Flossmoor board allows driveway parking for specially modified truck

Metra announced Tuesday, Aug. 16, that Calumet station will undergo rehabilitation work that will affect access to the platform.

  Deterioration is evident   along the base of a   Calumet train station   warming house.  (Chronicle 2015 file photo)

Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 30, the north entrance and the north half of the platform will be closed for repairs, according to a news release from the commuter railway company. Commuters will need to use the south entrance to reach the open portion of the platform for about . . .

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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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