District 153’s superintendent becomes ‘Undercover Boss’ to mingle with staff

Recreational cannabis sales were approved by the Homewood village board Tuesday.
  Homewood officials approved  the sale of recreational  marijuana when it becomes  legal in 2020. Sales will be  limited to a specific M-1  commercial zone. 

The board approved a zoning amendment 4 to 1, making recreational marijuana sales legal inside an M-1 zoning district, which is limited to manufacturing and business park areas. The same distinction was previously approved for medical cannabis sales. 

Trustee Larry Burnson was the lone dissenting vote. Trustees Lisa . . .

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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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