Flossmoor Village Board approves estimated 2018 tax levy

Like the craters of the moon.

Traversing the geology of Flossmoor’s choppy streets gives a good general idea of what those astronauts encountered on the lunar landscape 50 years ago.

What an adventure. Every block brings another encounter with a roadway that has been gouged by the worst that our Midwestern elements can offer — extremes in cold and heat — mixed in with the everyday abuse from cars and trucks.

Some streets are worse than others but few are entirely free from the scars that come when asphalt totally surrenders to vehicular wear and tear . . .

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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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