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100-plus vendors expected for Homewood’s Artisan Street Fair

The 2019 Homewood Artisan Street Fair is expanding its footprint and boasting more than 100 artists from around the Chicagoland area and the Midwest on June 7 and 8. 
 
The fair also features live music, a food court and food trucks and a maker-space tent packed with activities for all ages. Hours will be from 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday.

Villages plan for two Pride events in June

Since its inaugural Pride event in June 2017, Lighthouse LGBTQ+ has brought the celebration from its confines in the city, to the suburban corners of Homewood and Flossmoor.
 
Homewood will host the third annual Lighthouse Pride Party from 5 to 9 p.m. on June 28, and Flossmoor will host its first Pride Party and Concert from 6 to 10 p.m. on June 21. 

Sen. Hutchinson lauds House passage of cannabis bill

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois State Senator Toi Hutchinson (D-Chicago Heights) released the following statement this evening after voting in support of House Bill 1438, a proposal Hutchinson co-sponsored and was actively involved in negotiating that would legalize adult-use cannabis in Illinois.
 

Police look for three suspects after attempted carjacking

A Flossmoor resident was assaulted and robbed during an attempted carjacking at his home on Thursday, police said. The incident was reported at about 5:30 p.m. on May 30 in the 1400 block of Kinross Street, Flossmoor police said in an email alert to the community.
 

Two District 161 staff members named assistant principals at Parker

Flossmoor School District 161 this week announced the appointment of two new assistant principals at Parker Junior High School. Tara Peacock and Michelle Wisniewski will join incoming principal Amabel Crawford as top administrators at Parker.

 

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