Prize continues to grow in area’s first Queen of Hearts raffle

The Homewood village board at its Tuesday meeting unanimously approved a motion to direct village staff to work toward a contract with Chicago Heights to source Lake Michigan water.  Village Manager Jim Marino and Director of Public Works John Schaefer presented the board with four options to pursue water after Homewood’s contract with Harvey expires in 2022. Marino said the village could begin planning and seeking permits for construction of a 36-inch water main into the Chicago Heights water system in September of this year with construction potentially finished in September 2022.  Harvey . . .

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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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