get in return? Some likes? A retweet? BigBearChaseMe.com rewards players with real prizes like t-shirts, gift cards, electronics, & pooping garden gnomes. Best of all, it's free! PRLog - Sep. 9, 2014 - NEW LENOX, Ill.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Patch.com

New Lenox School Board Member Suing District Over Attorney's Fees

A member of the New Lenox School Board has sued the school district over attorney fees she claims they should have paid for her. Broderick hired the Mokena law firm Bruggeman, Hurst & Associates, the suit said, and they represented her until April 17, 2013, after which the school district's insurance carrier "assumed Broderick's defense."

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Bulls-Eye--Drunken Mokena Teen Hits New Lenox Target With Car: Cops

The 17-year-old was charged with driving under the influence, criminal damage to property and the illegal possession of alcohol by a minor in connection with the late Friday night accident at the East Lincoln Highway superstore. Just before midnight, police said, an "officer was dispatched to the Target reference to a complaint of a vehicle that drove into the entrance doors," police said.

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West Van council opposes LNG tankers

This is a rendering of what the Woodfibre LNG export facility could look like from the top of the Sea to Sky Gondola. This is a rendering of what the Woodfibre LNG export facility could look like from the top of the Sea to Sky Gondola.

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The Southtown Star

New Lenox fire district chief resigns

New Lenox Fire Protection District Chief Jon Mead resigned his post Friday, and Battalion Chief Adam Riegel is acting chief, according to fire district attorney Tom Gilbert. "He was well-liked.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Patch.com

Want to Run for New Lenox Government? Here's How

Election season is nearing, and those interested in running will have to get started. The consolidated election will be held April 7, 2015, and the position of New Lenox mayor is open, along with three, four-year trustee roles.

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Patch.com

Local Jobs: Car X, Trinity Services, Central Collision Center

Finding a job can be a tough task. Putting together a rA©sumA©, hitting the streets looking for "Help Wanted" signs and making the best impression on potential employers can be a tall order for anyone.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Patch.com

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Helping More Patients Regain Independence

Most of us know someone who has suffered a traumatic injury or significant loss of function due to stroke, brain or spinal cord injury, joint replacement or amputation. And usually the only thing on his or her mind is getting back home and regaining independence.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Patch.com

Woman Swings on Cops with Urine-Soaked Pants: OMGPD

Swing Time: A woman who warned Joliet police "you're not going to like it" if they uncuffed her delivered on the promise when they took off her handcuffs. She stripped off her urine-soaked sweatpants and swung them at the officers, then she flung feces at them.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Patch.com

Prowler Slips Into New Lenox Dunkin' Donuts, Absconds With Cash: Cops

A crook made his way into the Dunkin' Donuts on Laraway Road and made off with the cash from the register, police said.

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