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Trick or treating in Homewood not canceled, not encouraged as local, state officials set Halloween guidelines

Halloween has not been canceled, but with the COVID-19 pandemic still unabated, safe celebrations will require a number of precautions.

Last week, the village of Homewood posted guidelines for Halloween activities to help residents plan for safe fun. The village's guidelines are based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations, which were issued on Sept. 22. 

Homewood decided to discourage traditional trick-or-treating while not resorting to a ban on . . .

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