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Homewood board approves permit for daycare center

The Homewood village board this week approved a special use permit for a daycare center and preschool at 3019 W. 183rd Street. Nurturing Minds Preschool Academy owner Tina Buntin plans to care for between 34 and 42 children between six weeks and 12 years old at the 3,300 square foot facility.[Read More…]

Man charged with armed robbery following heist at CVS store

A Hazel Crest man was charged with armed robbery after sticking up Flossmoor’s CVS store on May 18, police said Friday. Keith Crumpler, 51, of the 17000 block of Shae Drive, is also facing charges from a string of robberies in Chicago and other south suburban communities, said Tod Kamleiter, Flossmoor’s[Read More…]

Public hearing for Homewood bond issue on June 27

Homewood village government will consider selling up to $1.9 million in bonds to finance capital projects. A public hearing will be held June 27 at 7:30 p.m.  Finance Director Dennis Bubenik said the state allows non-home rule municipalities like Homewood to issue general obligation bonds no larger than 0.5 percent of equalized[Read More…]

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Passion for big machines trumps bad weather

The weather apparently didn’t get the memo that Homewood had a big day of events planned for Saturday, May 20. Chilly temperatures and intermittent spurts of rain greeted people who came from Homewood and surrounding communities to enjoy a day of big machines ― Homewood Rail Fest, a PopUp Science session[Read More…]

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