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District 233 board will consider financial proposal for science wing

Recognizing that science labs at Homewood-Flossmoor High School need to be updated, the District 233 finance committee is recommending the proposed science wing project move forward and be paid for through the sale of $20 million in tax-exempt bonds.

The full board will consider the financing proposal at its March 15 meeting. The board would be taking action now to get the benefit of low interest rates, although under the plan the board would have three years to spend the money.

At the finance committee’s Feb. 25 meeting, members Gerald Pauling and Steve Anderson voted to advance . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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