Local musician finds new success in old places

Community residents Thursday showed strong support for proposed apartments for developmentally disabled adults, filling the room with a show of hands before the Flossmoor Plan Commission recommended approval.

Commission members unanimously voted in favor of the plan and proposed rezoning of two lots at 1032 and 1038 Leavitt Ave. Their recommendation will be forwarded to the Flossmoor Village Board, which has the final say on whether the apartment complex – the first of its kind in Illinois -- will be built.

As currently proposed, the complex would contain six apartments in two buildings, the former Martsci Montessori . . .

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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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