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District 153 sends Anderson off to next challenge

The Homewood District 153 school board recognized outgoing board member Steve Anderson for his insights, financial finesse and 10 years of commitment to the children of the district.

Flossmoor board approves $24.7 million budget, water rate increase

Water-related expenditures in Flossmoor were at the forefront of multiple actions by the village board Monday, and play a notable role in the new municipal budget.
 
The budget, approved unanimously by trustees, includes spending $1.2 million for the replacement of residential water meters in the village. That expense is seen as essential if Flossmoor is to accurately measure how much water is used by residents.
 

H-F Park District’s Park Pride spring clean-up set for May 6

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is looking for volunteers to spend a few hours cleaning up and planting during the district’s 31st annual Park Pride event on May 6.
 
Individuals and groups are encouraged to come out starting at 8:30 a.m. to clear away winter debris and plant summer flowers in one of the 32 parks maintained by the district.

IDOT, Homewood in talks about addressing Dixie Highway viaduct flooding problem

During a rain and hail storm on Feb. 28, one driver found out the hard way what most local motorists know: The Dixie Highway viaduct in Homewood is prone to flooding. Homewood officials met recently with IDOT to discuss resolving the problem.

District 233 board members deny rumor of Mansfield’s contract extension

The District 233 school board election is past, but tensions continue between supporters and opponents of the current board and administration. Two petitions circulated this past week to register support for positions held by both sides.
 
The District 233 school board will be taking action on 2017-18 salaries for district administrators at its 7:30 p.m. meeting on Tuesday, April 18.
 

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