Village of Homewood

Homewood trustees to consider Triumph Building redevelopment plan at Monday meeting

Homewood trustees will consider three measures at their meeting Monday that, if approved, would enable the redevelopment of the Triumph Building by HCF Homewood LLC to move forward.

Robbery victim shot Friday near Kedzie Avenue

A robbery victim is in stable condition at an area hospital after suffering a gunshot wound Friday evening, according to Homewood police.

Homewood celebrates the season with Holiday Lights, Miracle on Martin events

Homewood will embrace the holiday spirit with two events in December, but the celebration really begins on Nov. 30 with Small Business Saturday. The annual promotion helps launch the holiday shopping season and encourages people to shop local. It will be followed on Dec. 6 with Holiday Lights and on Dec. 14 with Miracle on Martin.

Chamber of Commerce heads up 3-village holiday charity effort

The Homewood Area Chamber of Commerce (HACC),  in cooperation with the villages of Homewood, Flossmoor and Glenwood, will conduct a charitable drive to support three local groups this holiday season. 

Homewood trustees to consider ordinance changes to align with new state cannabis law

Wondering how to consume cannabis products in Homewood and stay within the rules established by the new state law allowing for recreational use? The details might be clearer after Tuesday's village board meeting.

Homewood train station renovation project now fully funded

  This rendering shows how the renovated Homewood
Metra station may look.
 (Provided photo)

 

Homewood gardeners special efforts win Blue Ribbon, Beautification Awards

  The Stafford House at 18520 Dundee won a Blue
  Ribbon Award from the Homewood Beautification
  Committee.
(Provided photo)

Contract for water project design on Homewood trustees agenda

The plan to switch from Harvey to Chicago Heights as the source of water for Homewood could take another step forward Tuesday.

At the regular board meeting, trustees will consider an agreement with Burns & McDonnell for phase one of the project, the engineering design.

The $813,000 contract will require a budget amendment to allocate money from the water and sewer fund. 

Homewood trustees call special meeting to discuss Calumet Country Club

Homewood trustees will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, to provide an update to the community on the propose redevelopment of Calumet Country Club, 175th Street and Dixie Highway. 

The meeting will be held at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Auditorium, 2010 Chestnut Road.

Damp weather doesn't dampen fun at Homewood's Giant Block Party

There were sprinkles of rain in the air off and on during the afternoon, but area families forged ahead, enjoying the music, food and activities during Homewood's annual Giant Block Party on Saturday, Aug. 17.

Photos by Marilyn Thomas (MT) and Eric Crump (EC) / H-F Chronicle.

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