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Residents learn of legal steps before Calumet Country Club can be rezoned

South Suburbs for Greenspace (SSG) shared information with residents on where things stand with the Calumet Country Club site and efforts to stop that property from being turned into a warehouse and distribution center.

For now, many of the SSG efforts have to do with staying up to speed with potential development plans and how the group could counter any future moves. For the Sept. 13 meeting, SSG invited members from the Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights to discuss how the property could be developed.

In April, developer Walt Brown went into court and disconnected the property from the . . .

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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.

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