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East Hazel Crest gets 6 months to study water switch

The Homewood village board approved a memorandum of understanding Sept. 28 that gives East Hazel Crest six months to complete due diligence on switching its Lake Michigan water source from Harvey to Homewood.

Homewood’s transition in water suppliers means there are several water tests, engineering, cost sharing and Illinois Environmental Protection Agency requirements that must be evaluated, according to the village. The MOU with East Hazel Crest outlines a six-month period to attend to some of those matters and to resolve issues to permit the purchase of water.

“Both municipalities will work together to review information, reports, plans . . .

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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.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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