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5/27/2022 | What You Need to Know This Weekend 

TRAFFIC TRIAL ENDS TODAY – Today marks the final day of the road diet test implemented by the Village of Homewood on 183rd Street near Center Avenue. Village officials will now compile traffic data and consult with residents before issuing a report on the test results. FREE YOGA FOR KIDS[Read More…]

5/26/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

PARTY AT THE SPLASH PAD – You can rent the Splash Pad at Millennium Park for a party this summer, any day of the week from June 4 to Aug. 14. The private booking time includes use of the picnic shelter for up to 50 people. Only kids up to[Read More…]

Kierra Williams

Election preview: As commissioner, Williams says she would adapt to the needs of Cook County D5’s residents

Editor’s note: This story is the fourth in a series featuring candidates for Cook County’s 5th District, which includes Flossmoor.For Kierra Williams, the role of a Cook County commissioner is not about following a clearly defined personal agenda but rather about being flexible in the face of whatever challenges come[Read More…]

5/25/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

REGISTER STUDENTS ASAP – Homewood School District 153 is asking parents to register their children for the next academic year as soon as possible. The district needs to know how many students will be attending to be sure a sufficient number of teachers are available. Only 33% of the anticipated[Read More…]

5/24/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

HOMEWOOD VILLAGE BOARD – Homewood Village Board Meeting is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at village hall. The agenda includes an introduction of the new farmers market manager, a liquor license increase, and other items of business.  KIDS IN THE KITCHEN – Help children ages 8 to 12 get acquainted with[Read More…]