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Resident, elected officials voice concerns over possibility of above-ground pools in Flossmoor

While no official decision has been made regarding an appeal from a group of Flossmoor residents who wish to see above-ground pools allowed in the village, a resident and several elected officials voiced concerns this week over the idea of changing the village code that prohibits them.

Rebecca Strupeck, of Flossmoor, told the board Monday, March 21, that she thinks allowing more pools in the community could lead to a “negative outcome.” She shared what she called “disturbing information about pool safety” with the village board along with 80 signatures of residents opposing changing the village code that would . . .

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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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