Homewood trustees OK pursuit of science center development, agree to purchase Ryan’s Funeral Home

Homewood Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, to consider two time-sensitive items regarding downtown redevelopment.The first would enable the village to move forward with the Martin Avenue streetscape project. The second would terminate the Central Business District tax increment financing district, which is set to expire Dec. 31.The TIF district was established in 1978 and was extended in 2001.The Martin Avenue project design . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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