Author: Tom Houlihan

School board hopefuls file paperwork with county clerk

Candidates for school boards in Homewood and Flossmoor filed petitions and other paperwork this week with the Cook County Clerk’s office. Filing for the school board positions is the first step candidates must take to get on the ballot for the consolidated election on April 6, 2021. The filing period[Read More…]

Candidates file petitions for April 2021 election

Candidates in next April’s local elections started filing their petitions and other necessary paperwork on Monday. Voters in Homewood and Flossmoor will choose mayors and village trustees on April 6 along with school board members, park board and library trustees. In Flossmoor, Michelle Nelson and Lakshmi Emory filed for the[Read More…]

Board votes to put $10 million bond referendum on fall ballot

Flossmoor voters this fall will decide whether the village can issue $10 million in bonds for local street repairs and measures to prevent flooding in parts of town where it has become increasingly common. Village board members Monday unanimously approved the referendum question that will be on the November 3[Read More…]

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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