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…]
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…]
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…]
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.
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…]
A series of thunderstorms pounding the area Friday night turned downtown Flossmoor into a temporary lake, stranding vehicles and damaging several businesses. According to the National Weather Service, the storms dumped 2.65 inches of rain in the three hours from 6:55 to 9:55 p.m., and that was only the most intense[Read More…]