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Village officials will help remove pile of trash at Flossmoor residence

Five Flossmoor village board members are volunteering to help remove a big pile of residential trash this weekend.

At Monday’s board meeting Mayor Paul Braun asked for volunteers to help with the planned Saturday morning clean-up of the trash, located next to a house on Avers Avenue. Four village trustees ― James Wilder, James Mitros, Perry Hoag and Philip Minga ― agreed to help get rid of the garbage.

“It should only take about a half hour,” Braun said, adding that Homewood Disposal has agreed to donate a dumpster for the clean-up effort . . .

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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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