Latest News

Flossmoor Farmers Market canceled for 2015

In a lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court Tuesday, Aug. 26, a Homewood man is alleging the village fraudulently inflated his water bill and is seeking $50,000 in damages. Attorney Paul O. Otubusin said last week that his water bill had been at about $200 per billing cycle for[Read More…]

Preparations continue for ‘Big Box’ opening Saturday

Chris Dewall of HomewoodPublic Works makes prep-arations Tuesday, Nov. 25,for the Saturday unveilingof the mysterious Big Boxat Martin Avenue and RidgeRoad in Homewood. Homewood is thinking outside the Big Box this holiday season with the installation of a large shipping container in its downtown area, according to a news release[Read More…]

Police Reports: Jan. 15, 2015

If a medical cannabis dispensary wishes to begin operation in Homewood, it will need to find a home in the M (industrial) zone. By a 4 to 2 vote Tuesday, Aug. 12, the village board of trustees approved medical cannabis dispensaries as a permitted use in the M zone, which[Read More…]

Police Reports: July 2, 2015

65 calls: Traffic Stop (34), Burglar Alarm (7), Assist Fire Dept. (4), Unwanted Subject (1), Suspicious Subject (1), Escort (1), Solicitor Complaint (1), Request to Speak to Officer (2), Driving Complaint (2), Disabled Vehicle (1), Suspicious Auto (2), Traffic Accident with Damage (1), Parking Problem (2), Animal Complaint (1), Theft[Read More…]

Homewood trustees approve medical cannabis zoning

The “gold rush” of medical cannabis sales in Illinois is expected to start next year, and village government is doing the groundwork that could enable a dispensary to operate in Homewood. An ordinance amending the village zoning ordinance to designate “medical cannabis cultivation centers and dispensing organizations as a special use[Read More…]

Police Reports: Feb. 13, 2015

Homewood veterans were treated Saturday, June 14, to a picnic lunch at Marie Irwin Center, news about two veterans programs, music and a good old fashioned game, a cake walk.  Homewood Veterans Committee Chairwoman Char Dyer serves as emcee during the committee’s veterans luncheon Saturday, June 14. (Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle) As Char Dyer, chairwoman[Read More…]

Homewood Farmers Market changes, continues to grow

Local singer and guitarist Matt Bailey performs during a Homewood Farmers Market session last year. Market Manager Kate Duff said live music will again be featured each week at the market. (File photo) Homewood Farmers Market patrons wanted a winter market. They got it. They want better visibility for crafts and collectables. It’s[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

Community Calendar