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Homewood approves Calumet Country Club disconnection during contentious meeting

South Suburbs for Greenspace Over Concrete members demonstrate at village hall Tuesday prior to the Board of Trustees meeting, urging the board to vote against an ordinance to disconnect Calumet Country Club from the village. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

The disapproval of angry residents opposed to the disconnection of the Calumet Country Club property couldn’t stop the measure from being approved by the Homewood village board Tuesday.

The board voted 4-0 to approve the release of the property from town borders. Trustee Karen Washington was not present and former trustee Larry Burnson . . .

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