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Following delay, D161 asphalt repairs could happen at two schools in early June

After delaying asphalt replacement at Flossmoor Hills and Heather Hill elementary schools this summer because no one bid on the project, Flossmoor School District 161 is getting ready to move forward with work — though only one company bid on the work the second time around.

Associate Superintendent Fran LaBella presented the bid to the board for discussion only on Monday, Nov. 22, which if approved would pay Advantage Paving Solutions of Joliet $393,805 to sealcoat and perform asphalt repairs at both schools.

“It’s coming in a little higher than we had anticipated back last year when we were . . .

Winter events


  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.


  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.


  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.


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