Village of Flossmoor

Nearly a dozen brewers on tap for Flossmoor’s first brew fest

October 08, 2018 - 22:47
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Hopheads and suds lovers will pour into downtown Flossmoor on Saturday for the village’s inaugural Flossmoor Brew Fest event, which is from 2 to 6 p.m.
 
Nearly a dozen breweries will offer samples from tasting stations lined along Sterling Avenue, which will be closed to auto traffic between Flossmoor Road and Flossmoor Public Library. 

Resident asks Flossmoor for help in clearing invasive buckthorn

October 03, 2018 - 09:52
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Holding up a branch, Erica Wildrick approached the dais at the Flossmoor village board meeting on Sept. 17. Wildrick was there to ask for the village’s help in removing invasive buckthorn from the community.
 
“Naturalists have recommended the removal of buckthorn because it is so invasive,” Wildrick said. “It was planted generations ago and now we’re trying to get rid of it.”

Teen facing multiple charges after shots are fired on Flossmoor street

October 01, 2018 - 20:08
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A Flossmoor teenager was charged with three weapons-related felonies less than 24 hours after shots were fired at an intersection in the village, police said.
 
The 17-year-old male was arrested at his home at 1:20 p.m. on Sept. 29, and is in custody as a juvenile in the Cook County court system, Flossmoor Deputy Chief Tod Kamleiter said Monday.
 

International organization names Flossmoor recipient of diversity award

September 17, 2018 - 22:11
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The Village of Flossmoor's commitment to diversity and inclusion has been recognized on an international level. Flossmoor is receiving the 2018 Community Diversity and Inclusion Program Excellence Award from the International City and County Managers Association (ICMA). This year’s award is being given to just three municipalities out of the organization’s 11,000 worldwide members. 

Flossmoor Police get ComEd grant for safety speed signs

September 09, 2018 - 11:42
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The Flossmoor Police Department has received one of 21 ComEd grants awarded through its Powering Safe Communities program.
 
The ComEd awards were given for projects that improve the efficiency and delivery of public safety programs, increase community resiliency and address unmet safety needs. Applications to ComEd were reviewed by the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus.
 

Flossmoor recognized for excellent financial reporting 40 years straight

September 05, 2018 - 11:51
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Four straight decades of precise and transparent financial reporting in Flossmoor have not gone unnoticed, and they have saved residents thousands in tax dollars, officials say. 
 
The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the village a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting for its fiscal year 2017 comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). Flossmoor has now received the award 40 years in a row.
 

New events and activities for all on tap at Sept. 8 Flossmoor Fest

September 05, 2018 - 08:54
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New activities — from a photo booth to the Jesse White Tumblers to an auction of the downtown dogs — have been added to this year’s Flossmoor Fest. The annual street festival returns Sept. 8 with a full day of activities for all ages. Flossmoor Fest will take over the village’s downtown area and Flossmoor Park between 11:30 a.m. and 10 p.m.

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