Homewood approves recreational pot sales

  Homewood officials approved the sale of recreational
 marijuana when it becomes legal in 2020. Sales
will be limited to a specific commercial zone.


Pritzker, IDOT announce updated plan to rebuild Illinois roads, bridges

Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Transportation announced Monday a new version of the multi-year plan for road and bridge projects across the state, which is the first to capture the historic impact of the Rebuild Illinois capital plan.

Ca-BOO-ret fundraiser returns to support Lighthouse LGBTQ

The Halloween-themed Ca-Boo-ret event on Friday
is a fundraiser for Lighthouse LGBTQ.


'Those Who Excel' honors presented to District 153 staff, supporters

Community members, administrators and staff in Homewood School District 153 were selected as 2019 winners of the “Those Who Excel” award presented by the Illinois State Board of Education. The ISBE recognized them at an Oct. 19 banquet. The awards honor those affiliated with the district who made outstanding contributions to the schools and district students.

Young patients at Grant Orthodontics spread the word on breast cancer

Aidan Mendoza went "pink" at his October
orthodontic visit, choosing pink bracket ties in
honor of breast cancer awareness.

Cook County funds allow for expansion of Girls STEAM Ahead

The Cook County Bureau of Economic Development awarded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to support an expansion of the Homewood Science Center’s Girls STEAM Ahead Success program. The workforce development program will now reach freshmen girls from low-income families who attend Rich Township High School District 227. 

H-F girls volleyball ready for IHSA competition starting Oct. 28

  The Homewood-Flossmoor High School volleyball 
  team, which is headed for the playoffs.


Flossmoor seeks input for flood damage survey

This snapshot of the Flossmoor flooding survey
offers a window into what information the village
is seeking to collect. 
(Web image)


Park district adjusts numbers to meet EAV drop

Homewood-Flossmoor Park District commissioners are adjusting levy numbers after learning the equalized assessed valuation (EAV) of property in the district dropped by about 3 percent. The EAV had been on the upswing, although it has never regained the high property values before the 2009 recession, according to Sharon Dangles, superintendent of finance and administration.

Maxine's fashions moves to Homewood

If you love shopping for beautiful clothes, jewelry and accessories, you can find it all in downtown Homewood at Maxine’s, at 1938 Ridge Road, which has settled in quickly since its opening about a month ago.


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