Flossmoor officials and residents met downtown Friday to discuss safety concerns regarding traffic around the island on Sterling Avenue. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.
Author: Carole Sharwarko
After more than a year of planning and coordination, a new six-unit apartment building to accommodate adults with disabilities will see its first move-ins within weeks. The building at 1032-1038 Leavitt Avenue in Flossmoor was constructed through a cooperative effort by the Illinois Housing Development Authority, the Housing Authority of[Read More…]
Crews work on a broken water main Saturday, Jan. 6, on Dixie Highway in Homewood. (Photo by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) The next time the temperature dips below zero, say a prayer for, or lift a glass to, your local public works crew, the village staffers who are out working in[Read More…]
In a decision aimed at easing a longstanding issue, teens in sixth grade and older must now present a student ID card in order to avail themselves of services at Flossmoor Public Library. The move comes after years of complaints by library patrons that some young people who congregate in the[Read More…]
On Monday, Jan. 15, Flossmoor residents have a unique opportunity to be part of a community-wide volunteer experience through the fourth annual MLK Day of Service. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login[Read More…]
With an active six months of the 2017-18 fiscal year under its belt, the village of Flossmoor faces some potentially tough financial decisions. As the board of trustees wrestles with questions about infrastructure improvements, residents must consider approving a sales tax increase that village administrators claim is critical to keep[Read More…]
Flossmoor, your winter nights just got a little brighter with a new lighted town pride sign recently unveiled in the downtown area. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.
At its Dec. 18 meeting, the Flossmoor Village Board approved a new policy defining and prohibiting harassment among village employees. The Illinois General Assembly recently passed an ordinance requiring all municipalities to either adopt a harassment policy if they lack one, or update their existing policy to meet new standards. Assistant Village[Read More…]
At its Dec. 4 meeting, the Flossmoor village board unanimously approved a measure to place on the March ballot a referendum to introduce a 1 percent village sales tax. If approved by voters, the measure would bring the total sales tax in Flossmoor to 10 percent. It currently stands at[Read More…]
Flossmoor Winterfest guests will step into a storybook this year as they join their neighbors Saturday for the annual downtown holiday celebration from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9. The children’s wintertime book “The Mitten” by Jan Brett is the theme for this year’s celebration. You have reached content[Read More…]