Homewood Mayor Rich Hofeld, with scissors, cuts the ribbon Tuesday, Sept. 20, marking the official opening of Homewood's new water source while flanked by village staff, elected officials and representatives from Burns & McDonnell, the engineering firm that designed and oversaw the project. (Nick Ulanowski/H-F Chronicle)
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Homewood marks completion of new water infrastructure

Homewood Mayor Rich Hofeld cut the grand opening ribbon to a new water supply facility in Thornton on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Within two weeks, the village will be receiving all of its water supply from Hammond through Chicago Heights after 40 years of buying water from Chicago through Harvey. It will continue to be water from Lake Michigan, but at a cheaper price.

Homewood Mayor Rich Hofeld, with scissors, cuts the ribbon Tuesday, Sept. 20, marking the official opening of Homewood's new water source while flanked by village staff, elected officials and representatives from Burns & McDonnell, the . . .

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  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.

 

 

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