Author: Brittney Ermon

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The Hen Houses of Homewood

They can be found every day in stores and freezers in Homewood and are a common addition to dinner plates. And surprisingly, some local residents also have them in their backyards. Racheal Middleton is one of 18 Homewood residents raising chickens.  You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day[Read More…]

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Skate-resistant flooring coming to H-F Ice Arena

The H-F Ice Arena is getting new flooring in the main lobby that will increase durability, extend its lifespan and improve the center’s appearance. Homewood-Flossmoor Park District commissioners approved the expenditure July 18 that will expand the coverage of rubber tile and eliminate the area covered by carpet. The price won’t[Read More…]

New park district marquee sign coming to Dolphin Lake

A new color LED marquee will be installed on the corner of 183rd Street and Governors Highway due to the out-of-date technology of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s current sign. The new sign will better advertise park programs, officials said at the July 18 park board meeting. Park commissioners approved a[Read More…]

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New Flossmoor police officer takes oath

Elmer “Hank” Bausch was sworn in as a Flossmoor police officer at the July 5 village board meeting. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

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Golf, leadership take spotlight in program for girls

Nearly 100 girls attended “Girls on Golf” at Marian Catholic High School July 1 for a program designed to not only teach them the fundamentals of golf but also to be leaders.  You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

Flossmoor water rate jumps slightly after Chicago increase

Water rates in Flossmoor will increase by about 11 cents per thousand gallons following a price hike from Chicago at the beginning of June.   Village board members approved the increase at the June 19 meeting. Finance Director Scott Bordui told the board that the increase comes to 8 cents for water[Read More…]

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