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Homewood combines two committees in attempt to streamline government

Homewood trustees approved several measures Tuesday, March 22, that will enable a merger of two village review boards, the Plan Commission and the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA). The seven-member combined board will be known as the Planning and Zoning Commission. Village Economic Development Director Tom Vander Woude told trustees[Read More…]

Authors to discuss writing process at PWN luncheon

What Is Your Story? An accomplished panel of published authors will discuss how they found their story at the annual Professional Women’s Network Smart Chicks Luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 8. The event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Balagio, 17501 Dixie Highway in Homewood. Panelists include Sara Eckel, author[Read More…]

TALK to host spoken word concert on Saturday

The art of the spoken word will be on display Saturday from 4 to 9 p.m. at St. Paul Community Church on Dixie Highway in Homewood. Theatre Arts Leadership Kouncil (TALK) will host “Spoken Effect,” a spoken word festival featuring poetry, short stories, dramatic readings, rap, and open mic offerings.[Read More…]

Homewood trustees approve science center planning budget

The former Ryan Funeral Home, purchased by the village of Homewood in December, is slated to be the home of the proposed community science center. (Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle) Quick look: Trustees approve $100,000 budget adjustment to pay for the next phase of planning. Vote is 5-1, with Trustee[Read More…]

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