Homewood schools supporters meeting Jan. 27 to begin plans for referendum informational campaign

A relative small number of new water meters in Homewood will be replaced soon. Public Works officials recently discovered the meters were not reading water flow properly in some situations.

Public Works Director John Schaefer reported at the Village Board meeting Tuesday, Jan. 26, that the problem affects a small fraction of the meters installed during the comprehensive meter replacement project in 2014. The village replaced aging mechanical meters with electronic meters that use a magnetic field to more accurately measure water flow, he said. The new meters are expected to last longer than the previous generation . . .

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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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