Cottage on Dixie abruptly closes, owner seeks break and a buyer

Flossmoor police are reminding residents to lock their cars at night following a series of vehicle break-ins this week.

In an email alert, police said there were break-ins to seven vehicles on the 2600 block of Central Drive and Flossmoor Road between 5 and 6 a.m. on April 8.

All the vehicles were unlocked except for one where the unknown perpetrator broke a window. The vehicle with the damaged window had a bag in view that resembled a purse, which was the item that was taken.

The caller who reported the smashed window heard the incident . . .

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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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