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Metra Electric’s new schedule takes effect Sept. 11

Starting Monday, Sept. 11, trains from Homewood and Flossmoor will be running on a new Metra Rail schedule. Commuter rush hour schedules have only slight changes.  Those riding downtown mid-day Monday through Friday and are accustomed to getting trains from Flossmoor leaving at 10 minutes past the hour, will now catch trains on the hour.  Commuters leaving from Homewood accustomed to boarding trains at 13 minutes past the hour, will now get trains 3 minutes past the hour. Return trips from Millennium Station mid-day will leave 10 minutes earlier. Trains were departing at 30 . . .

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Fall events

Friday, Oct. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

Saturday, Oct. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor.
  • Homewood Farmers Market’s last summer session.

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