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Paint-your-own seating project supports agency’s ‘benchmark’ anniversary

Construction will begin soon on a new main that will deliver water from Hammond, Indiana, to Homewood and Flossmoor. The Homewood village board approved the project at its Nov. 10 meeting.

Village officials reviewed the costs with engineering firm Burns and McDonnell in two meetings in September and October, cutting more than $1 million, according to the village. The total cost of the project is $11,670,475, which includes the main, a new pump station, water testing, disinfection and design. 

“This will be probably the largest public works project that we’ve undertaken . . .

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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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