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Homewood modernizes, reorganizes village code 

Soon there will be no requirement to fasten your unattended horse in Homewood. Nor will there be any references to cattle passes in the village code. 

Provisions pertaining to both regulations were dropped when Homewood adopted an updated municipal code at the July 13 village board meeting.

Village Manager Jim Marino said at the June 22 meeting that the village had deemed a total code review was necessary in 2019. It hadn’t been updated since 1997 and needed to be made accurate and brought in compliance with state laws.

“This is . . .

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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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