Amtrak gives details on Homewood station renovation project

The District 233 school board at its Tuesday meeting accepted a report on costs to close out the Fine Arts addition at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. The total was $16.37 million.

The board was able to use reserve funds to cover construction costs and budgeted for additional expenses.

“Speaking for the staff, we’d like to thank the board for their support and guidance,” said Superintendent Von Mansfield. “What we now have is one of the finest facilities, I believe, across the country for our students … We’re extremely satisfied with the resources that . . .

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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