Police Reports: Aug 2, 2015

Walmart has leased the former K-Mart store on Halsted Street and is asking the village to support a Class 8 property tax designation to help with redevelopment costs. (Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle)

Walmart is asking the village of Homewood to support its application for Class 8 property tax reductions from Cook County to help with the redevelopment of the former K-Mart store on Halsted Street, which has been vacant since late 2013.

Homewood trustees will consider a resolution supporting the Class 8 designation at the Tuesday board meeting . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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