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Nicor Gas updating meters for automatic readouts

Contractors for Nicor Gas are working in the Homewood-Flossmoor area to attach a new piece of equipment to meters that will allow for automatic readouts.
 
“As part of meter modernization deployment, Nicor Gas will be installing small, two-way communication devices on existing natural gas meters throughout these communities,” said Pat Eaves-Heard, regional manager for community affairs at Nicor Gas.
 

Flossmoor chief: Officers ‘did everything right’ in Sunday standoff

Sunday’s six-and-half-hour police standoff in Flossmoor ended with the peaceful arrest of a man who, at gunpoint, allegedly threatened to kill two officers. The suspect was taken into custody after members of the regional SWAT team entered his house, located in the 2500 block of Caddy Street, and discovered him in a room, Acting Police Chief Tod Kamleiter said.
 

Independence Day traditions continue at H-F events July 3 and 4

Independence Day traditions will continue this year in Homewood and Flossmoor, beginning with the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Starry Nights concert on July 3 and concluding with the district’s Family Fun Fest the afternoon of July 4. 

 

Donations for the troops collected through July 4

As the 4th of July approaches, Weichert Realtors in Homewood is collecting items that can go into care packs for those serving in the U.S. military.

Law enforcement in standoff with Flossmoor resident on Sunday

[Update 4:57 p.m.] A suspect was taken into custody about 3:15 p.m. Sunday after a nearly seven hour standoff with Flossmoor police and emergency response officers.

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