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State’s Attorney Alvarez to address human trafficking at March 18 program in Homewood

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Fresh fruits and vegetables will not be for sale at the Flossmoor Public Library parking lot this summer.

Village officials announced Monday that the Flossmoor Farmers Market, a downtown attraction since 2006, has been canceled, at least for this year.

Staff members recommended to Flossmoor trustees that the market, a joint project of the village and library, be canceled for 2015. Most village board members indicated that closing the farmers market is the proper course of action; it has been mostly unsuccessful for years and in 2014 attracted only a handful of vendors . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

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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