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Homewood trustees to consider measure allowing outdoor dining during pandemic

Homewood trustees will consider a measure at their meeting Tuesday to allow local restaurants to provide outdoor dining service consistent with the state's Restore Illinois plan.

Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued an executive order in March forbidding indoor dining service in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. Since then, restaurants have been able to provide service by drive-thru, takeout or delivery.

In phase 3 of the state's plan to gradually reopen the economy now that COVID-19 cases and deaths have stabilized, restaurants will be allowed to provide outdoor . . .

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