Everything must go

This is the year properties in the South Suburbs will be reassessed and Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi promises a fair examination of both residential and commercial properties. 

“The key thing to remember is every community is different. We know south suburban conditions can be very different from north suburbs. And each area of the South Suburbs can be so different,” Kaegi told the Chronicle during a Jan. 25 interview in Homewood.

“We know on the residential side, high tax rates in the South Suburbs are something that really influences home prices,” he noted . . .

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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