Next Flossmoor budget closes gap with help from projected sales tax revenue

A bunch of the boys were whooping it up in the Malamute Saloon;The kid that handles the music box was hitting a jag-time tune;Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew,And watching his luck was his light-of-love, the lady that’s known as Lou.There, I have done it, transcribing the first stanza of “The Shooting of Dan McGrew” on my old Underwood typewriter. It is the first time in many years that I have typed anything on the machine, a 38-pound monster entirely constructed of . . .

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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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