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Tiffany Henyard on the ‘brainwashed’ decision to vote against mental health referendum

By Josh BootsmaLansing JournalOriginally published March 26, 2024 It was standing room only at the Thornton Township Board of Trustees Special Meeting Monday night, as trustees heard comments from the public, approved the agenda for the upcoming annual town hall meeting, voted on a settlement agreement, and heard thoughts from[Read More…]

3.27.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

HIDDEN GEM REGISTRATION OPENS — Early bird rates for the Sept. 7 race in Flossmoor will be in effect from March 15 to May 15. Contact Tom Dobrez at [email protected] for more information. POOL PASSES ON SALE — Lions Club Pool passes are on sale. Early-bird rates are in effect until Tuesday, April 30. Click here to purchase.[Read More…]

3.26.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

HOMEWOOD BOARD — Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at village hall, 2020 Chestnut Road. Attend remotely here or dial 312-626-6799. ID 980 4907 6232, passcode 830183. Mayor Rich Hofeld will issue a proclamation naming May 11 as Migratory Bird Day in Homewood. The board will be asked to approve a resolution[Read More…]

License plate reader cameras to be installed in Flossmoor

Next week, Flossmoor will begin the process of having license plate reader (LPR) cameras installed by Flock Safety in the village at key intersections. LPR) cameras have been used by law enforcement officials for many years to help solve multiple crimes across the country. On Wednesday, March 27, the cameras will[Read More…]

3.23.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

LUCKY EGG HUNT — The H-F Park District will host its annual egg hunt for kids 10 and younger at 10 a.m. Apollo Park, Morgan Street & Bowling Green Road in Homewood. There will be a few lucky eggs which include an extra prize. The bunny will be available for photos[Read More…]

D161 board vote will decide the fate of Flossmoor drainage plan

The Flossmoor School District 161 Board of Education will soon vote on the Village of Flossmoor’s proposal to dig a detention basin on school property.  After a lengthy discussion and many questions about the project at the February meeting, the board received a response from the Mayor of Flossmoor, Michelle[Read More…]

3.22.2024 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

FLASHLIGHT EGG HUNT — The H-F Park District will host an evening egg hunt in two sessions, 7:30 to 8:15 p.m. and 8:30 to 9:15 p.m. tonight at Irons Oaks, 20000 Western Ave. Bring a flashlight and basket. A non-paying adult must accompany child. The hunts will start promptly at the registered start[Read More…]

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