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Flossmoor board hears plea for safe pedestrian route to Montessori

Attempting to walk to Flossmoor Montesorri School is dangerous, and nearly impossible. That was Barbara Scully’s message to the Flossmoor Village Board at the Nov. 20 meeting. “We’re trying to attract young people to Flossmoor,” said Scully, who has two grandchildren attending the Montessori school. “Young people want walkable communities.” But, she added, there is no safe way to walk to the school, located at 740 Western Ave. The sidewalk north from Flossmoor Road — which goes past Western Avenue School — ends about a block from the Montessori building. There is no shoulder to the road . . .

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