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Bruni may be write-in challenger after being removed from Flossmoor ballot

David Bruni’s name will not appear on the ballot for the April 2 Flossmoor Village Board election, but he is contemplating a write-in campaign.
 
Bruni said after the Flossmoor Election Board’s decision Friday he would take several days to decide his next steps for one of the three four-year terms up for election.

Retirement full of possibilities for CN spokesman Jim Kvedaras

Jim Kvedaras, 58, retired in November as executive director of public affairs and government affairs at Canadian National Railway in Homewood. He'd been working for railroads for 37 years. 

Cook County offers two tax exemptions for seniors

Applications for Cook County’s Senior and Senior Freeze Exemption on property taxes for 2018 are due Feb. 6.
 

The Senior Exemption application is part of a booklet sent to eligible seniors. The booklet also contains the separate, income-based Senior Freeze Exemption application.
 

District 153 taxpayers helping to meet expenses through high tax payments

Homewood School District 153's tax collection rate is near perfect, according to the district's auditors. 
 
Taxpayers paid their property taxes at a rate of 98 percent in 2015 and 2016, according to Tim Fagan of Legacy Professionals, who presented the district’s latest audit report at its Jan. 7 meeting.
 

Furloughed? Head to Flossmoor for a pint

Flossmoor Station Restaurant and Brewery announced Thursday that it is offering free lunch and discounted craft beer to federal employees affected by the government shutdown.

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