Flossmoor prepares for review of Meijer plan

With construction to begin this spring on Flossmoor’s largest commercial project in decades, village staff is preparing to review plans for the 192,000-square-foot Meijer superstore.

Homewood welcomes 3 new firefighters

Firefighter Joseph Exline 
receives congratulations from
a young supporter Tuesday, 
Dec. 9, after being sworn in
as a career firefighter with the
Homewood Fire Department.

(Photo by Quinn Crump/The

Dolphin Lake renovation project begins

Fences have been installed at Dolphin Lake Park in anticipation the start of a $3.25 million construction project that will include a fully renovated clubhouse, walking paths and a playground area.

Flossmoor recognizes 43-year fire veteran on his retirement

Richie Ambuehl

Friends, family and fellow firefighters filled Flossmoor Village Hall Monday night to honor Richie Ambuehl, a 43-year fire service veteran.


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