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Deadline nears for Flossmoor residential rain barrel program

Flossmoor residents can order free rain barrels by signing up for a village program through Friday, Oct. 28.

The rain barrels are being offered through a partnership with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation Districts (MWRD). Residents who sign up this week will have the rain barrels delivered to their homes free of charge.

Laura Brennan-Levy, Flossmoor’s event and program coordinator, said more than 100 residents have already signed up for rain barrels. Residents can order up to four rain barrels.

A rain barrel is a water tank used to collect and store . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

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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