Classical string concert on Sunday to benefit PADS

Flossmoor School District 161 will be running a deficit of $4.81 million in the 2021 fiscal year but most of it was expected, according to officials.

On Sept. 14 the school board unanimously approved the FY2021 budget following a public budget hearing. The approved budget anticipates $33.87 million in revenue with $38.68 million in estimated expenditures from July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021.

Frances LaBella, the district’s associate superintendent of business operations, said much of that deficit was anticipated when the school board decided to spend $4 million on construction . . .

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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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