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[Read More…]
Author: Carole Sharwarko
Win-win for businesses that offer ‘Day of Service’
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.
Halfway through budget year, Flossmoor board cautiously optimistic
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…]
New downtown Flossmoor sign boasts civic pride
Flossmoor, your winter nights just got a little brighter with a new lighted town pride sign recently unveiled in the downtown area.
Flossmoor updates harassment policy to meet new state guidelines
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[Read More…]
Flossmoor residents to consider tax increase on March ballot
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…]
Grab your mittens and head to Saturday’s Winterfest
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.