Author: Tom Houlihan

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Firehouses to get new emergency wake-up calls

For firefighters working an overnight shift, it’s a jarring experience – and one with potential health hazards – to be wakened for an emergency call. “When that alarm goes off at 3 a.m., you wake up and jump a foot into the air,” said Flossmoor Assistant Fire Chief Keith Damm.[Read More…]

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Flossmoor board OKs rules for beekeeping in village

To bee or not to bee. That is the question. Flossmoor gave the green light to beekeeping when village trustees, at their Feb. 17 meeting, unanimously approved more than a dozen regulations on the legal maintenance of backyard hives. Beehives in Flossmoor were previously prohibited in the village code.

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