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Hospital sponsors ‘Name the Robot’ contest

Flossmoor School District 161 is moving forward with a 2020 levy that marks a 2.68% increase over last year’s extension, but the failure of Illinois’ “fair tax” amendment and a significant reassessment of commercial property raised some new financial questions.

The school board voted unanimously on Monday, Nov. 9, to approve a tentative levy of $24.43 million, a 2.68% increase over the 2019 extension of $23.80 million — the 2.3% Consumer Price Index plus an attempt to capture an estimated $500,000 in new property, according to Associate Superintendent Frances LaBella.

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Summer events

Friday, June 24

  • Pride Party at the Flossmoor Community Church Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor. The family-friendly event will have food, music and other entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m.

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