Coping with COVID: April 15

Homewood mayor recovers. As of Friday, Jan. 8, more than 6% of Homewood's population had contracted COVID-19. That includes Mayor Richard Hofeld.

On Saturday, Hofeld was back in his business office after two weeks of isolation recovering from the infection.

He said the virus hit him pretty hard with chills, fever and loss of smell and taste, which are common symptoms of the disease. 

"I have no idea how I got it. I'd taken all the precautions," he said, noting that he wore a mask when . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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