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Homewood board to consider preliminary step in new downtown economic development project

Homewood trustees will have an opportunity on Tuesday to take a preliminary step toward redeveloping the village hall parking lot.

The move comes two weeks after trustees approved the purchase of another downtown site at 2066 Ridge Road to make it available for redevelopment.At the regular meeting Tuesday, May 24, trustees will consider a measure to invite alternate bids and proposals for the sale and development of the parking lot property at 2024 Chestnut Road, a required step before entering into an agreement with developer HCF Homewood.

The firm has expressed interest in building . . .

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Summer events

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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