COVID-19 numbers: Feb. 14

The Homewood Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, in the board room at village hall, 2020 Chestnut Road, to allow public comment and questions on a proposed tax increment financing district along Kedzie Avenue and 183rd Street.

The TIF district on the village's west side would include 33 acres and 28 parcels of land. One property the village is eager to see redeveloped, the former Brunswick Zone bowling alley, is within the boundaries of the district.

In other business, the board will consider:

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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