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Residents share concerns about proposed Dunkin’; Flossmoor moves forward with plans

A Dunkin’/Baskin Robbins is coming to the northwest corner of Vollmer Road and Central Park Avenue in Flossmoor, despite the protests of some residents who live in the Park Place subdivision to the northeast of that corner.

The Flossmoor Village Board on Monday, June 7, voted unanimously to approve the preliminary/final plan and special use for a restaurant with a drive-thru at 3608 Vollmer Road. The board also voted unanimously to approve a resolution supporting a Class 8 tax incentive for the establishment.

“This is probably the best place for an establishment . . .

Winter events


  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.


  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.


  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.


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