Volunteers respond to Flossmoor’s village clean-up initiative

Officials in Homewood and Flossmoor want residents to be assured that they’re working to maintain reliable and clean water for the villages, despite recent developments in Harvey.   On July 19, Cook County Circuit Judge Kathleen Pantle removed control over water finances* from Harvey's municipal government. Harvey buys Lake Michigan water from Chicago and then sells it to other south suburban towns. Under the court order, the village’s water system will be controlled by an independent overseer.  Homewood buys water from Harvey and then sells it to Flossmoor. Both villages said they expect service . . .

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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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