Jen Sjoblom March 2017

Metra announced on Monday that beginning 10 a.m. Monday, June 12, the south entrance and southern half of the Calumet platform will be out of service for about six months to complete a station renovation project.The north end of the station, which has been closed since Aug. 30, 2016, for renovation, will re-open Monday to provide access to the service portion of the platform. Commuters exiting trains at the station will need to verify with on-board personnel the specific cars to exit from at the station. During this final construction phase, the elevator . . .

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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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