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Ridge Road flooding mitigation project approved in Homewood

Residents in and around the 1500 block of Ridge Road in Homewood will see long-awaited flood mitigation improvements in the area soon. A storm sewer improvement project was approved by the village board Tuesday.

The project will include the Loomis Avenue and Hickory Road intersection, Burr Oak Road from Loomis Avenue to Hood Avenue, as well as portions of Linden Road and Loomis Avenue. Over 2,800 feet of 18- to 30-inch storm sewer will be installed. 

“I know people that live right there that are affected by this and they’re . . .

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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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