Tag: flooding

Flossmoor scores MWRD grant; newcomers join village commissions 

Flossmoor is in line to get a major monetary boost to its water infrastructure improvement program for Hagen Lane and Douglas Avenue. At a rescheduled village board meeting Sept. 8, Mayor Paul Braun announced that the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago provided officials notice that Flossmoor is to[Read More…]

Flossmoor trustees to discuss possible infrastructure bond referendum

The Flossmoor Board of Trustees will discuss the possibility of placing a bond referendum on the November ballot to raise money for infrastructure projects, including street repair and stormwater drainage. Village staff members have presented several options for the board to consider, depending on how those projects are prioritized.  The meeting will[Read More…]

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State agencies urge residents to be prepared for emergencies in 2020

Each year, millions of people around the world welcome the start of a new year by making personal resolutions. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), Illinois Department of Insurance (IDOI), Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency management agencies throughout Illinois are encouraging people to ‘Resolve to be[Read More…]

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Saturday’s soggy weather closes viaduct

The downpour Saturday evening closed the DixieHighway viaduct in Homewood and forced driversin Flossmoor to use only one lane of theFlossmoor Road viaduct.   You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.

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Parks staff helps take care of flooding issues

Homewood-Flossmoor Park District employees hope they never have to deal again with flooding the likes of what hit the area on Friday, Sept. 27. At the Oct. 1 park board meeting, commissioners heard of damage reports and special efforts by staff.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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