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January 2019 e-edition

Plenty of Flossmoor homeowners and business owners found themselves cleaning up after a record-setting rain brought water and even sewage into their homes on Sept. 27. But a flood of complaints at Monday’s village board meeting might bring relief sooner than later if residents agree to foot the multimillion-dollar cost of repairs. The storm that dumped about seven inches of rain in a 24-hour period wreaked havoc across town. Water trapped cars in the Flossmoor Road viaduct, broke through the windows of Coldwell Banker’s downtown office and caused  countless basement backups, particularly . . .

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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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