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Homewood, Flossmoor slated to receive installments of Rebuild Illinois funds

The Illinois state government announced in mid-march that under its Rebuild Illinois plan, it will be releasing grant money for local capital projects, especially projects related to infrastructure and transportation, and Homewood and Flossmoor are slated to receive portions of the $250 million installment.

Homewood is slated to receive $212,243.62. In another installment, Flossmoor is receiving $103,952.47. Neither village has determined the exact use for those funds, although public works officials have ideas.

“Once we get more specific information . . .

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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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