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Rabid bat in Flossmoor discovered Tuesday

A rabid bat was found Tuesday in Flossmoor, according to an alert from the Cook County Department of Animal Control. The bat was discovered on Aug. 16 in the vicinity of the 3000 block of Bob O Link Road. It was submitted to the Illinois State Public Health Laboratory and[Read More…]

Flossmoor approves MFT street resurfacing program

Nine Flossmoor streets will be resurfaced this year as part of the annual motor fuel tax program. Village board members Monday awarded a contract to D Construction, Inc., of Coal City, which is expected to begin the resurfacing work in September. Public Works Director John Brunke told the board that[Read More…]

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Sunday celebration to mark 125 years of Homewood’s historic house

The Dorband-Howe House on 183rd Street has been home to the Homewood Historical Society for almost 30 years. The society will soon celebrate the home’s 125th anniversary.(Chronicle file photo) There’s a special celebration happening on Sunday, Aug. 21, as the Homewood Historical Society marks the 125th anniversary of the Dorband-Howe House. Between 2[Read More…]

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H-F High School Board meets Tuesday

New District 233 board member Andrew Lindstrom will take his seat when the Homewood-Flossmoor High School Board of Education meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, in the library. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already[Read More…]

IJP Block Party is Saturday

Infant Jesus of Prague Parish, Flossmoor Road at Leavitt in Flossmoor, is hosting its annual IJP Block Party Saturday, Aug. 20, on the parish grounds. Start your evening of family fun and entertainment at the 4 p.m. mass in church. The program starts at 5 p.m. with music by Acoustic[Read More…]

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Woman who left Flossmoor group home resurfaces in good condition

Selena Broadnax, who disappeared from a Flossmoor group home July 11, has been found. Broadnax, 20, turned herself in to an Illinois Department of Children and Family Services case manager in Kankakee on Aug. 5 You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free[Read More…]

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Flossmoor wins financial reporting award for 38th straight year

Flossmoor’s village government has again been nationally recognized for excellence in financial reporting. For the 38th straight year, the village has received the Government Finance Officers Association’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial[Read More…]

MWRD to provide free rain barrels to Homewood residents

The Village of Homewood Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday, Aug. 9, to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) for free rain barrels for the community. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited[Read More…]