6/17/2021 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

Editor's note: This column originally appeared in the March 1 print edition.

Residents along 183rd Street shared concerns about speeding motorists, truck traffic, accidents and pedestrian safety.

You might be forgiven if you assumed this occurred last week. The year was 1974.

A dozen years before the 183rd Street widening project reached the construction phase, the Illinois Department of Transportation held a public meeting at James Hart School to present the idea and get feedback from the community.

I learned about the meeting from a collection of old news stories Steve Buchtel of Goodspeed Cycles recently shared . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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