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Frigid weather breaks water mains, threatens emergency operations

  Crews work on a broken water main Saturday, Jan. 6,   on Dixie Highway in Homewood. (Photo by Eric   Crump/H-F Chronicle) The next time the temperature dips below zero, say a prayer for, or lift a glass to, your local public works crew, the village staffers who are out working in freezing weather while we’re all tucked up warm at home. During the recent stretch of frigid temperatures, workers in Flossmoor and Homewood were out at all hours of the day and night plowing roads, fixing broken water mains . . .

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Summer events

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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