Pandemic spring

When long-time Illinois Speaker of the House Mike Madigan announced he was retiring at the end of February, the Chronicle asked our local representatives for their reactions. The Chronicle has not received a response from state Rep. Thaddeus Jones.

Rep. Will Davis

"Mike Madigan has been a long-time public servant who accomplished numerous positive things during his tenure, such as changing the school funding . . .

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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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