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Park district looks for residents’ feedback, insights in 2019

What do the parks and park programs mean to you?
 
The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District will be asking those and other questions in 2019 through various surveys to be conducted by PROS Consulting, a firm that specializes in park district information. Commissioners approved a $31,455 contract with the firm at the Oct. 16 park board meeting.

Taproom the source of delays, Vice District owner says

Vice District Brewing owner Curtis Tarver said a recent shutdown of his Homewood facility was largely due to having to comply with the village’s requests during construction.
 
A note reading “not approved for occupancy” was posted on the door of the craft brewery at 18027 Dixie Highway dated Oct. 26. Brewing operations are also not taking place at Vice District while the facility is shut down.
 

Flossmoor chief: community response helped end social media threat

At mid-morning last Saturday the phone calls started pouring into the Homewood and Flossmoor police departments.

Earlier that day, a threat – promising harm at Homewood-Flossmoor High School on Monday – was posted on social media throughout the area.

Flossmoor Police Chief Michael Pulec said the posts were first shared with young people in the community. A number of young people who saw the post, many of them students at H-F, told their parents about the threat.

5 polling places change in H-F

Voters in five local precincts will vote at new locations on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6. 

County Clerk David Orr announced Wednesday that voters affected by the changes would receive postcards before election day directing them to their new polling site.

In Homewood and Flossmoor, the changes include

Engines running low before Flossmoor’s big truck referendum

The little law that made big news all over the country will be called into question again soon. On the Nov. 6 ballot, Flossmoor residents will vote on a referendum question asking about the village’s ban on visibly parked pickup trucks.

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