Homewood officials discovered Tuesday, Sept. 28, that sanitary sewage was present in a stormwater retention pond in the Prairie Lakes business park. The pond is at the east side of the business park, directly west of the Kohl’s and Walmart stores.On Wednesday, Homewood Public Works crews began pumping water from the pond in order to determine the source of the sewage, according to a news release from the village. Public Works Director John Schaefer said Friday that crews have not yet determined the source but continue to make progress. Workers are pumping water out of . . .
FRIDAY, DEC. 9
SATURDAY, DEC. 10
- Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
- You Matter 2 Winter Wonderland from noon to 4 p.m. at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road. Holiday fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $5 to $10 at bit.ly/3VLh2m4.
- Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m. Ice sculpture walk, horse-drawn carriage rides, s’mores and more.