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Area residents opposed to power plant speak out at Glenwood zoning meeting

Oak Meadow Energy LLC of Boston has proposed building and operating a 1,250 megawatt electricity generating plant on 75 acres of land on the southeast corner of Glenwood. Residents opposing a proposed gas-fired power plant packed a Glenwood Zoning Board of Appeals meeting Tuesday, and while they did not stop the plant's zoning application, they slowed the process.

Crosswalks will be removed from traffic island in downtown Flossmoor

Traffic patterns for cars and trucks in downtown Flossmoor will not change following approval of a plan designed to make crossing Sterling Avenue a safer experience.
 
However, pedestrians will be asked to alter their trek across Sterling at the traffic island just west of the Metra station.
 

Meeting focuses on Flossmoor downtown traffic concerns

Flossmoor officials and residents met downtown Friday to discuss safety concerns regarding traffic around the island on Sterling Avenue.

Repair project will reduce traffic to one lane on Kedzie Avenue starting next week

The Cook County Highway Department is scheduled to begin concrete patching next week on Kedzie Avenue, according to a notice provided by Homewood village officials. 

The patching project is slated to begin Tuesday, May 31, and will extend from 175th Street in Hazel Crest to the south side of 183rd Street in Homewood.

The project is expected to be completed by the end of July. 

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